# First Term Examination Mathematics Primary 3 (Basic 3) Exam Questions

### MATHEMATICS

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION

CLASS – PRIMARY 3 (BASIC 3)

### SECTION A – MULTIPLE CHOICE

INSTRUCTION – Choose the correct answer from the options A – C in this section.

What is the place value of the underline figure?

1. 9 8 9

[a] 8 unit

[b] 80 tens

[c] 800 hundred

2. 1 2 3

[a] 3 hundred

[b] 3 unit

[c] 3 tens

3. What is the different 514 and 516?

[a] 2

[b] 3

[c] 4

4. 300 + 40 + 7

[a] 347

[b] 377

[c] 374

5. Divide 1/3 of 12.

[a] 4

[b] 6

[c] 2

6. Multiply 5 by 6.

[a] 42

[b] 30

[c] 15

7. Counting in 5’s 50, 55, 60,

[a] 65, 70

[b] 75, 60

[c] 35, 64

Answer the questions using >, < or =

8 93 23

[a] >

[b] <

[c] =

9. 100, 75 + 25

[a] <

[b] >

[c] =

10. 421 + 223

[a] 644

[b] 634

[c] 624

11. 793 – 253

[a] 256

[b] 536

[c] 3650

12. Write in figure, Eight thousand two hundred and twenty one.

[a] 8 121

[b] 8 201

[c] 8 221

13. Bolaji collected 610 newspaper for recycling, Neza collected 241 newspaper, how many newspaper were collected altogether?

[a] 411

[b] 900

[c] 2020

14. What is the fraction of the square shaded?

[a] 2/6

[b] 2/2

[c] 2/4

15. What is the fraction of the circle shaded?

[a] 5/8

[b] 5/12

[c] 5/10

### SECTION B – THEORY

INSTRUCTION – Attempt all the questions in this section.

QUESTION 1. identify the fractions of the following:

A.                            B.                          C.                          D. QUESTION 2

A. Count in 2’s 10 12 14 __ __ __ __

B. Count in 5’s 10 __ __ __ __

C. Change the following figure to word:

I. 1001

II. 2014

D. Change these number to figure,

I. Two thousand, two hundred and twenty two

II. One thousand and fifteen

QUESTION 3. Grouping of numbers in thousand, hundred, tens and unit.

A. 900 + 10 + 8 =

B. 1000 + 100 + 10 + 1 =

C. 3Th + 4H + 3T + 1U =

D. 5TH + 3H + 2T + 2U =

QUESTION 4

A. Ngozi is collected 167 newspaper for selling. Peter collected 149 newspaper, How much were they altogether?

B. Subtract 832 from 341.

C. What is the place value of,

I. 8 9 3 4

II. 3 4 2 3

QUESTION 5. Order the following number by using >, < or =

A. 100 and 23

B. 20 and 10 + 10

C. Solve these,

I. 1 / 3 of 15 =

II. 1 / 4 of 20 =

### SECTION A – MULTIPLE CHOICE

INSTRUCTION – Choose the correct answer from the options A – C in this section.

Choose the correct answer from the options:

1. What is the name of this symbol < ?

[a] greater than

[b] less than

[c] equal to

2. Write 325 in expanded form.

[a] three hundred and twenty five

[b] 3 hundred 2 tens 5 units

[c] three thousand and 5

3. Write 600 is greater than 400 in symbol.

[a] 600 < 400

[b] 600 = 400

[c] 600 > 400

4. Write 134 is lesser than 1483.

[a] 134 > 1483

[b] 134 < 1483

[c] 134 = 1483

5. Excel had 53 mables when he started the game, he lost 15 marbles, How many does he have left?

[a] 49

[b] 38

[c] 80

6. Bolaji collected 610 newspaper for recycling, Neza collected 241 newspaper, How many newspaper were collected altogether?

[a] 851

[b] 900

[c] 2020

7. Write in figure; Five thousand and one hundred.

[a] 50100

[b] 5000100

[c] 5100

8. What is 3/4 of 56?

[a] 42

[b] 40

[c] 36

9. 9 multiply by 9.

[a] 72

[b] 81

[c] 42

10. 40 divided by 4.

[a] 12

[b] 30

[c] 100

11. Subtract 100 from 350.

[a] 220

[b] 210

[c] 250

12. What is the sum of 219 and 378.

[a] 597

[b] 523

[c] 719

13. What is the fraction of the square shaded? [a] 2/6

[b] 3/6

[c] 4/6

14. What is the fraction of the circle shaded? [a] 5/8

[b] 4/8

[c] 3/8

15. What is the value of 3 in 345.

[a] unit

[b] hundred

[c] tens

### SECTION B – THEORY

INSTRUCTION – Attempt ALL the questions in this section.

QUESTION 1

B. What is the sum of these numbers 345 + 302 + 315

C. Abu is collected 610 newspaper for selling. Peter collected 241 newspaper, How much were they altogether?

D. One hundred and twenty five plus thirty.

QUESTION 2

A. Subtract 362 from 612.

B. Find the differences between 572 and 231

C.

H  T   U

6  7   2

– 1  2   6

_______

_______

QUESTION 3. Solve these:

A. 1/3 of 15 =

B. 1/5 of 100 =

C. 1/4 of 60 =

D. 1/2 of 20 =

QUESTION 4. Write the following numbers in word:

A. 1 259 = _______

B. 1 010 = _______

C. 356 =  _______

D. 5 678 = _______

QUESTION 5. What fraction of each shape is shaded:

A.                            B.                          C.                          D. 