# First Term Examination Mathematics Primary 6 (Basic 6) – Exam Questions

**FIRST TERM EXAMINATION **

**CLASS – PRIMARY 6 (BASIC 6) **

**INSTRUCTION: Answer all the questions. **

**SECTION A**

**MATHEMATICS**

**Answer all the questions in this section. **

1. Write 10,000,000 in words.

[ a ] one million

[ b ] ten million

[ c ] hundred million

2. What is the value of 5 in 4 24.536?

[ a ] 5/10

[ b ] 5/100

[ c ] 5/1000

3. What is the value of 7 in 284567.1?

[ a ] 7

[ b ] 70

[ c ] 700

4. Find the L. C. M of 30 and 72.

[ a ] 30

[ b ] 50

[ c ] 360

5. Find the H. C. F. of 84 and 16

[ a ] 6

[ b ] 4

[ c ] 7

6. What is the biggest number which divide 40, 60 and 70 without leaving remainder?

[ a ] 25

[ b ] 10

[ c ] 15

7. The sides of a rectangle are in the ratio 2:5. The longer side is 20cm. Find the shorter side.

[ a ] 9cm

[ b ] 10cm

[ c ] 8cm

8. Write in figure, Eight billion, seven hundred and sixty five million, four hundred and thirty two thousand, five hundred and forty three.

[ a ] 8, 765, 432, 543

[ b ] 8, 765, 4300, 50043

[ c ] 8, 800765, 43200, 543

9. Two men share the cost of a business in the ratio 5:3. The smaller share is ₦600.00. Find the cost of the bigger share?

[ a ] ₦1, 000

[ b ] ₦2, 000

[ c ] ₦1, 200

10. Convert to binary number 1101 base 2 to 10.

[ a ] 5

[ b ] 6

[ c ] 8

11. The number of workers in a company was 300. The workers are now increased with 15% . How many workers are now in the company?

[ a ] 500 workers

[ b ] 225 workers

[ c ] 345 workers

12. Evaluate 12 x 10 =

[ a ] 102

[ b ] 120

[ c ] 210

13. Hassan has five large farms. He got these weights of maize from each farm 4567 kg, 5315 kg, 5621 kg , 5746 kg and 071 kg respectively. What is the total weight of Maize he gets from the farm altogether?

[ a ] 22430 kg

[ b ] 21320 kg

[ c ] 32120 kg

14. A bottle contains 1307 cl of milk, Michael drinks 355 cl while watching a television programme. How many cl remains?

[ a ] 1662 cl

[ b ] 560 cl

[ c ] 952 cl

15. A trailer can carry 625 bags of cocoa. How many bags will 265 trailers carry?

[a ] 360, 000 bags

[ b ] 160, 000 bags

[ c ] 160, 000, 000 bags

**SECTION B**

**Answer any four questions. **

1a. Write in words

i. 76 000 936

ii. 11 205 700 200

iii. 41 000 000

1b. State the place value of 1, 3, and 7 in

i. 67, 003, 412

ii. 43, 271, 860

iii. 7, 015, 309

2a. Convert from base10 to base two

i. 2510

ii 3210

iii. 1710

2b. Convert from base two to base 10.

i. 101 base 2

ii. 1011 base 2

iii. 112 base 2

3a. Find the H. C. F of the following:

i. 21 and 84

ii. 720 and 540

3b. Find the L.C.M of the following:

i. 18, 30 and 36

ii. 72 and 144

4a. Write the following in expanded form:

i. 134.328

ii. 0.498

4b. Express the following ratio in their lowest term:

i. 15 : 5

ii. 6 : 9 : 18

iii. 25 : 75

4c. A car travelling at 40 km / h completes a journey in 2 hours. How long will it take it to complete the same journey if the is reduced to 30 km /h?

5a. A college has a population 2000 students, 860 of the students are girls. What is the percentage of the boys in the school?

5b. Simplify:

i. ₦400 by 8%

ii. 30km by 20%

iii. 1/3 + 1/2 + 1/4

iv. 1 1/8 + 2 1/8 + 3 2/5

v. 16 1/3 – 13 1/3

5c. Out of 3/5 take away 3/7

6a. Simplify the following:

i. 12.153 + 13.406 + 17.112 + 20.101

ii. 878.111 – 234.156

6b. Find:

i. 925 x 423

ii. 612 x 234

iii. 18.27 divided by 7

iv. 494 divided by 13