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

### FIRST TERM EXAMINATION

CLASS – PRIMARY 6 (BASIC 6)

MATHEMATICS

### VOLUME 1 – MATHS EXAM QUESTIONS

SECTION A

INSTRUCTION – Choose the correct answer from the options.

1. One million has _____ digits.

[a] 6

[b] 8

[c] 7

2. How many digits are there in one billion?

[a] 10

[b] 9

[c] 3

3. Express 2 583 512 in figures.

[a] Twenty five thousand eight hundred and two

[b] Two million nine hundred and two

[c] Two million, five hundred and three thousand five and twelve

4. The value of 6 in 2 7 4 . 1 6 8 is the same as _____.

[a] 6/1000

[b] 6/100

[c] 6/10

5. Simplify 8 1/2 + 4 3/7 + 1/7.

[a] 12 5/4

[b] 13 1/14

[c] 12 1/7

6. Multiply 243 by 432.

[a] 104 976

[b] 243 332

[c] 100 496

7. Share 360 mangoes equally among 12 children.

[a] 60

[b] 14

[c] 0.123

8. If a student got 70% out of a total of 120 marks. How many did he get?

[a] 190 marks

[b] 12 marks

[c] 84 marks

9. 28 593 + 483 + 4 833 = N, What is the value of N?

[a] 43 909

[b] 53 909

[c] 33 909

10. A farmer has fifty thousand cows, three hundred and twenty pigs. How many animal altogether does it have?

[a] 183 323

[b] 50 320

[c] 14 834

11. Deduct 258 777 from 310 000.

[a] 51 223

[b] 56 8721

[c] 25 411

12. Simplify (124 – 36)/4

[a] 86

[b] 67

[b] 68

13. Find the LCM of 24, 40 and 60.

[a] 140

[b] 120

[c] 124

14. Arrange this fractions in descending order 1/2, 1/8, 1/4, 1/3.

2 8 4 3

[a] 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/8

[b] 1/4, 1/8, 1/3, 1/2

[c] 1/3, 1/2, 1/8, 1/4

15. Round off this figure 4. 223 to the nearest 100.

[a] 40 000

[b] 4 000

[c] 40

SECTION B

INSTRUCTION – Answer any four questions.

QUESTION 1

A. Write in words.

i. 285 000 000 000

ii. 28 533 555

B. Write in figure.

i. Twenty million, two hundred thousand and twenty.

ii. Thirty billion and three.

QUESTION 2 – Simplify the following:

i. 1 1/4 + 2 2/3

ii. 4 3/4 – 2 3/6

iii. 2 1/2 x 12

iv. 5/7 = a/28

QUESTION 3

A. Multiply 42.4 X 1.2l.

B. Find the square root of 81.

C. 23 x (56/7) =

D. Simplify 273 x ( 2/3 of 12).

QUESTION 4

A. Find the LCM of the following:

i. 26, 34

ii. 6, 15 and 50

B. Find the HCF of the following:

i. 40, 24 and 60

ii. 13, 39

QUESTION 5

A. A man bought 9kg of fish #1800 per kilogram. How much did he spend?

B. Twelve waiters earn # 9420 in tips. How much should each waiter receive ?

C. If you subtract 2389 from a certain number, the remainder is 4887, What is that number.

D. In a city there are 147892 men, 846 264 women and 673 498 children. How many people are there in the city.

### VOLUME 2 – MATHS EXAM QUESTIONS

SECTION A

INSTRUCTION – 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

INSTRUCTION – Answer any four questions.

QUESTION 1

A. Write in words.

i. 76 000 936

ii. 11 205 700 200

iii. 41 000 000

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

i. 67, 003, 412

ii. 43, 271, 860

iii. 7, 015, 309

QUESTION 2

A. Convert from base10 to base two:

i. 2510

ii 3210

iii. 1710

B. Convert from base two to base 10.

i. 101 base 2

ii. 1011 base 2

iii. 112 base 2

QUESTION 3

A. Find the H. C. F of the following:

i. 21 and 84

ii. 720 and 540

B. Find the L.C.M of the following:

i. 18, 30 and 36

ii. 72 and 144

QUESTION 4

A. Write the following in expanded form:

i. 134.328

ii. 0.498

B. Express the following ratio in their lowest term:

i. 15 : 5

ii. 6 : 9 : 18

iii. 25 : 75

C. 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?

QUESTION 5

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

B. 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

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

QUESTION 6

A. Simplify the following:

i. 12.153 + 13.406 + 17.112 + 20.101

ii. 878.111 – 234.156

B. Find:

i. 925 x 423

ii. 612 x 234

iii. 18.27 divided by 7

iv. 494 divided by 13