P5 Math Test (Paper 1)


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Section A (Duration: 50 minutes)

Questions 1 to 10 carry 1 mark each.  Questions 11 to 15 carry 2 marks each. For each question, four options are given. One of them is the correct answer. Make your choice (1, 2, 3 or 4).    (20 marks)
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7. In the figure below, ABCD is a rectangle. What is the area of the shaded triangle?


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The table below shows the number of households who tuned in to 4 different T.V. channels on a certain day.
Study it carefully and answer Questions 9 and 10.

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1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + … + 16 + 17 + 18
When all the numbers from 1 to 18 are added up, what is the digit in the ones place of this total?


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Questions 16 to 25 carry 1 mark each. Write your answers in the spaces provided.
For questions which require units, give your answers in the units stated. (10 marks)

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16. In 736 658, which digit is in the ten thousands place?
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17. Carrie had 8 m of rope. She used 3/4 of it to tie a box. Find the length of the rope she used in centimetres.
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18. Express the ratio 63 : 42 in its simplest form.
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19. What is the area of the right-angled triangle below?
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20. Study the diagram below.
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Line AB is perpendicular to line __________.
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21. Use all the digits shown below to form the smallest possible 5-digit even number.
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22. For every 5 pens that Henry buys, he gets 1 free. Henry needs 110 pens, what is the least number of pens he has to buy?
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23. Amanda spent 2/7 of her salary on clothes and saved 3/10 of the remainder. What fraction of the salary did she save?
Give your answer in its simplest form

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24. James had 12 yellow files and 20 blue files while Benny had 16 blue files. Find the ratio of the total number of blue files to the total number of yellow files. Give your answer in its simplest form.
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25. The graph below shows the number of hamsters that Jimmy sold from January to April
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If 2 hamsters cost $40, how much did Jimmy collect from the sale of hamsters in the four months?
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Questions 26 to 30 carry 2 marks each. Show your working clearly in the space below each question and write your answers in the spaces provided. For questions which require units, give your answers in the units stated. (10 marks)
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26. Jeremy is 15 kg lighter than Amy. Their total mass is 93 kg. What is Jeremy’s mass?
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27. Samantha spent 1/4 of her money on a bag. She gave $36 to her sister and had 1/2 of her money left.
How much money did she have left?

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28. Mrs Gan rears ducks and cows on her farm. The ratio of the number of duck legs to the number of cow legs is 4 : 9.
Find the minimum number of ducks and cows on her farm.

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29. In the figure below, ABCD is a square. The length of BC is 60 cm. The length of AB is 3 times the length of AE. Find the area of the shaded triangle.
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30. Street lamps along a straight road are placed 15 m apart such that both ends of the road have a lamp each. If there are 30 street lamps placed along the road, what is the length of the road?
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Have you check your work?
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