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# Numeracy Quiz Oct 2012

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### Numeracy Quiz Oct 2012

1. 1. ‘Only people inbanks need tolearn maths’ ‘Maths is boring!’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FLGZtwfV3Y
2. 2. Jacob goes to the shop with one£5 note, six £1 coins, three 50pcoins and two 20p coins. He buys three tins ofdog food priced at £2.45 each and four bottlesof lemonade at 82p each. How much money does Jacob have left?
3. 3. Jasmine and her friends are going to thecinema. Their film starts at 2.40pm and lastsfor 105 minutes.What time does it finish?
4. 4. Asda and Tesco are both offering a deal onBen and Jerry’s ice cream. Tesco is selling500ml tubs for £4.60. Asda is selling boxes of20 100ml tubs for £18.25.Which is the better deal?
5. 5. Lenny and his friends go to the bowling alleyand arrive at ten past six. The boys plan toplay three games of bowling which takes threequarters of an hour each. Lenny’s mum ispicking him up at half past eight on the dot.Will he have time to play all three games?Explain why.
6. 6. 100g of sweets cost 98p.a) How much will 400g cost?b) How much will 250g cost?c) How much will 1kg cost?
7. 7. Jason is cooking for 10 people but isfollowing a recipe which makes enough for 2people. The recipe states he should use 150gof plain flour. How much plain flour should Jason use for his recipe to feed 10 people?
8. 8. Samantha is leaving the house at 9pm. It isnow 5.35pm. She has used Sky+ to record allher favourite shows this week and wants towatch four of them now. One is 35minutes, one is 85 minutes, another is anhour and 10 minutes and the final one is aquarter of an hour.Does she have time to watch all four?
9. 9. The exchange rate from pounds to US dollarsis £1 = \$1.62.How many dollars can you buy for £250.
10. 10. Lauren is flying from Manchester (England)to Darwin in Australia. Her flight leaves at17.20 on Friday. Her total travel time is26hours and 40minutes. The time differencefrom Manchester to Darwin is +8.5 hours, (soDarwin is eight and a half hours in front).What day/time will Lauren land in Darwin?
11. 11. 1. £2.27 left2. 4.25pm3. Asda does better deal4. Yes. Finish at 8.25pm5a) £3.92 b) £2.45 c) £9.806. 750g7. Yes. Finish at 9pm exactly8. \$4059. 04.30 Sunday.