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Child Health and Education Study 1980.
Copyright 1979:
Department of Child Health Research Unit, University of Bristol.
Test authors: Colin Appleton, John Kerley. Artist: Sarah Braum.

what is one more than three ?

1
1
2
4
3
2
4
5
5
3

What is the MISSING number ? 5 + ? = 8

1
3
2
13
3
4
4
5
5
2

How many STARS altogether ?

1
7
2
4
3
11
4
10
5
9

Add 349 + 63 =

1
31012
2
323
3
412
4
421
5
283

Take away 5 - 5 =

1
1/2
2
1
3
01
4
0
5
10

what is ONE less than FOUR ?

1
4
2
2
3
1
4
5
5
3

Take away 3 - 2

1
5
2
4
3
1
4
0
5
2

and another Take away 432 - 36 =

1
476
2
396
3
404
4
424
5
372

What is the MISSING number ? 5 - 3 =

1
none of these
2
5
3
2
4
3
5
8

multiply 5 x 6 =

1
11
2
30
3
5/6
4
35
5
56

How many burgers ?

1
3 6
2
6 - 2
3
2 X 3
4
2 + 2
5
6 2

multiply again 138 x 7 =

1
916
2
875
3
963
4
715
5
966

a missing figure 3 ? x 5 = 185 but what is it ?

1
1
2
3
3
9
4
7
5
5

share 9 3

1
6
2
4
3
27
4
3
5
12

I have a box of 48 icecreams in my freezer. If I only eat 8 a day, how many days will they last ?

1
1
2
6
3
8
4
12
5
384

Divide 80/15

1
5
2
4 rem 10
3
6
4
5 rem 5
5
4

I've left out a number, haven't I ? Do you know what it is ? 256 ? = 64

1
4
2
2
3
192
4
6
5
128

what does this sign mean -

1
equals
2
share
3
add
4
take away
5
times

All these number sentences are FIBS except one. Which is the TRUE one? (all right, a clue ... you don't have to work them out)

1
5/4 - 4 = 4 - 5/4
2
7 3 = 3 7
3
27 X 2 = 22 X 7
4
85 + 1208 = 1208 + 85
5
1/10 - 1/2 = 1/2 - 10

what's THIRTY~FIVE in figures ?

1
53
2
35
3
350
4
305
5
530

The 0 in 703 means...

1
70
2
No tens
3
Nothing
4
Ten tens
5
30

how many TENS are there in this number ? 15

1
5
2
none
3
1
4
6
5
15

The mileometer in a car shows the distance in miles and tenths of a mile 373251 at START of journey 373383 at END of journey How far was this journey ?

1
13.2 miles
2
132 miles
3
1.32 miles
4
14.0
5
13.0

45% are BOYS What percentage are GIRLS ?

1
none of these
2
55 %
3
100 %
4
10 %
5
45 %

Do you know what 75% is as a fraction ?

1
75/10
2
75/1
3
7/5
4
3/5
5
75/100

SMALLEST NUMBER ?

1
2.0
2
10.0
3
1
4
0.9
5
1.5

2/10 =

1
5.0
2
2.0
3
0.2
4
0.5
5
2.1

Please ADD 1/2 + 1/2 =

1
2 1/2
2
2
3
1/4
4
1
5
2/4

What fraction is SHADED ?

1
1/2
2
2/1
3
2/2
4
1/1
5
2

What is 1/4 of 8 ?

1
1/2
2
1/32
3
4
4
32
5
2

Which fraction is LARGEST

1
1/2
2
1/3
3
1/4
4
1/6
5
1/5

6/12 is the same as...

1
1/72
2
12/8
3
2/3
4
1/4
5
1/2

3, 6, 18, 24 these numbers are all answers in which TIMES TABLE?

1
6 X
2
48 X
3
144 X
4
3 X
5
4 X

I'd like to know the next number in this sequence 55, 51, 47, ?

1
37
2
35
3
43
4
31
5
21

What base do we normally use?

1
ten
2
twenty
3
two
4
one
5
twelve

ROUND OFF 3109 to the nearest hundred, please

1
3200
2
3000
3
3100
4
311
5
3110

"What's the time, please mister?"

1
6 o'clock
2
between 1 and 2
3
12 o'clock
4
1/2 past 6
5
1/2 past 12

Your train is due at 10.52 It is now 9.05 How long do you have to wait ?

1
47 mins
2
1 hr 47 mins
3
1 hr 57 mins
4
57 mins
5
1 hr 2 mins
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What's this?...... It's your very own
friendly MATHS test
Central Survey Number
Generic text
Name
Generic text
Child's Birth Date
Date of birth
Date of Assessment
Generic date
School
Generic text
Ches Friendly Mathematics Test
Child Health and Education Study 1980.
Copyright 1979:
Department of Child Health Research Unit, University of Bristol.
Test authors: Colin Appleton, John Kerley. Artist: Sarah Braum.
what is one more than three ?
1
1
2
4
3
2
4
5
5
3
What is the MISSING number ? 5 + ? = 8
1
3
2
13
3
4
4
5
5
2
How many STARS altogether ?
1
7
2
4
3
11
4
10
5
9
Add 349 + 63 =
1
31012
2
323
3
412
4
421
5
283
Take away 5 - 5 =
1
1/2
2
1
3
01
4
0
5
10
what is ONE less than FOUR ?
1
4
2
2
3
1
4
5
5
3
Take away 3 - 2
1
5
2
4
3
1
4
0
5
2
and another Take away 432 - 36 =
1
476
2
396
3
404
4
424
5
372
What is the MISSING number ? 5 - 3 =
1
none of these
2
5
3
2
4
3
5
8
multiply 5 x 6 =
1
11
2
30
3
5/6
4
35
5
56
How many burgers ?
1
3 6
2
6 - 2
3
2 X 3
4
2 + 2
5
6 2
multiply again 138 x 7 =
1
916
2
875
3
963
4
715
5
966
a missing figure 3 ? x 5 = 185 but what is it ?
1
1
2
3
3
9
4
7
5
5
share 9 3
1
6
2
4
3
27
4
3
5
12
I have a box of 48 icecreams in my freezer. If I only eat 8 a day, how many days will they last ?
1
1
2
6
3
8
4
12
5
384
Divide 80/15
1
5
2
4 rem 10
3
6
4
5 rem 5
5
4
I've left out a number, haven't I ? Do you know what it is ? 256 ? = 64
1
4
2
2
3
192
4
6
5
128
what does this sign mean -
1
equals
2
share
3
add
4
take away
5
times
All these number sentences are FIBS except one. Which is the TRUE one? (all right, a clue ... you don't have to work them out)
1
5/4 - 4 = 4 - 5/4
2
7 3 = 3 7
3
27 X 2 = 22 X 7
4
85 + 1208 = 1208 + 85
5
1/10 - 1/2 = 1/2 - 10
what's THIRTY~FIVE in figures ?
1
53
2
35
3
350
4
305
5
530
The 0 in 703 means...
1
70
2
No tens
3
Nothing
4
Ten tens
5
30
how many TENS are there in this number ? 15
1
5
2
none
3
1
4
6
5
15
The mileometer in a car shows the distance in miles and tenths of a mile 373251 at START of journey 373383 at END of journey How far was this journey ?
1
13.2 miles
2
132 miles
3
1.32 miles
4
14.0
5
13.0
45% are BOYS What percentage are GIRLS ?
1
none of these
2
55 %
3
100 %
4
10 %
5
45 %
Do you know what 75% is as a fraction ?
1
75/10
2
75/1
3
7/5
4
3/5
5
75/100
SMALLEST NUMBER ?
1
2.0
2
10.0
3
1
4
0.9
5
1.5
2/10 =
1
5.0
2
2.0
3
0.2
4
0.5
5
2.1
Please ADD 1/2 + 1/2 =
1
2 1/2
2
2
3
1/4
4
1
5
2/4
What fraction is SHADED ?
1
1/2
2
2/1
3
2/2
4
1/1
5
2
What is 1/4 of 8 ?
1
1/2
2
1/32
3
4
4
32
5
2
Which fraction is LARGEST
1
1/2
2
1/3
3
1/4
4
1/6
5
1/5
6/12 is the same as...
1
1/72
2
12/8
3
2/3
4
1/4
5
1/2
3, 6, 18, 24 these numbers are all answers in which TIMES TABLE?
1
6 X
2
48 X
3
144 X
4
3 X
5
4 X
I'd like to know the next number in this sequence 55, 51, 47, ?
1
37
2
35
3
43
4
31
5
21
What base do we normally use?
1
ten
2
twenty
3
two
4
one
5
twelve
ROUND OFF 3109 to the nearest hundred, please
1
3200
2
3000
3
3100
4
311
5
3110
"What's the time, please mister?"
1
6 o'clock
2
between 1 and 2
3
12 o'clock
4
1/2 past 6
5
1/2 past 12
Your train is due at 10.52 It is now 9.05 How long do you have to wait ?
1
47 mins
2
1 hr 47 mins
3
1 hr 57 mins
4
57 mins
5
1 hr 2 mins
If you left on the 9.50 train from King's Cross, how long would it take you to reach BRADFORD EXCHANGE ?
1
2 hrs 90 mins
2
17 hrs 10 mins
3
none of these
4
2 hrs 50 mins
5
3 hrs 10 mins
Which line is shortest ?
1
e
2
a
3
b
4
d
5
c
Estimate the HEIGHT of your CLASSROOM DOOR.
1
2 centimetres
2
2 millimetres
3
2 kilometres
4
2 hectametres
5
2 metres
please tell me please, which is a unit of AREA please!
1
kilometre
2
cubic metre
3
metre
4
square metre
5
millimetre
What's the AREA of this RECTANGLE ?
1
4 cm
2
12 cm
3
7 cm
4
14 cm
5
3 cm
What UNITS do we use to measure the CAPACITY of the bottle ?
1
kilograms
2
milligrams
3
litres
4
grams
5
metres
How many of these CENTICUBES would fit into this box ?
1
8
2
2
3
4
4
6
5
12
UNIT OF VOLUME
1
kilometre
2
square metre
3
metre
4
cubic metre
5
millimetre
BUTTER costs 1 per kilogram How much is this pack ?
1
50p
2
2.50p
3
25p
4
4
5
2
How heavy are the apples ?
1
200 kg
2
2 kg
3
1/2 kg
4
20 kg
5
2000 kg
The bird bath has FROZEN How cold is it ?
1
100c
2
-3c
3
212c
4
28c
5
3c
You have these coins: 2 5 Which others do you need to buy a cone ?
1
2 2
2
2 1
3
5 5
4
2 2 2 1
5
5
£1.00 = $2.31 If ONE POUND is worth 2.31 DOLLARS, how many DOLLARS would you get for £3?
1
$69.30
2
$0.69
3
$0.693
4
$0.77
5
$6.93
What is the least number of coins you could use to make 38p ?
1
7
2
4
3
6
4
38
5
1
IF A = 3 B = 4 C = 5 what is A+B+C ?
1
ABC
2
12
3
none of these
4
345
5
60
AMANDA ate TWICE as many lollies as WAYNE. If they ate 6 altogether, how many did WAYNE eat?
1
3
2
1
3
2
4
5
5
4
Mary is 32cm shorter than Peter. Peter is 21cm taller than David. Which one is true ?
1
Mary is 11cm taller than David
2
Mary is 11cm shorter than David
3
Mary is 53cm shorter than David
4
Mary is 9cm shorter than David
5
Mary is 53cm taller than David
Where would go ?
1
inside C
2
outside the rectangle
3
outside A, B C but inside the rectangle
4
inside A
5
inside B
This relation is "is 3 times". What is the missing number ?
1
6
2
3
3
1
4
27
5
9
Help me with the missing number...please.
1
8
2
4
3
10
4
2
5
12
The DIAMETER of a bike wheel is 50cm. About how far will it go in one turn ?
1
50 cm
2
100 cm
3
150 cm
4
1 cm
5
2 m
This is a ...
1
square
2
circle
3
triangle
4
rectangle
5
oblong
Do you know the size of this angle?
1
360°
2
right angle
3
100°
4
180°
5
square
Which angle do you think is smallest ?
1
e
2
c
3
d
4
b
5
a
"The lines on the 1km grid are roads. You have to drive from HQ to OUTPOST avoiding the NO-GO AREA How far is your shortest route ?"
1
5 km
2
7 km
3
6 km
4
4 km
5
8 km
NEWS FLASH!! "A wreck is 6km East, 3km North from the lighthouse. The lifeboat is 3km East, 1km North from the lighthouse. What is the position of the wreck from the lifeboat ?"
1
3 1/2
2
2km E, 3km N
3
1km E, 6km N
4
3km E, 2km N
5
3km E, 6km N
A SPY RECEIVES THIS MESSAGE : WHAT MUST SHE SAY ?
1
tin
2
mit
3
tim
4
nit
5
wit
ROTATE THIS A 1/4 TURN
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
how many FACES has a cube ?
1
3
2
8
3
5
4
4
5
6
What would you call a line that goes straight down ? (towards the centre of the earth)
1
parallel
2
isosceles
3
horizontal
4
perpendicular
5
vertical
This PIE CHART shows how I spent my pocket money. What did I spend MOST on ?
1
toys
2
presents
3
pies
4
comics
5
food
How many girls support LIVERPOOL ?
1
6
2
11
3
30
4
16
5
none of these
You roll the die ONCE. What is your chance of getting a 6 ?
1
1 in 1
2
nil
3
5 in 1
4
1 in 6
5
6 in 1
This is a line graph of a plant's growth. On which day did the plant grow most ?
1
mon
2
tues
3
thurs
4
fri
5
wed
Name

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