# Mathematics CXC Paper 1 Practice Questions

This quiz consists of 100 multiple choice questions, the questions obtained from paper 1 CXC past paper. The questions are on percentage, ratio, multiples, and much more.

All questions repeatedly appear on several Csec Mathematics Paper one.

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A toy was sold for$24.00, at a profit of 20%. The cost price was 3 / 100 How many centimeters are there in 1.5 metres? 4 / 100 If -2x+6=18,then x = 5 / 100 What percentage of 30 is 6? 6 / 100 Which of the following is more than 0.35 but less than 0.41 7 / 100 A five metre-long ladder which rests on the horizontal ground is leaning against a vertical wall. The foot of the ladder is 3m away from the wall. How far up the wall does the ladder reach 8 / 100 Which is the smallest fraction among the following? 9 / 100 Fifty guest each had 2 glasses of champagne. Each glass held 150 millimeters. How many litres of champagne were used? 10 / 100 3/100 is the same as 11 / 100 The length of the sides of a triangle are x,2x and 2x centimeters. If the perimeter is 20 centimeters, what is the value of x? 12 / 100 A company employs 12 gardeners at$26 per day, and 8 clerks at $17 per day. What is the mean daily wage in dollars, of the 20 employees? 13 / 100 Relate to the set of scores shown below. 2 5 9 8 7 8 The modal score is 14 / 100 Seven times the product of two numbers, a and b, maybe written as 15 / 100 What is the square root of 108,900? 16 / 100 A man salary is$45000. His tax free allowance total is $13000. He has to pay a tax of 35% on his taxable income. The tax payable is 17 / 100 The HCF of 24, 60 and 96 18 / 100 Write 689.56 to the nearest whole number 19 / 100 The FIRST three common multiples of 3, 4 and 6 are: 20 / 100 Area 21 / 100 In the triangle the value of x is 22 / 100 Which of the following represents the equation of a straight line? 23 / 100 What is the value of 2^0 24 / 100 When 8 is subtracted from a certain number and the result is multiplied by 3 the final answer is 21. What is the original number? 25 / 100 If 5% of a number is 20, then 35% of the number is 26 / 100 A dress which costs$180 is being sold at a discount of 10%. The amount of the discount is

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Simple interest 28 / 100

Althea usually saves x dollars each month ; but in June she saved $4 more than twice the usual amount. How many dollars did she save in June? 29 / 100 If$7000 is borrowed at the rate 5% per annum for 3 years, the simple interest is

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What is 1004 divided by 2?

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What number when added to 1 1/3 gives 2 32 / 100

If 60% of a number is 90, what is the number?

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What is the highest common factor of the set of numbers{30,45 90}?

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An aircraft leaves A at 16:00 hrs and arrives at B at 19:30 hrs, traveling at an average speed of 550 kilometers per hour. The distance from A to B in kilometers is

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The perimeter of a square is 48 cm, What is the area , in cm square ?

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Susan bought a calculator for $120. She had to pay a sales tax of 10% on the price. How many change would she receive from$140?

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The HCF of 12, 15 and 60 is

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A bag contains 60 marbles of different colours. The probability of choosing a red marble is 5/12. How many red marbles does the bag contain?

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25×130 is the same as

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Of a class of 32 students, 17 study music and 20 study Art. What is the LEAST number of students who study BOTH Music and Art?

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What is the largest share when $360 is divided in the proportion 2:7:9? 43 / 100 All students in a class play scrabble or checkers or both. 36% of the students play scrabble only. 48% of the students play checkers only. What percentage of students play both games? 44 / 100 Venn diagram 45 / 100 Each of the letter of the word CHANCE is written on a slip of paper similar in size and shape. The slips of paper are then placed in a bag and thoroughly shaken. What is the probability of randomly drawing a letter ”C”? 46 / 100 At a sale, each book was marked$3.00 off the original price. Daneil paid $46.00 for two books that had the same price. What was the cost of one of his books? 47 / 100 What is the least number of plum can be share equally among 6, 9 or 12 children 48 / 100 What is the square root of 100? 49 / 100 The number 3.14063 written correct to 3 decimal is 50 / 100 Mary invested$200 for 3 years at 5% per annum. John invested $300 at the same rate. If they both received the same amount of money in interest, for how many years did john invest his money ? 51 / 100 How many inches are there in a foot? 52 / 100 A shop keeper bought an article for$50 he sold it and gained 20% profit. How many dollars did he gain?

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Find the H.C.F of 12, 18 and 24

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If the means of the four numbers 4,8 x and 12 is 10, then x is

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2500 millimeters expressed in metres is

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Mr. Duncan bought a table at a discount of 30% thus saving $42. what was the marked price of the table? 57 / 100 Which of the following represents the graph of a function? 58 / 100 John bought a book for$60 and sold it to gain 20% on his cost price. How much money did he gain?

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What is 49,123 + 27,586?

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John has x marbles and max has twice as many. Max gives John 5 of his marbles. How many marbles does max now have?

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The square root of 191 lies between

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Books 63 / 100

What is the term given to the perimeter around a circle?

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Simplify the algebraic expressions 5x+3x

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By the distributive law 49`x 17 +49 x 3=

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Complete the sequence 13, 16, ……, 22.

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If 5x-26 = x+50,then the value of x is

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What is 10% of 300?

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The next term in the sequence 1,6,13,22,33 is

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A dinner at a restaurant was advised at $60 plus 18% tax. The total bill for this dinner was 71 / 100 A man leaves home at 22:15hrs and reaches his destination at 04:00 hrs on the following day, in the same time zone. How many hours did the journey take? 72 / 100 On leaving Trinidad,the time on a pilots watch was 23:00hrs. When he arrived at his destination, in the same time zone, on the following day his watch showed 03:00hrs. How many hours did the flight take? 73 / 100 Sum of all interior angles of a parallelogram is 74 / 100 Betty and Ann shared a sum of money in the ratio 2:3 respectively. Ann received$120. what was Betty share?

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How many lines of symmetry does a rhombus have?

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A number is greater than 3 but less than 8. Also the number is greater than 6 but less than 10. What is the number?

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Enlargement 78 / 100

How many cents is equal to $¼? 79 / 100 What is the cube root of 27? 80 / 100 Set 81 / 100 The cost of six pens is$37.20. What is the cost of eight similar pens?

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What is 30% of $9000? 83 / 100 All the sides of a regular polygon are 84 / 100 How many factors are there in 71? 85 / 100 What is the smallest composite number? 86 / 100 The area of a triangle is 30 cm its base is 10 cm. What is the perpendicular height in cm, of the triangle? 87 / 100 Transformation 88 / 100 A clock reads 4:30. If the minute hand points East, in what direction will the hour hand point? 89 / 100 If ja$24.50 is equal to US1.00, then US$25 in Jamaican currency is 90 / 100 if 5x-26=x+5, then the value of x is 91 / 100 If it took a speed boat 9 hours to travel a distance of 1080km, what its average speed? 92 / 100 The sum of two numbers, x and y is 18, and their difference is 14. which pair of equation below describes the above statement? 93 / 100 Sum of all interior angles of a polygon with (n) sides is given by 94 / 100 What is the square root of 81? 95 / 100 99 x 101 has the same value as 96 / 100 The cost of 14 articles is$28.14. What is the cost of 12 similar articles?

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If TT$6.00 is equivalent to US$1.00,then TT$15.00 in US dollars is 98 / 100 There are 40 students in a class. Girls make up 60% of the class. 25% of the girls wear glasses. How many girls in the class wear glasses? 99 / 100 During a sale, a shop allows 20% discount off the marked price of clothing. what will a customer pay for a dress with a marked price of$30?

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How many seconds are in a hour ?