SYDENHAM HIGH SCHOOL Sample Mathematics Entrance Examination Paper – 1 by smoothmaths | Jul 7, 2020 | 0 comments Welcome to your SYDENHAM HIGH SCHOOL Sample Mathematics Entrance Examination Paper - 1 Time allowed: 1 hour Only use a pencil and a rubber Do all your rough working in the space near the question Do not rub it out If you cannot do a question go on to the next one NO CALCULATORS OR RULERS ARE ALLOWED Maximum marks available = 75 1. Work out 4825 + 1754 2. Work out 1741 – 968 3. Work out 418 x 7 4. Work out 2136 ÷ 8 5. Work out 5/7 of 112 6. Write down the next number in the sequence 15, 21, 27, 33, 39 , 7. Complete these calculations by writing a number in the box.(a) 4.92 × 1000 = (b) ÷ 100 = 0.279 8. Using numerals write the number that is six hundred and thirty less than one thousand. 9. Think of two integers that have a product of 18 and a difference that is the same as one of the two integers that you are thinking of. 10. Given that 37 × 56 = 2072, write down the answers to the following calculations:(a) 370 × 560 (b) 38 × 56 (c) 207.2 ÷ 56 11. A recipe for making 12 cupcakes includes the following ingredients: Sugar 120g Eggs 3 Butter 150g Flour 180g(a) Calculate the quantities needed to make 16 cupcakesAnswer: Sugar g Butter g Eggs g Flour g (b) If you have plenty of all of the other ingredients but only 7 eggs, how many cupcakes can you make? 12. Write in the missing digits to make this correct.Answer: And 13. Sam thinks of a number. If you double the number and add 6 you get the same answer as multiplying it by 3 and subtracting 3.Find the number that Sam was thinking of. 14. A square and an equilateral triangle are shown in the diagram.Work out the size of the angle marked x. 15. Write the missing sign ( = , < or > ) in the box. 16. Here are three squares that overlap.The non-overlapping parts of the squares have a total area of 90cm2The areas of overlapping parts are 2cm2 , 3cm2 and 4cm2Work out the area of one of the squares. 17.This diagram is made up of 7 identical regular hexagons and 12 identicalequilateral triangles.Note: the sides of the triangles are the same length as the sidesof the hexagons.Find the fraction of the diagram that is shaded. 18. In Glasgow, the temperature is -7°C and in Exeter the temperature is 12 degrees warmer.What is the temperature in Exeter? 19. What is the difference between 20% of 90 and 90% of 20? 20. Jamie left school at 3:55pm and arrived home 55 minutes later.At what time did Jamie get home? 21. Joey has the six number cards shown belowThe number cards are to be placed next to each other to form different numbers.For example using three of the cards you could make two hundred and fifty one like this:a) What is the largest 4-digit even number that can be made? b) What is the smallest two-digit prime number that can be made? c) Using 5 cards, make a multiple of 3. d) Make a three-digit number that is a multiple of both 3 and 5. 22. Sujatha’s marks in 4 tests were 16, 15, 16 and 10.What was her mean score? 23. (a) On the grid, shade in one more square so that the completed shape has one line of symmetry. (b) On the grid below, shade in three more squares so that the completed shape has a rotational symmetry of order 2 24. Tom goes to a theme park. There are 4 activities at the theme park. The table gives information about these activities.Tom wants to do all 4 activities.He arrives at the theme park at 10 20 He needs to leave the theme park by 14 30Plan a schedule for Tom's visit to the theme park so he can do all 4 activities. 25. Here is a parallelogram.(a) Write down the order of rotational symmetry of this parallelogram. Here is a shape. (b) Draw all the lines of symmetry on this shape. 26. Here is a coordinate grid.(a) Write down the coordinates of the point M. LM is the shortest side of an isosceles triangle.(b) Mark with a cross (×) a point N, so that LNM is an isosceles triangle. 27. Here is a rectangle.All measurements on the diagram are in centimetres.(a) Find the value of x. Here is a triangle.(b) Find the size of the angle marked y. 28. A cuboid hasa volume of 40 cm³a length of 5 cma width of 2 cm(a) Work out the height of the cuboid. (b)A carton measures 200 cm by 100 cm by 100 cm.The carton is to be completely filled with boxes.Each box measures 50 cm by 20cm by 20 cm.Work out the number of boxes which can completely fill the carton. 29. Here are some patterns made up of dots.(a) In the space below, draw Pattern number 4. (b) Complete the table. (c) How many dots are used in Pattern number 10? 30. Four strips of paper are stuck on a table as shown. Each one is a rectangle that is 12cm long and 2cm wide.What area of the table is covered? 31. A cuboid has faces with areas of 24cm2, 32cm2 and 48cm2What are the lengths of its edges? 32. This is the graph of a firework rocket showing its height at different times.(a) Estimate from the graph how many seconds the rocket is more than 25m above the ground. (b) Estimate from the graph how far the rocket climbs between the times of 1s and 2s. 33. What is the angle between the hands of a clock at 2:30pm. (Remember that the hour hand moves as well) 34. Three friends went to a burger restaurant.Tom had a burger and chips and he paid £8.00Fred had two burgers and a drink. Fred paid £15.00Jo had a burger and a drink. Jo paid £8.50Work out the cost of the burger, the chips and the drink. Time is Up!