# GCSE Maths Quiz: Ratio, Proportion & Measures

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## Are you ready for the GCSE Maths exam? Take this quiz to see if you will pass the Ratio, Proportion and Measures topic with flying colours!

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### Question 1

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Adults help with walking in the ratio: number of adults : number of children = 1 : 5. 3 adults can help with walking on Saturday. Is this enough?
• No, 5 adults are needed.
• Yes, this is enough.
• No, 4 adults are needed.

### Question 2

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A group of people go sailing in the ratio number of adults : number of children = 1 : 2. What fraction of the group are adults? (Multiple correct answers)
• $\frac{1}{3}$
• $\frac{19}{23}$
• $\frac{8}{24}$

### Question 3

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Work out the value of $$x$$.
• 44
• 27
• 55

### Question 4

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A plasterer uses this formula to work out how much she charges (£C). C = 30 + 10A A is the area to be plastered to the nearest square metre. How much does she charge for a rectangular ceiling measuring 7.6m by 2.4m?
• 216
• 375
• 210

### Question 5

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The diagram shows three pieces of glass in a conservatory roof. Work out the height, $$h$$, of the smallest piece.
• 0.84m
• 12.m
• 0.93m

### Question 6

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The diagram shows three angles on a straight line. Set up and solve an equation in $$x$$ to help you work out the size of the smallest angle.
• 25
• 20
• 40

### Question 7

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A base for a shed has a volume of 3.8 cubic metres. 55% of the base is concrete. The rest is steel. A lorry delivers ready-mixed concrete in loads of 6 cubic metres. How many of these bases can be built with 5 loads of concrete?
• 14
• 18
• 21

### Question 8

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A rectangle has length $$x$$ cm and width $$y$$ cm. You are given that $$x$$ : $$y$$ = 5 : 2 Work out an expression for the perimeter in terms of $$x$$. Give your answer as simply as possible.
• 2.8$$x$$
• 2.5$$x$$
• 2.3$$x$$

### Question 9

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Describe fully the single transformation that maps shape A to shape B.
The ratio $$x$$ : $$y$$ = 2 : 3. Use this information to write an equation connecting $$x$$ and $$y$$.
• $$y$$ = 1.5 $$x$$
• 2 $$x$$ = 6$$y$$
• $$x$$ = 2.3$$y$$