GCSE Maths Quiz: Ratio, Proportion & Measures

Andrea Leyden
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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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Andrea Leyden
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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?
Answer
  • 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)
Answer
  • \[\frac{1}{3}\]
  • \[\frac{19}{23}\]
  • \[\frac{8}{24}\]

Question 3

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Work out the value of \(x\).
Answer
  • 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?
Answer
  • 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.
Answer
  • 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.
Answer
  • 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?
Answer
  • 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.
Answer
  • 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.
Answer
  • Rotation
  • Translation
  • Reflection

Question 10

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The ratio \(x\) : \(y\) = 2 : 3. Use this information to write an equation connecting \(x\) and \(y\).
Answer
  • \(y\) = 1.5 \(x\)
  • 2 \(x\) = 6\(y\)
  • \(x\) = 2.3\(y\)