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SAT Practice: Non-Calculator Questions 2 (2013/Levels 3-5)

In this worksheet students practise answering questions similar to those found in past non-calculator SATs papers at levels 3-5.

'SAT Practice: Non-Calculator Questions 2 (2013/Levels 3-5)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Practice Papers

Curriculum subtopic:  SAT Non-Calculator

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet contains 25 questions similar to those found in past non-calculator SATs papers at levels 3-5.

This is not a test paper, but a collection of questions for you to practise your maths at this level.

You may need some paper to carry out your working.

Josh chooses two of these numbers.

15 44 36 54

 

He rounds each number to the nearest 10 before adding them together.

His answer is 70.

 

Which two numbers did Josh choose?

15

44

36

54

Write the missing number in the calculation below:

 

13.4  x   =  1340

Select the time that is 20 minutes before noon.

 

12:20 p.m.

12:20 a.m.

11:20 a.m.

11:40 a.m.

11:40 p.m.

Look at this design.

 

 

Select all the designs below which are the same as the original above after they have been rotated.

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

Place these prices in order, starting with the cheapest.

 

£3.40    £4.30    43p    £0.34    £4.03    £3.04 

Column A

Column B

1 (smallest)
43p
2
£4.03
3
£0.34
4
£3.04
5
£4.30
6 (largest)
£3.40

The table shows the cost of some maths equipment at the school shop.

 

Item Cost
Calculator £11.25
Geometry Set £6.85
Ruler 95p

 

Amy buys one calculator, one geometry set and one ruler.

How much does she spend?

 

    £ 

(Just write the number)

The diagram below shows an isosceles triangle inside a rectangle.

 

 

Calculate the value of angle x.

   °

(Just write the number)

Calculate:

 

438  x  7  =          

Calculate:

 

1418  -  753  =         

Here are five fractions.

 

Select two which are equivalent to each other.

1/2

3/4

9/16

10/15

6/8

The temperatures in Rome, London and Paris on one particular summer's afternoon are shown below.

How many degrees hotter is it in the hottest city compared to the coldest?

 

 

    °

(Just write the number)

Calculate:

Here is a 3 cm by 4 cm rectangle.

 

The following shape is made of four of these 3 cm by 4 cm rectangles.

 

 

Calculate its perimeter in cm.

    cm 

(Just write the number)

Calculate:

 

405  ÷  15  = 

Here is the corner of a scale.

At what number is the pointer?

 

Look at this diagram.

 

 

Here is the rule:

 

"The number in the triangle is equal to double the numbers in the circles added to the number in the square".

 

Calculate the missing number in the following diagram.

 

Look at this diagram.

 

 

Here is the rule:

 

"The number in the triangle is equal to double the numbers in the circles added to the number in the square."

 

Calculate the missing number in the following diagram.

 

What fraction of this rectangle is shaded?

 

2/4

1/2

1/4

1/8

Look at this net of a cube.

 

 

Which face will be opposite the blue face when it is folded to form a cube?

A

B

C

D

E

Calculate:

 

370  x  27  = 

This chart shows the favourite fruits of some boys and girls at school.

How many fruits were more popular with the girls than the boys?

 

Look at these four designs made from circles and isosceles triangles.

 

Select the letters of all the designs which have one line of symmetry.

 

A

B

C

D

Wishy Washy Soap Powder is sold in 2kg and 3kg packs as shown below.

Which pack is the better value?

 

2 kg pack

3 kg pack

Both the same

Calculate:

 

5.72 + 27.5 =  

Jane has four numbered pool balls.

 

 

She selects two balls and adds the scores together.

How many different totals can she get by adding the scores of two balls?

  • Question 1

Josh chooses two of these numbers.

15 44 36 54

 

He rounds each number to the nearest 10 before adding them together.

His answer is 70.

 

Which two numbers did Josh choose?

CORRECT ANSWER
15
54
EDDIE SAYS
The numbers round to 20, 40, 40 and 50.
The only numbers that add to 70 are 20 and 50.
  • Question 2

Write the missing number in the calculation below:

 

13.4  x   =  1340

CORRECT ANSWER
100
EDDIE SAYS
When we multiply by 100, each digit moves two places to the left.
  • Question 3

Select the time that is 20 minutes before noon.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
11:40 a.m.
EDDIE SAYS
Times before noon are "a.m."
There are 60 minutes in an hour and 60 - 20 = 40
  • Question 4

Look at this design.

 

 

Select all the designs below which are the same as the original above after they have been rotated.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
B
D
F
EDDIE SAYS
A: 180° rotation but arrow points in wrong direction.
B: 90° clockwise rotation.
C: 90° anticlockwise rotation but triangle is wrong.
D: 180° rotation.
E: reflection so can't be rotation.
F: 90° anticlockwise rotation.
G: 90° anticlockwise rotation but arrow is wrong.
H: 180° rotation but triangle is wrong.
  • Question 5

Place these prices in order, starting with the cheapest.

 

£3.40    £4.30    43p    £0.34    £4.03    £3.04 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1 (smallest)
£0.34
2
43p
3
£3.04
4
£3.40
5
£4.03
6 (largest)
£4.30
EDDIE SAYS
43p is the same as £0.43
Change all the amounts to pence or all to pounds before comparing.
  • Question 6

The table shows the cost of some maths equipment at the school shop.

 

Item Cost
Calculator £11.25
Geometry Set £6.85
Ruler 95p

 

Amy buys one calculator, one geometry set and one ruler.

How much does she spend?

 

    £ 

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
19.05
EDDIE SAYS
Add together in columns 11.25 + 6.85 + 0.95 making sure that the decimal points are in line.
  • Question 7

The diagram below shows an isosceles triangle inside a rectangle.

 

 

Calculate the value of angle x.

   °

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
The other base angle is alternate to the 40° shown and is equal to x.
  • Question 8

Calculate:

 

438  x  7  =          

CORRECT ANSWER
3066
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 9

Calculate:

 

1418  -  753  =         

CORRECT ANSWER
665
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 10

Here are five fractions.

 

Select two which are equivalent to each other.

CORRECT ANSWER
3/4
6/8
EDDIE SAYS
3/4 is equivalent to 6/8 because if you double 3 you get 6, and if you double 4 you get 8.
  • Question 11

The temperatures in Rome, London and Paris on one particular summer's afternoon are shown below.

How many degrees hotter is it in the hottest city compared to the coldest?

 

 

    °

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
17
EDDIE SAYS
Rome is 33°, London is 16° and Paris is 24°.
33 - 16 = 17
  • Question 12

Calculate:

CORRECT ANSWER
147
EDDIE SAYS
245 ÷ 5 = 49
49 × 3 = 147
  • Question 13

Here is a 3 cm by 4 cm rectangle.

 

The following shape is made of four of these 3 cm by 4 cm rectangles.

 

 

Calculate its perimeter in cm.

    cm 

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
32
EDDIE SAYS
Perimeter = top + bottom + left + right = 12 + 12 + 4 + 4 = 32 cm
  • Question 14

Calculate:

 

405  ÷  15  = 

CORRECT ANSWER
27
EDDIE SAYS
Divide by factors of 15, i.e. 5 and 3.
405 ÷ 5 = 81
81 ÷ 3 = 27
  • Question 15

Here is the corner of a scale.

At what number is the pointer?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
340
EDDIE SAYS
There are 5 small divisions between 300 and 400, so each division is worth 20
  • Question 16

Look at this diagram.

 

 

Here is the rule:

 

"The number in the triangle is equal to double the numbers in the circles added to the number in the square".

 

Calculate the missing number in the following diagram.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
27
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 14 + 3 = 27
  • Question 17

Look at this diagram.

 

 

Here is the rule:

 

"The number in the triangle is equal to double the numbers in the circles added to the number in the square."

 

Calculate the missing number in the following diagram.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
Work backwards to get 22 - 6 = 16
16 - 12 = 4
½ of 4 = 2
Check by going forwards again to get 12 + 4 + 6 = 22
  • Question 18

What fraction of this rectangle is shaded?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
1/4
EDDIE SAYS
It is the same as one complete shaded square out of 4 squares.
  • Question 19

Look at this net of a cube.

 

 

Which face will be opposite the blue face when it is folded to form a cube?

CORRECT ANSWER
A
EDDIE SAYS
Imagine the blue face as the base.
B will be the back, C will be the right face and A will be on top.
  • Question 20

Calculate:

 

370  x  27  = 

CORRECT ANSWER
9990
EDDIE SAYS
Multiply by factors of 27, i.e. 9 and 3.
370 × 9 = 3330
3330 × 3 = 9990
  • Question 21

This chart shows the favourite fruits of some boys and girls at school.

How many fruits were more popular with the girls than the boys?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
Apples: Boys 7 Girls 8
Bananas: Boys 6 Girls 5
Plums: Boys 4 Girls 3
Melons: Boys 3 Girls 4
Melons and Apples were more popular with the girls.
  • Question 22

Look at these four designs made from circles and isosceles triangles.

 

Select the letters of all the designs which have one line of symmetry.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
A
C
EDDIE SAYS

 

  • Question 23

Wishy Washy Soap Powder is sold in 2kg and 3kg packs as shown below.

Which pack is the better value?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Both the same
EDDIE SAYS
The 2 kg pack costs 3 ÷ 2 = £1.50 per kg
The 3 kg pack costs 4.50 ÷ 3 = £1.50 per kg
  • Question 24

Calculate:

 

5.72 + 27.5 =  

CORRECT ANSWER
33.22
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 25

Jane has four numbered pool balls.

 

 

She selects two balls and adds the scores together.

How many different totals can she get by adding the scores of two balls?

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
6 + 4 = 10
6 + 5 = 11
6 + 3 = 9
4 + 5 = 9
4 + 3 = 7
5 + 3 = 8
Possible totals are 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 (e.g. 5 different totals)
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