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SAT Practice: Non-Calculator Questions 3 (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 3 (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.

Write the missing number in the calculation below:

 

4  x   =  360

Calculate:

 

1329 - 457 =          

Select two numbers which add to make 0.25.

0.07

0.1

0.11

0.12

0.18

0.24

Select two numbers which subtract to make 0.25.

0.07

0.1

0.11

0.24

0.26

0.35

Raj sees this sign at the local store.

 

 

How much does one can cost in pence?

  p

(Just write the number)

Select the two missing numbers in this sequence:

 

15     30           60      75      

35

40

45

85

90

95

Jack's train leaves at 8.20 a.m.

When he arrives at the station, the clock shows:

 

          

 

For how many minutes, must Jack wait at the station before his train leaves?

 

  mins  

(Just write the number)

Write the missing number in the calculation below:

 

(4  x  9) -  =  28

Annie has these four number.

 

3   4    7   2

 

What is the largest 3-digit odd number that she can make just using these numbers?

 

A rectangle and its diagonal are shown below.             

 

 

Calculate the size of angle x.

(Do not use a protractor or angle measurer)

 

 °

(Just write the number)

Calculate:

 

80% of 320

 

An equilateral triangle is shown inside a square.

 

 

The perimeter of the triangle is 42 cm.

 

Calculate the perimeter of the square.

 

  cm

(Just write the number)

Calculate:

 

17.5 - 2.75

Ann is half as tall as her father.

Her father is 10 cm taller than her mother.

Ann's mother is 172 cm tall.

 

How many centimetres tall is Ann?

 

  cm

(Just write the number)

Choose the number which is closest to 1000.

987

1010

989

Place these in order of size, starting with the smallest.

Column A

Column B

1 (smallest)
0.4
2
41%
3
¼
4 (largest)
0.14

In a bag, 21 counters are red and the rest are blue.

 

A quarter of the counters are blue.

 

Altogether, how many counters are there in the bag?

Calculate:

 

644 ÷ 28

 

Here is a sorting diagram for numbers.

Place the numbers 250, 119, 98 and 125 into the correct regions A, B, C or D.

 

    even    odd

divides by 5 with no remainder

A B
divides by 7 with no remainder C D

 

Column A

Column B

A
125
B
250
C
98
D
119

Aisha says:

"All numbers that end in a 0 are multiples of 5."

 

Bill says:

"All multiples of 5 end in a 0."

 

Who is correct?

Aisha

Bill

Write the missing number in the calculation below:

 

 ÷  12   =   24

Here is a number machine.

 

 

 

What is the missing number, shown with a ? mark, in this number machine?

 

 

Match the equivalent capacities.

Column A

Column B

1.2 litres
1.4 litres
1¼ litres
1040 ml
1400 ml
1.004 litres
1.04 litres
1200 ml
1004 ml
1250 ml

A builder uses this pie chart to work out the weights needed to make a mortar mix.

How much cement should be mixed with 8 kg of sand?

 

  kg

(Just write the number)

Jake measures the heights of a tomato seedling as it grows.

His results are shown in this graph.

How high is the seedling after 10 days?

3 cm

3.1 cm

3.5 cm

3.6 cm

  • Question 1

Write the missing number in the calculation below:

 

4  x   =  360

CORRECT ANSWER
90
EDDIE SAYS
36 ÷ 4 = 9
360 ÷ 4 = 90
  • Question 2

Calculate:

 

1329 - 457 =          

CORRECT ANSWER
872
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 3

Select two numbers which add to make 0.25.

CORRECT ANSWER
0.07
0.18
EDDIE SAYS
0.07 + 0.18 = 0.25
Remember that 0.1 = 0.10, so 0.1 + 0.24 = 0.34
  • Question 4

Select two numbers which subtract to make 0.25.

CORRECT ANSWER
0.1
0.35
EDDIE SAYS
Remember that 0.1 = 0.10, so 0.1 + 0.25 = 0.35
  • Question 5

Raj sees this sign at the local store.

 

 

How much does one can cost in pence?

  p

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
47
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 6

Select the two missing numbers in this sequence:

 

15     30           60      75      

CORRECT ANSWER
45
90
EDDIE SAYS
The numbers go up 15 each time.
  • Question 7

Jack's train leaves at 8.20 a.m.

When he arrives at the station, the clock shows:

 

          

 

For how many minutes, must Jack wait at the station before his train leaves?

 

  mins  

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
46
EDDIE SAYS
There are 26 minutes until 8 a.m. and another 20 minutes until the train leaves at 8.20 a.m.
  • Question 8

Write the missing number in the calculation below:

 

(4  x  9) -  =  28

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
4 × 9 = 36
36 - 28 = 8
  • Question 9

Annie has these four number.

 

3   4    7   2

 

What is the largest 3-digit odd number that she can make just using these numbers?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
743
EDDIE SAYS
Put the 7 in the hundreds' place to make the largest possible number.
3 is the only remaining odd digit, so must go at the end.
4 is larger than 2 for the tens' place.
  • Question 10

A rectangle and its diagonal are shown below.             

 

 

Calculate the size of angle x.

(Do not use a protractor or angle measurer)

 

 °

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
58
EDDIE SAYS
The angles in a triangle add to 180°
180 - 90 - 32 = 90 - 32 = 58
  • Question 11

Calculate:

 

80% of 320

 

CORRECT ANSWER
256
EDDIE SAYS
10% of 320 = 32
8 × 32 = 256
  • Question 12

An equilateral triangle is shown inside a square.

 

 

The perimeter of the triangle is 42 cm.

 

Calculate the perimeter of the square.

 

  cm

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
56
EDDIE SAYS
The side of the triangle = 42 ÷ 3 = 14 cm
This is the same as the side of the square.
Perimeter of square = 4 × 14 = 56 cm
  • Question 13

Calculate:

 

17.5 - 2.75

CORRECT ANSWER
14.75
EDDIE SAYS
Remember to add an extra zero to 17.5

  • Question 14

Ann is half as tall as her father.

Her father is 10 cm taller than her mother.

Ann's mother is 172 cm tall.

 

How many centimetres tall is Ann?

 

  cm

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
91
EDDIE SAYS
Ann's father is 172 + 10 = 182 cm tall
Ann is 182 ÷ 2 = 91 cm tall
  • Question 15

Choose the number which is closest to 1000.

CORRECT ANSWER
1010
EDDIE SAYS
987 is 13 away
1010 is 10 away
989 is 11 away
  • Question 16

Place these in order of size, starting with the smallest.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1 (smallest)
0.14
2
¼
3
0.4
4 (largest)
41%
EDDIE SAYS
0.14
¼ = 0.25
0.4 = 0.40
41% = 0.41
  • Question 17

In a bag, 21 counters are red and the rest are blue.

 

A quarter of the counters are blue.

 

Altogether, how many counters are there in the bag?

CORRECT ANSWER
28
EDDIE SAYS
Try 5 blue counters, which would give 5 out of 26 (not a quarter).
Try 6 blue counters, which would give 6 out of 27 (not a quarter).
Try 7 blue counters, which would give 7 out of 28 (which is a quarter).
  • Question 18

Calculate:

 

644 ÷ 28

 

CORRECT ANSWER
23
EDDIE SAYS
Divide by factors of 28 such as 4 and 7.
644 ÷ 4 = 161
161 ÷ 7 = 23
  • Question 19

Here is a sorting diagram for numbers.

Place the numbers 250, 119, 98 and 125 into the correct regions A, B, C or D.

 

    even    odd

divides by 5 with no remainder

A B
divides by 7 with no remainder C D

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
250
B
125
C
98
D
119
EDDIE SAYS
250 is even and 250 ÷ 5 = 50
125 is odd and 125 ÷ 5 = 25
98 is even and 98 ÷ 7 = 14
119 is odd and 119 ÷ 7 = 17
  • Question 20

Aisha says:

"All numbers that end in a 0 are multiples of 5."

 

Bill says:

"All multiples of 5 end in a 0."

 

Who is correct?

CORRECT ANSWER
Aisha
EDDIE SAYS
All numbers that end in a 0 are multiples of 10 and of 5, so Aisha is correct.
Bill is wrong because some multiples of 5 can end in a 5 (e.g. 25, 35 etc...)
  • Question 21

Write the missing number in the calculation below:

 

 ÷  12   =   24

CORRECT ANSWER
288
EDDIE SAYS
We must work out 24 × 12
24 × 10 = 240
24 × 2 = 48
240 + 48 = 288
  • Question 22

Here is a number machine.

 

 

 

What is the missing number, shown with a ? mark, in this number machine?

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
12
EDDIE SAYS
Work backwards to get:
45 ÷ 9 = 5
5 + 7 = 12
  • Question 23

Match the equivalent capacities.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1.2 litres
1200 ml
1¼ litres
1250 ml
1400 ml
1.4 litres
1.04 litres
1040 ml
1004 ml
1.004 litres
EDDIE SAYS
There are 1000 ml in one litre.
  • Question 24

A builder uses this pie chart to work out the weights needed to make a mortar mix.

How much cement should be mixed with 8 kg of sand?

 

  kg

(Just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
60° is a quarter of 240° so the builder must use 8 ÷ 4 = 2 kg cement.
  • Question 25

Jake measures the heights of a tomato seedling as it grows.

His results are shown in this graph.

How high is the seedling after 10 days?

CORRECT ANSWER
3.6 cm
EDDIE SAYS
1 small square above 3.5
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