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Year 6 Maths Assessment

In this assessment, students will review their comprehension of topics covered at the end of year 5 to help guide assigned activities and progress for year 6. May take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

'Year 6 Maths Assessment' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Assessment

Curriculum subtopic:  Starter Assessment

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this assessment, you'll review your understanding of topics covered at the end of year 5 to help guide your assigned activities in year 6. 

It may take approximately 45 minutes to complete. This is a timed activity, but don't worry if it takes you a bit longer to complete. 

Write this number using digits.

Forty thousand and forty

Match the years to the Roman Numerals.

Column A

Column B

MCMLXXVIII
1958
MDCCCXCVIII
1999
MCMLVIII
1978
MCMXCIX
1898

Write down the number which is halfway between:

 

54140 and 74680

Which of these two numbers is bigger?

 

A.  37 hundreds

B.  370 tens

 

Choose between A or B or state if they are both the same.

A

B

both the same

Round this number to the nearest 1000:

365 452

360 000

370 000

365 000

366 000

Work out   -1 - 8

 

Add the numbers together.

19263 + 49552  =  ____________

Is this true or false?

 

128 ÷ 2 = 16 × 4 

true

false

Is the following number a square number?

16

No

Yes

Work out:

 

11 × 11

Select the factor pairs of 56.

1 and 56

2 and 28

3 and 18

4 and 14

7 and 8

Work out

 

28 ÷ 7

Is the following number prime or composite?

25

prime

composite

The number 24 has factors 24, 12, 8, 6, 4, 3, 2 and 1.

Which of these are PRIME FACTORS?

24

12

8

6

4

3

2

1

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

2

10
 
1

2
<

>

Find more equivalent fractions. 

Column A

Column B

A
8
B
3
C
5
D
10

Round this decimal number to 1 decimal place:

0.88

Find the total of

1451 + 8810.5 + 3085.3 =  ___________

Work out:

 

45.7 ÷ 1000

=

 

Convert the following percentage to a fraction in its lowest terms:

 

75%

1/75

75/100

3/4

Jane drinks 1/4 of a 500 ml bottle of orange juice.

Bill drinks 2/5 of a 300 ml can of lemonade.

Who drinks more?

Jane

Bill

Both the same

Work out:

 

20% of 3100

Write the following time in 24 hour clock format:

 

75 minutes before 1.05 a.m.

Look at the following price list:

 

The shopkeeper decides to sell the kiwi fruit at half price. 

How many kiwi fruit can now be bought for £5?

Convert this distance to metres:

 

30.03 km

 

(Just write the number.)

A rectangular field measures 50 m by 40 m.

 

What is its area in square metres?  

 

(Just write the number.)

Two of the angles in a triangle are 77º and  66º.

Work out the size of the third angle in degrees.

 

(Just write the number.)

True or False?

This is a net of a cuboid.

 

True

False

Look at the shapes on this grid.

Which two shapes are reflections of each other in the line p?

 

A

B

C

D

The travel graph below shows Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How far away is the library from Anna's house in km? (Just write the number.)

 

  • Question 1

Write this number using digits.

Forty thousand and forty

CORRECT ANSWER
40040
EDDIE SAYS
Forty thousand would be 40000.
Then put 40 in the right place to get 40040.
  • Question 2

Match the years to the Roman Numerals.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

MCMLXXVIII
1978
MDCCCXCVIII
1898
MCMLVIII
1958
MCMXCIX
1999
EDDIE SAYS
MCMLXXVIII = M + CM + LXX + VIII = 1000 + 900 + 70 + 8 = 1978
MDCCCXCVIII = M + DCCC + XC + VIII = 1000 + 800 + 90 + 8 = 1898
MCMLVIII = M + CM + L + VIII = 1000 + 900 + 50 + 8 = 1958
MCMXCIX = M + CM + XC + IX = 1000 + 900 + 90 + 9 = 1999
  • Question 3

Write down the number which is halfway between:

 

54140 and 74680

CORRECT ANSWER
64410
EDDIE SAYS
Add 54140 + 74680 = 128820.
Half of this is 64410.
  • Question 4

Which of these two numbers is bigger?

 

A.  37 hundreds

B.  370 tens

 

Choose between A or B or state if they are both the same.

CORRECT ANSWER
both the same
EDDIE SAYS
37 hundreds is 37 × 100 = 3700.
370 tens is 370 × 10 = 3700.
  • Question 5

Round this number to the nearest 1000:

365 452

CORRECT ANSWER
365 000
EDDIE SAYS
365 452 is between 365 000 and 366 000 but closer to 365 000.
  • Question 6

Work out   -1 - 8

 

CORRECT ANSWER
-9
EDDIE SAYS
Start at -1 and count back 8.
  • Question 7

Add the numbers together.

19263 + 49552  =  ____________

CORRECT ANSWER
68815
EDDIE SAYS
Arrange in columns, and start adding from the right-hand end. Remember to carry if the total comes to 10 or more.
  • Question 8

Is this true or false?

 

128 ÷ 2 = 16 × 4 

CORRECT ANSWER
true
EDDIE SAYS
128 ÷ 2 = 64
16 × 4 = 64
So they are equal.
  • Question 9

Is the following number a square number?

16

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
It is 4 × 4.
  • Question 10

Work out:

 

11 × 11

CORRECT ANSWER
121
EDDIE SAYS
11 × 11 = 121, a square number.
  • Question 11

Select the factor pairs of 56.

CORRECT ANSWER
1 and 56
2 and 28
4 and 14
7 and 8
EDDIE SAYS
3 × 18 = 54
All the rest come to 56.
  • Question 12

Work out

 

28 ÷ 7

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
4 × 7 = 28
  • Question 13

Is the following number prime or composite?

25

CORRECT ANSWER
composite
EDDIE SAYS
25 has factors of 25, 5 and 1 and so is composite.
  • Question 14

The number 24 has factors 24, 12, 8, 6, 4, 3, 2 and 1.

Which of these are PRIME FACTORS?

CORRECT ANSWER
3
2
EDDIE SAYS
2 and 3 are the only prime numbers in the list.
  • Question 15

Select the correct sign, > or < between the fractions.

2

10
 
1

2
CORRECT ANSWER
<
EDDIE SAYS
2/10 is 0.2 as a decimal.
1/2 is 0.5 as a decimal.
  • Question 16

Find more equivalent fractions. 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

A
3
B
8
C
5
D
10
EDDIE SAYS
3/6, 4/8 and 5/10 are all equivalent to 1/2.
  • Question 17

Round this decimal number to 1 decimal place:

0.88

CORRECT ANSWER
0.9
EDDIE SAYS
0.88 is between 0.8 and 0.9, but closer to 0.9.
  • Question 18

Find the total of

1451 + 8810.5 + 3085.3 =  ___________

CORRECT ANSWER
13346.8
EDDIE SAYS
1451 is the same as 1451.0.
Arrange in columns and add from the right, carrying if the answer is 10 or more.
  • Question 19

Work out:

 

45.7 ÷ 1000

=

 
CORRECT ANSWER
0.0457
EDDIE SAYS
The digits move 3 places to the right.
  • Question 20

Convert the following percentage to a fraction in its lowest terms:

 

75%

CORRECT ANSWER
3/4
EDDIE SAYS
75/100 reduces to 3/4 by dividing top and bottom by 25.
  • Question 21

Jane drinks 1/4 of a 500 ml bottle of orange juice.

Bill drinks 2/5 of a 300 ml can of lemonade.

Who drinks more?

CORRECT ANSWER
Jane
EDDIE SAYS
1/4 of 500 ml = 500 ÷ 4 = 125 ml
2/5 of 300 ml = 300 ÷ 5 × 2 = 120 ml
  • Question 22

Work out:

 

20% of 3100

CORRECT ANSWER
620
EDDIE SAYS
10% is 310.
Double this to get 20%.
  • Question 23

Write the following time in 24 hour clock format:

 

75 minutes before 1.05 a.m.

CORRECT ANSWER
23:50
EDDIE SAYS
Go back 1 hour to get 0.05 a.m.
Then go back another 15 minutes to reach 11.50 p.m. which is 23:50.
  • Question 24

Look at the following price list:

 

The shopkeeper decides to sell the kiwi fruit at half price. 

How many kiwi fruit can now be bought for £5?

CORRECT ANSWER
60
EDDIE SAYS
The kiwi fruits are now £1 for 12

so, 12 x 5 = 60

  • Question 25

Convert this distance to metres:

 

30.03 km

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
30030
EDDIE SAYS
30.03 × 1000 = 30030
  • Question 26

A rectangular field measures 50 m by 40 m.

 

What is its area in square metres?  

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
2000
EDDIE SAYS
50 × 40 = 2000
  • Question 27

Two of the angles in a triangle are 77º and  66º.

Work out the size of the third angle in degrees.

 

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
37
EDDIE SAYS
180 - 77 - 66
  • Question 28

True or False?

This is a net of a cuboid.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
True
EDDIE SAYS
The red and blue fold to form the left and right faces.
If the base is black, the back face is yellow, the front face is green and the top is orange.
  • Question 29

Look at the shapes on this grid.

Which two shapes are reflections of each other in the line p?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
A
B
EDDIE SAYS
Line p is a mirror line for the shapes A and B.
C and D are translations of A.
  • Question 30

The travel graph below shows Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How far away is the library from Anna's house in km? (Just write the number.)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
15
EDDIE SAYS
The horizontal part at the top shows the period when Anna is at the library. She is not moving at this point (but time is!) and she is 15 km from home.
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