Below are the questions and answers in the 2004 Metrobank-MTAP-NCR Math Challenge
Division Orals for Grade 1.
A. 15-second questions – 2 points each
1.) What is 14 more than one-half of 60?
2.) What number is missing in 7, 11, 15, __ , 23, 27?
3.) Nicole is 7 years old today. In what year was she born?
Note: This question was in 2004.
4.) How many more are six eights than six fives?
5.) What is left if you take away six eights from 60?
6.) Andre bought a cup of noodles for P18 and a sandwich for P12. How much change did he get from his P50?
Answer: P 20
7.) A cake was divided into 24 equal pieces. One-half of the cake and 4 more pieces were eaten by Jessica’s friends. How many pieces remained?
8.) What is N if 41 + N = 35 + 19?
9.) Five papayas are each cut into eighths. How many pieces are there?
10.) What number is midway between 21 and 37?
11.) What number comes after the difference of 70 and 37?
B. 30-second questions – 3 points each
1.) If there are 10 fives in 50, how many fives are there in 85?
2.) How many seconds are there in 3 ½ minutes?
3.) Nellie bought 2 notebooks for P12.50 each and one pad paper for P14.50. How much change did she get from a P50-bill?
Answer: P 10.50
4.) Lea has thirty 25¢ coins and Lina has six 1-peso coins. Who has more money and how much more?
Answer: Lea, P 1.50
5.) Lea gave 3 apples to each of her friends. If she gave out 3 ½ dozen apples, how many friends received apples?
6.) Flora studied for 35 minutes. If she started at 7:35, what time did she finish?
C. 1-minute questions – 5 points each
1.) A rectangular garden is 28 m long and 18 m wide. If you walk around it twice, how many meters will that be?
2.) Mother had ten 5-peso coins and six 10-peso coins. She gave Tom P35 for his allowance. How much was left of Mother’s money?
Answer: P 75
3.) Oranges cost 3 for P 25 and apples cost P 15 each. How much money do I need for 9 oranges and 4 apples?
Answer: P 135
4.) A school bus left the school at 5:30 A.M. and came back at 7:15 A.M. in time for the 7:30 A.M. class. How long did it take to pick up the children on its route?
Answer: 1 hr 45 min or 105 min
5.) Half of a pizza remained after 14 boys each ate one-fourth of a pizza. How many pizzas were there at the start?
6.) Some roses were distributed among 8 girls. If each girl received 3 roses, how many roses were there?
1.) How many hundreds are there in the sum of 66 and 33?
Answer: 0 or none
- What is N in 56 + 78 = 69 + N?
- In a garden, 16 cabbages can be planted in a row. If 5 rows are full and the 6th row is only half-full, how many cabbages are there in the garden?
- In a 3-game basketball tournament, the Red Team scored 32, 38 and 36 points while the Blue Team scored 35, 31 and 36. Which Team won and by how many points?
Answer: Red Team, 4
- There are 25 boys and 23 girls in a Grade 1 class. One stormy day, 6 boys and 5 girls were absent. How many pupils were present?