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?

Answer: 44

2.) What number is missing in 7, 11, 15, __ , 23, 27?

Answer: 19

3.) Nicole is 7 years old today. In what year was she born?

Answer: 1997

Note: This question was in 2004.

4.) How many more are six eights than six fives?

Answer: 18

5.) What is left if you take away six eights from 60?

Answer: 12

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?

Answer: 8

8.) What is N if 41 + N = 35 + 19?

Answer: 13

9.) Five papayas are each cut into eighths. How many pieces are there?

Answer: 40

10.) What number is midway between 21 and 37?

Answer: 29

11.) What number comes after the difference of 70 and 37?

Answer: 34

**B. 30-second questions – 3 points each**

1.) If there are 10 fives in 50, how many fives are there in 85?

Answer: 17

2.) How many seconds are there in 3 ½ minutes?

Answer: 210

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?

Answer: 14

6.) Flora studied for 35 minutes. If she started at 7:35, what time did she finish?

Answer: 8:10

**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?

Answer: 184m

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?

Answer: 4

6.) Some roses were distributed among 8 girls. If each girl received 3 roses, how many roses were there?

Answer: 24

**Clincher questions**

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?

Answer: 65

- 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?

Answer: 88

**Do-Or-Die questions**

- 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?

Answer: 37