## TIMSS SampleMiddle School Mathematics Test (Grades 7 and 8)

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#### The bullets in the bottom corner of each problem indicate the question has not been answered. Questions left unaswered will be given a value of nr(no response). 1) Prabhu had \$5 to buy milk, bread, and eggs. When he got to the shop he found that the prices were those shown below: At which of these times would it make sense to use estimates rather than exact numbers? A)When the clerk counted Prabhu's change B) When the clerk entered each amount into the cash register C) When Prabhu was told how much he owed D)When Prabhu tried to decide whether \$5 was enough money _______________________________________________________________________________ 2) Divide: A) 1/2 B) 6/7 C) 32/525 D) 7/6 _______________________________________________________________________________ 3) Divide: 4) One centimeter on the map represents 8 kilometers on the land. About how far apart are Oxford and Smithville on the land? A) 4 km B)16 km C)35 km D)50 km _______________________________________________________________________________ 5) Last year there were 1172 students at Beaton High School. This year there are 15 percent more students than last year. Approximately how many students are at Beaton High School this year? A)1800 B)1600 C)1500 D)1400 E)1200 _______________________________________________________________________________ 6) Two groups of tourists each have 60 people. If 3/4 of the first group and 2/3 of the second group board buses to travel to a museum, how many more people in the first group board buses than in the second group? A)3 B)4 C)5 D)6 E)7 _______________________________________________________________________________ 7) A quadrilateral MUST be a parallelogram if it has __________ A) one pair of adjacent sides equal. B)one pair of parallel sides. C)a diagonal as axis of symmetry . D)two adjacent angles equal . E) two pairs of parallel sides. _______________________________________________________________________________ 8) Which of the following are most likely to be the coordinates of point P? A)(8, 12) B)(8, 8) C) (12, 8) D) (12, 12) _______________________________________________________________________________ 9) How many triangles of the shape and size of the shaded triangle can the trapezoid above be divided into? A)Three B)Four C)Five D)Six _______________________________________________________________________________ 10) What is the ratio of the length of a side of a square to its perimeter? A)1:1 B)1:2 C)1:3 D)1:4 _______________________________________________________________________________ 11) If m represents a positive number, which of these is equivalent to m+ m + m + m? A)m +4 B)4m C) m x 4 D)4(m +1) _______________________________________________________________________________ 12) Brad wanted to find three consecutive whole numbers that add up to 81. He wrote the equation (n - 1) + n + (n + 1) = 81 What does the n stand for? A)The least of the three whole numbers. B)The middle whole number. C) The greatest of the three whole numbers. D)The difference between the least and greatest of the three whole numbers. _______________________________________________________________________________ 13) The table represents a relation between x and y. What is the missing number in the table? A)2 B)3 C) 4 D)5 E)6 _______________________________________________________________________________ 14) 14) Juan has 5 fewer hats than Maria, and Clarissa has 3 times as many hats as Juan. If Maria has n hats, which of these represents the number of hats that Clarissa has? A)5 -3n B)3n C) n-5 D)3n-5 E) 3(n-5) _______________________________________________________________________________ 15) Which of these is the longest time? A)15 000 seconds B)1 500 minutes C) 10 hours D)1 day _______________________________________________________________________________ 16) Which of these is equal to y3? A) y + y + y B) y x y x y C) 3y D) y2+ y _______________________________________________________________________________ 17) In a bag of cards 1/6 are green, 1/12 are yellow, 1/2 are white and 1/4 are blue. If someone takes a card from the bag without looking, which color is it most likely to be? A)White B)Blue C) Green D)Yellow _______________________________________________________________________________ 18) The graph shows the distance traveled before coming to a stop after the brakes are applied for a typical car traveling at different speeds. A car is traveling 80 km per hour. About how far will the car travel after the brakes are applied? A)60 m B)70 m C) 85 m D)100 m _______________________________________________________________________________ 19) The number of 750 mL bottles that can be filled from 600 L of water is_________? 20) What is the weight (mass) shown on the scale? A)153 g B)160 g C)165 g D)180 g _______________________________________________________________________________ 21) A cake is put in the oven at 7:20. If the cake takes three quarters of an hour to bake, at what time should it be taken out of the oven? A) 8:10 B) 8:05 C) 8:15 D) 7:50 _______________________________________________________________________________ 22) Which of these is closest to the length of the pencil in the figure? A) 9 cm B)10.5 cm C)12 cm D)13.5 cm _______________________________________________________________________________ 23) The length of a rectangle is 6 cm, and its perimeter is 16 cm. What is the area of the rectangle in square centimeters? cm. 24) To mix a certain color of paint, Alana combines 5 liters of red paint, 2 liters of blue paint, and 2 liters of yellow paint. What is the ratio of red paint to the total amount of paint? A) 5:2 B)9:4 C)5:4 D)5:9 _______________________________________________________________________________ 25) Three-fifths of the students in a class are girls. If 5 girls and 5 boys are added to the class, which statement is true of the class? A) There are more girls than boys. B)There are the same number of girls as there are boys. C)There are more boys than girls. D)You cannot tell whether there are more girls or boys from the information given _______________________________________________________________________________

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