# PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION PRIMARY 6 MATHEMATICS

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PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION 2011/2012 SESSION
CLASS: PRIMARY 6 SUBJECT: MATHEMATICS

NAME: …………………………………………………………………………

Part A: Objectives (1 mark each)

Work out the problems below carefully and choose the correct answer from the given alternatives
1.) Add 1.03 + 0.006 + 2.1
(a) 1.63 (b) 3.13 (c) 3.136 (d) 3.190 (e) 5.000

2.) Find the sum of 23 + 11 + 5 + 32 + 1
(a) 62 (b) 67 (c) 71 (d) 72 (e) 82

3.) Find the missing number in the statement below 26 + = 50
(a) 48 (b) 24 (c) 20 (d) 13 (e) 12

4.) Write in figures: One thousand, three hundred and seven
(a) 13007 (b) 1307 (c) 1370 (d) 1037 (e) 13700

5.) 1/5 x 5/6 x 3/7 x 21/16
(a) 3/16 (b) 15/32 (c) 3/32 (d) 5/16 (e) 9/16

6.) What is the simple interest on N300 for 4years at the rate of 3% per annum
(a) N36 (b) N10 (c) N4 (d) N3 (e) N1

7.) Multiply 1.2 by 1.2
(a) 144 (b) 14.4 (c)1.44 (d) 1.20 (e) 0.144

8.) If you share 45 in the ration 3:2, the smaller share is _____________
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 5 (d) 18 (e) 27

9.) Express 0.025 as a fraction in the lowest term.
(a) ¼ (b) 1/8 (c) 1/80 (d) 1/40 (e) 1/400

10.) Change 0.55kg to grams
(a) 5.5grams (b) 55grams (c) 500grams (d) 550grams (e) 555grams

11.) Change 0.7 to percentage
(a) 0.07% (b) 0.7% (c) 7% (d) 70% (e) 700%

12.) A man walked a total distance of 12cm in 3 hours. Calculate his average speed.
(a) 12km/h (b) 3km/h (c) 4km/h (d) 10km/h (e) 36km/h

13.) A cyclist traveled 4km in 20min; calculate his average speed.
(a) 40km/h (b) 80km/h (c) 12km/h (d) 21km/h (e) 1½ km/h

14.) Convert 10 seconds to minutes.
(a) 10min (b) 0.6min (c) 1/6 min (d) 60min (e) 24 hours

15.) Divide 950 by 38
(a) 38 (b) 950 (c) 100 (d) 25 (e) 50
Use the diagram below to answer questions 12 to question 16

16.) How many of the children like dodo.
(a) none (b) 2 (c) 6 (d) 8 (e) 10

17.) How many of the children like rice.
(a) 2 (b) 6 (c) 8 (d) 10 (e) 26

18.) Which of the foods do the children like best?
(a) rice (b) beans (c) dodo (d) eba (e) all of the above

19.) Which of the foods is liked by only one of the children?
(a) rice (b) eba (c) beans (d) dodo (e) none of the above

20.) How many of the children do not like beans.
(a) none (b) 2 (c) 4 (d) 6 (e) 8

21.) Write sixty-two million and nineteen in figures.
(a) 62019 (b) 6200019 (c) 62,000,019 (d) 6219 (e) 6020019

22.) What is the place value of 7 in 184.07
(a) hundreds (b) tens (c) tenths (d) hundredth (e) zero point

23.) Express 111111 in words
(a) one hundred and eleven thousand (b) one onety thousand and eleven hundred
(c) one hundred and eleven thousand; one hundred and eleven
(d) eleven eleven eleven and eleven thousand
(e) one million, one thousand and one hundred and eleven

24.) Expand 36.4
(a) 36 + 4 (b) 30 + 64 (c) 30 + 6 + 4 (d) 30 + 6 + 4/10 (e) 30 + 6/10 + 4/100

25.) Decrease N1000 by 10% (a) N900 (b) N10 (c) N800 (d) N100 (e) N50

26.) Increase 400 by 25% (a) 100 (b) 500 (c) 1000 (d) 6000 (e) 5500

27.) Find the volume of a cylinder given the radius as 7cm, height 10cm
(a) 1540cm3 (b) 15cm3 (c) 54cm3 (d) 1640cm3 (e) 540cm3

28.) Subtract 0.07 from 1.1 (a) 6.93 (b) 1.3 (c) 1.03 (d) 0.13 (e) 1.3

29.) If a motorist travels 100km in 2 ½ hours. What is his average speed.
(a) 45kmph (b) 36kmph (c) 50kmph (d) 40kmph (e) 140kmph

30.) Find the rate percentage if an interest of N60.00 is paid on N480.00 in 6 years.
(a) 21/12% (b) 12% (c) 151/12% (d) 5 ½% (e) 5%

Part B: Theory (5 marks each) Show all necessary workings
1.) A leather box was bought for N200.00 and sold for N250.00. Calculate the profit percent.
2.) Find the sum of the L.C.M and H.C.F of 10, 20 and 30
3.) Write out all factors of 72
4.) Calculate the perimeter of this shape.
10cm

4cm

5.) Multiply 3.25 by 0.125
6.) What is 2/3 of 24 + 5/8 of 18 – 2/3 of 21

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PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION 2011/2012 SESSION
CLASS: PRIMARY 6 SUBJECT: QUANTITATIVE REASONING

NAME: …………………………………………………………………………
Section A: Sample (3 marks each)

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Section B: Samples

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Section C: Samples

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Section D: Study the diagram below and answer the questions that follow:
Vaseline Astra

Jeleen

13.) How many people use only Jeleen. _____________
14.) How many people use all the three types of cream. _________
15.) How many people use only Vaseline and Astra. ________
16.) How many people use only Vaseline. _________
17.) How many people use only Astra. ________

Section E:Samples

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Section F: Samples

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Section G: Samples

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PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION 2011/2012 SESSION
CLASS: PRIMARY 6 SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE

NAME: …………………………………………………………………………

Part A: (2 marks each)

In the olden days; all the animals lived together in the bush. They shared everything and held regular meetings to settle quarrels. Then one year; there was a famine. There were no yam, no maize, no food. The men in the village hunted more animals than usual. They killed the animals and took their car cases to the town. The people in the town did not have any yam, plantain or maize, so they ate more meat. Soon the animals became afraid, who will be the next to die; they asked each other. They called a meeting.
“I have an idea” said Mr. Fox at the meeting. When the hunters go to town to sell the animals; they leave their guns in their homes, collect their guns and throw them into the river.
All the animals agreed to the plan, but the dog was a friend of one of the hunters. He ran to the hunter and told him about other animals plan.
The hunter told all the other men and they decided to carry their guns with them when they went to the town.
When the hunter had gone, the animals went into their homes but they did not find any guns. Who told the hunter to take their guns with them? They asked. They decided to consult the oracle. The oracle said that it was the dog. They said that he could not live in the bush with them. So the dog went to live with the hunter.

Questions
1.) The word “famine” in the passage refers to the time when?
(a) there is nothing to eat (b) men killed a lot of animals
(c) the country is full of yam (d) there are lots of maize

2.) Why did the people in the town need more meat?
(a) they like meat better than yam (b) there was no other food because of the famine

3.) The dog told the hunter about their plan because ______________?
(a) he did not like Mr. Fox (b) he was the hunter’s friend
(c) the hunter had a gun (d) the hunter was a man

4.) Why did the animals not find guns in the hunter homes?
(a) the man lift their guns in the bush (b) the dog had warned the hunter
(c) the men didn’t believe the dog (d) Mr. Fox had warned the hunter

5.) Which one of these is a suitable title for the passage?
(a) why the dog lives with men (b) why the dog eats plantain
(c) why the dog went out alone (d) why the hunter didn’t like Mr. Fox

Part B: Choose the right option from the given alternatives to fill the gap
6.) ___________ they arrived; they sat down.
(a) before (b) after (c) unless (d) because

7.) The ball went ______________ window
(a) over (b) at (c) through (d) on

8.) His arithmetic is good ______________ his English is bad.
(a) and (b) after (c) for (d) but

9.) Look both ways _____________ you cross the road.
(a) after (b) before (c) as (d) while

Part C: Identify the type of pronoun that is underlined in each of the following sentences

10.) He is a teacher.
________________________ pronoun.
11.) Who is a teacher?
________________________ pronoun
12.) That is a teacher.
________________________ pronoun
13.) We did our homework by ourselves
________________________ pronoun
14.) We saw ourselves in the mirror
________________________ pronoun
15.) This house is ours
________________________ pronoun

Part D:
Active Voice Passive Voice
16.) We cook rice
17.) We play football
18.) He plants some crops
19.) I love my school
20.) She teachers mathematics

Identify the part of speech of the underlined word
21.) The elephant advised the animals to steal the hunters’ gun
22.) My advice for you is to work harder
24.) I believe in God
25.) She speaks carelessly

Affirmative Negative
26.) He is happy
27.) She comes early to school
28.) They shouted at the driver
29.) Go out
30.) Daddy will travel to Abuja next month

Composition
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PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION 2011/2012 SESSION
CLASS: PRIMARY 6 SUBJECT: VERBAL REASONING

NAME: …………………………………………………………………………

Instruction: Study the samples and answer the questions that follow (3 marks each)

Part A: From the alternatives, choose a word which means the same or nearly the same as the word written in capital letters.

1.) COMMENCE
(a) begin (b) practice (c) finish (d) continue (e) work

2.) STUDY
(a) enjoy (b) remember (c) teach (d) learn (e) work

3.) WEALTH
(a) purse (b) riches (c) gold (d) naira (e) silver

4.) CLOTH
(a) lace (b) material (c) silk (d) textile (e) wool

5.) OCCASIONALLY
(a) once in a while (b) never (c) often (d) always (e) begin

Part B: In each of the following items a word is missing. Choose from the given alternatives, the word that most suitably completes the relationship
Sample: Mother and daughter
Father and ___________________
(a) nephew (b) cousin (c) brother (d) wife (e) son

6.) Daughter and aunt
Son and _________________
(a) niece (b) uncle (c) brother (d) sister (e) cousin

7.) Hospitals and Doctors
Schools and ____________________
(a) desks (b) books (c) field (d) teachers (e) classroom

8.) Host and Hostess
King and ____________________
(a) earl (b) queen (c) princess (d) duchess (e) prince

9.) Leg and Walk
Mouth and ___________________
(a) gun (b) lip (c) open (d) speak (e) tongue

10.) Boat and Water
Train and ____________________
(a) engine (b) passenger (c) rail (d) road (e) wagor

Part C: Each of the following questions consists of five words lettered A to E. One of the words is a general term which describes what the other four words are. Shade the answer space with the same letter as the general term.

Example: (A) Crocodile (B) Lizard (C) Snake (D) Aligator (E) Reptile
The general term is Reptile. This describes what the other words are; so the answer is E. We therefore shade answer space E.

Ans = ___________________________

12.) (A) Wheat (B) Barley (C) Rice (D) Cereal (E) Maize
Ans = ___________________________

13.) (A) Zinc (B) Uranium (C) Mineral (D) Lead (E) Oil
Ans = ___________________________

14.) (A) Hawk (B) Bird (C) Kingfisher (D) Dove (E) Nightingale
Ans = ___________________________

15.) (A) Bassey (B) Fatima (C) Ayo (D) Okoro (E) Name
Ans = ___________________________

Part D: In each of the following questions, choose the one word that can be formed by an arrangement of some or all of the letters of the word printed in capital letters. Do not use any letter more often than it appears in the word printed in capital letters.
Example: EATING (a) gate (b) pat (c) time (d) gained (e) tea

The word that can be formed by an arrangement of some or all of the letters of the words EATING is “tea”. We therefore shade answer space E. Now answer question 16 to 20.

16.) PALATABLE (a) plait (b) table (c) latter (d) bells (e) pots
17.) PERMANENT (a) paint (b) remnant (c) tent (d) mantle (e) amend
18.) INTERROGATE (a) target (b) interest (c) rest (d) gaining (e) writes
19.) SPONTANEOUS (a) amend (b) tent (c) ponds (d) season (e) spend
20.) HANDICAPPED (a) hire (b) pack (c) piper (d) red (e) cap

Part E: In each of the following questions, choose the word that cannot be formed by an arrangement of some or all of the letters of the word written in capital letters. Do not use any letter more often than it appears in the word written in capital letters. An example is given below:

Example: TAILOR (a) rail (b) ratio (c) tail (d) toll (e) trail

The word that cannot be formed by an arrangement of some or all the letters of the word “TAILOR” is “toll”. We would therefore shade answer space D on the answer sheet.

21.) REPAIRED (a) dread (b) pair (c) peer (d) read (e) red
22.) MANAGEMENT (a) age (b) enable (c) lean (d) rale (e) table

23.) MOUNTAIN (a) ant (b) mat (c) moun (d) out (e) town
24.) PRINCIPLE (a) apple (b) pice (c) price (d) prince (e) pipe
25.) PROFESSOR (a) dregs (b) ore (c) pore (d) press (e) sore

Part F: In each of the following questions there are two incomplete words. Choose the one letter from these labeled A to E that can complete the first word and begin the second. An example is given below.

K n ___ c k
I (a) u (b) i (c) a (d) e (e) o
d Ans = o

The correct letter is O because “O” completes the first word “knock” and begins the second “old”. We would therefore shade answer space E.

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