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1.

After a meal, an earthworm moves at a distance of 45cm in 90 seconds. Find the speed of the earthworm.

2 cm/s

0.5 cm/s

4050 cm/s

2.

A car leaves Dover at 8.00am and arrives in London at 10.30am. If the distance is 120 km, find the average speed.

300 km/hr

60 km/hr

48 km/hr

3.

A killer shark, attacking a fishing boat, swims at a speed of 13m/s for half a minute. How far does it swim in this time?

390 m

6.5 m

0.43 m

4.

A car leaves London at 8.30am and arrives in Edinburgh at 5.30pm. If the car travels at an average speed of 75 km/hr, how far is it from London to Edinburgh?

8.3 km

600 km

675 km

5.

A car travels at 88 km/hr over a distance of 22 miles. Find in minutes the time taken for the car to travel this.

4 minutes

15 minutes

240 minutes

6.

A sum of £120 is divided in the ratio 3:4:5. What is the largest share?

£10

£30

£50

7.

Find the largest share when £192.50 is divided in the ratio of 2:5.

£55

£27.50

£137.50

8.

Find the smallest share when 260g is divided in the ratio of 4:2:7.

20g

140g

40g

9.

At an election 7800 people voted Labour, Conservative or Liberal Democrats in the ratio of 4:3:5. How many people voted Conservative?

1950 people

650 people

2600 people

10.

£109.80 is divided between James and his twin sisters in the ratio 5:2:2. How much did each twin receive?

£12.20

£24.40

£61

11.

A car travelling at a steady speed takes 4 hours to travel 244 km. Find the average speed of the car.

976 km/hr

61 km/hr

0.02 km/hr

12.

A car travels at a constant speed of 40 mph for 3 hours. How far does the car go?

120 miles

0.075 miles

13.3 miles

13.

An octopus swims 7 km at a speed of 3 km/hr. How long does it take in hours and minutes.

2 hours 33 mins

2 hours 20 mins

0 hours 41 mins

14.

A horse runs for 2 hours 15 mins at a speed of 8 mph. How far does it run?

17.2 miles

3.6 miles

18 miles

15.

The distance from London to Penzance by rail is 420km. At what average speed must a train travel to cover this distance in 4 hours?

105 km/hr

1680 km/hr

1050 km/hr