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The LOOK AROUND YOU MATHS QUIZ

Join in with our fun and educational maths quiz. There are 9.2 problems for you to solve. After you have completed the quiz, you may check your answers and see how well you did.

The use of calculators is strictly prohibited.

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If 1 Greek Drachma (Gk Dr) is worth 1 ½ Greek Drachmas, how many lamps can be bought from the market, if each lamp is 4 times the cost of each other lamp, the cost being the same as it was the year before last?

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What is the smallest number?

A) 00
B) 0.0
C) -0

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Two clock towers (Tower A and Tower B) facing North East and North North East respectively, stand almost one mile apart. Both towers are taller than each other by roughly 54 feet but less wide than one another by a similar value. Each Tower Master often charges an admission fee of around 15 pence but adds a non-mandatory administration charge of about 20% to almost every visitor. Can you calculate:

A) the exact height of Tower A
B) the approximate height of Tower B

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If: UP = -DOWN
MORNING = -AFTERNOON
and EMPTY = -FULL

What does KENNETH equal?

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I am divisible by two, but not by one. If I add myself to myself, I become nothing. My whole is half the sum of my total. What am I?

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A magician pulls rabbits out of a top hat at the rate of 18 standard rabbits per hour. How long will it be before he has enough pelts to make a fur coat for his assistant, who has a mass volume of 144 gallons?

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What is a Niligon?

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In an average year, the Sun orbits the Earth 1.2 times in 24 hours. If, on January 1st, its speed is 22 million mph, and it increases by a factor of 12 every fortnight, then

A: How many days will there be this year?
B: On what day will Christmas fall?

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What is the distance betwee