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Olympiad questions for grade 3

Institute for advancement of mathematics and science (iams) national foundation phase mathematics olympiad

Grade three – final round paper: 2007 question booklet

DURATION: 1 HOUR 15 MINUTES

MARKS: 20

NAME OF LEARNER:___________________________________

NAME OF SCHOOL:____________________________________

Instructions to learners:

1. You are expected to answer 15 questions.

2. Use the answer booklet for your answers.

3. Use the space provided for your working.

4. You are not allowed to use the calculator.

5. Read the question carefully before answering. Don’t rush.

6. Your teacher will read the question to you.

7. First 10 questions – 1 mark each.

8. Questions 11-20: 2 marks each.

Test questions:

Exercise 1

What is the 15 th number of this sequence ?

7 ; 12; 17 ; 22 ; . . .

Exercise 2

Virginia counted in 4’s as follows:

4; 8; 12; 16; . . .

She stopped at the 64th number. What number did she count last?

Exercise 3

Find the value of Δ %DELTA :

Δ + Δ + Δ + O = 42 + Δ + O %DELTA + %DELTA + %DELTA + %OMICRON = 42 + %DELTA + %OMICRON

Exercise 4

Each letter in the following subtraction problem represents a digit. What is the value of A?

Exercise 5

Sally said that 3 4 3 over 4 of the health biscuits is 27. What is half the number of health biscuits ?

Exercise 6

Matchsticks were used to make the following blocks:

How many blocks are there in the 10 th figure?

Exercise 7

How many blocks are there in this stack?

Exercise 8

5 different counting numbers (starting from 4) were added to give 70. What is the largest possible number that could have been added?

Exercise 9

Liz makes 4 cones in 9 minutes. Taz makes 5 cones in 12 minutes. If both work together and at the same rate then how many cones could be made in 72 minutes.

Exercise 10

Guess the number I stand for:

* I am a 3 digit number.

* My unit’s digit is 1 more than my ten’s digit.

* My hundred’s digit is 1 less than twice the ten’s digit.

* The sum of my digits is 12.

Exercise 11

Try to work out what * is doing to the 2 numbers.

5 * 4 = 7

1 * 1 = 2

2 * 3 = 2

5 # 5= 6

Now find the answer to:

10 * 5

Exercise 12

In the following game the rule is double the number in the left block and subtract the number in the right block to give the number in the block above it.

Find the number in block A.

Exercise 13

Prince collected R20 more than Fred.

Bessy collected R20 less than Jenny.

Fred collected R10 less than Jenny.

Who collected the most money for charity?

Exercise 14

Calculate:

10+11+12+13+14+………+48+49+50.

Exercise 15

Guess the mystery number in box 3, using the information given:

* The number in box 3 is twice the number in box 1.

* The number in box 2 is 6 more than box 3.

* The number in box 4 is 3 less than half the number in box 3.

* The sum of the numbers in all 4 boxes is 75.

Questions & Answers

how can chip be made from sand
Eke Reply
is this allso about nanoscale material
Almas
are nano particles real
Missy Reply
yeah
Joseph
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
Lohitha
where is the latest information on a no technology how can I find it
William
currently
William
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
hey
Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
Kamaluddeen
yes
narayan
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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Source:  OpenStax, National foundation phase maths olympiad - grade3. OpenStax CNX. Sep 22, 2010 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11231/1.1
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