KS1 Maths Quiz
Are there more red apples than green ones or are there less?

# Year 1 Numbers - More Than, Less Than

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Maths and Numeracy for children aged 5 and 6 in year 1. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with using the language of equal to, more than, less than, fewer, most and least.

Understanding number values and being able to compare numbers involves using phrases such as 'more than', 'most', 'less than', 'least' 'fewer than', 'equals' and 'is the same as'. It is an important area of maths knowledge.

This quiz will help children to become familiar with the terms equal to, more than, less than, fewer, most and least.

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1. Question 1

White chocolate is 25p. Milk chocolate is 27p. Dark chocolate is 32p.
Which of these sentences is true?
Dark chocolate has the highest value or cost
2. Question 2

Which words would make this sentence make sense:
3 is ___ 5
Saying the sentence aloud gives a big clue about which words are missing!
3. Question 3

Which words should be used to complete the sentence:
When I save up, I will have __ money than I do now.
As long as you don't spend any!
4. Question 4

I spend 60p on fruit and 60p on vegetables.
Which of these sentences is true?
Notice that the two amounts are exactly the same as each other. They are equal
5. Question 5

Which words would make this sentence make sense:
8 is ___ 2
Saying the sentence aloud gives a big clue about which words are missing!
6. Question 6

Fran has 32 marbles. Joe has 28 marbles.
Which of these sentences is true?
Fran's number of marbles is highest so she has more
7. Question 7

Sarah sleeps for 8 hours. Sue sleeps for 9 hours. Cathy sleeps for 7 hours.
Who gets the most sleep?
'Most' means a value which is higher or larger than the others
8. Question 8

Tom has 4 sweets, Harry has 8 sweets, Bill has 2 sweets.
Who has the most sweets?
'The most' means the highest or largest value
9. Question 9

Which words are missing:
4 + 5 is ___ 8 + 1
'Equal to' means both sides have the same value
10. Question 10

Sam has 2 dogs and 5 cats. Ben has 4 fish and 1 hamster. Carl has 2 horses.
Who has the most pets?
Find the total number of pets each boy has by adding them together

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