KS1 Maths Quiz
3 + 4 + 3 + 2 = 12 pencils.

# Year 2 Calculation - Addition Problems

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Maths and Numeracy for children aged 6 and 7 in year 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with solving addition problems.

Children in Year 1 will be expected to solve addition problems presented to them in key words rather than symbols. Solving these addition problems means being able to recognise those key words, such as 'total' or 'altogether', and to calculate accordingly.

Try this quiz to see how well you do with solving addition problems.

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1. Question 1

Joe has 4 pets, Fran has 7 pets, Ben has 2 pets and Sara has 5 pets. What is the total number of pets?
4 + 7 + 2 + 5 = 18
2. Question 2

Kim is given £9 for her birthday. Jake gets £4 more than this. How much does Jake get?
4 more than 9 is 13
3. Question 3

I have 12 books and borrow 9 more from the library. How many books do I have altogether?
12 + 9 = 21
4. Question 4

I need £2 to go swimming. I have £1.50. How much more do I need?
£1.50 + 50p = £2
5. Question 5

I have 13 marbles and win 10 more in a game. How many do I have in total?
13 + 10 gives a total of 23
6. Question 6

An apple costs 20p, an orange costs 10p and a banana costs 5p. How much would 2 apples, 1 orange and 1 banana cost altogether?
20p + 20p + 10p + 5p = 55p
7. Question 7

If there are 3 pieces of ribbon that are each 10cm long, how long would they be when added together?
10 + 10 + 10 = 30
8. Question 8

Susan walks 8 miles. She stops and then walks another 4 miles. How far has she walked in total?
8 + 4 is a total of 12
9. Question 9

Last week I watched 6 hours of TV. This week I watched 8 hours. How much TV have I watched altogether?
6 + 8 = 14
10. Question 10

A table has 4 legs. How many legs do 4 tables have?
4 + 4 + 4 + 4 = 16, this is the same as 4 x 4

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