KS1 Maths Quiz
Year 2 Numbers - Counting in Threes
Can you count in threes?

Year 2 Numbers - Counting in Threes

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 counting in steps of three.

Learning to count up and down in steps of three is usually a progression for Year 2 children, once they have secured counting up and down in twos, fives and tens. Children may learn to count in steps of three by chanting, using a number line or colouring patterns on a hundred square.

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  1. Question 1

    4 x 3 = ?
    4 groups of 3 is 12 altogether
  2. Question 2

    How many dice show 3 on their closest face?
    There are 5 groups of 3 shown on the dice
  3. Question 3

    3 x ? = ?
    3 groups of 6, or 6 groups of 3 gives an answer of 18
  4. Question 4

    15 = ? x 3
    5 groups of 3 is the same as 3 groups of 5
  5. Question 5

    If there are 3 eggs in every nest, how many eggs in 9 nests?
    9 groups of 3 gives an answer of 27
  6. Question 6

    What is the next number in this sequence:
    30, 27, 24, 21, ?
    18 is 3 less than 21 - the sequence is going down in threes
  7. Question 7

    Which calculation matches this picture?
    2 groups of 3 gives an answer of 6
  8. Question 8

    What is the next number in this sequence:
    3, 6, 9, 12, ?
    The numbers are going up in threes, and 15 is 3 more than 12
  9. Question 9

    How many people?
    There are 6 feet. Each person has 2 feet so 6 ÷ 2 = 3 people
  10. Question 10

    How many groups of 3?
    3 x 3 = 9 cherries

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