11-Plus Times Tables Quiz - 6 Times Table (Questions)

Learning the six times table - a must for the 11-Plus - involves multiplying numbers by 6. There are various ways of doing this. Taking 8 x 6 as an example, we could multiply the 8 by 5 to get 40 and then add another 8 to reach 48. But that takes a little time. Learning the times tables off by heart will things a lot easier for you!

Six is a number you'll come across a lot. Insects such as flies, ants, beetles and wasps have six feet. There are six feet in a fathom. A fathom is a nautical measure of depth: it equals approximately 1.8 m. Volleyball and ice hockey are both played with teams of 6 players. A cube, also known as a hexahedron, has six faces, that's why there are six numbers on most dice.

Be careful when you pick your answers. If you rush you might hit the wrong one - and you wouldn't want that now would you? Practise makes perfect so keep coming back to this quiz even when you've mastered it.

1. 6 × 12 = ?
[ ] 65
[ ] 72
[ ] 75
[ ] 82
2. 6 × 3 = ?
[ ] 16
[ ] 18
[ ] 24
[ ] 15
3. 6 × 9 = ?
[ ] 54
[ ] 34
[ ] 64
[ ] 74
4. 6 × 2 = ?
[ ] 12
[ ] 10
[ ] 16
[ ] 9
5. 6 × 4 = ?
[ ] 34
[ ] 14
[ ] 44
[ ] 24
6. 6 × 7 = ?
[ ] 32
[ ] 22
[ ] 52
[ ] 42
7. 6 × 6 = ?
[ ] 36
[ ] 46
[ ] 26
[ ] 56
8. 6 × 8 = ?
[ ] 28
[ ] 38
[ ] 48
[ ] 58
9. 6 × 11 = ?
[ ] 66
[ ] 65
[ ] 64
[ ] 63
10. 6 × 5 = ?
[ ] 40
[ ] 20
[ ] 30
[ ] 35
11-Plus Times Tables Quiz - 6 Times Table (Answers)
1. 6 × 12 = ?
[ ] 65
[x] 72
[ ] 75
[ ] 82
The exterior angles of a pentagon measure 72 degrees
2. 6 × 3 = ?
[ ] 16
[x] 18
[ ] 24
[ ] 15
To work this out you could first multiply 3 x 5 and then add 3
3. 6 × 9 = ?
[x] 54
[ ] 34
[ ] 64
[ ] 74
6 x 10 = 60 and 60 - 6 = 54
4. 6 × 2 = ?
[x] 12
[ ] 10
[ ] 16
[ ] 9
To multiply a number by 2 just add it to itself
5. 6 × 4 = ?
[ ] 34
[ ] 14
[ ] 44
[x] 24
6 x 5 = 30 and 30 - 6 = 24
6. 6 × 7 = ?
[ ] 32
[ ] 22
[ ] 52
[x] 42
In the comic sci-fi novel The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything is 42
7. 6 × 6 = ?
[x] 36
[ ] 46
[ ] 26
[ ] 56
36 is 6 squared, so 6 is the square root of 36
8. 6 × 8 = ?
[ ] 28
[ ] 38
[x] 48
[ ] 58
One way to multiply a number by 8 is to double it, then double your answer and finally double it again
9. 6 × 11 = ?
[x] 66
[ ] 65
[ ] 64
[ ] 63
To multiply a number by 11, first times it by 10 and then add the first number
10. 6 × 5 = ?
[ ] 40
[ ] 20
[x] 30
[ ] 35
To multiply a number by 5, first times it by 10 and then half your answer