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# Year 1 Calculation - Addition

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 counting and understanding addition.

Addition is the first number operation usually taught in Year 1. It begins with combining two groups of objects and then counting them to find a total. This may lead to using numbers to represent the objects, number lines to support counting on and also beginning to understand all the language associated with addition.

Question 1
What is the missing number:
9 = ? + 5
5
4
9
2
Working out what must be added to 5 to get to 9 gives an answer of 4
Question 2
What is the total of 3, 4 and 6?
46
34
12
13
Finding the total means adding all the numbers together
Question 3
What is eight plus nine?
17
89
19
81
'Plus' is another way of saying 'add'
Question 4
What is the total when 7, 5 and 6 are added together?
56
18
75
15
To find a total, all the numbers must be added together
Question 5
Jim has five cats. Sam has six cats. How many cats do the boys have altogether?
56 cats
8 cats
11 cats
10 cats
5 + 6 = 11
Question 6
If I have 8 sweets and mum gives me 6 more, how many do I have altogether?
13
12
14
10
'Altogether' is another addition clue word
Question 7
What is 6 more than 3?
36
9
63
3
To find 'more than', count on from the first number
Question 8
How many must be added to 9 to get 16?
16
9
8
7
Counting on from 9 to 16 gives an answer of 7
Question 9
3 + 5 + 2 + 6 + 8 = ?
22
42
32
24
Adding up can be done in any order!
Question 10
What is 8 + 3?
83
38
11
13
Three added to eight gives a total of eleven