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Number lines are useful tools when you are doing maths.

# Year 1 Numbers - Number Lines

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 number lines to identify and represent numbers.

Using number lines as a form of representing numbers is useful in lots of different ways in maths. They can help with counting forwards or backwards, help to find the answer when adding or subtracting and they can even help with times tables. Knowing how number lines represent numbers and how to use them well will help make number work much easier!

Question 1
24, 25, 29
25, 27, 31
42, 52, 92
24, 29, 31
Look at the numbers which come before and after the blank spaces
Question 2
66, 67, 68
1, 3, 5
35, 37, 39
12, 14, 20
Count forwards and backwards from the centre number
Question 3
7, 8, 15, 20
8, 9, 15, 19
7, 15, 19, 20
4, 8, 9, 10
Question 4
They all end with 2
They are all odd
They are all even
They are all more than 30
These numbers are in the two times table
Question 5
49, 50, 51
50, 51, 52
50, 55, 59
50, 55, 60
Look at the numbers which come before and after the blank spaces
Question 6
53
50
23
35
Pointing and counting down aloud may help
Question 7
20
29
54
32
Pointing to each mark and saying the number is helpful
Question 8
All the numbers are odd
The numbers are not in the correct order
There are too many numbers
All the numbers are even
Saying the numbers aloud will sound all wrong!
Question 9
4, 7, 16
5, 11, 16
5, 9, 11
9, 12, 17
Say the numbers as you count up
Question 10
4, 5, 7
46, 49, 52
75, 80, 85
18, 20, 27
Count forwards and backwards from the centre number
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - What is a number line?

Author:  Angela Smith