*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 recognising odd or even numbers.*

Recognising odd or even numbers is an important early number skill. It is one of the first properties of number children will be taught to recognise. Knowing odd and even will help children in other areas of their maths development, including dividing numbers and completing sequences.

Question 1

Odd numbers end with the digits:

1, 2, 3, 4 or 5

1, 3, 5, 7 or 9

0, 1, 2, 4 or 6

2, 4, 6, 8 or 0

The last digit of an odd number is always one of these

Question 2

Even numbers always end with:

2, 3, 4, 5 or 6

1, 3, 5, 7 or 9

1, 2, 3, 4 or 5

2, 4, 6, 8 or 0

The last digit of an even number is always one of these

Question 3

Which of the following numbers is odd?

17

16

14

12

The last digit is a 7, which makes the number odd

Question 4

Which of the following sets of numbers are all odd?

2, 3, 4

10, 20, 30

11, 17, 21

12, 13, 14

All of these numbers end with an odd digit

Question 5

Which of these numbers is even?

17

18

15

13

The last digit is an 8, which makes this number even

Question 6

Which of the following sets of numbers are all even?

12, 13, 15

20, 22, 24

2, 4, 7

21, 23, 25

The last digit in each of these numbers is even, making the number even

Question 7

Which statement is true?

Even numbers can all be divided exactly by 2

Even numbers are always more than 20

Even numbers sometimes end with '3'

Even numbers always end with 2

Even numbers can be divided by two to give a whole number as the answer

Question 8

Which statement is true?

Odd numbers are all in the two times table

Odd numbers can end with a 2 or 4

Odd numbers are always bigger than even numbers

The last digit in an odd number is always 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9

Odd numbers always end with one of these digits, no matter how big they are

Question 9

Which set has an odd number in it?

2, 4, 6, 8, 10

2, 3, 4, 6, 8

6, 8, 10, 12, 14

10, 20, 30, 40, 50

3 is an odd number

Question 10

Which set has an even number in it?

1, 3, 5, 7, 9

31, 33, 35, 37, 39

23, 25, 27, 29, 31

13, 14, 15, 17, 19

14 is an even number