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 solving subtraction problems.
Solving subtraction problems means being able to recognise key vocabulary such as 'take away' or 'minus' and calculate accordingly. This quiz will help children to become familiar with these words and help them to solve subtraction problems.














12  4 = 8 so 8 books are left

Minus means to take away


Counting back from the larger number to the smaller one is useful when finding 'less than'

Subtract means to take away


The other 3 options are true but in maths 'difference' means to take away. To find the difference between two numbers, subtract the smaller from the larger

17 cakes are eaten, so 24  17 = 7


The two subtractions should give the same answer, which is 6

20  (5 x 2) = 10


90  25 = 65.
65  20 = 45 
15  9 = 6
