*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 recognising odd or even numbers.*

Recognising odd or even numbers is usually a highly developed skill by Year 2. Children should be able to use odd and even when talking about the properties of number, as well as using this recognition to create and extend larger and more complex number sequences, including those using higher numbers over 100.

Question 1

Which is the next number in this sequence: 15, 17, 19, ?

18

20

21

23

The numbers are all odd, and are going up in twos

Question 2

Even numbers can always be...

divided equally by 2

larger than odd numbers

smaller than odd numbers

divided equally by 3

Even numbers can be divided by two and give a whole number as an answer

Question 3

What are the next two numbers in this sequence: 33, 35, 37, 39

34, 36

36, 38

40, 41

41, 43

The sequence is made up of odd numbers

Question 4

Which statement is true?

Even numbers are all larger than 10

Odd numbers are sometimes in the 2 times table

Even numbers always end with 2, 4, 6, 8 or 0

Odd numbers always end with 3

Odd numbers end with 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9

Question 5

Which set contains an odd number?

26, 88, 104, 268

54, 67, 108, 234

22, 64, 120, 238

44, 50, 82, 156

67 ends with a '7' and is odd

Question 6

Which number isn't even?

27

36

82

90

Even numbers always end with 2, 4, 6, 8 or 0

Question 7

Which set of numbers is the odd one out?

16, 28, 36, 54

10, 30, 44, 68

13, 91, 103, 121

18, 74, 82, 104

The other sets are even, this set contains only odd numbers

Question 8

If you add an even and an odd number together, the answer is always...

an even number

a number higher than 7

a number lower than 12

an odd number

For example, 5 + 4 = 9 or 15 + 10 = 25

Question 9

What is wrong with this sequence: 107, 109, 110, 111, 113, 115

Some numbers have a zero digit

The numbers all have 3 digits

It is too long

It contains an even number

The sequence is all odd numbers, apart from 110, which is even

Question 10

When you add two even numbers together, the result is always...

an odd number

an even number

a number higher than 10

a number less than 50

Adding two odd numbers also results in an even answer

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