Math: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Place Value 1 (Questions)

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Place value works by using hundreds, tens, units, tenths and hundredths. You will have no doubt learned about place value in your math lessons. How a 2 can be worth 2, 20 or 200 depending on whether it is in the units, tens or hundreds column in a number. This quiz will test you on what you can remember.

1. When dealing with place value what is the name for the ones?
[ ] Tens
[ ] Hundreds
[ ] Units
[ ] Thousands
2. How many digits are there in our number system?
[ ] 8
[ ] 9
[ ] 10
[ ] 11
3. What is this number in words - 359?
[ ] Three thousand, five hundred and nine
[ ] Three hundred and fifty nine
[ ] Thirty five hundred and nine
[ ] Three thousand and fifty nine
4. What is this number in figures - four hundred and seventy one?
[ ] 4,071
[ ] 400,701
[ ] 4,710
[ ] 471
5. What does the 2 represent in the number 824?
[ ] 2
[ ] 20
[ ] 200
[ ] 2,000
6. What does the 3 represent in the number 396?
[ ] 3
[ ] 30
[ ] 300
[ ] 3,000
7. What is this number in words - 407?
[ ] Four thousand and seven
[ ] Four hundred and seventy
[ ] Four hundred and seven
[ ] Forty seven
8. What is this number in figures - two hundred and one?
[ ] 201
[ ] 2,001
[ ] 21
[ ] 211
9. What does the 8 represent in the number 804?
[ ] 8
[ ] 80
[ ] 800
[ ] 8,000
10. What does the 0 represent in the number 906?
[ ] 0 tens
[ ] 10
[ ] 100
[ ] 1,000
Math: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Place Value 1 (Answers)
1. When dealing with place value what is the name for the ones?
[ ] Tens
[ ] Hundreds
[x] Units
[ ] Thousands
Units and ones mean exactly the same in Maths
2. How many digits are there in our number system?
[ ] 8
[ ] 9
[x] 10
[ ] 11
The ten digits are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9
3. What is this number in words - 359?
[ ] Three thousand, five hundred and nine
[x] Three hundred and fifty nine
[ ] Thirty five hundred and nine
[ ] Three thousand and fifty nine
359 has 3 hundreds, 5 tens and 9 units
4. What is this number in figures - four hundred and seventy one?
[ ] 4,071
[ ] 400,701
[ ] 4,710
[x] 471
471 has 4 hundreds, 7 tens and 1 unit
5. What does the 2 represent in the number 824?
[ ] 2
[x] 20
[ ] 200
[ ] 2,000
A 2 in the tens column means 2 x 10 which is 20
6. What does the 3 represent in the number 396?
[ ] 3
[ ] 30
[x] 300
[ ] 3,000
As the three is in the hundreds column it represents 3 hundreds
7. What is this number in words - 407?
[ ] Four thousand and seven
[ ] Four hundred and seventy
[x] Four hundred and seven
[ ] Forty seven
407 has 4 hundreds, 0 tens and 7 units
8. What is this number in figures - two hundred and one?
[x] 201
[ ] 2,001
[ ] 21
[ ] 211
201 has 2 hundreds, 0 tens and 1 unit
9. What does the 8 represent in the number 804?
[ ] 8
[ ] 80
[x] 800
[ ] 8,000
An 8 in the hundreds column = 8 x 100 which is 800
10. What does the 0 represent in the number 906?
[x] 0 tens
[ ] 10
[ ] 100
[ ] 1,000
The zero in the ten column means there are no tens in the number but the zero still holds the ten's place