**As I was walking down the street one day, **

**I bumped into Bombadier Bump …**

**And he wobbled straight away …**

**Bombadier Bump bumped up and down …**

**He often spent his days bumping into**

**things all over town.**

**Bombadier Bump was sat on a stump … but**

**he soon fell off and landed with a thump**

**No wonder that the Bombadier was really**

**such a grump …**

**And he was regularly seen bumping**

**considerably down in the dumps.**

**1. If Bombadier Bump bumped into 35 % of the lamp – posts as he walked down the street. If there were 400 lamp – posts in total, how many lamp – posts did he bump
into ?**

**2. Bombadier Bump’s head thumped – he went to get a bandage from the first aid kit … if the bandage wrapped around his head 50 times and his head circumference was 56 cm, how long was the bandage ?**

**3. When Bombadier Bump went to school, he tried to find his classroom, but bumped into the door. If there were 45 doors in the entire school and Bombadier Bump crashed into 4 / 5 ths of them – how many didn’t he bump into ?**

**4. Bombadier Bump was on parade with 300 other soldiers … but he bumped into 0.3 of them – how many is that ?**

**5. Bombadier Bump was riding his bicycle but bumped into the traffic lights twice, the traffic warden four times and the 50% of the 36 other vehicles ! How many things in total did he bump into ?**

**6. Bombadier Bump bumped into an old friend and they decided to take lunch together. He bought two milkshakes for £1.99 each, two burgers for £3.99 and two portions of chips for £0.99. How much change did he receive from £20.00 ?**

**7. Bombadier Bump bumped into the hatstand – off fell 6 / 7 ths of the 14 hats – how many stayed on the hatstand ?**

**8. Bombadier Bump bumped into the table, which was set for dinner. There were 12 cakes on the plate and 0.4 fell onto the floor ! How many were left on the plate ?**

**9. Bombadier Bump bumped into the garden wall and 0.7 of the 200 sparrows sat there flew away – how many remained ?**

**10. In the library, Bombadier Bump bumped into a bookshelf and 60% of the 200 books fell off the bookshelf. How many were left on the rack ?**

**11. In the supermarket, Bombadier Bump bumped a stack of baked beans with his shopping trolley. If there were 500 tins and 30% fell off, how many remained ?**

**12. When Bombadier Bump worked in an office, he bumped into the desk and 75% of the 600 papers fell to the floor – how many were left ?**

**13. Bombadier Bump was in the market buying fruit and vegetables. He bumped into the stall and 35 % of the 2000 mushrooms, 0.15 of the 100 apples and 4 of the six oranges – how many of each remained on the shelves ?**

**14. Bombadier Bump bumped into 5 of the 500 cars in a car park – what fraction, decimal and percentage was this ?**

**15. Bombadier Bump was in the hospital and bumped into medicine trolley. 500 of the 750 pills fell to the floor – how many were left ?**

**Bom – Badier Bump’s Boffin Quiz **

**Bombadier Bump was going bonkers one day – someone had erased some of the words in his textbook away ! Can you help him put them back, by adding “bo” to complete these words and stop him getting the sack !**

**Bombadier Bump’s Bumper Car**

**Write a suitable bumper car sticker for Bombadier Bump – what might be a good slogan for him ?**

**© Jacqueline Richards 2007**

**Answers :
1. 400 / 100 x 35 = 140
2. 56 cm x 50 = 2 800
3. 45 / 5 x 4 = 32
4. 300 / 10 x 3 = 90
5. 2 + 4 + 18 = 24
6. 20 – (1.99 + 3.99 + 1.98 = 7.96) = £12.04
7. 14 – (14 / 7 x 6) = 2
8. 12 – (12 / 10 x 4 = 4.8) = 7.2
9. 200 – (200 / 10 x 7 = 140) = 60
10. 200 – (200 / 100 x 60 =120) = 80
11.500 / 100 x 30 = 150
12. 600 / 100 x 65 = 390
13. a) 2000 – (2000 / 100 x 35 = 700) = 1 300 b) 100 – 15 = 85 c) 2
14. 5 / 500 = 1 / 100 ; 0.1 ; 1 %
15. 250**

**Answers :
bolt
bombastic
jumbo
bomb
bolster
bombard
boil
bombproof
bold
boffin
bombardment
boulder
hyperbole
bombshell
bogus
bombarded
bog
somebody
body
boggle
anybody
bond
book
boom
bone
bonkers
boost
borough
borrow
boot**