Bugs Funny

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bugs1.jpg1. As a rabbit, Bugs Funny was a real ace – he won ever gold medal in the rabbit champion running race. If he ran at a speed of 3 km per hour, how long did it take him to run a marathon of 26 km ?

bugs1.jpg2. Bugs Funny ate 3 carrots for breakfast, 2 for lunch and 4 for dinner every day … how many carrots did he eat in one week ?

bugs1.jpg3. Bugs Funny ate so many carrots that his eyesight improve considerably. Without his spectacles he could only see as far as the gate, 5 m away, but after eating so many carrots he could see 9 times further – how far is that ? Express this as a ratio.

bugs1.jpg4. Bugs Funny thought carrots were great ! He even bought a grater and tried to see how many carrots he could grate. If he grated 3 / 4 of a bag of 12 carrots, how many were left ?

bugs1.jpg5. Bugs Funny thought carrots were great ! He piled a hundred on his plate. But 34% of them fell off – how many were left for him to scoff ?

bugs1.jpg6. Bugs Funny made a carrot stew … from 200 carrots, but he dropped one or two. If he dropped 10% – how few ?

bugs1.jpg7. Bugs Funny went picking in a field, in every 10 minutes, 8 carrots were his yield. How many carrots did he collect in 4 hours ?

bugs1.jpg8. Bugs Funny emptied a carrot sack … but only 90% could fit in his vegetable rack. If each sack contained 300 carrots – how many were left in the sack ?

bugs1.jpg9. The farmer chased Bugs Funny away – Bugs Funny didn’t much fancy being rabbit that day, anyway ! He’d have to make do with a strawberry tart or a stew – how many slices of pie were left after he ate 8 of the 22 ? What fraction, decimal and percentage of the pie was eaten by the farmer ?

bugs1.jpg10. Bugs Funny bought a bag of eight carrots that he ate … Of course, he didn’t eat them all at once – if he ate 0.4 in 2 hours, how long did the bag of carrots last ? Give your answer in hours and days.

bugs1.jpg11. Bugs Funny went to dig a rabbit hole – he dug 7 cm in one and a half hours, how long did it take for the hole to be 3 m deep ?

bugs1.jpg12. Bugs Funny’s girlfriend, Bugs Honey, called around 3 nights every week – how often is that every month ?

A Bit Of “Rab” – “bit” Pie bugs1.jpg

Add either “rab” or “bit” to complete the spelling of these words.

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bugs1.jpg__ __ __ terness

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bugs1.jpg__ __ __ ble

gbugs1.jpg__ __ __ bing

bugs1.jpg__ __ __ by bugs1.jpg__ __ __

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bugs1.jpg__ __ __ s and pieces

titbugs1.jpg__ __ __ s

bugs1.jpg__ __ __ umen

The “Eight” Carrots That Bugs Funny “Ate”

Each of the following words contains either “eight” or “ate”. Which is the correct one to use ?

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heavyw_______moused.jpg

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l_______moused.jpgness

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Not Much Room Under The Mushroom Game

Add either “mush”, “mooch” or “much” to these sentences to complete the spelling of these words and sentences. Which is the corect one to use ?

1. There wasn’t _______ room in Bugs Funny’s rabbit warren.

2. Bugs Funny didn’t have enough money for the new pairs of shoes, they cost too _______.

3. Bugs Funny went for a _______ around the shops and bought a new peeler for his carrots.

4. Bugs Funny mashed 9 carrots into a _______ before making a carrot cake.

5. Bugs Funny trod on three _______rooms in the field.

6. Bugs Funny s_______ed romantically with Bugs Honey.

7. Bugs Funny didn’t think carrots were too _______ of a good thing.

8. Not even 500 carrots were too _______ for Bugs Funny.

9. Bugs Funny was mad about carrots ! Someone tried to give him a _______room once, but he didn’t think _______ of it.

10. Bugs Funny liked carrots chopped, sliced, grated or even _______ed.

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What’s Up Doc ?

Circle the letters “doc” inside these words :

doctor

doctorate

docked

docile

doctrinate

docket

document

doctrine

documentary

doctored

Answers :
1. 25 / 3 = 8.6 hours
2. (3 + 2 + 4) x 7 = 63
3. a) 5 x 9 = 45 m b) 5 : 45 or 1 : 9
4. 12 – (12 / 4 x 3 = 9) = 3
5. 100 – 34 = 66
6. 200 – (200 / 100 x 10 = 20) = 180
7. 60 x 4 / 10 x 8 = 192
8. 300 – (300 / 100 x 90 = 270) = 30
9. a) 22 – 8 = 14 b) 8 / 22 = 4 / 11 ths b) 0.36 c) 36%
10. 8 / 0.4 = 20 x 2 = 40 hours / 24 = 1.6 days
11. 3 x 4 = 12

Rabbit Pie Answers :
grab
bitterness
rabbi
habit
rabble
grabbing
bit by bit
bite
bits and pieces
titbits
bitumen

Ate – Eight Answers :
weight
ice – skate
later
height
irate
heavyweight
pirate
late
plate
rate
lateness
mate
freight
hate
lightweight
crate
heightened
cheese grater
weightless
today’s date

Not Much Room Answers :
1. There wasn’t much room in Bugs Funny’s rabbit warren.
2. Bugs Funny didn’t have enough money for the new pairs of shoes, they cost too much.
3. Bugs Funny went for a mooch around the shops and bought a new peeler for his carrots.
4. Bugs Funny mashed 9 carrots into a mush before making a carrot cake.
5. Bugs Funny trod on three mushrooms in the field.
6. Bugs Funny smooched romantically with Bugs Honey.
7. Bugs Funny didn’t think carrots were too much of a good thing.
8. Not even 500 carrots were too much for Bugs Funny.
9. Bugs Funny was mad about carrots ! Someone tried to give him a mushroom once, but he didn’t think much of it.
10. Bugs Funny liked carrots chopped, sliced, grated or even mushed.

© Jacqueline Richards 2007

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