Hugo The Huge Giant

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Hugo the Huge Giant was an enormous chap. He could fit three elephants, sat upon his lap. He was so colossal, that when he stood up straight, All the ground wobbled across California state. Hugo the Huge Giant was more mammoth than a mammoth. His feet were the size of ships, when he tripped, the Empire State building slipped. He could jump over sky – scrapers as he back – flipped. His hands were so immense that when he waved goodbye, he caught a bird in the palm of his hand and almost touched the sky. His jumbo jump so whopping, He could cross the Atlantic without stopping. He was so King – size, his head was in the skies. He could anchor ocean liners, with one of old school ties. Hugo the Huge Giant grew faster than a flower, he was taller than the Eifel Tower.

Hugo the Huge Giant’s Mega Mathematics Game

dwarf-2.jpg 1/ Hugo the Huge Giant was twice the size of his friend Fred, who was three times Jed who was twice the size of Ted. If Ted was 1.45 m tall, what was Hugo the Huge Giant’s height ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 2/ Hugo the Huge Giant had feet that were 6 times the size of Jack’s, whose feet were three times the size of Derek’s whose feet were size. What size were Hugo the Huge Giant’s feet ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 3/ Hugo the Huge Giant could fit four people inside the pocket of his coat. In his coat there were two pockets on the outside and two on the inside. He had three coats. In all of his coats on the coatstand, how many people fit inside the pockets ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 4/ When Hugo the Huge Giant sat down, he was one third of his height. How high is that ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 5/ Hugo the Huge Giant could walk 57 km in one hour. How long did it take him to walk 513 km ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 6/ How far did he walk in 15 hours ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 7/ When Hugo the Huge Giant jumped, 5 trees toppled and fell over. How many jumps did it take for him to knock down a forest of 5 , 550 trees ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 8/ When Hugo the Huge Giant sneezed, 3 bricks fell off the nearest sky – scraper. If the sky – scraper was made from 19, 767, how many times did he sneeze to knock the whole sky – scraper down ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 9/ Hugo the Huge Giant grew at a rate of 3 metres per year. When he was seven, he was 6.5 metres tall. What was his height when he was 27 years old ? Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 10/ Hugo the Huge Giant was twice as wide as tree and three times as wide as a car. If the car was 300 cm wide, work out the ratio and actual width of the tree and Hugo. Show your working out.

dwarf-2.jpg 11/ Every day, for breakfast, Hugo the Huge Giant ate two dozen eggs, 12 rashers of bacon, 3 tomatoes, 50 mushrooms, one quarter of a packet of cornflakes, 3 glasses of juice, 3 cups of coffee and finally, half a loaf of bread as 45 slices of toast. Work out what he bought from the supermarket in one month.

dwarf-2.jpg 12/ The prices are given below. How much did his monthly groceries cost ? Six eggs – £0.80 Bacon (10 rashers per pack) – £1.20 Tomatoes – £0.50 (six per pack) Mushrooms – £0.75 (100 per pack) Cornflakes – £1.75 per packet Juice – £0.90 (each bottle contained 6 glasses) Coffee – £3.60 (one jar made 30 cups) Bread – £0.48 per loaf

dwarf-2.jpg Hugo the Huge Giant’s Sky – High Quiz

Add “SKY” or “HIGH” to these words to complete the spellings. Which is the right one to use ?

_____ – scraper

_____ land

_____ lark

_____ fidelity

_____ society

_____ er education

_____ est

t _____ _____ frequency

her royal _____ ness

_____ brow

_____ light

_____ jump

_____ school

look up to the _____

_____ heels

the _____ ‘s the limit

_____ pressure

_____ flying

_____ chair

_____ price to pay

dwarf-2.jpg The Gigantic Giant Game

All of the words below mean big, but their letters got mixed up when Hugo the Huge Giant passed by. Can you unjumble them to make them spell properly again ?

gagincit

geuh

noremosu

raget

stav

reemdonust

mghity

lkuyb

sonidercable

sumutonaino

bomuj

howpping

mupber

calastronomi

veetexnsi

gib

ragel

gink

zise

mommath

latl

ziseebeal

dewi

soloscal

taing

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HUGO THE HUGE -GUE

Find as many words as you can ending in … GUE. here as some examples to help get you started … dialogue rogue

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“Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman !”

How many words can you think of that include the letter sets – “FE”, “FI”, “FO” and “FUM” ?  

© Jacqueline Richards 2007

Answers :

1/ 1.45 x 2 x 3 x 2 = 17.4 m

2/ 4 x 3 x 6 = 72

3/ 4 x 4 x 3 = 48 4/ 17.

4 / 3 = 5.8 m

5/ 513 / 557 = 9 hours

6/ 15 x 855 = 12, 825 km

7/ 5, 550 / 5 = 1110 jumps

8/ 19, 767 / 3 = 6 , 589

9/ 6.5 + (3 x 7) = 27.5 m

10/ Hugo – tree – car. 3 : 2 : 1 900 : 600 : 300cm

11/ Eggs – 24 x 30 = 720 Bacon – 12 x 30 = 360 rashers Tomatoes – 3 x 30 = 90 Mushrooms – 50 x 30 = 1 , 500 Cornflakes – 0.25 x 30 = 7.5 packets Glasses of juice – 3 x 30 = 90 Cups of coffee – 3 x 30 = 90 Bread – 0.5 x 30 = 15 loaves = 1 , 350 slices of toast

12/ (£0.80 x 120) + (£1.20 x 36) + (£0.50 x 15) + (£0.75 x 150) + (£1.75 x 7.5) + (£0.90 x 15) + (£3.60 x 3) + (£0.48 x 15) = £9.60 + £43.20 + £7.50 + £112.50 + £13.12 + £13.50 + £10.80 + £7.20 = £217.42

Answers : sky – scraper ; highland ; high ; skylark ; high fidelity ; high society ; higher education ; highest ; thigh ; high frequency ;her royal highness ; high brow ; skylight ; high jump ; high school ; look up to the sky ; high heels ; the sky’s the limit ; high pressure ; high flying ; high chair ; high price to pay Answers : gigantic ; huge ; enormous ; great ; vast ; tremendous ; mighty ; bulky ; considerable ; mountainous ; jumbo ; whopping ; bumper ; astronomical ; extensive ; big ; large ; King size ; mammoth ; tall ; sizeable ; wide ; colossal ; giant

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