The Didgeridoo & The Kangeroo General Numbers Trivia Quiz

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Hardly surprising that the kangeroo really blew it,

When he bought a maths pen for an exam, but couldn’t unscrew it,

He bought some gum, but couldn’t chew it,

Luckily, the roo, had a loose screw ! everybody knew it !

He met with a maths moose, who knew what to do,

What could he do, the kangeroo ?

Other than dance to his didgeridoo !

(But thank heavens it was a habit that he quickly outgrew !).

With each of these maths equations, ther is a clue …

1. The number of tonnes used to fill teeth per. year = 6000 / 100 = ?

2. Not such a great romantic ! the length of time that Rudolph Valentino stayed married = 100 / 10 – 4 = ?

3. According to a global survey, only 35% of British women would consider botox – 28 % more than Italian women. What % of Italian women would and wouldn’t consider having surgical interventions ?

4. The year that iced tea was invented = 2000 – (200) 4 – 6 = ?

5. The age of the world’s oldest tortoise = 376 / 2 = ?

6. One hour of cleaning burns this number of calories = one quarter of 1400 = ?

7. How many minutes that you have to walk to burn 100 calories = 20 % of 100 = ?

8. The largest European size = 160 / 4 – 2 = ?

9. In Poker, “a dead man’s hand” is made up of 5 cards – the 4 of clubs, a pair of aces, a pair of other cards, too, lost by the kangeroo = (0.2) 40 = ?

10. When life begins = 400 / 10 = ?

11. The year of the first stamp collection = 5000 – 3159 = ?

12. The number of the motorway running East to West across Britain = 31 x 2 = ?

© Jacqueline Richards 2008

 

Answers :
1. 600

2. 6

3. a) 63 % b) 37%

4. 1904

5. 188

6. 350

7. 20 mins.

8. 38

9. 8

10. 40

11. 1841

12. 62

 

 

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