Kids are usually unsurprisingly inquisitive in their early stages. Studies show that is the best time to familiarize them with basic math.

At this time, their minds are rapidly developing, and you should take advantage to ensure they are a success in their formal school years.

While in school, you can help them do their assignments and teach them using the simplest way possible. Here are some clever and logical mathematical questions that you can try on your kids to sharpen their skills *(tutordoctor)*:

## Mathematical Questions for Kids

**Question:** It is the only even number that is grouped under prime numbers. What is the number?

**Answer:** 2 (A prime number is any number that can only be divided by one or itself)

**Question:** What is a whole number?

**Answer:** A whole number is any number that doesn’t have a decimal point (1, 7, 10, 18, 100 are examples of whole numbers)

**Question:** What is a hexagon?

**Answer:** It is a shape with six sides

**Question:** What do you get when you subtract 16 from 8?

**Answer:** 8

**Question:** Mary has 16 apples while John has 4. How many apples do they have altogether?

**Answer:** 20 apples (16 + 4 = 20)

**Question:** If Lance has 84 yellow marbles while Stacey has 95 blue marbles, how many marbles do they have in total?

**Answer:** 179 (84 + 95 = 179)

**Question:** What are integers?

**Answer:** Integers are numbers like whole numbers, but they can comprise negative figures. For example (4, 5, 6) are positive integers while (-4, -5, -6) are positive integers. An integer is a number that is not a fraction.

**Question:** What is the square of 3?

**Answer:** Nine ((3^2 = 9) OR (3 X 3 = 9))

**Question:** What is the LCM of 6, 8, and 12?

**Answer:** 24 (**2**/(6,8,12) = 3, 4, 6 = **2**/(3,4,6) = 3,2,3 = 2/(3,2,3) = 3,1,3 = **3**/(3,1,3) = 1,1,1 multiply all the factors to get the answer (24 = 3 X 2 X 2 X 2))

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**Question:** What is 68 divided by 4?

**Answer:** 17 (68/4 = 17)

**Question:** What do you get when you multiply 12 by 4?

**Answer:** 48 (12 x 4 = 48)

**Question:** A teacher has 36 cookies, which he/she is to share among six students. How many cookies will each student get?

**Answer:** 6 cookies (36/6 = 6)

**Question:** What do you get if you add 100 to 100?

**Answer:** 200 (100 + 100 = 200)

**Question:** If Carol has ten coins, going from home to school, and she accidentally drops two coins. How many coins is she left with when she reaches school?

**Answer:** 8 (10-2 = 8)

**Question:** Select the even numbers in the following sequence 2,5,7,10

**Answer:** 2 and 10

**Question:** There 64 donuts to share among 16 students. How many donuts will each student get?

**Answer:** 4 donuts (64 divided 16 = 4)

**Question:** What is the nearest whole number to 12.8?

**Answer:** 13

**Question:** What is the nearest whole number to 17.3?

**Answer:** 17

**Question:** Jamie’s mother reads him 14 pages of his 38 pages book. How many pages are left?

**Answer:** 24 pages (38-14 = 24)

**Question:** What is 12 by 5

**Answer:** 60 (12 x 5 = 60)

**Question:** How many centimeters make 1 meter?

**Answer:** 100 centimeters (there are 100 centimeters in I meter)

**Question:** How many milliliters are there in one liter?

**Answer:** 1000 milliliters

**Question:** What do you get when you divide 110 by 10?

**Answer:** 11 (110/10 = 11)

**Question:** Find the missing term in the following multiples of 3: 3, 6, 9,_, 15

**Answer:** 12

**Question:** What is the product of 6 x 0 x 2 x 5

**Answer:** 0 ((6 x 0 = 0), (0 x 2 = 0), (0 x 5 = 0))

**Question:** What is the product of 82 x 5?

**Answer:** 410

**Question:** Arrange the following fractions from the largest to the smallest 1/7, 1/3, ½, 1/6.

**Answer:** ½, 1/3, 1/6, 1/7

**Question:** What answer do you get subtracting 1,995 from 4,008?

**Answer:** 2013 (4008 – 1,995 = 2,013)

**Question:** Brandon reads a book in 20 days. For the first 15 days, he reads 16 pages a day, and for the remaining five days, he reads 18 pages per day. How many pages did Brandon read?

**Answer:** 330 ((16 x 15) + (18 x 5) = 240 + 90 = 330)

**Question:** 64 popsicles are to be packed into boxes that can hold only eight popsicles. How many boxes are needed to box all the popsicles?

**Answer:** 8 boxes (64/8)

**Question:** Arrange the following numbers in ascending order 36, 12, 29, 21, 7

**Answer:** 7, 12, 21, 29, 36

**Question:** Which is the largest two-digit number?

**Answer:** 99

**Question:** What is 65 minus 43

**Answer:** 22 (65 – 43 = 22)

**Question:** What is the square root of 144?

**Answer:** 12 (√144 = 12)

**Question:** What are the total degrees that form a right angle?

**Answer:** 90 degrees

**Question:** In the first round, Oliver scores 8 points, and Tyger scores 3 points. How many more points did Oliver score?

**Answer:** 5 (8-3=5)

## Here Are Some Fun Math Quiz Questions You Can Do with Your Child to Help Sharpen His Math Skills

**Question:** Add only eights eight times to get 1000

**Answer:** 888+88+8+8+8

**Question:** We are three numbers; whether I multiply or add them together, I still get the same answers. Which numbers are we?

**Answer:** 1, 2 and 37+7*7+1/7

**Question:** I have five bananas in a basket. How do I share the bananas among five students so that they can each have one banana while only a single banana remains in the basket?

**Answer:** For the first four students, give them one banana while the fifth student gets a basket with the remaining banana still inside.

**Question:** Add eight fours to get a total of 500 as the answer.

**Answer:** 444 +44 + 4 + 4 + 4 =500

**Question:** How do you get 100 from four seven and a one?

**Answer:** (7+7) x (7+ (1/7)) = 100

## Final Thoughts

Teaching kids at a young age may be difficult, however using simple math questions can help them sharpen their skills. Just make the whole process of mathematical thinking more fun *(readingeggs)*! The above list of clever and logical mathematical questions for kids with answers is a great starting point. They can help ease math anxiety while sharpening their math skills.

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