# GCSE Maths Quiz: Ratio, Proportion & Measures

### Description

Are you ready for the GCSE Maths exam? Take this quiz to see if you will pass the Ratio, Proportion and Measures topic with flying colours!
Quiz by Andrea Leyden, updated more than 1 year ago Created by Andrea Leyden about 8 years ago
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## Resource summary

### Question 1

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Adults help with walking in the ratio: number of adults : number of children = 1 : 5. 3 adults can help with walking on Saturday. Is this enough?
• No, 5 adults are needed.
• Yes, this is enough.
• No, 4 adults are needed.

### Question 2

Question
A group of people go sailing in the ratio number of adults : number of children = 1 : 2. What fraction of the group are adults? (Multiple correct answers)
• $\frac{1}{3}$
• $\frac{19}{23}$
• $\frac{8}{24}$

### Question 3

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Work out the value of $$x$$.
• 44
• 27
• 55

### Question 4

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A plasterer uses this formula to work out how much she charges (£C). C = 30 + 10A A is the area to be plastered to the nearest square metre. How much does she charge for a rectangular ceiling measuring 7.6m by 2.4m?
• 216
• 375
• 210

### Question 5

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The diagram shows three pieces of glass in a conservatory roof. Work out the height, $$h$$, of the smallest piece.
• 0.84m
• 12.m
• 0.93m

### Question 6

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The diagram shows three angles on a straight line. Set up and solve an equation in $$x$$ to help you work out the size of the smallest angle.
• 25
• 20
• 40

### Question 7

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A base for a shed has a volume of 3.8 cubic metres. 55% of the base is concrete. The rest is steel. A lorry delivers ready-mixed concrete in loads of 6 cubic metres. How many of these bases can be built with 5 loads of concrete?
• 14
• 18
• 21

### Question 8

Question
A rectangle has length $$x$$ cm and width $$y$$ cm. You are given that $$x$$ : $$y$$ = 5 : 2 Work out an expression for the perimeter in terms of $$x$$. Give your answer as simply as possible.
• 2.8$$x$$
• 2.5$$x$$
• 2.3$$x$$

### Question 9

Question
Describe fully the single transformation that maps shape A to shape B.
• Rotation
• Translation
• Reflection

### Question 10

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The ratio $$x$$ : $$y$$ = 2 : 3. Use this information to write an equation connecting $$x$$ and $$y$$.
• $$y$$ = 1.5 $$x$$
• 2 $$x$$ = 6$$y$$
• $$x$$ = 2.3$$y$$

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