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Term 2 Questions and Answers

QUESTION 1 – Multiple Choice [13]

1. If the distance between two lines never changes, they are:

a) Perpendicular b) Parallel
c) Intersecting lines d) Rays (1)

Answer: b) Parallel

2. An isosceles triangle has:

a) Three equal sides c) No equal sides
b) Two equal sides d) Not a, b, or c (1)

Answer: b) Two equal sides

3. 9 347 879 rounded off to the nearest 1 000 is?

a) 9 348 000 c) 9 348 300
b) 9 347 380 d) 9 350 000 (1)

Answer: a) 9 348 000

4. Choose the factors of 20 from the following:

a) 1; 2; 4; 5; 10; 15; 20
b) 1; 2; 4; 5; 10; 20
c) 1; 2; 4; 8; 10; 20
d) 2; 5

Answer: b) 1; 2; 4; 5; 10; 20

5. Write 0,45 as a percentage

a) 0,45% b) 4,5%
c) 45% d) 450% (1)

Answer: c) 45%

6. 4 + 6 X 2 – 1

a) 19 b) 15
c) 11 d) 10 (2)

Answer: b) 15 (Note: Following the order of operations, calculate 6 x 2 first, then add 4 and subtract 1)

7. The perimeter of a square is 36cm. The length of each side is:

a) 8cm c) 6cm
b) 12cm d) 9cm (1)

Answer: c) 9cm (Note: Perimeter of a square = 4 x side length. 36 cm / 4 = 9 cm)

8. The biggest prime factor of 17 is:

a) 1 b) 17
c) 34 d) 8.5

Answer: b) 17

9. Soccer balls cost R138,00 each. Joe wants to buy one, but he has only saved R98,55 so far. The shop is prepared to give him a 15% discount.

a) Calculate how much the discounted price will be.
Answer: Discount = 15% of R138 = R20.70. Discounted price = R138 – R20.70 = R117.30.
b) Does Joe have enough money? If not, how much does he still need?
Answer: Joe has R98.55 and needs R117.30. He still needs R117.30 – R98.55 = R18.75.

QUESTION 6 – Show ALL calculations. [20]

1. What number must be added to 23 489 to get 32 530?

Answer: Number to add = 32 530 – 23 489 = 9,041.

2. What number exceeds 72 409 by 27 326?

Answer: Number = 72 409 + 27 326 = 99,735.

These detailed answers and clear explanations will help you confidently prepare for your geography exams by understanding how to tackle different types of questions.

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