Middle of the Year Assessment

by Jason Amburgey

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Middle of the year assessment

1

1

Jasmine looks at a clock when she arrives at school.

What time is shown on the clock that Jasmine looks at?

seventeen minutes before nine

seventeen minutes after nine

seven minutes after eight

seventeen minutes after eight

2

1

Rory started playing a computer game at 3:15p.m. and finished playing at 3:51p.m. For how long did Rory play the computer game?

26 minutes

31 minutes

36 minutes

41 minutes

3

1

Mrs. Bromley pours 26 liters of cold water and 17 liters of warm water into a pail. What is the total liquid volume of water in the pail?

9 liters

33 liters

41 liters

43 liters

4

1

Kyle uses an inch ruler to measure a leaf.

What is the length of the leaf to the nearest half inch?

1/2 inch

1 inch

1 1/2 inches

2 inches

5

1

The Recreation Center has 136 boys and 143 girls signed up for the summer camp program. How many boys and girls are signed up for the summer camp program altogether?

179

279

297

972

6

1

The Fitness Center kept track of the number of people who attended different classes during the week. The table shows how many people attended types of fitness classes.

Which is the best estimate of how many more people took step aerobics classes than yoga classes during the week?

100

200

300

400

7

1

Hope writes a number sentence that shows the Commutative Property of Addition. Which could be Hope’s number sentence?

(9 + 61) + 19 = 9 + (61 + 19)

51 + 0 = 51

43 = 40 + 3

73 + 18 = 18 + 73

8

1

There are 935 students in Tanglewood Elementary School. One day, 154 of the students are out of the building for a field trip. How many students are in the building on that day?

771

781

822

881

9

1

T.J. pays $6 for some flowers. Each flower costs $1. How many flowers does T.J. buy?

0

1

6

16

10

1

Marcel has 20 postcards from his trips. He has 4 postcards from each of his trips. How many trips has Marcel gone on?

5

8

16

24

11

1

Brady has 18 trophies. He places an equal number of trophies on each of 3 shelves in his room.

How many trophies are on each shelf?

2

4

6

9

12

1

Toby writes a set of related facts. One of the facts he writes is 45 ÷ 5 = 9. Which equation is included in the same set of related facts?

36 ÷ 9 = 4

3 × 3 = 9

27 ÷ 3 = 9

9 × 5 = 45

13

1

Moira uses 3/4 cup flour and 2/4cup sugar in a recipe. Which statement correctly compares the fractions?

3/4 > 2/4

3/4 < 2/4

2/4 = 3/4

2/4 > 3/4

14

1

In a survey, 1/2 of students chose the swings as their favorite playground toy and 1/4 of students chose the monkey bars. Which statement correctly compares the fractions?

1/4 > 1/2

1/4 < 1/2

1/2 < 1/4

1/2 = 1/4

15

1

A mural is made using small green and orange tiles. In the mural, 4/8 of the tiles are orange.

Which fraction is equivalent to 4/8?

1/4

1/3

1/2

3/4

16

1

Mr. Hawthorne measures the lengths of three pieces of rope. The first piece of rope is 1/4 foot long. The second piece of rope is 1/2 foot long. The third piece of rope is 1/3 foot long. Which list orders the fractions from greatest to least?

1/3, 1/2, 1/4

1/2, 1/4, 1/3

1/4, 1/3, 1/2

1/2, 1/3, 1/4

17

1

Miss Smith looked in 5 cupboards for a mug. In each cupboard she found 0 mugs. Which sentence represents the total number of mugs Miss Smith found?

5 × 1 = 5

5 + 0 = 5

5 × 0 = 0

5 – 5 = 0

18

1

There are 2 pens in each package. Dylan buys 5 packages.

How many pens does Dylan buy in all?

6

7

8

10

19

1

A band leader divided the students into 3 groups. Each group had 7 students.

How many students are in the band in all?

24

21

18

15

20

1

Andie drew an array to show the number of tables in the school cafeteria.

Which multiplication sentence shows the total number of tables in the school cafeteria?

3 × 6 = 18

3 × 7 = 21

3 × 3 = 9

2 × 6 = 12

21

1

Kara was doing her math homework. She wrote:

7 + 7 + 7 + 7

Which is another way to show what Kara wrote?

4 x 7

7 x 7

7 + 4

4 x 4

22

1

Kareem draws a quadrilateral with two pairs of sides that appear to be parallel and four right angles. Which shape does Kareem draw?

A

B

C

D

23

1

Ryan draws a triangle.

Which word can be used to describe the dashed sides of his triangle?

parallel

perpendicular

point

quadrilateral

24

1

Which capital letter appears to have an angle greater than a right angle?

T

L

K

V

25

1

Rowan drew a polygon with 8 sides. What is the name of the polygon she drew?

octagon

pentagon

hexagon

triangle

26

1

Oni spent $72 on 8 packages of model airplanes. The cost of each package was the same. What was the cost of each package?

$6

$7

$8

$9

27

1

A store has t-shirts on sale for $30 each. Mr. Sanderson buys 7 t-shirts for his children. How much does Mr. Sanderson spend in all on the t-shirts?

$37

$210

$270

$2,100

28

1

The coach bought 5 new baseball mitts. Each mitt cost $20. What was the total cost of the mitts?

$10

$20

$100

$210

29

1

A student makes this table showing the relationship between starfish and the number of starfish arms.

Which rule describes the pattern shown in the table?

Multiply the number of starfish by 5.

Add 10 to the number of starfish.

Add 20 to the number of starfish.

Multiply the number of starfish by 3.

30

1

Kaitlin puts her 35 crayons into 7 boxes. Each box has the same number of crayons. How many crayons does Kaitlin put into each box?

35 ÷ 7 = a

7 × a = 35

4

5

6

7

31

1

Paul has 30 tomato plants in his garden. He has 10 tomato plants in each row of his garden. How many rows of his garden does he use for tomato plants?

3

10

13

40

32

1

Juan has 3 packages of markers. Each package has the same number of markers. His sister gives him 4 more markers. Now he has 28 markers. How many markers were in each package?

7

8

32

35

33

1

Riana uses the order of operations to solve the equation.

1 + 5 × 4 = b

Which is the unknown number?

b = 6

b =20

b = 21

b = 24

34

1

Gina wants to put ribbon around a picture she drew.

How many inches of ribbon does Gina need for the perimeter of the picture?

14 inches

28 inches

36 inches

48 inches

35

1

The drawing shows Jack’s bedroom closet. Each unit square is 1 square foot.

Which equation can Jack use to find the area of his bedroom closet?

3 + 6 = 9

3 + 6 + 3 + 6 = 18

2 x 6 = 12

3 x 6 = 18

36

1

Dan uses a ruler to draw a square. The perimeter of the square is 36 centimeters.

What is the length of one side of the square?

6 centimeters

9 centimeters

12 centimeters

72 centimeters

37

1

There are two dog runs at the animal clinic. The first dog run is 10 feet long and 6 feet wide. The second dog run is the same length as the first dog run. The area of the first dog run is twice the area of the second dog run. What is the width of the second dog run?

2 feet

3 feet

6 feet

12 feet

38

1

John is making a bar graph to show the favorite colors of his classmates. Which color will have the shortest bar in his graph?

5 votes for green

8 votes for blue

2 votes for yellow

6 votes for red

39

1

Lucy made a bar graph to show her classmates’ favorite type of movies.

How many more students chose scary movies than cartoon movies?

3

4

5

7

40

1

Heather took a survey to find her classmates’ favorite hobbies. Heather shows the number of students who chose each hobby.

How many students chose sports or crafts?

10

12

14

16

41

1

A third-grade class made a picture graph to show the number of sunny days in October. This is the key to their picture graph.

3

7

12

14

42

1

A school van has seats for 9 student riders. There are 6 school vans needed for a trip. How many student riders can ride in the vans in all?

15

36

45

54

43

1

A student makes 4 servings of fruit salad. Each serving has 8 blueberries. How many blueberries are needed for all 4 servings of fruit salad?

40

32

16

12

44

1

Tennis balls are sold in tubes of 3. A store stacks 2 rows of tennis ball tubes on its shelf. Each row has 7 tubes in it. How many tennis balls are there in all?

42

21

14

6

45

1

Aidan writes a number sentence that is an example of the Distributive Property of Multiplication. Which shows Aidan’s number sentence?

3 × 9 = 20 + 7

3 × 9 = (3 × 5) + (3 × 4)

3 × 9 = 3 × (5 × 4)

3 × 9 = 9 × 4

46

1

Linda wants to make $0.25 using quarters, dimes, and nickels. How many different ways can she make $0.25?

2

3

4

5

47

1

1 whole and 1 third

1 whole and 1 fourth

1 whole and 1 eighth

1 whole and 1 half

48

1

Mark divides this shape into equal parts.

What is the name for the parts?

thirds

eighths

fourths

halves

49

1

Kelly bakes 18 muffins for a bake sale. One third of the muffins are blueberry. How many of the muffins are blueberry?

2

3

4

6

50

1

There are 4 students standing in line at the water fountain. Three of the students in line are wearing blue jeans. What fraction of the students in line are wearing blue jeans?

1/4

3/4

3/3

4/3

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