This video is a quick walkthrough of some popular GCSE revision maths questions, that are worthwhile practicing …. please do
– stop the video
– work through the questions
– compare your solutions
I hope the video helps and please do leave a comment – thanks!
Download a copy of the questions here: QT Quick Test Higher Non Calculator
Here’s a copy of the written answers: QT Quick Test Higher Non Calculator ANSWERS
Here’s the questions:
1. 4y^2 = 196. Find the value of y.
2. Express 210 as a product of its prime factors.
3. A plastic cuboid has a density of 0.8g/cm³. The volume of the cuboid is 400cm³. Calculate the mass of the cuboid.
4. A wooden block has a mass of 168grams, correct to the nearest gram.
What is the greatest possible mass of the block?
What is the least possible mass of the block?
5. Write the following in standard form
22 x 10^7
6. Estimate the following
(718 x 6.12)/0.191
(6.92 x 309)/0.503
7. A machine makes 54 car steering wheels every hour. The machine makes steering wheels 7½ hours each day, on 6 days of the week. The steering wheels are packed into boxes. Each box holds 15 steering wheels. How many boxes will be required for all the steering wheels made each week?
8. (a) Complete the table of values for y = x² – x – 2
(b) On the grid, draw the graph y = x² – x – 2
(c) Use the graph to estimate the values of x when y = 4
(d) Use the graph to estimate the turning point of y = x² – x – 2
9. Find the equation of the straight line which passes through the points (3,2) and (5,6)
10. ABC is a triangle. Angle A is (8x + 5) degrees , angle B is (4x + 6) degrees and angle C is (5x – 1) degrees. Find the value of x. Find the value of each angle of triangle ABC in degrees
Here’s the timestamp:
1:03 Question 1
1:57 Question 2
2:45 Question 3
4:25 Question 4
5:33 Question 5
6:58 Question 6
9:25 Question 7
12:30 Question 8
19:53 Question 9
23:29 Question 10
These types of questions appear in all the main GCSE exam boards – Edexcel, AQA, OCR and Educas – and are fairly common for non calculator papers.
- Always work methodically and show your working
- Why is that information in the first few lines?
- Check your calculations
- Is it a reasonable answer?
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