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## SA Mathematics Olympiads Past Paper

SA National Foundation Phase Mathematics Olympiad Past Papers 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2021

Related / Similar Question Paper: Southern African Primary Mathematics Olympiad Past Papers

## SA Mathematics Olympiads Grade 1 Past Paper

SA National Foundation Phase Mathematics Olympiad Grade 1 Past Paper

1. Count the number of circles in this arrangement.

(A) 19 (B) 20 (C) 21

2. Give the number which is 15 more than 27?

(A) 42 (B) 44 (C) 46

3. Which number is out of order? 14: 17: 23: 20: 26

(A) 17 (B) 23 (C) 26

4. Give the 6th number in this pattern (adding 5): 12; 17; 22; 27; ……

(A) 32 (B) 37 (C) 42

5. Double the number ‘15’ and take away ‘5’ from the answer. What will the number now be?

(A) 20 (B) 25 (C) 30

6. 11. Rose gave 12 health biscuits to one group of friends. She then gave ½ the remaining biscuits to another group. She still had 10 biscuits left. How many biscuits did Rose start off with?

(A) 28 (B) 30 (C) 32

7. 3 cans cool drink was sold for R25. How much would you pay for 12 cans cool drink at this rate?

(A) R80 (B) R100 (C) R120

8. Pam gave Sipho the same number of coins that Sipho had. Sipho now had 30 coins. Pam had 20 coins left. How many coins did Pam off start with?

(A) 30 (B) 35 (C) 40

9. Bunny ate 2 cakes more than half of the cakes. She still had 18 cakes. How many cakes were there before she started eating?

(A) 40 (B) 38 (C) 36

10. Carey makes 5 paper flowers in 9 minutes. Terry makes 2 paper flowers in 3 minutes. How many paper flowers can they make in 27 minutes if they work at the same rate?

(A) 27 (B) 30 (C) 33

## SA Mathematics Olympiads Grade 2 Past Paper

SA National Foundation Phase Mathematics Olympiad Grade 2 Past Paper

1. After giving 22 apples to her friends in Grade 2B and 23 to her friends in Grade 2C Aster still had 25 left. How many did she start off with? (A) 70 (B) 65 (C) 60

2. 3 more than ¼ of the sweets is 9 then what is ½ of the sweets?

(A) 14 (B) 13 (C) 12

3. Paula was on a certain step on a staircase. She climbed up 9 steps and then went down 6 steps. She then climbed up 4 steps. She was on step 10. On which step did she start from?

(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3

4. Study the following problem. Do you know that # is doing to the two numbers.

5 # 6 = 4 3 # 2 = 4

6 # 2 = 10 7 # 8 = 6

Find the value of: 8 # 9

(A) 5 (B) 6 (C) 7

5. Who collected the most money for charity? Any collected R200 more than Betty. Cedric collected R100 less than Des. Des collected R300 more than Betty.

(A) Amy (B) Cedric (C) Des

6. Enver has R200 more than Fres. Fres has R100 more than George. How much does Enver have if all 3 have R1 000?

(A) R500 (B) R400 (C) R300

## SA Mathematics Olympiads Grade 3 Past Paper

SA National Foundation Phase Mathematics Olympiad Grade 3 Past Paper

1. Emy counted in 3’s as follows from 9: 9; 12; 15; 18;…. What position does 78 occupy in the above pattern

(A) 24th (B) 25th (C) 26th

2. What is the 8th number of this pattern? 3; 3; 6; 9; 15; 24; …

(A) 61 (B) 63 (C) 65

3. Wendy needs R900 to buy a computer game. She has three R50 notes, four R100 notes and two R20 notes. How much more does she need to buy this game?

(A) R210 (B) R310 (C) R410

4. Jill gave out ¾ of the cakes which was same as 36. What is 1/3 of the number of cakes?

(A) 16 (B) 20 (C) 24

**Instructions To Learners:**

1. You are expected to answer 15 questions.

2. These are multiple choice questions. Circle the correct answer.

3. Use blank pages for working. Circle the answer after you have done the working.

4. You are not allowed to use the calculator.

5. Read the question carefully before answering. Do not rush.

6. Your teacher will read the question to you.

7. First 10 questions – 1 mark each.

8. Questions 11-15: 2 marks each.

9. TIAMSE: The Institute for Advancement of Mathematics; Sciences and English

## Download SA Mathematics Olympiads Past Paper

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**Grade 3 – Final Round – 2019 – Questions :**

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