Mathematics is a crucial subject in early education, and Year 3 is a pivotal year for building strong foundational skills.

According to the Australian Curriculum, Year 3 students should be proficient in various mathematical concepts, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Research from the Department of Education highlights that early mastery of these skills is crucial for long-term academic success.

This blog provides a comprehensive set of 65 Year 3 maths questions to help students practise and excel.

In Year 3, students are expected to master several key areas:

**Number and Algebra**: This includes understanding place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.**Measurement and Geometry**: Students learn to measure lengths, weights, and volumes, and explore shapes and their properties.**Statistics and Probability**: Students should be able to collect data, interpret graphs, and understand basic probability.

**Why Practice Questions are Important for Year 3 Students?**

Practising maths questions helps reinforce learning and build confidence. According to educational research from EduResearch, regular practice can significantly improve problem-solving skills and mathematical reasoning.

## Year 3 Maths Practice Questions

**Numbers and Calculation**

**Five-Digit Numbers**

**1. Which of the following is a five-digit number?**A) 9,999

B) 10,000

C) 999

D) 100,000

**2. What is the value of the digit ‘7’ in the number 47,382?**A) 700

B) 7,000

C) 70

D) 7

**3. Which number is larger: 53,214 or 52,314?**A) 53,214

B) 52,314

C) Both are equal

D) Cannot be determined

**4. If you subtract 12,345 from 34,567, what is the result?**A) 22,222

B) 22,212

C) 22,232

D) 22,322

**5. Which of the following numbers is in ascending order?**A) 21,234, 22,345, 19,876

B) 12,345, 14,567, 13,789

C) 10,000, 15,678, 20,345

D) 19,999, 18,888, 17,777

**Addition**

**1. What is the sum of 4,567 and 3,214?**A) 7,781

B) 7,771

C) 7,781

D) 7,781

**2. Add 6,789 and 1,345. What is the result?**A) 8,134

B) 8,124

C) 8,134

D) 8,124

**3. What do you get when you add 2,123 and 4,567?**A) 6,690

B) 6,680

C) 6,680

D) 6,670

**4. Find the sum of 7,890 and 2,345.**A) 10,225

B) 10,235

C) 10,235

D) 10,245

**5. What is 5,678 + 3,321?**A) 8,999

B) 8,999

C) 9,000

D) 8,999

**Subtraction**

**1. What is the sum of 123 and 456?**

A) 579

B) 589

C) 569

D) 599

**2. Add 245 and 378. What is the result?**

A) 613

B) 623

C) 633

D) 643

**3. If you have 167 apples and you receive 234 more, how many apples do you have in total?**

A) 400

B) 391

C) 401

D) 379

**4. What is 320 + 480?**

A) 800

B) 700

C) 790

D) 810

**5. What do you get when you add 512 and 289?**

A) 801

B) 791

C) 799

D) 803

**Division**

**1. What is 64 divided by 8?**

A) 8

B) 7

C) 6

D) 9

**2. If you divide 45 by 5, what is the result?**

A) 9

B) 8

C) 7

D) 10

**3. What is the quotient of 81 divided by 9?**

A) 9

B) 8

C) 7

D) 10

**4. Divide 36 by 6. What do you get?**

A) 6

B) 5

C) 7

D) 8

**5. What is 56 divided by 7?**

A) 8

B) 6

C) 7

D) 9

**Multiplication**

**1. What is 7 × 6?**

A) 42

B) 36

C) 49

D) 48

**2. Multiply 8 by 4. What is the result?**

A) 34

B) 32

C) 28

D) 36

**3. What is 9 × 5?**

A) 40

B) 45

C) 50

D) 35

**4. What do you get when you multiply 3 by 7?**

A) 24

B) 20

C) 21

D) 18

**5. Calculate 6 × 8.**

A) 54

B) 56

C) 58

D) 60

**Geometry**

**1. What is the name of a 3D shape with 6 square faces?**A) Cylinder

B) Sphere

C) Cube

D) Cone

**2. How many sides does a hexagon have?**A) 6

B) 5

C) 7

D) 8

**3. What is the name of a triangle with all three sides of different lengths?**A) Equilateral

B) Isosceles

C) Scalene

D) Right-angled

**4. What shape has only one curved surface and no edges?**A) Cube

B) Sphere

C) Pyramid

D) Cylinder

**5. What do you call a line that cuts a shape into two equal parts?**A) Perpendicular

B) Diagonal

C) Symmetry line

D) Parallel line

**Position and Spatial Awareness**

**1. If a toy is placed directly in front of a chair, where is the toy relative to the chair?**A) Behind

B) Beside

C) In front of

D) Above

**2. What direction is opposite to North on a compass?**A) East

B) West

C) South

D) North-West

**3. If a book is on the table and you move it to the right, where is the book now relative to its original position?**A) Left

B) Right

C) Above

D) Below

**4. What is the term for the position of an object that is in the middle of two other objects?**A) Beside

B) Behind

C) Between

D) Above

**5. If you are standing at the front of the classroom and the teacher is at the back, where is the teacher relative to you?**A) In front of

B) Behind

C) Beside

D) Above

## Data and Measurement

**Units of Measurement**

**1. What is the unit of measurement for length in the metric system?**A) Kilogram

B) Litre

C) Metre

D) Gram

**2. How many millilitres are there in one litre?**A) 100

B) 1,000

C) 10,000

D) 100,000

**3. Which unit would you use to measure the weight of a fruit?**A) Litres

B) Kilograms

C) Metres

D) Seconds

**4. If a bottle contains 250 millilitres of water, how many litres of water does it contain?**A) 0.25

B) 2.5

C) 0.025

D) 25

**5. What is the unit of measurement for temperature?**A) Kilogram

B) Celsius

C) Metre

D) Litre

**Chance and Data**

**1. What is the probability of rolling a 4 on a standard six-sided die?**A) 1/6

B) 1/4

C) 1/3

D) 1/2

**2. In a class of 30 students, if 10 students have pets, what fraction of the students have pets?**A) 1/3

B) 1/2

C) 1/5

D) 1/4

**3. If you flip a coin, what is the chance of getting heads?**A) 1/3

B) 1/2

C) 1/4

D) 1/6

**4. What type of graph is commonly used to show the number of students who like different types of fruit?**A) Line graph

B) Bar graph

C) Pie chart

D) Histogram

**5. If a bag contains 5 red marbles and 15 blue marbles, what is the probability of picking a red marble?**A) 1/3

B) 1/4

C) 1/5

D) 1/2

**Time **

**1. What time is shown on a clock if the hour hand is on 3 and the minute hand is on 6?**A) 3:00

B) 3:30

C) 3:15

D) 3:45

**2. How many minutes are there in 1 hour and 30 minutes?**A) 60

B) 90

C) 120

D) 150

**3. If a train departs at 2:45 PM and arrives at 4:15 PM, how long is the journey?**A) 1 hour 30 minutes

B) 1 hour 45 minutes

C) 2 hours

D) 2 hours 15 minutes

**4. What is the correct time if the clock shows 45 minutes past 10?**A) 10:45

B) 11:15

C) 10:30

D) 11:45

**5. If you have a meeting at 9:00 AM and it lasts for 1 hour and 20 minutes, what time does it end?**A) 10:20 AM

B) 10:30 AM

C) 11:00 AM

D) 10:40 AM

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**Money, Decimals, and Fractions **

**Money Management**

**1. If you have $20 and you spend $8, how much money do you have left?**A) $13

B) $10

C) $8

D) $12

**2. You buy 3 apples at $2 each. How much do you spend in total?**A) $8

B) $3

C) $6

D) $4

**3. If a toy costs $15 and you pay with a $20 note, how much change do you get back?**A) $5

B) $4

C) $6

D) $7

**4. You want to buy 2 books priced at $12 each. How much money do you need?**A) $22

B) $24

C) $26

D) $20

**5. If you save $5 every week, how much money will you have saved in 10 weeks?**A) $50

B) $45

C) $55

D) $60

**Decimals**

**1. What is 0.75 + 0.25?**A) 1.00

B) 0.90

C) 0.80

D) 1.25

**2. If you have 3.6 and you subtract 1.4, what is the result?**A) 2.2

B) 2.0

C) 2.1

D) 2.3

**3. What is 4.5 multiplied by 2?**A) 8.9

B) 9.0

C) 9.5

D) 10.0

**4. What is 7.2 divided by 3?**A) 2.4

B) 2.3

C) 2.5

D) 2.6

**5. Which of the following is the smallest decimal?**A) 0.4

B) 0.35

C) 0.45

D) 0.5

**Fractions**

**1. What is 1/4 plus 2/4?**A) 3/4

B) 1/2

C) 2/4

D) 1

**2. If you divide a pizza into 8 equal slices and you eat 3 slices, what fraction of the pizza have you eaten?**A) 1/4

B) 5/8

C) 3/8

D) 1/2

**3. Which of the following is equal to 1/2?**A) 2/4

B) 3/4

C) 1/3

D) 2/3

**4. What is 3/5 minus 1/5?**A) 2/5

B) 1/5

C) 3/10

D) ⅘

**5. If a chocolate bar is divided into 10 equal pieces and you eat 7 pieces, what fraction of the chocolate bar is left?**A) 2/5

B) 7/10

C) 1/10

D) 3/10

## Answer Key

Here are the answer keys for Year 3 Maths Questions 2024: 65 Practice Problems

**Numbers and Calculation**

**Five-Digit Numbers**

1. B) 10,000

2. B) 7,000

3. A) 53,214

4. B) 22,212

5. C) 10,000, 15,678, 20,345

**Addition**

1. A) 7,781

2. A) 8,134

3. B) 6,680

4. B) 10,235

5. A) 8,999

**Subtraction**

1. A) 579

2. B) 623

3. C) 401

4. A) 800

5. D) 803

**Division**

1. A) 8

2. A) 9

3. A) 9

4. A) 6

5. A) 8

**Multiplication**

1. A) 42

2. B) 32

3. B) 45

4. C) 21

5. B) 56

**Geometry**

1. C) Cube

2. A) 6

3. C) Scalene

4. B) Sphere

5. C) Symmetry line

**Position and Spatial Awareness**

1. C) In front of

2. C) South

3. B) Right

4. C) Between

5. B) Behind

**Data and Measurement**

**Units of Measurement**

1. C) Metre

2. B) 1,000

3. B) Kilograms

4. A) 0.25

5. B) Celsius

**Chance and Data**

1. A) 1/6

2. A) 1/3

3. B) 1/2

4. C) Pie chart

5. A) 1/3

**Time**

1. A) 3:00

2. B) 90

3. B) 1 hour 30 minutes

4. A) 10:45

5. A) 10:20 AM

**Money, Decimals, and Fractions**

**Money Management**

1. D) $12

2. C) $6

3. A) $5

4. B) $24

5. A) $50

**Decimals**

1. A) 1.00

2. A) 2.2

3. B) 9.0

4. A) 2.4

5. B) 0.35

**Fractions**

1. A) 3/4

2. C) 3/8

3. A) 2/4

4. A) 2/5

5. D) 3/10

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## Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Let’s go over some frequently asked questions by parents on Year 3 Maths Questions:

**1: What topics are included in Year 3 maths?**

Year 3 maths covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, measurement, geometry, and basic statistics. For a detailed curriculum overview, visit our Year 3 Maths Curriculum blog.

**2: How can I help my child practice maths at home?**

You can use worksheets, online resources, and interactive games to make learning fun. Consistent practice and positive reinforcement are key. Check out our practice problems for extra support.

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## Conclusion

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