Starting Year 7 can be both exciting and challenging for students, especially when it comes to maths. Research shows that students’ performance in maths during Year 7 can significantly impact their future academic success.

According to a study by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), students who develop strong numeracy skills in early secondary school are more likely to excel in later years.

Providing ample practice opportunities with varied questions is key to building a solid foundation. With this in mind, we’ve compiled 55 Year 7 maths practice questions with answers to help students succeed.

For a deeper understanding of the topics covered in Year 7 maths, be sure to check out our Year 7 Maths Curriculum overview.

## Year 7 Maths Questions

These 55 practice questions are carefully crafted to align with the Australian curriculum for Year 7 maths in 2024. They cover a range of essential topics including algebra, geometry, and number theory.

Whether your child is looking to reinforce their knowledge or prepare for upcoming tests, these questions provide a comprehensive review of the key concepts.

**Number and Algebra**

**Number and Place Value**

1. In the number 453,279, what is the value of the digit 2 when it is in the ten thousandth place?

a) 2,000

b) 20,000

c) 200,000

d) 2

2. What is the result when 8,493 is decreased by the value of the digit 4 in the number 84,932?

a) 8,089

b) 8,089

c) 8,349

d) 8,493

3. If the number 72,563 is rounded to the nearest thousand, what is the result?

a) 72,000

b) 73,000

c) 70,000

d) 75,000

4. Which number correctly represents 7 times the value of the digit in the hundreds place of 96,482?

a) 7,000

b) 4,200

c) 700

d) 49,000

5. What is the difference in place value between the digit 9 in 89,745 and the digit 9 in 9,875?

a) 90,000

b) 9,000

c) 900

d) 90

**Real Numbers**

1. Which of the following numbers is an irrational number?

a) 4

b) √2

c) 0.75

d) -3

2. What is the approximate value of π (pi) to two decimal places?

a) 3.12

b) 3.14

c) 3.16

d) 3.18

3. Which of the following is a real number?

a) √(-1)

b) 5/0

c) 7.25

d) ∞

4. If you add two real numbers, the result is always:

a) Rational

b) Integer

c) Real

d) Whole

5. Which of the following numbers is both rational and a whole number?

a) 2.5

b) -3

c) 0

d) √5

**Money and Financial Mathematics**

1. If you save $200 per month, how much will you have saved after one year?

a) $2,000

b) $2,200

c) $2,400

d) $2,600

2. A product is originally priced at $150 but is on sale for 20% off. What is the sale price?

a) $120

b) $125

c) $130

d) $135

3. If you earn 5% interest on $1,000 after one year, what will be the total amount in your account?

a) $1,005

b) $1,050

c) $1,100

d) $1,150

4. Sarah bought a laptop for $850. She paid a 10% deposit and the rest in monthly instalments. How much was her deposit?

a) $85

b) $170

c) $255

d) $425

5. You have $300 in your savings account. If you spend 40% of it, how much money do you have left?

a) $120

b) $140

c) $160

d) $180

**Patterns and Algebra**

1. What is the next number in the pattern: 3, 6, 9, 12, *_*?

a) 13

b) 14

c) 15

d) 16

2. If the rule for a sequence is add 5, and the first term is 7, what is the fourth term?

a) 12

b) 17

c) 22

d) 27

3. Which expression represents the pattern: 2, 4, 8, 16, *_*?

a) 2^n

b) 2n

c) 2n + 2

d) 2n – 1

4. Solve for x: 3x + 5 = 20

a) x = 3

b) x = 5

c) x = 10

d) x = 15

5. What is the value of y if y = 2x + 3, and x = 4?

a) 5

b) 7

c) 8

d) 11

**Linear and Non-linear Relationships**

1. Which of the following equations represents a linear relationship?

a) y = 3x + 2

b) y = x² + 5

c) y = 2/x

d) y = √x

2. What is the shape of the graph of the equation y = 2x + 1?

a) Parabola

b) Circle

c) Straight line

d) Hyperbola

3. Which of the following is a characteristic of a nonlinear relationship?

a) The graph is a straight line.

b) The rate of change is constant.

c) The graph curves or changes direction.

d) The equation is in the form y = mx + b.

4. If the equation of a line is y = -3x + 4, what is the slope of the line?

a) -4

b) -3

c) 3

d) 4

5. Which equation below represents a nonlinear relationship?

a) y = 5x + 2

b) y = -2x + 7

c) y = x² – 3

d) y = 4x – 6

**Measurement and Geometry**

**Using Units of Measurement**

1. Which unit would you use to measure the length of a classroom?

a) Millimetres

b) Centimetres

c) Metres

d) Kilometres

2. What is the area of a rectangle with a length of 8 metres and a width of 5 metres?

a) 13 square metres

b) 30 square metres

c) 40 square metres

d) 50 square metres

3. How many millilitres are in 2.5 litres?

a) 25 millilitres

b) 250 millilitres

c) 2,500 millilitres

d) 25,000 millilitres

4. If a cube has a side length of 4 cm, what is its volume?

a) 12 cubic centimetres

b) 16 cubic centimetres

c) 48 cubic centimetres

d) 64 cubic centimetres

5. What is the perimeter of a square with each side measuring 7 cm?

a) 14 cm

b) 21 cm

c) 28 cm

d) 49 cm

**Location and Transformation**

1. Which of the following transformations is used to slide a shape to a new position without changing its size or orientation?

a) Rotation

b) Reflection

c) Translation

d) Dilation

2. What is the result of rotating a shape 90 degrees clockwise around the origin?

a) The shape stays the same

b) The shape is reflected across the y-axis

c) The shape’s position changes but its orientation remains the same

d) The shape is shifted to a new location

3. If a point A(2, 3) is reflected over the y-axis, what are the coordinates of the image of point A?

a) (-2, 3)

b) (2, -3)

c) (-2, -3)

d) (3, -2)

4. Which of the following describes a dilation transformation?

a) Changing the size of a shape while keeping the same proportions

b) Flipping a shape over a line

c) Rotating a shape around a point

d) Sliding a shape to a different location

5. What happens to a shape when it is translated 5 units to the right and 3 units down?

a) The shape rotates and enlarges

b) The shape shifts to a new location but retains its size and orientation

c) The shape is reflected across the x-axis

d) The shape is rotated and reflected

**Geometric Reasoning**

1. Which property is used to determine that two angles in a triangle are equal if the triangle is isosceles?

a) Vertical angles

b) Corresponding angles

c) Base angles

d) Alternate interior angles

2. In a right-angled triangle, if one angle is 30 degrees, what is the measure of the other non-right angle?

a) 45 degrees

b) 60 degrees

c) 90 degrees

d) 120 degrees

3. If two lines are cut by a transversal and the corresponding angles are equal, what can be concluded about the lines?

a) The lines are parallel

b) The lines are perpendicular

c) The lines are intersecting

d) The lines are skew

4. What is the sum of the interior angles of a hexagon?

a) 360 degrees

b) 540 degrees

c) 720 degrees

d) 900 degrees

5. Which of the following statements is true for all rectangles?

a) All sides are equal in length

b) The diagonals are congruent

c) The angles are not right angles

d) Opposite angles are supplementary

**Statistics and Probability**

**Data Collection and Representation**

1. What is the best type of graph to use for showing the distribution of data across different categories?

a) Line graph

b) Bar chart

c) Pie chart

d) Histogram

2. In a set of data, what does the median represent?

a) The average of all values

b) The middle value when the data is ordered

c) The value that appears most frequently

d) The difference between the highest and lowest values

3. If a data set has the numbers 4, 8, 6, 5, and 7, what is the mean of these numbers?

a) 5

b) 6

c) 6.2

d) 7

4. What is the purpose of a stem-and-leaf plot?

a) To show the frequency of data within intervals

b) To display the percentage distribution of data

c) To organise and display data in a way that retains the original values

d) To compare two sets of data

5. Which of the following is true about a pie chart?

a) It is used to show trends over time

b) It is best for comparing multiple data sets

c) It shows parts of a whole as sectors of a circle

d) It represents data with continuous intervals

**Basic Statistics**

1. What is the mode of the following data set: 3, 7, 5, 3, 9, 3, 6?

a) 3

b) 5

c) 6

d) 7

2. If the mean of the numbers 4, 8, 6, 7, and 9 is calculated, what is the result?

a) 6

b) 7

c) 7.2

d) 8

3. What does the range of a data set represent?

a) The difference between the highest and lowest values

b) The middle value in a sorted list

c) The average of all values

d) The value that occurs most frequently

4. In a data set, if the median is 12 and there are an even number of data points, how is the median calculated?

a) By adding the two middle numbers and dividing by 2

b) By finding the average of all values

c) By selecting the highest value

d) By subtracting the lowest value from the highest value

5. Which of the following is true about the mean of a data set?

a) It is always equal to the median

b) It can be greatly affected by outliers

c) It is the value that appears most frequently

d) It is the difference between the highest and lowest values

**Probability**

1. What is the probability of rolling a 3 on a fair six-sided die?

a) 1/2

b) 1/3

c) 1/6

d) 1/12

2. If a bag contains 4 red balls and 6 blue balls, what is the probability of randomly selecting a blue ball?

a) 2/5

b) 3/5

c) 1/2

d) 4/6

3. A spinner has 8 equal sections numbered 1 to 8. What is the probability of landing on a number greater than 5?

a) 1/8

b) 2/8

c) 3/8

d) 4/8

4. If two coins are flipped, what is the probability of getting at least one head?

a) 1/4

b) 1/2

c) 3/4

d) 1/8

5. What is the probability of drawing an ace from a standard deck of 52 playing cards?

a) 1/13

b) 1/26

c) 1/52

d) 1/4

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## Answer Key

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

**Number and Algebra**

**Number and Place Value Answer Sheet**1. b) 20,000

2. a) 8,089

3. b) 73,000

4. b) 4,200

5. b) 9,000

**Real Numbers Answer Sheet**1. b) √2

2. b) 3.14

3. c) 7.25

4. c) Real

5. c) 0

**Money and Financial Mathematics Answer Sheet**

1. c) $2,400

2. a) $120

3. b) $1,050

4. b) $170

5. d) $180

**Patterns and Algebra Answer Sheet**

1. c) 15

2. c) 22

3. a) 2^n

4. b) x = 5

5. d) 11

**Linear and Non-linear Relationships Answer Sheet**

1. a) y = 3x + 2

2. c) Straight line

3. c) The graph curves or changes direction.

4. b) -3

5. c) y = x² – 3

**Measurement and Geometry **

**Using Units of Measurement**

1. c) Metres

2. c) 40 square metres

3. c) 2,500 millilitres

4. d) 64 cubic centimetres

5. c) 28 cm

**Location and Transformation**

1. c) Translation

2. c) The shape’s position changes but its orientation remains the same

3. a) (-2, 3)

4. a) Changing the size of a shape while keeping the same proportions

5. b) The shape shifts to a new location but retains its size and orientation

**Geometric Reasoning**

1. c) Base angles

2. b) 60 degrees

3. a) The lines are parallel

4. c) 720 degrees

5. b) The diagonals are congruent

**Statistics and Probability**

**Data Collection and Representation**

1. b) Bar chart

2. b) The middle value when the data is ordered

3. c) 6.2

4. c) To organise and display data in a way that retains the original values

5. c) It shows parts of a whole as sectors of a circle

**Basic Statistics**

1. a) 3

2. c) 7.2

3. a) The difference between the highest and lowest values

4. a) By adding the two middle numbers and dividing by 2

5. b) It can be greatly affected by outliers

**Probability**

1. c) 1/6

2. b) 3/5

3. c) 3/8

4. c) 3/4

5. a) 1/13

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## Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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**1: What is the best way to study Year 7 maths?**

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**2: How often should students practise Year 7 maths questions?**

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## Conclusion

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