Name:    2nd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking- Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction, Standard 1 Post Test 1 Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Randy and Larry each had some marbles.  They decided to add their marbles together to see how many they had.  Randy had six marbles and Larry had 9 marbles.  How many marbles did they have altogether?
 a. 13 c. 14 b. 15 d. 3

2.

Silvio earned 55 points on his first math paper and 27 points on his second math paper.  How many total points does Silvio have in math?
 a. 82 c. 92 b. 28 d. 27

3.

Alex got a new puzzle for his birthday.  On the box it said that there were 100 pieces to the puzzle.  Maria, Alex’s little sister, took 22 pieces out of the box when Alex wasn’t looking.  How many pieces were left in the box?
 a. 68 c. 88 b. 56 d. 78

4.

Lisa and Laura wanted to buy some make-up for Halloween.  Together they had 98¢.  Lisa’s gave 52¢ of the 98¢.  How much did Laura give?
 a. 50¢ c. 29¢ b. 46¢ d. 42¢

5.

Mary needed some nails to build a bird house.  She found 6 nails in the shed.  She asked her dad to get some more at the store.  Her dad brought her 22 nails.  How many nails does she now have?
 a. 16 c. 18 b. 29 d. 28

6.

Bob and Jerry decided to put together all their baseball cards for a garage sale.  When they counted them, they had a total of 71 cards.  After the garage sale was over, only 16 cards remained.  How many cards did Bob and Jerry sell?
 a. 87 c. 65 b. 55 d. 16

7.

Barbara took apart her Lego toy.  When she counted the pieces there were 25.  She then built a new figure and put 25 more pieces into it.  How many pieces does Barbara’s new figure have in it??
 a. 50 c. 25 b. 0 d. 75

8.

Valencio put his toy cars in a box that had spaces for each car.  The box had spaces for 20 cars.  Six spaces did not have cars in them.  How many cars did Velencio have?
 a. 26 c. 12 b. 10 d. 14

9.

Which equation below would best solve this word problem?  Sally needed 75 beads to make a necklace.  She put together her and her sister’s beads and it came to 62 beads.  How many more beads did Sally need to finish the necklace?
 a. 75 + 62 = 137 c. 75 - 62 = x b. 75 - x = 35 d. x + x = 62

10.

Which equation below would best solve this word problem?  Sally needed 75 beads to make a necklace.  Her sister put together 42 beads with Sally’s to make the 75 she needed.  How many beads did Sally have to begin with?
 a. 42 -75 = x c. 75 + 42 = x b. x = 42 + 75 d. 75 - 42 = x

11.

Andy found 67¢ on the ground.  Felix found 84¢ the same day.  How much more money did  Felix find than Andy?
 a. 18 c. 15 b. 17 d. 9

12.

At the school carnival, Barbie and Lisa saw a game they wanted to play.  They put their money together and found that they had 96¢.  Pete wanted to play the game also.  He had 55¢.  How much more money did the girls have than Pete?
 a. 45 c. 35 b. \$1.51 d. 41