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


1.

Juan has collected six butterflies. 2 butterflies fly away. How many
butterflies are left?


2.

Nick had a box of candy with 12 pieces in it. He ate three pieces after
dinner. How many does he have left?


3.

Frank found 16 pennies. His mom gave him 9 more. How many pennies
does he have now?


4.

Skip made 65¢ cleaning his room. When he put it in his bank, the
money in his bank now equaled 90¢. How much money did he have in his bank to start?


5.

Bob had 37 marbles. Lew had 29 marbles. If they put them together,
how many marbles would they have?


6.

Jim got a new bike. There were 22 pieces in the box. His dad had to
add 11 more pieces to put it together. How many pieces in all did it take to make the
bike?


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8.

Look at this equation: 10 + x = 35. Which story below would fit with
that equation?
a.  Mary has 35 bugs. She added 10 bugs. How many bugs does she
have?  c.  Mary let 10 bugs in her collection go. Now she has 35 bugs in the
collection. How many bugs did she have?  b.  Mary has 10 bugs. She added some
bugs to her collection. Now she has 35. How many bugs did Mary add?  d.  If Mary had 35 bugs in her collection and she
caught 10 more bugs, how many bugs would she have? 


9.

Paul delivered 46 papers each day. He got another job delivering 15 pizzas
each night. How many items did he deliver every day?


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11.

Billy sold 15 baseball cards and now he has 50 baseball cards. How many
cards did he have to start with?


12.

Linda was “it” in the Hide and Seek game. She found 19 of the
kids. There were 32 kids who hid. How many more kids does shestill need to
find?


13.

Robby likes to play marbles. He won a marble game against Timmy. He
won 12 marbles. When he counted his marbles after the game, he had 39 marbles. How many
marbles did he have before the game with Timmy?


14.

Melissa had 23 Beanie Babies in her room. Her friend, Cindy, had 9 Beanie
Babies in her room. How many more Beanie Babies did Melissa have than Cindy?


15.

Jim opened some M&M’s. He found 41 red ones. Bruce opened
his bag and found 16 red M&M’s. How many more red M&M’s did Jim have then
Bruce?


16.

Mario bought some chickens for his farm. When he counted the chickens on
his farm, he had 35. Before he bought the new chickens, he had 22. How many new chickens
did Mario buy?
