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EQAO results showed half of Ontario's Grade 6 students failed to meet the provincial standard in math, according to the latest standardized-test scores. See how well you do with similar sample questions. Grade 6 students Maneesha Johal, top, Lee-Anna Maharaj, right, and Amanda Ibe, lower left, work as a group on their EQAO standardized test prep at Lougheed Middle School in Brampton, May 16, 2013.

Half of Ontario students are failing to meet the province's math standards, according to EQAO results released on Wednesday. How well would you do on the standardized test? Take our Grade 6 math quiz to find out.

1 Which of these expressions has a value of 0.555?
a. 55.5 ÷ 100
b. 55.5 ÷ 1000
c. 5.55 X 100
d. 5.55 X 1000

2 Which fraction is equivalent to 8%?
a. 2/25
b. 2/20
c. 1/8
d. 8/10

3 Isla can run 800 metres in 10 minutes. At this rate, how many kilometres can she run in 50 minutes?
a. 4
b. 16
c. 4000
d. 8000

4 The first term of a pattern is 28 672. The pattern rule is "divide by 4 to get the next term." What is the 5th term?
a. 28
b. 112
c. 448
d. 7168

5 Which of these patterns uses the rule "multiply by 2 and add 1" to get the next term?
a. 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, ...
b. 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, ...
c. 1, 3, 7, 15, 31, ...
d. 1, 4, 10, 22, 46, ...

Answer: c) 1, 3, 7, 15, 31, ...

6 How many minutes are in 365 days?
a. 8760 minutes
b. 21 900 minutes
c. 262 800 minutes
d. 525 600 minutes

7 How many millilitres are in 82 L?
a. 0.082 mL
b. 0.82 mL
c. 8200 mL
d. 82 000 mL