The Kangaroo Mathematics Exam is an international competition held in 92 countries for Grade 1 to Grade 12. The competition is hosted by different countries each year and checks the student’s application of knowledge in mathematics across levels.

Below are some sample questions for Grade 3.

**Question 1:**

Fred wants to cut two identical shapes from the 4×3 grid.

For which of the below shapes can he not cut two of them from the above grid.

**Question 2:**

If you add up the digits of the year 2007 (2+0+0+7) the result is 9. Which is the next year after 2007 that has the sum of digits resulting in 9?

- 2025 B. 2017 C. 2016 D. 2018 E. 2026

**Question 3:**

Chocolates are sold in packets of 5, 10, or 25 pieces each. Jeremy buys exactly 70 chocolates. What is the minimum number of packets he has to buy?

- 3 B. 4 C. 5 D. 6 E. 7

**Question 4:**

Amy’s dogs have 18 more legs than noses. How many dogs does Amy have?

- 4 B. 5 C. 6 D. 8 E. 9

**Question 5:**

There are five ladybirds as shown in the picture. Two ladybirds are friends if the difference in their number of dots is only 1. Today every lady bird sends a message to friends. How many messages were sent?

- 4 B. 2 C. 6 D. 8 E. 9

**Question 6:**

Ana makes a big cube (as shown) from a set of small cubes. The small cubes are either grey or white. Two small cubes of the same color are not allowed to be side by side. The adjacent cubes should always be of different color. How many white cubes did Ana use?

- 10 B. 11 C. 12 D. 13 E. 14

**Question 7:**

Ten runners are competing in a track race. At the finish, there are three more runners behind George than there are in front of him. In which position did George finish?

- 1 B. 3 C. 4 D. 6 E. 7

**Question 8:**

Mane folds the paper shown in the picture into a cube. Which is the number that is opposite to the side with number 6?

- 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 5 E. 6

Hope this is useful for a short practice.

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