# Sample Questions

## What questions are used in the NAEP mathematics assessment?

Explore sample questions from the mathematics assessment, and see how the NAEP mathematics questions relate to student performance.

## Test Yourself in Mathematics

Select one of the grade tabs below to try out 10 questions from the 2009 NAEP mathematics assessment. After answering all the questions, compare your score with that of students nationally.

Grade 4 Sample Questions

Question 1 of 10:

What number does n represent in the table?

1. 2
2. 3
3. 4
4. 5
The correct answer is: B
Question 2 of 10 :

It takes Ms. Wylie 15 minutes to drive from her house to the store. Which is the best estimate of the distance from her house to the store?

1.     5 feet
2.    5 miles
3.    20 feet
4.  200 miles
The correct answer is: B
Question 3 of 10:

Kiara set her beads on a table to make a repeating pattern. Some of the beads rolled off the table.
Here is what was left.

Which of the following should Kiara use to replace the missing beads in the pattern?

The correct answer is: C

Question 4 of 10:

What is the shape of the shaded figure inside the star?

1. Hexagon
2. Pentagon
4. Triangle
The correct answer is: B

Question 5 of 10:

1. 226
2. 235
3. 236
4. 374
The correct answer is: A

Question 6 of 10:

One student will be chosen at random from the list above. What is the probability that the student's name begins with the letter P?

1. 1 out of 3
2. 1 out of 10
3. 3 out of 7
4. 3 out of 10
The correct answer is: D

Question 7 of 10:

Which figure has the greatest area?

1. A
2. B
3. C
4. D
The correct answer is: B

Question 8 of 10:

Which picture shows that is the same as ?

The correct answer is: A

Question 9 of 10:

A loaded trailer truck weighs 26,643 kilograms. When the trailer truck is empty, it weighs 10,547 kilograms. About how much does the load weigh?

1. 14,000 kilograms
2. 16,000 kilograms
3. 18,000 kilograms
4. 36,000 kilograms
The correct answer is: B

Question 10 of 10:

Which fraction has a value closest to ?

1.

2.

3.

The correct answer is: A

The chart below shows the percentage of questions that you answered correctly, as well as how students at each of the achievement levels performed on this set of questions. For instance, fourth-grade students at Proficient had a percentage correct of 77% on average.

[Overall|62],[Below Basic|37],[Basic|57],[Proficient|77],[Advanced|93] Fourth-grade percentage correct on selected mathematics questions: 2009