KCPE 2006 Mathematics
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Question 1 of 50
1. Question
2 pointsWhat is 73121025 written in words?
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Start by introducing commas for every thousand value ie. 73,121,025
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Start by introducing commas for every thousand value ie. 73,121,025

Question 2 of 50
2. Question
2 pointsWhat is 1.28978 correct to three decimal places?
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Question 3 of 50
3. Question
2 pointsMosi sold milk from 7th January to 7th March 2006. For how many days altogether did he sell the milk
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Question 4 of 50
4. Question
2 pointsIn the figure below lines PQ, RQ and SQ have been constructed to meet at Q
Measure angle SQR.
What is the size of angle SQR?
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Question 5 of 50
5. Question
2 pointsWhat is the sum total of the digits in the hundreds and ten thousands positions in the number 693582?
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Question 6 of 50
6. Question
2 pointsHow many vertices does a triangular prism have?
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Question 7 of 50
7. Question
2 pointsSotsi borrowed sh 20000 from a money lender at a simple interest rate of 5% per month. How much did he pay back altogether at the end of one year?
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Question 8 of 50
8. Question
2 pointsThe heights in centimetres of 10 pupils are given below:
169, 173, 158, 170, 159, 171, 163, 159, 180, 167
What is the mean height of the pupils?
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Question 9 of 50
9. Question
2 pointsWhat is the next number in the pattern?
1.2, 2.4, 4.8, ___?
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Fisrt, we find the difference between two successive numbers in the series
2.4 – 1.2 = 1.2
4.8 – 2.4 = 2.4
From this we notice that the successive number is always twice th preceding number.
Thus, the next number in the series should be 4.8 x 2 = 9.6
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Fisrt, we find the difference between two successive numbers in the series
2.4 – 1.2 = 1.2
4.8 – 2.4 = 2.4
From this we notice that the successive number is always twice th preceding number.
Thus, the next number in the series should be 4.8 x 2 = 9.6

Question 10 of 50
10. Question
2 pointsThe decimals 0.09402, 0.09042, 0.09024, 0.09204 are to be written from the largest to the smallest. Which one of the following is the correct order?
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Question 11 of 50
11. Question
2 pointsA rectangular plot of land measures 40 m by 30 m. There is a wall on one of the longer sides. Four strands of wire are to be used to fence the three remaining sides of the plot. What length of wire is required?
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Perimeter fenced by wire = 40 + 30 + 30 = 100 m
Since four strands of wire are used,
Total length of wire used = 100 x 4
= 400 m.
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Perimeter fenced by wire = 40 + 30 + 30 = 100 m
Since four strands of wire are used,
Total length of wire used = 100 x 4
= 400 m.

Question 12 of 50
12. Question
2 pointsIn the year 2002, the number of pupils in a school was 800. In 2003 the number of pupils increased by 40%. How many pupils were there in 2003?
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Number of pupils in 2003 = 100 % + 40% = 140%
=140% of 800
=1120 pupils
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Number of pupils in 2003 = 100 % + 40% = 140%
=140% of 800
=1120 pupils

Question 13 of 50
13. Question
2 pointsA pupil intends to add the fractions 2/7, 3/8 and 5/6. Which one of the following numbers should she choose as the least common denominator?
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Question 14 of 50
14. Question
2 pointsMukami had 135 two hundred shillings notes which she changed as follows:
sh 21000 into one thousand shillings notes
sh 3000 into five hundred shillings notes
sh 2000 into one hundred shillings notes and
the remaining amount of money into fifty shillings notes.
How many notes did she get altogether?
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Question 15 of 50
15. Question
2 pointsA distance of 5 kilometres is represented on a map by a length of 4 centimetres. What is the scale used?
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Question 16 of 50
16. Question
2 pointsWhat is the value of 7(8^{2 }– 7^{2}) + 63 ? 7?
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Question 17 of 50
17. Question
2 pointsWhat is the value of x in the equation?? 1 ? x + 4 = 13 – x ?
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Question 18 of 50
18. Question
2 pointsMula sold an item for sh 9,900 and made a loss of 10%. What was the cost price of the item?
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Question 19 of 50
19. Question
2 pointsTwenty litres of milk was given to a class of 50 pupils? to share equally. How many decilitres of milk did each pupil get?
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Question 20 of 50
20. Question
2 pointsWhat is the value of 0.6 – 0.4 x 0.23 – 0.01?
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Question 21 of 50
21. Question
2 pointsA certain quadrilateral has the following properties:
Has two sets of parallel sides
Has all sides equal
Diagonals bisect each other
Some angles are equal
Which quadrilateral has the above properties?
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Question 22 of 50
22. Question
2 pointsAn aeroplane left town F at 2230 h on Monday. It took 8 3/4 hours to reach town K. When did it reach town K?
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Question 23 of 50
23. Question
2 pointsWhat is the square root of 0.0576?
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Question 24 of 50
24. Question
2 pointsWhat is the volume, in cm^{3}, of a cylinder whose diameter is 14cm and height 10cm? (take ? = 22/7 )
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Question 25 of 50
25. Question
2 pointsMbogo and Kihara shared some money such that Mbogo got 3/4 of the money shared out. What was the ratio of Mbogo’s share to that of Kihara?
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Question 26 of 50
26. Question
2 pointsOnyango paid sh 950 for an item after getting a discount of sh 50. What percentage discount did he get?
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Question 27 of 50
27. Question
2 pointsThe figure below is part of a rhombus EFGH. Complete the rhombus
What is the length of half the longer diagonal?
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Complete the rhombus first as follows:
 Draw a line parallel to FG, starting from point E, and of the same length as FG
 Draw another line parallel to EF, starting from point G, and of the same length as EF
Where the two lines intersect gives the fourth point of the rhombus. Measure the length of the longer diagonal and divide by two to obtain the correct answer.
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Complete the rhombus first as follows:
 Draw a line parallel to FG, starting from point E, and of the same length as FG
 Draw another line parallel to EF, starting from point G, and of the same length as EF
Where the two lines intersect gives the fourth point of the rhombus. Measure the length of the longer diagonal and divide by two to obtain the correct answer.

Question 28 of 50
28. Question
2 pointsSamira bought the following items:
Five halflitre packets of milk @ sh 30
Two crates of soda @ sh 320
Twenty five loaves of bread @ sh 23
A bottle of water for sh 25
If she had sh 2000, how much money did she remain with?
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Question 29 of 50
29. Question
2 pointsThe bar graph below shows the number of kilograms of sugar consumed by a school in five days.
In which pair of consecutive days was the total consumption the highest?
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Question 30 of 50
30. Question
2 pointsA youth group organized a film show to raise funds. two hundred and eighty men attended the film show. The number of women who attended was half the number of men, while the number of youths was three times the number of both men and women. The charges were sh 50 per adult and sh 20 per youth. How much money was raised?
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Question 31 of 50
31. Question
2 pointsIn the figure below, JK = JL = 25 cm and KM = ML. The perimeter of triangle JKL = 98 cm
What is the length of the perpendicular line JM in centimetres?
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Question 32 of 50
32. Question
2 pointsWhich one of the following expressions is equal to
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12
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Question 33 of 50
33. Question
2 pointsThe table below shows the commission charged when one buys postal orders.
VALUE OF ORDER (sh)
COMMISSION (sh)
100.00
11.00
200.00
12.00
300.00
23.00
400.00
39.00
Wangeci wanted to send sh 700 by postal orders. Which one of the postal order combinations given below should she buy in order to pay the least commission?
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Question 34 of 50
34. Question
2 pointsAn open cylindrical tin of diameter 14 cm and height 21 cm was painted on the outside. What was the area painted? (Take ? = 22/7)
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Question 35 of 50
35. Question
2 pointsWhat is the value of? r(p^{2} + qp) / r + q given that r = 6, p = r + 2 and q = p – 3?
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Question 36 of 50
36. Question
2 pointsAsha and Musa are salespersons employed by two different companies. Asha’s company pays her a monthly salary of sh 1500 and a 2 1/2% commission on goods she sells above sh 10,000. Musa’s company only gives him a 6% commission on all goods he sells.
On a certain month Asha and Musa each sold goods worth sh 40000. How much more money was Musa paid than Asha?
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Question 37 of 50
37. Question
2 pointsWhat is the value of 1 1/6 ? ? x 2/3 + 5/8 ?
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Question 38 of 50
38. Question
2 pointsA pickup whose mass is one tonne when empty was loaded with 40 bags of sugar each weighing 50kg and three bags of maize each weighing 65 kg. What was the total mass, in tonnes, of the loaded pickup?
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Question 39 of 50
39. Question
2 pointsIn a relay race Obong’o ran 600m, which is 2/5 of the race, in 3 minutes. Kyalo took 5 minutes to complete the rest of the race. What was the average speed for the whole race in m/s?
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Question 40 of 50
40. Question
2 pointsForty two men were hired to repair a stretch of road in 14 days. How many more men should be hired if the work was to be finished in 12 days?
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Question 41 of 50
41. Question
2 pointsThe number of women passengers in a bus was W. The number of children in the bus was three times that of men passengers but was 6 more than that of women. Which one of the following expressions shows the total number of passengers in the bus?
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Question 42 of 50
42. Question
2 pointsIn the figure below lines AB, AC, BC and BD are equal. BDF and CDE are straight lines and angle ABD is a right angle.
What is the size of angle EDF?
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Question 43 of 50
43. Question
2 pointsThe graph below shows Muli’s journey from town X to town Y
What was the average speed, in km/h, for the whole journey?
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Question 44 of 50
44. Question
2 pointsOn the line YZ given below, complete the construction of the isosceles triangle XYZ where XY = XZ = 8cm. Construct a circle centre O which touches the sides of the triangle.
What is the radius of the circle?
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Question 45 of 50
45. Question
2 pointsThe hire purchase price for a wall cabinet is 25% more than the cash price. Kalulu bought the cabinet on hire purchase terms by paying a deposit of sh 13,200 and the remaining amount in 12 equal monthly installments. If the cash price was sh 24,000, how much was each monthly installment?
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Question 46 of 50
46. Question
2 pointsA flower garden is made up of a semicircle of diameter 14m, a rectangle measuring 20m long and 14m wide and a quarter of a circle of radius 14m. What is the area of the flower garden in m^{2}? (take ? = 22/7)
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Question 47 of 50
47. Question
2 pointsKamau, Wasike and Omollo sell newspapers. One day Omollo sold 20 newspapers more than Wasike who sold 10 newspapers more than Kamau. the total number of newspapers they sold that day was 140.
If Wasike sold y newspapers, which one of the following equations can be used to find the number of newspapers sold by Wasike?
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Question 48 of 50
48. Question
2 pointsMoraa shared money among her four children, Muta, Somo, Nduta and Aroya. Muta got 1/3 of the money while Somo got 1/2 of the remainder. The rest was shared equally between Nduta and Aroya. What fraction of the money did Aroya get?
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Question 49 of 50
49. Question
2 pointsA tailor had 17.5m of cloth material. from this material she made 2 dresses each requiring 3.75m of material, and 3 jackets each requiring 2.4m of material. What length of material remained?
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Question 50 of 50
50. Question
2 pointsAn incomplete pattern is shown below
Which one of the shapes below will complete the pattern above?
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