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# KCPE revision questions and answers on the median

KCPE revision questions and answers on the median

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- 1.
Seven pupils sat for a test. Three of them scored 42 marks each. The other four scored 53, 55, 50 and 45 marks. What was the median?
A. 42
B. 45
C. 47
D. 50

3m 48s - 2.
The mean of six numbers is 5.5. Five of these numbers are 2, 4, 8, 4 and 10. What is the median of the six numbers?
A. 4
B. 4.5
C. 5
D. 5.5

4m 7s - 3.
In one week Mwai’s shoe shop was opened from Monday to Saturday. On the first three days he sold 16 pairs of shoes each day. On the fourth day he sold 22 pairs of shoes and on the last two days he sold 25 pairs each day. What was the median of the numbers of shoes sold that week?
A. 16
B. 20
C. 19
D. 22

3m 21s - 4.
Ten pupils obtained the marks recorded below:
3, 3, 5, 7, 8, 5, 8, 5, 6, 9
What was the median mark?
A. 5
B. 5.5
C. 5.9
D. 6.5

2m 27s - 5.
The mean weight of eight pupils is 37.5kg. Six of the pupils weigh 30kg, 39kg, 34kg, 35kg, 40kg and 38kg. If the remaining two pupils had equal weights, what is the median weight of the eight pupils?
A. 38.5kg
B. 42kg
C. 38kg
D. 36.5kg

6m 56s - 6.
The table below represents marks scored by Adong’a in a test
What was her median score?
A. 28
B. 34
C. 36
D. 40

3m 3s - 7.
A teacher measured the heights of nine pupils in a class. The heights of eight pupils was 167cm, 170cm, 167cm, 175cm, 170cm, 172cm, 167cm and 168cm. The total height of the eight pupils was 1356cm. If the mean height of the nine girls was 169cm, what was the median height?
A. 170cm
B. 168cm
C. 167cm
D. 165cm

5m 42s - 8.
Maria sat for ten subjects in an examination. Her marks in nine subjects ,excluding science, was as follows:
Mathematics 78, Kiswahili 81, GHC 77, Religious Education 69, English 73, Art and Craft 60, Agriculture 52, Business Education 60, and Home science 55.
If her total marks in the ten subjects was 680, what was her median mark?
A. 60
B. 68
C. 71
D. 75

8m 3s - 9.
The mean of six numbers is 4 . Five of these numbers are 5, 3,7,8 and 3. What is the median of the six numbers?
A. 5
B. 4
C. 3
D. 2

4m 41s - 10.
The height of six pupils were recorded as 1.35m, 1.42m, 1.40m, 1.50m, 1.35m and 1.38m. What was the median height?
A. 1.35m
B. 1.39m
C. 1.40m
D. 1.45m

2m 50s - 11.
The ages in years of 10 pupils in a class are: 16, 18, 15, 14, 17, 16, 14, 13, 19 and 14. What is the median age of the pupils?
A. 16.5
B. 15.6
C. 14
D. 15.5

2m 39s - 12.
The table below shows the number of crates of soda Matuma sold in a week. The number of crates sold on Friday was not corrected.
If the total number of crates of soda sold in seven days was 84.What was was the median sale?
A. 13
B. 15
C. 11
D. 4

5m 17s - 13.
The table below shows the amount of milk delivered by the farmer to the dairy in 6 days
What was the median sale of milk, in litres , for the 6 days?
A.18
B.19#1/3#
C. 20#1/2#
D. 21

3m 33s - 14.
The mean of the following marks of pupils in a certain class is 72.
66,86,63,80,x,79,85,63,88
What is the median mark?
A.74
B.79
C.63.
D.41

7m 24s - 15.
The total amount of the milk produced by a certain cow in
Ten days was 115litres .the daily produce in nine of the days was recorded in litres as 13,12,15,9,8,7,13, 13 and 15 what was the median produced in ten days?
A.13L
B.10L
C.11.5L
D. 12.5L

6m 0s - 16.
The mean of five numbers is 9. Four of the numbers are5, 10, 5 and 14.What is the median of the five numbers?
A.5
B.9
C.10
D.11

4m 45s - 17.
The mean of ten numbers is 5.8.nine of the numbers are 5, 9, 3, 7, 6, 4, 6, 5, and 7 what the product of the mode and median of the numbers
A. 54
B. 36
C. 30
D. 12

6m 14s - 18.
The mean mark of the scores obtained by ten pupils in a test was 12.The marks obtained by eight of the pupil was13,11,10,9,10,18,11,10
If the two obtained equal marks what was the median mark in the test
A. 10
B. 10.5
C. 11
D. 14

8m 13s