FORMAT OF THE PAPERS

  • Format of Pre-Ecolier and Ecolier is 24 multiple-choice questions. 3 marks each are contained by Questions 1-8, 4 marks each by Questions 9-16, and 5 marks each by Questions 17-24, making a full score of 96.

  • Format of Benjamin, Cadet, Junior and Student is 30 multiple-choice questions. 3 marks each are contained by Questions 1-10, 4 marks each by Questions 11-20, and 5 marks each by Questions 21-30, making a full score of 120.

  • All questions have five options of answer.

  • Each paper is 90 minutes of duration.

  • If a participant leaves a question unanswered, that question will be marked '0'. There is no penalty/deduction for wrong answer.

  • No calculator

  • Official language of the competition is English

KANGAROO MATH COMPETITION SYLLABUS

Pre-Ecolier (Grade 1-2)

o    simple arithmetic operations with 1 digit and 2 digit numbers.
o    distinguishing simple figures.
o    time, clock.
o    number of days in a week, number of months in a year.

 

PAST PEPERS
(Pre-Ecolier)
 
Ecolier (Grade 3-4)

o    simple arithmetic operations with 1,2,3 and 4 digit numbers.
o    recognizing geometric figures.
o    a magic square with a sum of 15.
o    time, clock.
o    number of days in a week, number of months in a year.
o    addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.
o    intersection of sets.
o    perimeter and area of a square, a rectangle.

 

PAST PEPERS
(Ecolier)
 
Benjamin (Grade 5-6)

o    addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.
o    magic squares.
o    fractions and decimals.
o    clock, a calendar.
o    perimeter of a polygon.
o    area of a rectangle and a triangle.
o    lines and rays on a surface.
o    a cube, a rectangular solid.
o    acute, right, and obtuse angles.
o    mathematical logic.

 

PAST PEPERS
(Benjamin)
 
Cadet (Grade 7-8)

o    operations on rational numbers.
o    powers of natural numbers.
o    equations, inequalities and systems of linear equations.
o    area of a rectangle, a triangle and a circle.
o    lines and rays on a surface.
o    volume and surface area of geometric figures.
o    angles: acute, right, and obtuse.
o    supplementary angles, sum of angles in a triangle and in a quadrilateral.
o    mathematical logic.

 

PAST PEPERS
(Cadet)
 
 Junior (Grade 9-10) 

o    operations on real numbers.
o    functions, polynomials, equations, inequalities.
o    sequences of numbers.
o    elements of combinatorics.
o    synthetic plane geometry.
o    analytic plane geometry.

 

PAST PEPERS
(Junior)
 
Student (Grade 11-12)  

o    operations on real numbers.
o    functions, polynomials, equations, inequalities.
o    sequences of numbers.
o    elements of combinatorics.
o    synthetic plane geometry.
o    analytic plane geometry.
o    synthetic space geometry.
o    analytic space geometry.

PAST PEPERS
(Student)
 
Answer Keys
*** Papers may include topics which are related to or are extension of the topics listed. ***