FORMAT OF THE PAPERS

Format of PreEcolier and Ecolier is 24 multiplechoice questions. 3 marks each are contained by Questions 18, 4 marks each by Questions 916, and 5 marks each by Questions 1724, making a full score of 96.

Format of Benjamin, Cadet, Junior and Student is 30 multiplechoice questions. 3 marks each are contained by Questions 110, 4 marks each by Questions 1120, and 5 marks each by Questions 2130, 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
PreEcolier (Grade 12)
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 PAPERS
(PreEcolier)
Ecolier (Grade 34)
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 PAPERS
(Ecolier)
Benjamin (Grade 56)
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 PAPERS
(Benjamin)
Cadet (Grade 78)
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 PAPERS
(Cadet)
Junior (Grade 910)
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 PAPERS
(Junior)
Student (Grade 1112)
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.