Fractions - Grade 5 Maths Questions With Answers

Grade 5 maths multiple choice questions on fractions with answers are presented. Also Solutions and explanations are included.

Note: In this page, fractions are written with diagonal bars. For example 2/3 is the fraction whose numerator is 2 and denominator is 3.
5 1/2 is a mixed number meaning 5 + 1/2.


  1. 3 1/2 + 5 1/3 =

    1. 8
    2. 8 2/5
    3. 8 5/6
    4. 2/5


  2. It takes Julia 1/2 hour to wash, comb her hair and put on her clothes, and 1/4 hour to have her breakfast. How much time does it take Julia to be ready for school?
    1. 3/4 hour
    2. 1 hour
    3. 2/4 hour
    4. 1 1/4 hours


  3. Which two fractions are equivalent?
    1. 5/2 and 2/5
    2. 4/3 and 8/6
    3. 1/4 and 2/4
    4. 2/3 and 1/3


  4. 5 2/3 - 3 1/2 =

    1. 2
    2. 1 2/5
    3. 2 7/6
    4. 2 1/6


  5. Billy ate 1 1/4 pizzas and John ate 1 2/3 pizzas. How much more pizza did John eat than Billy? .
    1. 2/3
    2. 5/12
    3. 1/4
    4. 7/12


  6. 5/2 3/4 =
    .
    1. 10/3
    2. 10/8
    3. 13/4
    4. 1


  7. 5 1/7 =

    1. 5/7
    2. 6/7
    3. 1/35
    4. 35


  8. 2/5 x 3/7 =

    1. 14/15
    2. 6/35
    3. 35/6
    4. 15/14


  9. To have a + 1 3/4 = 2, a must be equal to
    1. 1
    2. 3/4
    3. 1/2
    4. 1/4


  10. What fraction is the shaded part?

    fraction, question 10 .

    1. 2
    2. 2
    3. 2 3/4
    4. 1 3/4


  11. True or false 2 1/2 = 2 x 1/2?

  12. Tina works 15 hours a week (Monday to Friday). Last week she worked 3 1/2 hours on Monday, 4 hours on Tuesday, 2 1/6 hours on Wednesday and 1 1/2 on Thursday. How many hours did she work on Friday? .
    1. 4
    2. 5/6
    3. 3 5/6
    4. 2 5/6


  13. Which point on the number line represents 1 7/10?

    fraction, question 13.

    1. s
    2. R
    3. W
    4. K


  14. Write 2 1/3 as a fraction.
    1. 2/3
    2. 7/3
    3. 1/3
    4. 6


  15. Write 31/8 as a mixed number.
    1. 4
    2. 4 7/8
    3. 3 1/8
    4. 3 7/8


  16. 3 x 1/4 =

    1. 3 1/4
    2. 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4
    3. 1/4
    4. 12


  17. 3 1/4 =

    1. 3 x 1/4
    2. 3/4
    3. 3 + 1/4
    4. 4/3


  18. True or false 2/5 > 3/8?

  19. Order from least to greatest the fractions 3/5 , 7/6 , 1/3 , 4/9.
    1. 1/3 , 4/9 , 3/5 , 7/6
    2. 4/9 , 1/3 , 3/5 , 7/6
    3. 1/3 , 4/9 , 7/6 , 3/5
    4. 1/3 , 3/5 , 4/9 , 7/6


  20. Write 2/3 of 4 as a mixed number.
    1. 4 2/3
    2. 2/3
    3. 2 2/3
    4. 2


  21. How many minutes in 2/3 of an hour?
    1. 40 minutes
    2. 60 minutes
    3. 20 minutes
    4. 100 minutes


  22. What fraction of the large square is red?
    What fraction of the large square is blue?
    What fraction of the large square is orange?
    What fraction of the large square is green?
    What fraction of the large square is black?
    What fraction of the large square is yellow?

    fraction, question 20.

    1. red: 1/4 , blue: 1/16 , orange: 1/16 , green: 3/16 , black: 3/16 , yellow: 3/16
    2. red: 4/4 , blue: 1/16 , orange: 1/16 , green: 3/32 , black: 3/16 , yellow: 3/16
    3. red: 1/4 , blue: 1/16 , orange: 1/16 , green: 3/16 , black: 3/16 , yellow: 3/16
    4. red: 1/4 , blue: 1/16 , orange: 1/32 , green: 3/32 , black: 3/16 , yellow: 3/16

Answers to the Above Questions

  1. C
  2. A
  3. B
  4. D
  5. B
  6. A
  7. D
  8. B
  9. D
  10. C
  11. false
  12. C
  13. C
  14. B
  15. D
  16. B
  17. C
  18. True
  19. A
  20. C
  21. A
  22. D

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