Mental Arithmetic Quiz
This page describes a Qedoc learning module or quiz entitled "Mental Arithmetic Quiz". You can download the module from this page to put on your computer. You can also launch the module straight off the web using the launch quiz link on the right-hand side of this page. Another way to access this quiz is to install the Qedoc Quiz Player and bring up its directory of downloadable quizzes. Whichever way you choose to use it, it's free.
A quiz to test the mental arithmetic skills of a control group of random adults. The quiz contains 10 recordings of a mathematician reading out a complex arithmetical problem at full speed. You have to solve the problem in your head and type it in.
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- Please listen carefully to each question and answer it as quickly as possible without making notes. At the end of the test, we'll ask you some questions about your experience too. Thanks for taking the test!
- Imagine you were with another adult who was struggling with the test. How stupid do you think they are? 0 - very stupid 10 - genius
- Out of 10 random adults, how many do you think would need to use pen/paper or a calculator to achieve a perfect score?
- How good at maths did you think you were before the test? (Where 0 is "terrible" and 10 is "genius"
- Is it acceptable to struggle with questions like this? 0 = definitely not.... 10 = definitely
- How hard did you find the test - 0 means "a doddle" and 10 means "ridiculously hard!"
- If you need to repeat any question, press play, but try to avoid it if you can!
- Would it have been easier if you could have written notes?
- Answer in the format 1h20m or 3h50m!
- Remember! Don't make notes!
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