kwizNET Subscribers, please login to turn off the Ads!
Email us to get an instant 20% discount on highly effective K-12 Math & English kwizNET Programs!

Online Quiz (Worksheet A B C D)

Questions Per Quiz = 2 4 6 8 10

Grade 6 - Mathematics
4.12 Fractions Word Problems - 2

Directions: Solve the following word problems. Show your work! Also write at least 5 story problems of your own.
Q 1: Kim is 4 feet 4 1/4 inches tall, Mike is 4 feet 2 7/8 inches tall. How much taller is Kim than Mike?
1 1/8 inches
1 3/8 inches
1 5/8 inches

Q 2: One morning you walked 4 7/8 miles to town. On the way home you stopped to rest after walking 1 1/3 miles. How far do you still need to walk to get back home?
3 13/24 miles
3 11/5 miles
2 13/24 miles

Q 3: In an election, the Conservative candidate got 1/8 of the votes, the Republican candidate got 1/6 of the votes, and the Democratic candidate got 1/3 of the votes. What fraction of the votes did the three candidates receive all together?
5/8 of the votes
6/7 of the votes
4/8 of the votes

Q 4: If it rained 1 1/2 inches on Monday, 2 1/8 inches on Tuesday, 3/4 of an inch on Wednesday, and 2 5/8 inches on Thursday, how much did it rain over the four day period?
6 inches
7 inches
5 inches

Q 5: If Tom bought 1/3 of 1/8 share in a company, what fraction of the company did he own?
1/24 of the company
1/12 of the company
1/11 of the company

Q 6: If you want to fence your square yard, how much fencing would you need if your yard is 21 2/3 feet long? (Hint: Square has four equal sides.)
86 2/3 feet
56 3/4 feet
34 3/4 feet

Q 7: Scott and seven other friends bought a quarter share of a restaurant chain. If they were all equal partners, what fraction of the restaurant chain did Scott own?
1/16 of the restaurant chain
1/24 of the restaurant chain
1/32 of the restaurant chain

Q 8: Tim opened a quart of orange juice in the morning. If he drank 1/5 of it with breakfast and 2/7 of it with lunch, how much of it did he have left for the rest of the day? Hint: 1 - (1/5 + 2/7)
18/35 quart
18/30 quart
13/35 quart

Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only!

Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!

Subscription to kwizNET Learning System offers the following benefits:

  • Unrestricted access to grade appropriate lessons, quizzes, & printable worksheets
  • Instant scoring of online quizzes
  • Progress tracking and award certificates to keep your student motivated
  • Unlimited practice with auto-generated 'WIZ MATH' quizzes
  • Child-friendly website with no advertisements
  • Choice of Math, English, Science, & Social Studies Curriculums
  • Excellent value for K-12 and ACT, SAT, & TOEFL Test Preparation
  • Get discount offers by sending an email to

Quiz Timer