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Question 1:
Radhika, Gauri, Vicky, Indra and Sunil were collecting Imli (tamarind) seeds.
 _______ collected the most seeds.
 Sunil will collect _______ more seeds to be equal to Vicky.
 If Radhika gets 6 more seeds, she will have _______.
 How many children have more than 40 seeds? _______
 _______ needs 3 more seeds to have 50.
 Sunil has 2 seeds less than 40 and _______ has 2 seeds more than 40.
Answer:
 Indra collected the most seeds.
 Sunil will collect 4 more seeds to be equal to Vicky.
 If Radhika gets 6 more seeds, she will have 30.
 How many children have more than 40 seeds? 3
 Gauri needs 3 more seeds to have 50.
 Sunil has 2 seeds less than 40 and Vicky has 2 seeds more than 40.
Question 2:
Dhoni scored 96 + ______ = ______ runs.
Answer:
Dhoni scored 96 + 6 = 102 runs.
Question 3:
How many runs do these players need to complete a century?
Answers:
Runs Scored 
Runs needed to
complete a century 

Player 1  93  100 â€“ 93 = 7 
Player 2  97  100 â€“ 97 = 3 
Player 3  89  100 â€“ 89 = 11 
Player 4  99  100 â€“ 99 = 1 
Question 4:
Fill in the blanks
Answers:
99 â€“ 112  195 â€“ 206  
Number (in figures)  Number (in words)  Number (in figures)  Number (in words) 
99  Ninety nine  195  One hundred ninetyfive 
100  One hundred  196  One hundred ninetysix 
101  One hundred one  197  One hundred ninetyseven 
102  One hundred two  198  One hundred ninetyeight 
103  One hundred three  199  One hundred ninetynine 
104  One hundred four  200  Two hundred 
105  One hundred five  201  Two hundred one 
106  One hundred six  202  Two hundred two 
107  One hundred seven  203  Two hundred three 
108  One hundred eight  204  Two hundred four 
109  One hundred nine  205  Two hundred five 
110  One hundred ten  206  Two hundred six 
111  One hundred eleven  
112  One hundred twelve 
Question 5:
Oh! 206! Guess how many more to make a triple century?
Answer:
Triple century means 300.
To make 300 runs,
300 â€“ 206 = 94 more runs are required.
Question 6:
Fill in the blanks:
 C.K. just missed his century. How many runs did he need to make a century? _______
 _______ and _______ scored almost equal runs.
 _______ scored a complete century, no less, no more.
 Most runs scored by any batsman are _______.
 _______ and _______ have a difference of just 1 run between them.
 _______ scored 2 more than one and a half century.
Answers:
 C.K. just missed his century. How many runs did he need to make a century? 1
 A.P.J. and V.V.S. scored almost equal runs.
 A.S. scored a complete century, no less, no more.
 Most runs scored by any batsman are M.D.
 A.P.J. and V.V.S. have a difference of just 1 run between them.
 K.S.P. scored 2 more than one and a half century.
Question 7:
Counting in 10s
10  110  310  ______ 
20  ______  ______  720 
30  ______  ______  ______ 
______  ______  ______  ______ 
______  ______  ______  ______ 
______  ______  ______  ______ 
______  ______  ______  ______ 
______  ______  ______  780 
______  190  ______  ______ 
100  200  400  ______ 
Answers:
10  110  310  710 
20  120  320  720 
30  130  330  730 
40  140  340  740 
50  150  350  750 
60  160  360  760 
70  170  370  770 
80  180  380  780 
90  190  390  790 
100  200  400  800 
Question 8:
Counting in 50s
200  550 
250  ______ 
______  650 
350  ______ 
______  750 
______  ______ 
500  850 
Answer:
200  550 
250  600 
300  650 
350  700 
400  750 
450  800 
500  850 
Question 9:
How far can you go like this?
Answer:
Thereâ€™s no limit to numbers. We can go on to infinity.
Question 10:
What is the biggest number you can call out?
Answer:
Thereâ€™s no such biggest number.
COLOR THE NUMBERS:
Question 1:
Find these numbers in the above chart. Color them.
Answers:
JUMPING ANIMALS
Question 1:
Gabru, Bunny and Tarru are jumping all the way.
Gabru jumps on every 7^{th} box, Bunny on every 5^{th} box, Tarru on every 4^{th} box.
Gabru starts jumping from number 90.
Bunny starts jumping from number 99.
Tarru starts jumping from number 106.
 Bunnyâ€™s tenth jump is on number ______.
 Tarruâ€™s tenth jump is on number ______.
 Gabruâ€™s tenth jump will be on number ______.
 Gabru and Bunny both jump on numbers 104, ______ and ______.
Answer:

 Bunnyâ€™s tenth jump is on: 99 + (10 x 5) = 99 + 50 = 149
 Tarruâ€™s tenth jump is on: 106 + (10 x 4) = 106 + 40 = 146
 Gabruâ€™s tenth jump will be on: 90 + (10 x 7) = 90 + 70 = 160
 Gabru and Bunny both jump on numbers 104, 139 and 174.
Question 2:
Find out:
 Tarru and Bunny jump on numbers ______, ______, and ______.
 Is there any number where all three of them jump? ______
 Guess who will finish in the least jumps? ______ In how many jumps? ______
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Answers:
 Tarru and Bunny jump on numbers 114, 134, and 174.
 Yes, all three jump on: 174
Bunny: 99, 104, 109, 114, 119, 124, 129, 134, 139, 144, 149, 154, 159, 164, 169, 174
Tarru: 106, 110, 114, 118, 122, 126, 130, 134, 138, 142, 146, 150, 154, 158, 162, 166, 170, 174
Gabru: 90, 97, 104, 111, 118, 125, 132, 139, 146, 153, 160, 167, 174
 Gabru will finish in the least jumps. In 12 jumps.
CLASS JUMP
Question:
Fill in the blanks
Answer:
Jump 2 steps forward:
104, 106, 108, 110, 112, 114, 116.
Jump 2 steps backward:
262, 260, 258, 256, 254, 252, 250.
Jump 10 steps forward:
110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170.
Jump 10 steps backward:
200, 190, 180, 170, 160, 150, 140.
Continue the pattern:
550, 560, 570, 580, 590, 600, 610.
910, 920, 930, 940, 950, 960, 970, 980.
209, 207, 205, 203, 201, 199, 197.
401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407.
LAZY CRAZY SHOP
Question 1:
Find out how many packets of tens, hundreds and loose items each animal will take. Fill in the blanks.
Answer:
Question 2:
Lazy Crazy also has a crazy way of taking money. He takes only in Rs. 100 notes, Rs. 10 notes and Rs. 1 coins. Now find out how they will pay him for what they have taken.
Answer:
Amount  Rs. 100 Note  Rs. 10 Note  Rs. 1 Coin 
420  4  2  0 
143  1  4  3 
242  2  4  2 
55  5  5 
Question 3:
Who am I? Match with the number.
Answer:
Question 4:
How many are these?
Answer:
MOON MAMA COUNTS HIS STARRY FRIENDS
Question 1:
Answer:
Question 2:
Which cards will I have in my pocket if I have counted up to:
Answer:
Question 3:
Write the answer in the blank space.
Answer:
Question 4:
Guess how many starry friends I have in all!!!
Answer:
38