Here are some simple
(or complicated?) maths and English problems for SEA (Secondary Entrance Assessment) pupils:
1. A Port of Spain educator is contracted to teach math and English classes to
some disadvantaged learners. He collects fees of $17 million plus $17 million over two years, but he has confessed he hasn’t taught them one single class.
How much has he “earned” (his verb)?
a. $17 million
b. $34 million
c. US$5 million
2. Choose the best response from the list that follows this statement.
If a man collects money for a job for which he was contracted but didn’t do the job, that person can be described as ___________ .
3. Solve the following. riddle:
Ah riddle ah riddle ah ree
Makes loud noises, snorts, likes Iberian languages, loud, always utters the words “wasn’t me”, has two faces, a terrifying stare and a pink shirt?
a. A robot
b. A four-legged animal
c. A doubting Thomas
d. A politician caught red-handed.
All correct entries will be put in a box and shaken up, and will be taken for a ride.