Saturday, August 29, 2015

Can you solve these SEA problems?


 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



d. $0








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 ___________ .



a. Honest



b. Devious 



c. Dishonest



d. Patriotic








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.








Amir Jairam



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