Year 8 Practice Tests Resource

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Below you will find the contents of your Year 8 Practice Tests Resource. A brief summary is provided to help you find the test you’re looking for. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’re not sure which test your child needs or if the test you’re looking for isn’t here. If you give us enough notice, we’ll have the test you need ready for you!

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How to Use These Tests

To gain the most value from this resource we recommend the following:

  • Organise a time with your child to complete a paper. Ideally this would be a few nights before a school test, so that there is enough time to consolidate any skills that your child needs help with.
  • Have your child sit the test in a simulated test environment. Clear their working space of everything except for the test and their writing materials and only use a calculator where recommended. Remove all distractions, especially access to online social networks! Set a timer for the allocated time shown on the test and encourage your child to attempt all questions, leaving nothing blank.
  • If your child finished the paper early, ask them to check through their answers carefully for another few minutes.
  • Once the time is up or when you are satisfied your child has finished the paper, sit together to mark and watch the solutions. Pause the videos to discuss your child’s working or to help them find any mistakes they have made. Discuss with them the importance of clear working out and identify skills for further practice.
  • Keep a log of their achievement in these tests, perhaps setting goals and rewards for milestones in their progress.

Number and Algebra

Year 8 Algebra Skills Practice Test

This test includes questions involving simplifying, substituting, expanding and factorising expression. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA190, 191, 192

Year 8 Algebra Skills Practice Test 2

This test involves simplifying, expanding and factorising expressions. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA 190, 191, 192

Year 8 Integers and Rationals Practice Test

This test involves operations with positive and negative numbers as well as whole numbers, decimals and fractions in a variety of contexts. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA 183

Year 8 Linear Relationships Practice Test

This test includes questions on completing tables of values for linear relationships. Applications of linear relationships, drawing equations on a graph and determining the rule from the line drawn area also included in this test. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA193

Year 8 Linear Relationships Practice Test 2

This test involves interpreting, forming and completing linear functions. It also involves questions pertaining to linear functions in real life context. A calculator may be used for this test. Curriculum reference ACMNA 193

Year 8 Money and Finance Practice Test

This test involves financial calculations including, percentage discounts, commission and GST. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA 187, 189

Year 8 Percentages Practice Test

This test involves calculating percentages in a variety of context. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA 187

Year 8 Profit and Loss Practice Test

This test includes questions on finding a percentage of a certain amount. Applications of percentages, calculating percentage profit and percentage loss are also included in this test. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA189

Year 8 Rates Practice Test

This test includes questions on simplifying rates, finding the best value item, scale factors and applications of rates. A calculator may be used for this test. Curriculum reference ACMNA188

Year 8 Ratios Practice Test

This test includes simplifying ratios, finding equivalent ratios and applications of ratios in word problems. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA188

Year 8 Solving Linear Equations Practice Test

This test includes questions on solving one, two and three step linear equations. Questions with the unknown value on both sides of the equation are also included. Question using graphical techniques to solve linear equations are also included in this test. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA194

Year 8 Solving Linear Equations Practice Test 2

This test involves solving abstract linear equations, solving graphical linear equations and forming a linear equation and then solving it. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMNA 194

Measurement and Geometry

Year 8 Area and Perimeter Practice Test

This test involves calculating the area and perimeter of various different shapes. A calculator may be used for this test. Curriculum reference ACMMG 195, 196

Year 8 Congruent Shapes Practice Test

This test includes questions about finding the values of unknown sides and angles using conditions of congruency. Questions about proofs of congruency are also included. A calculator may be used for this test. ACMMG200, 201

Year 8 Quadrilaterals and Congruency Practice Test

This test involves understanding the characteristics of quadrilaterals and triangles, calculating angles and recognising congruence. A calculator may be used for this test. Curriculum reference ACMMG 202

Year 8 Time Practice Test

This test includes questions on 24 hour and 12 hour time. Calculations involving elapsed time, future events and reading timetables are also included. A calculator may be used for this test. Curriculum reference ACMMG199

Year 8 Volume of Prisms Practice Test

This test includes questions on converting units of measurement. Questions on calculating volume and capacity of simple and complex objects are also included. A calculator may be used for this test. Curriculum reference ACMMG198

Statistics and Probability

Year 8 Mean Median Mode Practice Test

This test involves calculating and interpreting the mean, median and mode in a variety of contexts. A calculator may be used for this test. Curriculum reference ACMSP 207, 293

Year 8 Probability Practice Test

This test includes questions on experimental probability and probabilities of two stage events. Questions involving Two Way tables and Venn Diagrams are also included. A calculator may be used for this test. Curriculum reference ACMSP204, 205, 292

Year 8 Probability Practice Test 2

This test involves calculating and interpreting probabilities in various contexts, including Venn Diagrams. This test is best practised without the use of a calculator. Curriculum reference ACMSP 204, 205, 292

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