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At TLC LIVE, we deliver hundreds of hours of one-to-one KS1 and KS2 maths tutoring every year. Our tutors work from our comprehensive library, which includes over 35,000 hours of bespoke content designed for students across multiple subjects and year groups from KS1 to A-level.

Here is a set of 19 Year 1 maths questions as an example of the content that students cover when they receive online maths tuition through TLC LIVE. These Year 1 maths quiz questions are ideal for testing students’ knowledge.

19 sample year 1 maths questions

1. What does the “1” represent in the number 12?

2. What fraction is the yellow section of the circle?
– 1 / 2
– 1 / 3
– 1 / 4
– 1 / 5
– 1 / 6

Alt text: a circle which is half yellow and half blue for the Year 1 maths resources page

3. 1 x 2 = _

4. Find the number covered by the blue box on this 100 square:

A 10 by 10 grid with the number 18 obscured.

5. Which bucket is full?

Four buckets, each filled to a different level on the Year 1 maths practice page

6. How many shapes can you see?

A pair of yellow squares for question #6 in the Year one maths quiz.

7. Are there more red circles, blue squares or an equal amount?

A set of four red circles mixed with three red squares.

8. Find 1 less than 10

9. 4 + __ = 10

10. What number is the red arrow pointing at? Answer as a number

A number line from zero to thirty with a red arrow pointing at eleven for the Year 1 maths problems page

11. Is 2 even or odd?

A table of even and odd numbers for the Year 1 maths questions page

12. What is the time?

– 5 o’clock
– 6 o’clock
– 3 o’clock
– 4 o’clock

A clock showing six o'clock for for the Year 1 maths practice page

13. 0 + 3 =

14. 3+4 = ___

A number line from zero to ten for the Year 1 maths questions page.

15. 12 = 10 + ___

16. Which colour is the spinner less likely to land on, red or blue?

A spinner with a larger area of the surface covered by red.

17. “I am an even number. I have a four in the units. I am less than 20. I am more than 6. What number am I?”

18. What temperature is shown on this thermometer?

A thermometer showing 19 degrees Celsius.

19. Find 10 – 1 = ___

Answers to the Year 1 maths questions

1. 10
2. ½
3. 2
4. 18
5. D
6. 2
7. Red circles
8. 9
9. 6
10. 11
11. Even
12. 6 o’clock
13. 3
14. 7
15. 2
16. Red
17. 14
18. 19⁰C
19. 9

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Written by Ryan Lockett, director of studies at TLC LIVE.

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