Negative Number Worksheet

**Page 1**

1.

It is chilly outside. What do you think will be the temperature?

a. | 56°F | ||

b. | 110°F | ||

c. | - 20°F | ||

d. | 89°F |

Correct answer : (3)

2.

Which of the following could be the temperature in Antarctica?

a. | 34°F | ||

b. | 20°F | ||

c. | 45°F | ||

d. | - 37°F |

Correct answer : (4)

3.

A submarine is 450 feet below sea level. Which of these represents the position of the submarine with respect to the sea level?

a. | 45 | ||

b. | 450 | ||

c. | - 450 |

Correct answer : (4)

4.

It's very cold outside. What do you think the temperature would be?

a. | 15°C | ||

b. | 30°C | ||

c. | 10°F | ||

d. | - 10°C |

Correct answer : (4)

5.

Andy has no money left with him. He owes Sam $30. Which of these represents the money left with Andy?

a. | - $30 | ||

b. | - $3 | ||

c. | + $3 | ||

d. | + $30 |

Correct answer : (1)

6.

Zelma took 8 steps backwards. Which one of the following represents this?

a. | + 81 | ||

b. | - 18 | ||

c. | + 8 | ||

d. | - 8 |

Correct answer : (4)

7.

Which of the following situation represents a number less than zero?

a. | the lowest temperature recorded last Monday was 11°C | ||

b. | the maximum summer temperature was 43°C | ||

c. | early morning temperature in a city was | ||

d. | average winter temperature was 6°C |

Correct answer : (3)

8.

The thermometer shows 6°F. What would be the reading if the temperature falls by 7°F?

a. | 13°F | ||

b. | - 1°F | ||

c. | 1°F | ||

d. | 0°F |

Correct answer : (2)

9.

Which of the following situations represents a number less than zero?

a. | Rachel′s highest score in a game is 600. | ||

b. | Jack′s lowest score in a game is 45. | ||

c. | Susan′s score in a game is | ||

d. | Sara wins the game scoring 200 points. |

Correct answer : (3)

10.

A scuba diver dived to a depth of 153 ft below the sea level. Which number describes the depth?

a. | 153 | ||

b. | 100 | ||

c. | - 153 |

Correct answer : (4)