Maths Non Calculator Tests


Photograph of a pupil's hand in close-up doing sums

These PowerPoint timed tests were created by Dave Elgin. Each set of tests is aimed at a different level, one for each of years S1 through to S4. The materials are relevant to pupils following a National Qualification course at Standard Grade level.

All the material for S1 and S2 would be suitable for pupils at all levels. 

Please read the teachers’ notes first to find out how to use the tests and how to obtain solutions. Each zip file contains 36 PowerPoint tests, each with 10 questions. Each question is timed to take 2 or 3 minutes and the on-screen clock indicates to pupils how much time is left – please note it does not change until one minute has elapsed


  • Curriculum area / Subject

    • Standard Grade (Mathematics)
    • Intermediate 2 (Mathematics)
  • Level / Stage

    • Intermediate 2
  • Date

    02/03/2006 09:59:05
  • Status

    Currently In Use
  • Type

    Teaching pack
  • Advice to Users

    Users should check that documents conform with current SQA Arrangements.

  • Publisher

    Customer Services

  • Copyright

    DJC Elgin
  • ISBN / Code


Please note

This advice and guidance has been produced to support the profession with the delivery of courses which are either new or which have aspects of significant change within the new national qualifications (NQ) framework.

The advice and guidance provides suggestions on approaches to learning and teaching. Practitioners are encouraged to draw on the materials for their own part of their continuing professional development in introducing new national qualifications in ways that match the needs of learners.

Practitioners should also refer to the course and unit specifications and support notes issued by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

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