# What age is junior maths challenge?

## What age is junior maths challenge?

The Junior Mathematical Challenge (JMC) is an introductory challenge for pupils in Years 8 or below (aged 13) or below. This takes the form of twenty-five multiple choice questions to be sat in exam conditions, to be completed within one hour.

## What is Junior Maths Challenge out of?

The Junior Maths Challenge takes the form of 25 multiple-choice questions that children will take under examination conditions; they have 1 hour to answer all of the questions. The first 15 questions are intended to be easier, and every correct answer is worth 5 marks.

**What is Junior Math Challenge?**

The Junior Mathematical Challenge is a 60-minute, multiple-choice Challenge. It encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought, and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems. The problems on the Junior Mathematical Challenge are designed to make students think.

### How is Junior Maths Olympiad marked?

Scoring rules for the Junior Mathematical Olympiad are as follows: Each question in Section A is worth 1 point, each question in Section B is worth up to 10 points. Answers in Section B can be awarded partial marks depending on on the clarity of the participants Mathematical presentation.

### How many people get gold junior maths challenge?

It is aimed at those in Years 7 and 8 and is sat in schools. Over 250,000 students from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze.

**What is the Junior Maths Olympiad out of?**

The Junior Mathematical Olympiad is a follow-on round to the Junior Mathematical Challenge. It is a two-hour Challenge consisting of 16 problems: 10 in Section A and six in Section B. Only answers are required to the problems in Section A whereas full written solutions are required for problems in Section B.