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where do you use numbers?

There are two kinds of numbers. Do you know which two kinds?

A

ordinary and extraordinary numbers

B

cardinal and ordinal numbers

C

plain and special numbers

D

there are no two kinds of numbers, Miss! What were you thinking?!

cardinals

ordinals

Twenty-first century

he came in second place

The simpsons are on channel nine

world war two lasted more then five years

The steamengine was invented in the nineteenth century

You are in first grade.

most of you are twelve years old

The first world war lasted from nineteenfourteen to nineteeneighteen

What number is spelled correctly?

A

My father is fifty-five years old.

B

Mum celebrated her fiftysecond birthday.

C

Her brother got his seventh birthdaycard.

D

Grandma has eightytwo candles on her birthdaycake

When do you need to use a hyphen (een streepje) between numbers?

A

Between the first and the second letter.

B

Above twenty, between the decimal and the numeral.

C

Only with ordinal numbers.

D

When cardinals are spelled wrongly.

How old is Mrs Hogemans?

A

She is forty-four years old.

B

She is forty-four but she acts as if she were twelve.

C

She pretends to be young but is really, really old.

D

She is almost forty-five.