GMAS Sample Questions: Grade 2 MATH

The GMAS is a Computer-Based Longitudinal Assessment System for College and Career Readiness. The students will face a variety of new technology-enhanced questions as a part of the computer-based tests.

Some of them are Multiple choice-single correct responses, Multiple choice-multiple correct responses, Matching Tables, Drag and Drop, Hot text, Table Fill in, Graphing, Equation/numeric, Extended constructed response, Short answer, and many more.

Today, we will share several sample questions along with practice test links for grade 2 Math that gives you an idea of questions that your students are likely to see on the test. After each sample question, an explanation follows that includes any important aspects of the task that you may need to consider with respect to the skills, processes, and information your students need to know.

Domain: Grade 2 >> Operations And Algebraic Thinking

Sample Question: Brad ate 11 grapes out of the bag. Jay ate 14 grapes out of the bag. If there are 43 grapes still in the bag, how many grapes were in the bag at first?

  1. 3
  2. 25
  3. 18
  4. 68

Answer Explanation: The answer is D. There are 43 grapes in the bag, in order to find out how many were in there at first you have to add what was taken out. 43 plus 11 (Brad) plus 14 (Jay) equals 68.

Standards: 2.OA.A.1

Click here to practice: Operations And Algebraic Thinking Questions on 2nd Grade

Domain: Grade 2 >> Number & Operations in Base Ten

Sample Question: Choose a number that does not have any ones.

  1. 809
  2. 340
  3. 209
  4. 33

Answer Explanation: The answer is B. 340 does not have ones.

Standards: 2.NBT.A.1

Click here to practice: Grade 2 Number & Operations in Base Ten Questions

Domain: Grade 2 >> Measurement & Data

Sample Question: Lola cut 3 pieces of string all the same length in inches. The total length of all 3 pieces of string is 12 inches combined. What is the length of each piece of string.

  1. 12 inches
  2. 6 inches
  3. 3 inches
  4. 4 inches

Answer Explanation: The answer is D. If Lola’s 3 pieces of string totals 12 inches and they are the same length then you should add the same number 3 times and get 12. 4 + 4 + 4 equals 12.

Standards: 2.MD.B.5

Click here to practice: 2 Grade Measurement & Data Questions

Domain: Grade 2 >> Geometry

Sample Question: Which choice best describes the shaded part below?

  1. Two-Halves
  2. One-Half
  3. Two-Thirds

Answer Explanation: The answer is A. There are two equal parts and two out of two parts are shaded.

Standards: 2.G.A.3

Click here to practice: Geometry Questions for 2nd Grade

Looking for online practice tests? Here is the link to practice more of GMAS Grade 2 Math questions.


Jaci Smith