# What is the format of CMC?

October 24, 2016

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The first level of the Cuemath Mastermind Contest, which is the Diagnostic test assesses children on two fronts:

The** School Math** section focusses on the topics that schools cover.

The** Ability** section taps into skills that build mathematical thinking and aptitude.

Diagnostic Test Format:

- It is
**grade-wise**and paper-based with**OMR**answer sheets - It is
**40 minutes**long for each grade from 1 to 8 - It is administered
**at no cost** - It has two sections namely, Part 1:
**School Math**and Part 2:**Ability,**as explained above.

Post the Diagnostic Test in your school, the top two scorers from each grade will qualify for the second round of the Cuemath Mastermind Contest, the inter-school Math Quiz and get to represent their school at a city-level.

**Sample Questions:**

**Knowledge_Example**

Options:

a. 5.40 am

b. 4.50 pm

c. 4.50 am

d. 5.46 am

Answer: C

**Ability_Example**

Options:

a. Pumpkin

b. Brinjal

c. Tomato

d. None of these

Answer: a

With questions as easy as these, your child is sure to enjoy the Diagnostic Test.