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Game Type          : Utility Program To Extend ANSWER BACK Series (Ages 6-11)

Author             : Keith Spence

Standalone Release(s)   : 1985: AB500: ARITHMETIC, Kosmos, £4.95 (Tape) £5.95 (Disc)

Compilation Release(s)   : None

Stated compatibility    : BBC Master Compact

Actual compatibility    : Electron, BBC B, B+ and Master 128

Supplier            : KOSMOS, 1 Pilgrims Close, Harlington, Dunstable,

                    BEDFORDSHIRE LU5 6LX. Tel: 05255 3942/5406

Disc compatibility     : ADFS 1D00, CDFS 1D00, DFS 1D00



General Introduction

Extend any of your KOSMOS ANSWER BACK QUIZ programs with this fascinating collection of multiple choice questions and answers. Each FACTFILE 500 pack contains an enormous total of 500 additional questions and 2000 answer options covering TWENTY different topics.




FACTFILE 500 packs provide a wealth of supplementary questions, answers, facts and figures for use with any of KOSMOS ANSWER BACK quiz programs and games. They provide countless hours of entertainment and cannot fail to teach even the most reluctant pupil a great deal about the chosen subject.


FACTFILES can be used with each of the questions and answer modes supported by the ANSWER BACK programs, for example, Multiple Choice, True-False? and "Complete-the-Answer". You can try as many questions as you like in sequential or random order and the computer will keep a check on your performance, point out your mistakes and allow you to revise any weak areas. The ANSWER BACK quiz programs also allow you to

relax and test your skill in a compelling game as a reward for successful learning!


FACTFILE 500 packs are fully compatible with the quiz creation, editing and saving facilities included in all ANSWER BACK programs.


FACTFILE 500 packs are available on an ever increasing range of educational and leisure subjects for most home and personal computers. Each pack contains a massive collection of 500 well-researched questions and 2000 answer options. Write or telephone if you would like to receive details of the complete range of subjects now available.



This FACTFILE 500 pack has been designed to develop and give practice in the basic numerical concepts covering the areas of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division as well as practical topics including time, shape, money and measurement. The quiz covers the primary stages of mathematical development for children between 6 and 11 years of age.



500 Multiple choice questions on the following topics:


(Note: Th = Thousands, H = Hundreds, T = Tens, U = Units)


  AR1    Beginning Addition              AR11   Addition - HTU

  AR2    Beginning Subtraction           AR12   Subtraction - HTU     

  AR3    Beginning Multiplication        AR13   Multiplication - HTU

  AR4    Beginning Division              AR14   Division - HTU   

  AR5    Lucky Dip                       AR15   Pot Luck          

  AR6    Addition - TU                   AR16   Addition - ThHTU

  AR7    Subtraction - TU                AR17   Subtraction - ThHTU 

  AR8    Multiplication - TU             AR18   Multiplication - ThHTU

  AR9    Division - TU                   AR19   Division - ThHTU     

  AR10   All Sorts                       AR20   Take A Chance




First load the control program from your ANSWER BACK QUIZ, then use the LOAD QUIZ option from the program menu to load the required topic. The filename to key in (when asked by the program) should be selected from the above list, for example AR12.


This pack does not contain a computer program. It must be used with an ANSWER BACK program available separately.



Instructions' Source   : ANSWER BACK FACTFILE: ARITHMETIC (Kosmos) Inner Inlay


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