Where would you say your family stands at this time ?

The scale below represents how society in South Africa is set up. At the top of the scale (10 stars) are the people who are the best off. They earn the most money and have the most respected jobs. At the bottom of the scale (1 star) are the people who are worst off. They earn the least money and have the least respected jobs.

13

Where do you think you will stand when you are 30 ?

The scale below represents how society in South Africa is set up. At the top of the scale (10 stars) are the people who are the best off. They earn the most money and have the most respected jobs. At the bottom of the scale (1 star) are the people who are worst off. They earn the least money and have the least respected jobs.

14

How many years you are in school including this year?

Questions about: demographic aspects, socioeconomic inequalities and students' knowledge/perception

15

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements ?

Select one answer in each row

Strongly disagreeDisagreeAgreeStongly agree

The teachers at my school are respectful towards me.The teachers at my school are interested in students` well being.The teachers at my school are mean towards me.

16

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements ?

Select one answer in each row

Strongly disagreeDisagreeAgreeStongly agree

The teachers at my school provide additional support outside of regular class hours.The school's buildings and facilities are in a good condition.I have access to necessary learning materials (e.g., textbooks, notebooks) in my school.The classrooms environment in my school is conducive to learning (e.g., adequate lighting, seating, and space).

17

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements ?

Select one answer in each row

Strongly disagreeDisagreeAgreeStongly agree

Historical inequalities from the apartheid era still affect my educational opportunities today.I often witness discrimination in my school because of apartheid legacy.My school is making efforts to address and overcome the legacy of apartheid.

18

How would you rate the quality of your mathematics instruction this school year ?

1 star means it was the worst mathematics instruction possible. 10 stars it was the best mathematics instruction possible.

19

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days ?

The following question asks how satisfied you feel about your life, on a scale from 1 star to 10 stars. One means you feel not at all satisfied and 10 means completely satisfied.

20

How often do these things happen in your mathematics lessons ?

Select one answer in each row

Every lessonMost lessonsSome lessonsAlmost never

Students do not listen what the teacher said.There is no noise and disorderThe teacher has to wait a long time for students to quiet down.Students cannot work well.Students get distracted by using digital ressources like smartphones.

21

How often you encountered the following types of mathematics tasks during your time at school ?

Select one answer in each row

FrequentlySometimesRarelyNever

Working out from a train timetable how long would it take to get from one place to anotherCalculating how much more expensve a computer would be after taxCalculating how many square metres of tiles you need to cover a floor Solving an equation like
6x + 5 = 29Finding the actual distance between two places on a map with a
1: 10.000 scaleSolving an equation like
2(x+3) = (x+3) (x-3)Using a calculator instead of doing it by yourself

22

How good do you think you are at mathematics?

1 star means that you have big problems solving mathematic tasks and 5 stars means that it is very easy to solve mathematic tasks.

23

Thinking about mathematical concepts: how familiar are you with the following terms?

Select one answer in each row

Never heard of itHeard of it once or twice Heard of it a few timesHeard of it often Know it well, understand the concept

DivisorArea of a circleProbabilityLinear equationExponential function

24

What kind of job do you expect to have when you are about 30 years old ?

Please type in the job title or describe the kind of work you expect to do in that job.

25

To what extend do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the time when your school building was closed because of COVID-19 ?

Select one answer in each row

Strongly disagreeDisagreeAgreeStrongly agree

I felt lonely.My teachers were available when I needed help.I felt behind in my school work.I had problems with access to a digital device when I needed it.I had problems with motivating myself to do schoolworkI had problems with finding time to study because I had household responsibilities.

26

How much effort did you put into giving accurate answers ?

1 star means no effort and 5 stars mean, your answers were as accurate as possible.

Questions about: demographic aspects, socioeconomic inequalities and students' knowledge/perception

27

What is the percentage of blue triangles in the first four rows of Ahmed's pattern?

Ahmed has drawn the following pattern of red and blue triangles. The first four rows of the pattern are shown below:

37,5 %

50 %

60 %

62,5 %

28

If Ahmed were to add a fifth row to the pattern, what would be the percentage of blue triangles in all five rows of the pattern?

Select one answer

40 %

50 %

60 %

66,7 %

29

Is Ahmed right?

Ahmed wants to add more rows to his pattern.
He claims that the percentage of blue triangles in the pattern will always be less than 50 percent.

Yes

No

30

What are the missing numbers?

In this photo you can see six dice, labeled (a) to (f). The following rule applies to all cubes: The total number of points on two opposite sides of each cube is always seven.

4,7,2,6,3,1

1,5,4,2,6,5

1,4,6,2,3,5

31

Estimate the area of Antarctica using the scale on the map.

Select one answer

20 000 000 - 26 000 000 km^2

12 000 000 - 18 000 000 km^2

2 000 000 - 8 000 000 km^2

32

How many South African rand did Mei-Ling receive?

Mei-Ling found out the following exchange rate between the Singapore dollar and the South African rand: 1 SGD = 4.2 ZAR Mei-Ling exchanged 3000 Singapore dollars for South African rand at this exchange rate.

11 500 ZAR

12 600 ZAR

20 700 ZAR

33

When an integer is multiplied by itself, the result is an even number.

Select one answer

always true

sometimes true

never true

34

If you double a whole number, you get an even number.

Select one answer

always true

sometimes true

never true

35

The circumference of figure A is larger than the circumference of figure B.