# Ordinal Numbers

1. Naming positions (1st to 10th)
2. Naming positions (first to tenth)

## 1. Naming Positions (1st to 10th)

Ordinal Numbers tell us the position or order of objects, animals and people.

The following animals are participating in a race.

Their positions are shown as below:

Example:

1. Put a hat on the 3rd animal.
2. Put the pair of sunglasses on the 6th animal.
3. Put the ribbon on the 8th animal.

Question 1:

The chocolate doughnut is in the __________ position.

1. 5th
2. 7th
3. 8th
4. 4th

(4) 4th

Explanation:

Always identify where the 1st object is. In this question, the 1st object is on the left. Therefore, the chocolate donut will be in the 4th position.

Question 2:

The bear wearing a shirt is in the __________ position.

1. 6th
2. 8th
3. 3rd
4. 4th

(2) 8th

Explanation:

Always identify where the 1st object is. In this question, the 1st object is on the left. Therefore, the bear wearing the shirt will be in the 8th position.

Question 3:

The rotten apple is in the __________ position.

1. 1st
2. 2nd
3. 8th
4. 9th

(2) 2nd

Explanation:

Always identify where the 1st object is. In this question, the 1st object is on the left. Therefore, the rotten apple will be in the 2nd position.

Question 4:

The rabbit wearing a hairband is in the __________ position.

1. 5th
2. 2nd
3. 9th
4. 10th

(4) 10th

Explanation:

Always identify where the 1st object is. In this question, the 1st object is on the left. Therefore, the rabbit wearing a hairband will be in the 10th position.

Question 5:

The insect wearing a cap is in the __________ position.

1. 5th
2. 7th
3. 3rd
4. 4th

(4) 4th

Explanation:

Always identify where the 1st object is. In this question, the 1st object is on the RIGHT. Therefore, the insect wearing a cap will be in the 4th position.

Question 6:

Which car is in the 3rd position?

1. A
2. B
3. C
4. D

(1) A

Explanation:

Always identify where the 1st object is. In this question, the 1st object is on the left. Therefore, the car in the 3rd position will be Car A.

Question 7:

Which car is in the 7th position?

1. Yellow
2. Blue
3. Green
4. Grey

(3) Green

Explanation:

Always identify where the 1st object is. In this question, the 1st object is on the RIGHT. Therefore, the car in the 7th position will be the green car.

Question 8:

What is the position of the child that has a bicycle?

1. 6th
2. 2nd
3. 7th
4. 8th

(4) 8th

Explanation:

Always identify where the first object is. In this question, the 1st object is on the left. Therefore, the child with the bicycle will be in the 8th position.

Question 9:

Look at the picture below. Who is fifth in line?

1. Ben
2. John
3. Lisa
4. Zoe

(2) John

Explanation:

Alan is the 1st person. Counting from left to right, John will be in the 5th position.

## 2. Naming Positions ( First to Tenth )

Naming Positions In Words
1st First
2nd Second
3rd Third
4th Fourth
5th Fifth
6th Sixth
7th Seventh
8th Eighth
9th Ninth
10th Tenth

Question 10:

Which of the following is the correct ordinal number for second?

1. 1st
2. 2nd
3. 3rd
4. 4th

(2) 2nd

Question 11:

Which of the following is the correct ordinal number for tenth?

1. 1st
2. 8th
3. 9th
4. 10th

(4) 10th

Question 12:

Write 5th in words.

1. Fifth
2. Sixth
3. Seventh
4. Eighth

(1) Fifth

Question 13:

Write 3rd in words.

1. First
2. Second
3. Third
4. Fourth

(3) Third

Question 14:

Look at the picture below. Which animal is seventh in line?

1. Horse
2. Cow
3. Sheep
4. Pig

(2) Cow

Explanation:

As the bunny is in the first position, start counting from right to left. The cow will be in the seventh position.

## Game Session

Question 15:

Fill in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th to show the order.

Explanation:

This is a painting. We begin from a blank canvas and continue adding items.

Question 16:

The children are queuing to buy ice cream. Which position is Alex at?

1. 1st
2. 2nd
3. 3rd
4. 4th

(1) 1st

Explanation:

Since Fiona is in the sixth position, we will begin counting from left to right. Therefore, Alex will be in the first position.

Question 17:

The children are queuing to buy ice cream. If Alex leaves the queue, who will be 5th in the queue?

1. Branda
2. Claire
3. Fiona
4. Gregory

(3) Fiona

Explanation:

If Alex leaves the queue, Branda becomes 1st, followed by Claire at 2nd, Daniel at 3rd, Elsa at 4th and Fiona at 5th.