Multiple Choice Identify the
choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

Which set of numbers is ordered from least to greatest?


2.

The area of a square is 8 square meters. Which of these is closest to the
length of one side of the square?
a.  2 meters  c.  3.5 meters  b.  2.8 meters  d.  4 meters 


3.

Light travels at a speed of about meters per second. Express
this number in standard notation.
a.  299,800,000  c.  0.0000002998  b.  0.00002998  d.  29,980,000 


4.

A thunderstorm cloud holds about 6,200,000,000 raindrops. Which of the
following shows this number in scientific notation?


5.

Jake goes to the grocery store and buys 3 apples, 2 cans of soup, and 1 box of
cereal. The apples cost $0.89 each; the soup costs $2.98 per can; and the box of cereal costs
$4.99. Write an equation that represents the total cost c of Jake’s
purchases.


6.

Mr. Thomas wants to buy a boat. He must make 48 monthly payments to pay
back the amount he borrowed, plus interest. His monthly payment is $161.85. What other
information is necessary to determine the amount of money Mr. Thomas borrowed from the
bank?
a.  How much Mr. Thomas makes per month  b.  The interest rate the bank
charges  c.  How much the boat costs  d.  How much the value of the boat will
increase 


7.

Barb walked 1.3 miles to her friend’s house and then mile
to the library. How far did Barb walk in all?
a.  1 miles  c.  2
miles  b.  1 miles  d.  2
miles 


8.

On average, a dog runs 5.5 times faster than a child. Which equation can
be used to find s, the speed of a dog, given r, the speed of the child?


9.

Ricky jogs 5 laps around a track in 480 seconds. Which of the following
would be the same number of laps per minute?
a.  7 laps in 9.6 minutes  c.  12 laps in 9.2 minutes  b.  10 laps in 15.6
minutes  d.  8 laps in 20
minutes 


10.

What is the slope and yintercept of the equation ?


11.

Aleta went to dinner. The bill was $36. She gave the waiter a 15%
tip. What was the total amount Aleta spend on the food and the tip?
a.  $36.15  c.  $38.40  b.  $37.50  d.  $41.40 


12.

What is true concerning the lines graphed by the system of equations shown
below?
a.  The lines intersect.  c.  The lines are parallel.  b.  The lines are
perpendicular.  d.  The lines
are the same. 


13.

Which algebraic expression can be used to find the nth term in the
following sequence? 6, 10, 14, 18, 22,...


14.

A photo with a length of 3 inches and a width of 5 inches is enlarged to poster
size. The poster and the phot are similar. The length of the poster is 21 inches.
What is the width of the poster?
a.  7.2 inches  c.  19 inches  b.  12.6 inches  d.  35 inches 


15.

Rectangle ABCD is shown on the coordinate grid below. Which of the
following graphs represents Rectangle ABCD over the following: ?


16.

A rectangle is cut along its diagonal. The measure of is
. What is the measure of ?


17.

A farmer wants to fence in part of her land so that her chickens will have their
own little area. If she only has 28 feet of fence, what is the area of the largest pen that she
can build?
a.  48 square feet  c.  196 square feet  b.  49 square feet  d.  784 square feet 


18.

Jason is experimenting with different ramps to replace the stair step into his
house. The table below shows the measure of a given angle m and its
complement. Based on the table,
which of the following statements is true?
a.  As the measure of decreases, its complement decreases by 10
degrees.  b.  and its complement form an acute
angle.  c.  The sum of the measures of and its complement is
90.  d.  Subtracting 45 from the measure of will determine its
complement. 


19.

Robin’s neighborhood is mapped out on the graph below. Which ordered pair shows the location
of the library?


20.

The figure below is a net of a rectangular prism with a length of 14 yards, a
width of 12 yards, and a height of 4 yards. What is the surface area of the prism?
a.  180 square yards  c.  600 square yards  b.  672 square yards  d.  544 square
yards 


21.

A cylindrical water tower is 24 feet high and has a diameter of 20 feet.
Approximately how many cubic feet of water could the tower hold?
a.  2,400 cubic feet  c.  9,600 cubic feet  b.  7,500 cubic feet  d.  30,200 cubic
feet 


22.

The delivery ramp at the Corner Cafe is a right triangle. The hypotenuse
is 4 meters long. One leg is 3 meters long. What is the length of the other
leg?
a.  meters  c.  3.5 meters  b. 
meters  d.  5
meters 


23.

The triangles below are similar triangles. Find the value of x and
y.


24.

The following figures are formed using a semicircle and a rectangle. Based on this pattern, what will be
the area of the next figure?
a.  266.625 cm^{2} because the next figure will decrease in area by the previous figure.  b.  173.25 cm^{2} because the next figure
will decrease in area by 360 cm^{2}.  c.  353.25 cm^{2} because the next figure
will decrease in area by 180 cm^{2}.  d.  433.25 cm^{2} because the next figure
will decrease in area by 90 cm^{2}. 


25.

Four cards numbered 1, 5, 8, and 9 are placed in a bag. A card is drawn at
random and then replaced. Then a card is drawn at random again. What is the probability
that both cards drawn have the number 9?


26.

Twelve members of band purchased one beverage each during a break at
practice. Exactly 5 of the 12 members bought bottled water. At this rate, how many band
members would you expect to buy bottled water, if all 168 members purchase a beverage?


27.

A company has five employees. Their annual earnings, in dollars, are shown
below. Which of the
following measures best represents the typical annual earnings of an employee of the
company?
a.  mean  c.  mode  b.  median  d.  range 


28.

The scatter plot below shows the yearly advertising expenditures and the
relative sales for a small company. What can be concluded from this data?
a.  As advertising increases, sales tend to decrease.  b.  As advertising
increases, sales tend to increase.  c.  As advertising increases, sales remain the
same.  d.  As advertising increases, sales always increase.. 


29.

Last month, Enrico gave 25% of his salary to charity, put 25% into savings,
spent 20% on food, spent 20% on rent, and spent the remaining amount on vacation. Which pie
graph best shows how Enrico use his salary last month?


30.

A survey is taken to determine which type of vehicle is most popular. The
data is shown in the bar graph below. What can you conclude about the survey?
a.  The survey is biased because most men do not favor sports
vehicles.  b.  The survey is biased because there are more men surveyed than
women.  c.  The survey is not biased because sports cars are most popular among both men and
women.  d.  The survey is not biased because all car types are favored by both men and
women. 
