Math Pretest – Age 17

 

1.   Which of these numbers is a prime number?

A.     15

B.     23

C.     34

D.     56

Key

 B

2.   Which number is between 0.09 and 0.1 ?

A.     0.95

B.     0.5

C.     0.095

D.     0.05

 

Key

 C

3.   The perimeter of a square is 36 centimeters. What is the area of the square?

A.       6 square cm

B.       9 square cm

C.     18 square cm

D.     81 square cm

 

Key

 D

4.   Divide: 

A.      

B.      

C.       

D.       

 

E.    

 

Key

 A

5.   30 is what percent of 60 ?

A.       0.5%

B.       2%

C.     30%

D.     50%

 

Key

 D

6.   There are 20 boxes of pencils in a case. Each box has the same number of pencils. The case has 420 pencils altogether. How many pencils are in each box?

 

ANSWER: ____________

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

21

 

Score & Description

Correct response

 

Incorrect response

 

 

7.   Which number is between 1.8 and 1.9 ?

A.     0.189

B.     0.198

C.     1.83

D.     1.93

 

Key

 C

8.   15 is 25% of what number?

A.       0.60

B.       3.75

C.     37.5

D.     60

 

Key

 D

9.   If a triangle is equilateral, which of the following must be true?

A.     Only two sides are equal.

B.     All sides are equal.

C.     All angles are right angles.

D.     All angles have different degree measures.

 

Key

 B

10.                                               

 

What is the area of the figure above?

 

ANSWER: _____________ square in.

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

9

 

Score & Description

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Incorrect response

 

 

11.    Which of the following is positive?

A.      

 

B.      

 

C.      

 

D.      

 

Key

 A

12.    Which of the following is true about 200% of 30 ?

A.     It is   times 30.

B.     It is 2 times 30.

C.     It is 200 times 30.

D.     It is 200 times greater than 30.

 

Key

 B

13.     is between which of the following pairs of numbers?

A.         4 and 5

B.         9 and 10

C.       18 and 20

D.     360 and 362

 

Key

 A

14.    Sally buys a package of 6 candy bars for $3.30 and then sells the candy bars at the school play for 75 cents each. How much money does Sally earn on each candy bar?

ANSWER: ___________

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

$.20

 

Score & Description

Correct response

 

Incorrect response

 

 

15.    Add: 

A.      

 

 

B.       

 

 

C.       

 

 

D.      

 

Key

 B

16.    Which of the following is true about 56% of 20 ?

A.     It is less than 20.

B.     It is greater than 20.

C.     It is equal to 20.

D.     It is more than double 20.

 

Key

 A

17.    Which of the following shows perpendicular lines?

A.    

 

 

B.    

 

 

C.    

 

 

D.    

 

Key

 C

18.    Which of the following is closest to the length of a car?

A.       1 foot

B.       3 feet

C.     10 feet

D.     35 feet

 

Key

 C

19.    A quarter is flipped 50 times. Which of the following is most likely to be the number of times heads comes up?

A.       2

B.       3

C.     11

D.     26

E.     50

 

Key

 D

20.    The degree measures of the angles of a rectangle are  abc, and  d. Which of the following must be true about the rectangle?

A.     a  +   b  +   c  =  

B.     a  +   b  +   c  +   d  =  90

C.     a  +   b  +   c  +   d  =  180

D.     a  +   b  +   c  +   d  =  270

E.     a  +   b  +   c  +   d  =  360

 

Key

 E

21.    Which of the following inequalities is equivalent to 5 n  +  4  <  19 ? 

A.     n < 3

 

 

B.     n < 5

 

 

C.     n > 5

 

 

D.     n < 10 

 

Key

 A

22.    If  , what does   equal?

A.          60

B.        120

C.        240

D.     9,600

 

Key

 A

23.    If  f( z) =  z + 8, what is the value of  f(6) ?

 

ANSWER: ___________

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

14

 

Score & Description

Correct response

 

Incorrect response

 

 

24.    5 +  5 =

ANSWER: ____________________

 

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

0

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

 

25.    Henry is older than Bill, and Bill is older than Peter. Then

A.     Henry is older than Peter.

B.     Henry is younger than Peter.

C.     Henry is the same age as Peter.

D.     there is not enough information given to tell which is true.

 

Key

 A

26.    Which of the following decimals represents 15%?

A.         15.

B.             .15

C.           1.5

D.     1500

 

Key

 B

The following question

 

 

 

27.    How many more people were living in Los Angeles in 1960 than 1940 ?

A.     100,000

B.     500,000

C.     800,000

D.     1,000,000

E.     2,500,000

 

Key

 D

The following question

 

 

 

28.    What was the first year listed in which the population of Los Angeles was greater than the population of Detroit?

A.     1920

B.     1930

C.     1940

D.     1950

E.     1960

F.     1970

 

Key

 D

29.    Which number is between 1.2 and 1.3 ?

A.       .123

B.       .132

C.     1.23

D.     1.32

 

Key

 C

The following question Find the products.

 

 

30.   

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

9

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

The following question Find the products.

 

 

31.   

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

7

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

 

The following question Find the products.

 

 

32.   

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

5/6

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

 

33.    Fill in the oval below the drawing that shows PERPENDICULAR LINES.

 

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

Fill in the oval below the drawing that shows PERPENDICULAR LINES.

 

34.    Carlos’ basketball team won 75% of its games last season. If they played 80 games, how many games did they win?

A.     20

B.     60

C.     68

D.     75

 

Key

 B

35.    Which of the following is negative?

A.    

B.    

C.     0

D.    

E.     None of the above

 

Key

 A

36.    2x + 3y + 4x =

A.     9xy

B.     9x y

C.     5xy + 4x

D.     6x + 3y

 

Key

 D

37.    If angle a measures   and angle b measures  , what does angle c measure?

A.     33°

B.     38°

C.     137°

D.     Not enough information given

 

Key

 A

38.     is between which of the following pairs of numbers?

A.        4 and 5

B.        8 and 9

C.      16 and 18

D.     288 and 290

 

Key

 A

 

 

39.    Which of the following is shown by the number line?

A.    

B.    

C.    

D.     Can’t tell anything about a and b

 

Key

 B

40.    The following statement is true:

    "If Sally goes to the movie, Mark will go also."

Which statement below could NOT be true?

A.     Sally and Mark both go to the movie.

B.     Sally goes to the movie and Mark does not go.

C.     Mark goes to the movie and Sally does not go.

D.     Neither Mark nor Sally goes to the movie.

 

Key

 B

The following questionA triangle has a 120° angle. Indicate whether each of the following

MUST be true, MAY be true or CANNOT be true about the triangle.

 

 

 

 

 

41.   

The triangle is a right triangle.

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

 

The triangle is a right triangle.

 

The following questionA triangle has a 120° angle. Indicate whether each of the following

MUST be true, MAY be true or CANNOT be true about the triangle.

 

 

 

 

42.   

The triangle is an isosceles triangle.

 

 

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

 

The triangle is an isosceles triangle.

 

 

The following questionA triangle has a 120° angle. Indicate whether each of the following

MUST be true, MAY be true or CANNOT be true about the triangle.

 

 

 

 

 

43.   

The triangle is equilateral.

 

 

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

 

The triangle is equilateral.

The following questionA triangle has a 120° angle. Indicate whether each of the following

MUST be true, MAY be true or CANNOT be true about the triangle.

 

 

44.   

 

The sum of the other two angles is 60°.

 

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

 

 

The sum of the other two angles is  .

 

 

 

 

 

45.    According to the table, what is the total amount of protein contained in two boiled eggs and one-half cup of whole milk?

 

ANSWER: ____________________

 

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

17.5

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

 

46.    9 is 12% of what number?

A.           .75

B.         1.08

C.       75

D.     108

 

Key

 C

   Change the following decimals to fractions.

 

 

47.    .029 = _______________

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

29/1000

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

 

   Change the following decimals to fractions.

48.   

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

1/3

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

 

 

 

49.    Grape Crush costs 75¢ for one 48 ounce can. At the school carnival Joan sells cups holding 6 ounces for 15¢. How much money does the school make on each can?

ANSWER: ____________________

 

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

45¢

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

 

50.    If  , what does   equal?

A.         32

B.         64

C.       128

D.     5248

 

Key

 A

 

 

51.    What is the area of this figure?

ANSWER: ____________________ square in.

 

 

Scoring Guide

Sample Correct Responses:

111

 

Score & Description

Correct

Correct

Incorrect

Incorrect

 

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