 # MATH TEST SAMPLE QUESTIONS

Arithmetic

Solve the following problems and choose your answer from the alternatives given. You may use the paper you have been given for scratch work.

Question 1:
All of the following are ways to write 20 percent of N, EXCEPT
A. 0.20N
B. 20/100N
C. 1/5N
D. 20N

Question 2:
7/20
A. 0.035
B. 2.858
C. 0.35
D. 3.5

Question 3:
7.86 X 4.6 =
A. 36.156
B. 36.216
C. 351.56
D. 361.56

Question 4:
Which of the following is the least ?
A. 0.105
B. 0.501
C. 0.015
D. 0.15

Question 5:
The average weight for a group of 20 women is 130 pounds. If the average weight for 3/4 of these women was 140 pounds, what was the average weight, in pounds, for the rest of the women?
A. 100
B. 110
C. 120
D. 135

Question 6:
A soccer team played 160 games and won 65% of them. How many games did they win?
A. 94
B. 104
C. 114
D. 124

Question 7:
The Number of Employees of Company K Who Were Involved in Accidents

 Plant X Plant Y Mechanic 11 30 Power Machine Operators 9 12

The table above shows the results of an industrial health survey of 10,000 people employed at Company K for more than 5 years. If 2,500 employees were surveyed in each of the four categories, which group of employees had the highest accident rate?
A. Mechanics in Plant X
B. Mechanics in Plant Y
C. Power Machine Operators in Plant X
D. Power Machine Operators in Plant Y

Question 8:
Which of the following is closest to ?
A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 8

Question 9:
Three people who work full time are to work together on a project, but their total time on the project is to be equivalent to that of only one person working full time. If one of the people is budgeted for 1/2 of his time to the project and a second person for 1/3 of her time, what part of the third worker's time should be budgeted to this project?
A. 1/3
B. 1/4
C. 1/6
D. 1/8

1.D
2.C
3.A
4.C
5.A
6.B
7.B
8.A
9.C

Elementary Algebra

Question 1:
If a number is divided by 4 and then 3 is subtracted , the result is 0. What is the number?
A. 12
B. 4
C. 3
D. 2

Question 2:
If A represents the number of apples purchased at \$.15 each and B represents the number of bananas purchased at \$.10 each, which of the following represents the total value of the purchases ?
A. A+B
B. 25(A+B)
C. 10A + 15B
D. 15A + 10B

Question 3:
16x - 8 =
A. 8x
B. 8(2x - x)
C. 8(2x - 1)
D. 8(2x - 8)

Question 4:
If x2 - x - 6 = 0, then x is
A. -2 or 3
B. -1 or 6
C. 1 or -6
D. 2 or -3

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

College- Level Mathematics

Question 1:
If f(x) = - x4 + 2 , then f(-x) =
A. x4 - x
B. x4 + x
C. x4 - x + 2
D. x4 + x + 2
E. x4 + x - 2

Question 2:
The equation x 2 + 2ix - 4 = 0 has as its roots 