Question 1 :
Four chocolate pieces can be kept in a wooden box. How many boxes of same size needed for 32 chocolate pieces?
(A) 5 (B) 8 (C) 4
Solution :
Number of chocolate pieces can be kept in one wooden box = 4
Total number of chocolates = 32
Required number of boxes = 32/4
= 8 boxes
Question 2 :
Apple juice costs $3.29 a gallon. What is the cost in dollars to fill a can which holds 33 gallons?
(A) 100.21 (B) 102.54 (C) 108.57
Solution :
Cost of one gallon = $3.29
Cost of 33 gallons = 33(3.29)
= $108.57
Question 3 :
John purchased 12 cotton shirts for $144. How much did each shirt cost in dollars ?
(A) 12 (B) 15 (C) 25
Solution :
Cost of 12 shirts = 144
Cost of 1 shirt = 144/12
= $12
Question 4 :
Add 9x and 12x
(A) -3x (B) 21 x (C) 14 x
Solution :
= 9x + 12x
= 21x
Question 5 :
The sound of thunder needs five seconds to travel a mile. How far are you away from the thunder, if it takes 55 seconds to reach you?
(A) 15 (B) 11 (C) 10
Solution :
Time taken by the sound to travel 1 mile = 5 seconds
required distance = 55/5
= 11 miles
Question 6 :
Stella goes to the pet store and she buys a rabbit and a goldfish. She spends $24.00 in total. The rabbit costs twice as much as the goldfish, how much does she pay for the Rabbit in dollars?
(A) 14 (B) 15 (C) 16
Solution :
Let x be the cost of goldfish
Then, 2x be the cost of rabbit.
x + 2x = 24
3x = 24
x = 24/3
x = 8
2x = 2(8) = 16
Hence the cost of rabbit is $16.
Question 7 :
The reduced fraction of 0.82 is
(A) 26/57 (B) 15/18 (C) 41/50
Solution :
0.82 = 82/100
= 41/50
Hence the reduced form is 41/50.
Question 8 :
Jessy is earning $2500 a month. She received a 4% pay raise. How much is she earning now in dollars?
(A) 2600 (B) 2400 (C) 3500
Solution :
Jessy's earning = $2500
Raised salary = 2500 + 4% of 2500
= 2500 + 100
= 2600
Hence her earning is 2600.
Question 9 :
Kevin is having a garden whose measurements are 30 feet by 40 feet. He wants to put a sidewalk around the garden that is 3 feet wide. What is the perimeter of outside sidewalk, in feet?
(A) 150 (B) 162 (C) 164
Solution :
Length of the garden = 30 feet
Width of the garden = 40 feet
Length along with wide = 30 + 3 + 3 = 36 feet
Width along with wide = 40 + 3 + 3 = 46 feet
perimeter of the side walk = 2(36 + 46)
= 2(82)
= 164 feet
Question 10 :
There are 12 families like watching sports for every 100 families with T.V sets. In a city of 23,400 families who all have TV sets, how many families would like watching sports ?
(A) 2500 (B) 2808 (C) 1250
Solution :
Percent of people who would like to watch sports = 12%
Total number of families = 23400
Number of families who would like to watch sports
= 12% of 23400
= 0.12 (23400)
= 2808
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