Maths have always been a problem to most students. Yet, some are still smiling brilliantly when ever they come across the subject matter (Mathematics).
Below are few mathematics questions you need to get yourself acquainted with for better performance.
MATHS QUESTION/TEST 1

1.
Chris sells gaskets. On three sales, Chris has received
commissions of $385, $70, and $190, and he has one additional sale pending.
If Chris is to receive and average (arithmetic mean) commission of exactly $220 on the four sales, then the
fourth commission must be:

A.
$135

B.
$155

C.
$220

D.
$235

E.
$645

2.
In an effort to plan out expenses, the Roberts family is
representing its annual budget as a circle graph. Each sector of the graph is
proportional to the amount of the budget it represents. If “clothes and
shoes’ takes up 54^{o } of the
chart, how much of the Roberts’s $20,000annual budget is dedicated to clothes
and shoes?

A.
$1,500

B.
$3,000

C.
$4,000

D.
$5,000

E.
$5,400

3.
Over a threeweek pound, the price of an ounce of gold
increased by 25% in the following week, and decreased by 20% in the second
week, 5% in the third week. If the price of the gold was G dollars per ounce at the beginning of the three weeks, what was
the price, in terms of G, at the
end of the three weeks?

A.
0.95G

B.
G

C.
1.05G

D.
1.1G

E.
1.15G

4.
The table below shows the enrollment in various classes
at a certain college.

Although no student is enrolled in
all three classes, 15 are enrolled in both Biology and Physics, 10 are enrolled in both
Biology and Calculus, and 12 are enrolled in both Physics and Calculus. How
many different students are in the three classes?

A.
51

B.
88

C.
90

D.
125

E.
162

5.
In a nationwide poll, P
people were asked 2 questions. If 2/5 answered “yes” to question 1, and
of those 1/3 also answered “yes” to question 2, which of the following
represents the number of people polled who did not answer “yes” to both
question?

A.
2/15P

B.
3/5 P

C.
3/4 P

D.
5/6 P

E.
13/15 P

6.
Sam is training for the marathon. He drove 12 miles from
his home to the Grey Hills Park and then ran 6 miles to Red Rock, retraced
his path back for 2 miles, and then ran 3 miles to Rock Creek. If he is then n miles from home, what is the range
of possible values for n?

A.
1≤n≤23

B.
3≤n≤21

C.
5≤n≤19

D.
6≤n≤18

E.
9≤n≤15

7.
If a copier makes 3 copies every 4 seconds, then continues
at this rate, how many minutes will it take to make 9,000 copies?

A.
60

B.
100

C.
120

D.
200

E.
3,000

8.
To be considered grade AA, an egg must weigh between 75
and 90 grams, including the shell. Shells of grade AA eggs weigh between 3
and 5 grams. What is the smallest possible mass, in grams, of a 12egg omelet,
assuming that only grade AA eggs are used, the shells are all discarded, and
no mass is lost in the cooking process?

A.
800

B.
840

C.
864

D.
900

E.
1,080

9.
In a certain growth fund, 3/5 of the investment capital
is invested in stocks, and of that portion, 1/3 is invested in preffered
stocks. If the mutual fund has $846,000 invested in preffered stocks, what is
the total amount of money invested in the fund?

A.
$1,974,000

B.
$2,538,000

C.
$3,264,000

D.
$3,826,000

E.
$4,230,000

10.
A standard Veggiematik machine can chop 36 carrots in 4
minutes. How many carrots can 6 standard Veggiematik machines chop in 6
minutes?

A.
36

B.
54

C.
108

D.
216

E.
324

11.
A group of 7 fishermen chartered a boat for a day to fish
for flounder. The boat costs x
dollars per day to rent. If the group can find 3 more fishermen omn the docks
who are willing to come aboard and share the rental costs, how much less will
the rental cost be per person in terms of x?

A.
x/70

B.
x/35

C.
3x/70

D.
3x/10

E.
3 x/7

12.
The size of a flatscreen television is given as the
length of the screen’s diagonal. How many square inches greater is the screen
of a square 34inch flatscreen television that a square 27inch flatscreen
television.

A.
106.75

B.
213.5

C.
427

D.
729

E.
1,156

13.
A certain truck uses 18 gallons of diesel fuel in
traveling 270 miles. In order for the truck to travel the same distance using
10 gallons of diesel fuel, by how many
miles per gallon must the truck’s fuel mileage be increased?

A.
8

B.
9

C.
12

D.
15

E.
27

14.
Phyl’s Discount Footwear sells all pairs of shoes for one
price and all pairs of boots for another price. On Monday the store sold 22
pairs of shoes and 16 pairs of boots for $650. On Tuesday the store sold 8
pairs of shoes and 32 pairs of boots cost that pairs of shoes at Phyl’s
Discount Footwear?

A.
$2.50

B.
$5.00

C.
$5.50

D.
$7.50

E.
$15.00

15.
For any 3 given numbers, which of the following is always
equivalent to adding the 3 number together and then dividing the sum by 3?

I.
Ordering the 3 numbers numerically, from highest to
lowest, and then selecting the middle number.

II.
Dividing each of the number by 3 and then adding the
results together.

III.
Multiplying each number by 6, adding the resulting
products together, and then dividing the sum by 9.

A.
I only

B.
II only

C.
I and II only

D.
II and III only

E.
None of the above

16.
A hat company ships its hats, individually wrapped, in
8inch by 10inch by 12inch boxes. Each hat is valued at $7.50. If the
company’s latest order required a truck with at least 288,000 cubic inches of
storage space in which to ship the hats in their boxes, what was the minimum
value of the order?

A.
$960

B.
$1,350

C.
$1,725

D.
$2,050

E.
$2,250

1.
D

2.
B

3.
C

4.
B

5.
E

6.
C

7.
D

8.
B

9.
E

10. E

11. C

12. B

13. C

14. B

15. B

16. E

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