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


1.

Problem Solving – RIT 221 – 230
1. 2, 9, 7, 14, 12, ___, ___ What are the missing
numbers?
a.  8, 10  d.  3, 5  b.  5, 3 
e.  17, 19 
c.  5, 7 


2.

Yuko’s pen pal in England
said her backyard was 50 meters wide. In customary measurement that is about 150
_____.
a.  Feet  d.  Centimeters  b.  Yards 
e.  Miles 
c.  Inches 


3.

Use a proportion to
solve. If four all weather tires cost $903.80, how much would 1 tire cost?


4.

Write an equation you would use
to solve the problem? On a winter day it was –10F at 6:00 A.M. The temperature rose 25
during the day. What was the high temperature?


5.

Which
statement is true?


6.

Interest formula: I =
prt Using the interest formula, how much interest is charged on a 30 year, $100,000 house loan
at 6%?
a.  $6,000  d.  $180,000  b.  $27,000 
e.  $300,000 
c.  $30,000 


7.

Estimate the solution to the
following problem. The times for John’s 100m dash season are: 12.9, 13.2, 10.9, 13.5,
12.0, and 11.8. What is a good estimate of John’s average time?
a.  18.9  d.  10.0  b.  15.0 
e.  11.1 
c.  12.5 


8.

A bag containing 100
M&M’s contains 23 red, 54 brown, 15 yellow, and 8 orange candies. What is the
probability of getting a yellow M&M?


9.

Problem Solving – RIT 231 – 240
Which letter in the word, “probabilities” would you expect a
computer to randomly pick most often?


10.

The elevator in the Empire
State Building went up 3 floors, down 5 floors, up 2 floors, and then down 6 floors. If it ended
on the 4th floor, on which floor did it begin?
a.  13th floor 
d.  10th floor 
b.  15th floor 
e.  2nd floor  c.  8th floor 


11.

Solve for x. 4x + 1 = 2x
– 7
a.  x = 4  d.  x = 3  b.  x = 6 
e.  x = 3 
c.  x = 4 


12.

Which expression correctly
represents the formula to solve the following problem? Lisa is 6 years older than Mary. The sum of
their ages is 38 years. How old is Mary?
a.  x + y =
38  d.  2x + 6 =
38 
b.  x – 38 = x +
6  e.  x – 6 = 38  c.  L + M = 38 


13.

Interest formula: I =
prt How much interest is earned in two years on $200 in a bank account at an interest rate of
6%?
a.  $6  d.  $2.40  b.  $24 
e.  $8 
c.  $12 


14.

Find the missing number in this
pattern: 3, 9, 27, ___, 243


15.

If the distance from Idaho
Falls to Salt Lake City measures 25 inches on a map with a scale of 1 inch = 10 miles, how many
miles is it from Idaho Falls to Salt Lake City?
a.  250
miles  d.  1,000
miles 
b.  10 miles 
e.  500 miles 
c.  25 miles 


16.

If Jason mows fifteen lawns he
will earn enough money to buy a bicycle. Suppose Jason has mowed twelve lawns. What can you
determine?
a.  Jason has enough money for his
bike. 
b.  Jason has enough money to buy a bike and a
helmet. 
c.  Jason needs to mow one more lawn in order to buy a
bike. 
d.  Jason needs to mow three more lawns in order to buy
the bike. 
e.  Jason needs to mow eight more lawns in order to buy a
bike. 


17.

A $30.00 pair of jeans is
discounted 20%. If sales tax is 5%, what will be the final price of the
jeans?
a.  $25.20  d.  $28.35  b.  $22.80 
e.  $22.80 
c.  $24.00 


18.

Identify the correct equation
for the solution: X = 5
a.  3x + 4 =
19  d.  x + 17 =
10 
b.  2y =
4  e.  x + 7 = x – 9  c.  3 – x =
10 


19.

A store has a sale in which all
items are on sale for 20% off. The tax at the store is 5%. Which expression models the cost (c)
for an item with the original price (p)?
a.  c = [p – (.20)p]
[1.05] 
d.  c = [p
– 20p] (.05) 
b.  c = (.20) (1.05)p 
e.  c = [p – 20p] 5  c.  c = [p + (.20)p]
[1.05] 


20.

Kali
chooses her clothing using the tree diagram above. How many possible choices for clothing does she
have?
