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


1.

A bullfrog's strong back legs allow the frog to leap 20 times its body
length. If the bullfrog is 23 centimeters long, how far can it leap?
a.  43 centimeters  c.  360 centimeters  b.  450 centimeters  d.  460 centimeters 


2.

A peregrine falcon reaches speeds up to 195 miles per hour when diving toward
the ground. A 747 airplane approaches the runway 50 miles per hour slower than the diving
peregrine falcon. How fast is the 747 airplane traveling when it approaches the runway?
a.  245 miles per hour  c.  150 miles per hour  b.  145 miles per hour  d.  100 miles per
hour 


3.

There are 137 species (kinds) of bats in Mexico. There are 47 species
(kinds) of bats in the United States. How many more species of bats live in Mexico?
a.  90 species  c.  88 species  b.  100 species  d.  80 species 


4.

Bees in a beehive make 55 pounds of honey each year. Last year the
beekeeper took care of 7 beehives. This year he took care of 4 beehives. How much less
honey did the beekeeper harvest this year than last year?
a.  66 pounds less honey  c.  175 pounds less honey  b.  165 pounds less
honey  d.  155 pounds less
honey 


5.

The pronghorn antelope native to North America can run 30 miles per hour for
long periods of time. If the pronghorn runs 30 miles per hour for 30 minutes how many miles did
the pronghorn run?
a.  30 miles  c.  60 miles  b.  25 miles  d.  15 miles 


6.

The Arctic tern is a small bird that migrates from the North Pole to the South
Pole every year. The Arctic tern travels 21,750 miles every year. How many miles would
the Arctic tern travel in 2 years?
a.  43,500 miles  c.  45,300 miles  b.  44,500 miles  d.  42,500 miles 


7.

A large insect called the rhinoceros beetle weighs 20 grams. The
rhinoceros beetle can lift 850 times its own weight. How many grams could the rhinoceros beetle
lift?
a.  16,000 grams  c.  17,000 grams  b.  17,500 grams  d.  1,700 grams 


8.

One of the fastest swimmers in the world, the sailfish can swim 68 miles per
hour. If the sailfish swims at a constant rate of 68 miles per hour, how many hours will it
take a sailfish to swim 680 miles?
a.  12 hours  c.  5 hours  b.  8 hours  d.  10 hours 


9.

Moose, caribou, and whitetailed deer are all members of the deer family.
Moose can weigh as much as 1,500 pounds and are the largest members of the deer family. The
caribou weighs 1,000 pounds less than the moose. The caribou weighs twice as much as the white
tail deer. How much does the white tailed deer weigh?
a.  300 pounds  c.  250 pounds  b.  2,500 pounds  d.  125 pounds 


10.

Sockeye salmon were counted during the annual migration. Seven hundred
sixtythree salmon were counted the first week. One hundred thirtytwo fewer salmon were
counted the second week. What was the total number of salmon counted during those two
weeks?
a.  1,394 salmon  c.  1,349 salmon  b.  1,294 salmon  d.  1,526 salmon 
