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


1.

Number Sense and Numeration – Exponents
– RIT 231 – 240 Solve:
2(5 + 3^{2})


2.

Solve: 8^{3} x
8^{4}
a.  81^{2}  d.  8^{7}  b.  24 x 32  e.  16^{7}  c.  24 +
32 


3.

Number Sense and Numeration – Fractions
– RIT 231 – 240
Fill in the blanks in the following statement: A
ratio is a ____________ of two numbers by _____________ .
a.  combining  addition  d.  product  multiplication  b.  difference 
subtraction  e.  sum 
pairing  c.  comparison  division 


4.

Which of the following shows correct ways to write ratios? 3/5; 3:5; 3 to
5
a.  3/5; 3:5; 3 to 5  d.   b.   e.   c.  


5.

Number Sense and Numeration – Place Value – RIT 231 –
240 Write the following number in expanded form: 25,678,134,091


6.

In the following number, which letter indicates the digit in the
billions place?


7.

Number Sense and Numeration – Square Roots – RIT 231 –
240 Which of the following is a perfect square?


8.

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


9.

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 


10.

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


11.

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 


12.

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 


13.

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


14.

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 


15.

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. 


16.

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 


17.

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 


18.

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] 


19.

Statistics/Probability and Graphing – Graphing – RIT 231
– 240


20.



21.

a.  (4,4)  d.  (2,4)  b.  (4,4)  e.  (2,4)  c.  (4,4) 


22.



23.

Statistics/Probability and Graphing – Statistics – RIT 231
– 240 Find the range, mean, median, and mode. {6, 5, 10, 4, 5, 3, 2}
a.  Range = 10; Mean = 35; Median = 5; Mode = 5  b.  Range = 10; Mean =
5; Median = 5; Mode = 10  c.  Range = 8; Mean = 35; Median = 5; Mode =
10  d.  Range = 10; Mean = 35; Median = 8; Mode = 10  e.  Range = 8; Mean = 5;
Median = 5; Mode = 5 
