  Name:    7th Grade Math Proficient Practice Test 7

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?
 a. d. b. e. c. 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?
 a. d. b. e. c. 5. Which statement is true?
 a. d. b. e. c. 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 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?
 a. 23100 d. 46100 b. 320 e. 1720 c. 54100

9.

Problem Solving – RIT 231 – 240
Which letter in the word, “probabilities” would you expect a computer to
randomly pick most often?
 a. b d. o b. s e. t c. i

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
 a. 30 d. 81 b. 36 e. 124 c. 54

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 thebike. 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?
 a. 3 d. 21 b. 6 e. 25 c. 12