Name:    2nd Grade Math Proficient Test 11

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

1.

How many more people chose chocolate than strawberry?
 a. 13 d. 3 b. 5 e. 2 c. 8

2.

17 - ___ = 9
 a. 8 d. 7 b. 6 e. 10 c. 9

3.

Paul and his father are flying to Mexico City. It costs \$495 for Paul’s father’s
ticket and \$328 for his own ticket. How much more does his father’s ticket cost?
 a. \$167 d. \$198 b. \$823 e. \$819 c. \$216

4.

The zoo has 54 parrots. The zookeeper wants to put 9 parrots in each cage.
How many cages will the zookeeper need?
 a. 6 d. 4 b. 9 e. 3 c. 7

5.

What information is needed to solve this problem?
Jill and her family are going to the circus. There are 2 adults and 3
children. They want to go on Saturday. Adult tickets cost \$4.25. How much will
it cost the family to get into the circus?
 a. The number of people in the family d. The cost of popcorn. b. How long they were at the circus. e. How far away they live from the circus. c. The cost of a child’s ticket.

6.

If you needed to give a friend directions to your home, which problem solving
strategy would be best?
 a. Draw a picture d. Work Backwards b. Guess and Check e. Find a Pattern c. Make a list

7.

 a. No one likes mints. d. They like all candy. b. They like chocolate. e. Two children do not like candy. c. They like chocolate and lollipops.

8.

If Teresa has \$5.00 and buys a \$3.00 book, how much money will she have
left?
 a. \$8.00 d. \$5.00 b. \$1.00 e. \$3.00 c. \$2.00

9.

During which 2 months did all of the students in Mr. Brown’s class wear a
coat?
 a. April was warmer d. January and February b. January and March e. The coldest months c. February and March

10.

Problem Solving – RIT 191 – 200

What operation do the underlined words tell you to do?
 a. add d. divide b. subtract e. use a fraction c. multiply

11.

If a movie ticket costs \$5.00, how much does it cost for 3 people to go to a
movie?
 a. \$15.00 d. \$2.00 b. \$12.00 e. \$23.00 c. \$8.00

12.

Estimate.
If a student is told to return to the library in about 1 hour, and it is 10:07 A.M.,
 a. 10:30 A.M. d. 11:00 P.M. b. 11:00 A.M. e. 10:00 P.M. c. 10:00 A.M.

13.

What operation should be used to solve the following question?
Ten students will play basketball. After school, they ask 5 more students to play
with them. How many students will play in all
 a. 15 d. multiplication b. subtraction e. division c. addition

14.

What problem solving strategy would best solve the following problem?
Sam has \$2.00 in his pocket when he got home. He spent \$2.00 at the candy
store, \$1.00 at the hobby shop, and found 50 on the way home. How much
money did Sam begin with?
 a. Guess and check d. Work backwards b. Look for a pattern e. Make a model c. Solve a simpler problem

15.

Joel needs 20 box tops to get a video game. He has 10 box tops and a
friend is giving him 7. How many more box tops will he need before he
can get the video game?
 a. 37 d. 10 b. 17 e. 3 c. 23