Name:    6th Grade Math Basic Practice Test 3

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

1.

Measurement – Area, Perimeter, Circumference – RIT 211 – 220
Calculate the area of this shape.

 a. d. b. e. c.

2.

What happens to the perimeter when the length of a rectangle is
shortened?
 a. The perimeter stays the same. d. The perimeter is decreased by half. b. The perimeter becomes greater. e. The perimeter is increased by half. c. The perimeter becomes smaller.

3.

Measurement – Length, Weight, Volume – RIT 211 – 220
 a. 1 cm d. 1 m b. 2 cm e. 1 mm c. 5 cm

4.

Measurement – Money – RIT 211 – 220
If Jamaal will be paid \$5.00 an hour for delivering pizzas, and he works for
4 hours, how much will he be paid?
 a. \$9.00 d. \$2.00 b. \$5.00 e. \$20.00 c. 20

5.

Number Sense and Numeration – Decimals – RIT 211 – 220
Round the following to the nearest cent: \$16.997
 a. \$16.99 d. \$16.00 b. \$16.10 e. \$20.00 c. \$17.00

6.

Which of the following fractions would become a repeating decimal?
 a. 1/8 d. 7/9 b. 3/4 e. 5/8 c. 27/36

7.

Number Sense and Numeration – Exponents – RIT 211 – 220
3,257 equals:
 a. d. b. e. c.

8.

Express in scientific notation: 215,000,000
 a. d. b. e. c.

9.

Express the following number in standard form:
 a. 874,000 d. 8,740,000,000 b. 8,741,000,000 e. 874,000,000 c. 874,000,000,000

10.

Number Sense and Numeration – Fractions – RIT 211 – 220
Express the following as an improper fraction:

 a. 2 3/8 d. 19/24 b. 23/8 e. 5/8 c. 19/8

11.

What is the simplest form of 27/42?
 a. 27/42 d. 9/14 b. 1 15/27 e. 13/21 c. 2/3

12.

Number Sense and Numeration – Ordering, Equalities and Inequalities – RIT 211 – 220
Order the following fractions from least to greatest:
4/8, 1/4, 4/6, 2/6
 a. 1/3, 2/3, 1/4, 2/4 d. 1/4, 2/6, 4/6, 4/8 b. 4/6, 4/8, 2/6, 1/4 e. 1/4, 2/6, 4/8, 4/6 c. 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 2/3

13.

Which of the following is a true statement?
 a. d. 9.125 < 9.175 b. e. c.

14.

Number Sense and Numeration – Percents – RIT 211 – 220

Express 1/8 as both a decimal and a percent.
 a. 0.18 = 18% d. 0.125 = 12.5% b. 0.125 = 125% e. 0.13 = 13% c. 1.25 = 12.5%

15.

Number Sense and Numeration – Whole Numbers – RIT 211 – 220

Determine whether 42 is divisible by 2, 3, 5, 6, and/or 10.
 a. 2 d. 2, 3, 5, 6 b. 2, 3 e. 2, 3, 5, 10 c. 2, 3, 6

16.

The greatest common factor of 54 and 72 is:
 a. 9 d. 2 b. 18 e. 6 c. 1

17.

Which are the greatest common factor and the least common multiple of the
numbers 12 and 9?
 a. G.C.F. = 3; L..C.M. = 24 d. G.C.F. = 1; L.C.M. = 108 b. G.C.F. = 3; L.C.M. = 36 e. G.C.F. = 3; L.C.M. = 27 c. G.C.F. = 6; L.C.M. = 108

18.

Billy starts soccer at 2:45 P.M. He practices for 35 minutes. What time
does practice end?

 a. 3:15 d. 3:20 P.M. b. 4:00 P.M. e. 3:30 A.M. c. 3:15 P.M.

19.

What is the probability that the spinner will land on yellow?
 a. 2 out of 4 d. 1 out of 4 b. 1 out of 6 e. 4 out of 6 c. 2 out of 6

20.

The Wongs are going to fence their yard. How many feet of fence do they