40 Questions

Questions and Answers

- 1.What kind of number system is commonly used in the United States?
- A.
Tertiary

- B.
Decimal

- C.
Napoleonic

- D.
Binary

- 2.Place value is not used in which numeric system?
- A.
Arabian

- B.
Cyrillic

- C.
Decimal

- D.
Roman

- 3.The numeral 0 is not used in which numeric system?
- A.
Roman

- B.
Decimal

- C.
Chinese

- D.
Bulgarian

- 4.A telemarketer must call 157 U.S. phone numbers every shift to meet their quota. How many buttons will have to be pushed to make 157 long-distance calls?
- A.
2,000

- B.
1,727

- C.
1,099

- D.
1,570

- 5.A newborn weights 3,459 grams. There are 453.59 grams per pound. What is the infant's weight in pounds and ounces?
- A.
7 lb 10 oz

- B.
10 lb 7 oz

- C.
13 lb 3 oz

- D.
3 lb 13 oz

- 6.What temperature in Celsius is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit? (Enter numeric value only)
- 7.A nurse works in the military hospital from 1300 to 2000. What time of day does this nurse work?
- A.
Early morning to early afternoon

- B.
Lunch time to midnight

- C.
Early afternoon to bedtime

- D.
Midnight to sunrise

- 8.A nurse is reviewing the daily intake and output (I&O) of a patient consuming a clear diet. The drainage bag denotes a total of 1,000 mL for the past 24 hours. The total intake is: 2 8oz cups of coffee1 16-oz serving of clear soup1 pint of water consumed throughout the dayHow much is the deficit in milliliters? (Enter numeric value only.)
- 9.A women received a bottle of perfume as a present. The bottle contains 1/2 oz of perfume. How many milliliters is this? (Enter numeric value only.)
- 10.The metric system of measurement was developed in France during Napoleon's reign. It is based on what multiplication factor?
- A.
The length of Napoleon's forearm

- B.
2

- C.
10

- D.
Atomic weight of helium

- 11.How many meters are in a kilometer? (Enter numeric value only.)
- 12.How many grams are in a kilogram?(Enter numeric value only.)
- 13.To convert pounds to kilograms, what factor is used?
- A.
2.2

- B.
0.334

- C.
10

- D.
22

- 14.A teacher's aide is preparing a snack for the class. In order to prepare the powdered drink, the aide must convert the directions to metric. The directions say, "Dilute contents of package in 2 quarts of water." The aide has a measuring device marked in liters. How many liters of water should be used? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is required, round to the nearest tenth.)
- 15.How many milliliters are in 1 liter?
- A.
30

- B.
10

- C.
100

- D.
1,000

- 16.A seamstress is measuring a model for a new dress. The tape measure is marked in centimeters. The seamstress needs to convert that measurement into inches. If the model's waist measurement is 65.4 centimeters, what is that in inches?
- A.
25.74 inches

- B.
166.12 inches

- C.
32.50 inches

- D.
17 inches

- 17.There are 2.54 centimeters in an inch. How many centimeters are in 1 foot? (Enter numeric value only)
- 18.How many centimeters in a millimeter?
- A.
1/10

- B.
1

- C.
10

- D.
100

- 19.How many centimeters in a meter?
- A.
1/10

- B.
10

- C.
100

- D.
1,000

- 20.A newspaper kiosk sells 10 varieties of newspapers from around the world. The average daily sales for some of the varieties are as follows:English language newspapers---eight papers, sells 25 of each paper each dayFrench language newspapers---two papers, sells one of each paper each dayKorean language newspapers---one paper, sells 16 each dayJapanese language newspapers---eight papers, sells 16 of each paper each dayRussian language newspapers---one paper, sells 22 each dayHow many of these newspapers are sold each day?(Enter numeric value only)
- 21.A hospital day staff consists of 25 registered nurses, 75 unlicensed assistants, five phlebologists, six receptionists and office staff, and 45 physicians. One summer day the staff was at only 68% strength. How many people were working that day? (Enter numeric value only)
- 22.A farmer raises chickens for eggs and meat. Any chicken that does not lay at least one egg a week is moved to the slaughterhouse. The farmer has 765 chickens that can lay one egg each day. Each day 80% of the chickens lay eggs. How many eggs does the farmer collect each day?(Enter numeric value only)
- 23.Last night at the hospital 76 babies were born. Of the births, 45% were girls. How many boys were born last night? (Enter whole number only)
- 24.The doctor tells the patient to cut back on coffee. The patient usually has four 8-oz cups of coffee per day. If the doctor told him to cut back by 25%, how many ounces of coffee can the patient have each day? (Enter whole number only)
- 25.Ratio and proportion: 0.8:10 :: x:100
- A.
X=0.8

- B.
X=8

- C.
X=80

- D.
X=800

- 26.Add: 9.98 + 0.065=
- A.
10.63

- B.
10.045

- C.
1.0063

- D.
998.065

- 27.Add: 6 + 12.55 + 5.022=
- A.
18.55

- B.
23.572

- C.
30.025

- D.
16.475

- 28.Add: 23.5 + 7.025=
- A.
30.525

- B.
30.5

- C.
30.025

- D.
16.475

- 29.Subtract: 32.21 - 4.68=
- A.
14.59

- B.
27.53

- C.
1.459

- D.
31.742

- 30.Subtract: 15.7 - 9.8=
- A.
6.1

- B.
8.96

- C.
5.9

- D.
4.30

- 31.Subtract: 10.012 - 0.120=
- A.
10

- B.
9.012

- C.
10.122

- D.
9.892

- 32.Multiply: (7.2)(0.34)=
- A.
14.12

- B.
0.234

- C.
7.64

- D.
2.448

- 33.Multiply: (99)(0.56)=
- A.
99.30

- B.
99.56

- C.
55.44

- D.
199.54

- 34.Multiply: (88)(7.08)=
- A.
862.5

- B.
88.040

- C.
64.252

- D.
623.04

- 35.Multiply: 375 x 2.3=
- A.
862.5

- B.
750

- C.
225.75

- D.
1125

- 36.How many gallons are in 48 fluid ounces?
- A.
0.25 gallons

- B.
0.75 gallons

- C.
0.48 gallons

- D.
0.375 gallons

- 37.A shopper spends $75.64 at one store and $22.43 at the next store. The shopper started out with $100.00. How much money does the shopper have left?
- A.
$1.93

- B.
$5.00

- C.
$0.72

- D.
$20.13

- 38.A worker is filling out his timesheet. He worked 8 hours on Monday, 7 hours and 30 minutes on Tuesday, 8 3/4 hours on Wednesday, 4 hours on Thursday, and 8 1/4 hours on Friday. If he earns $14.35 per hour, what will be his gross pay for this week?(Enter numeric value only)
- 39.A farmer counts his flock of chickens. He has five red chickens, 17 white chickens, three black chickens, and one spotted chicken in his flock. What is the percentage of white chickens in the flock? (Enter numeric value only)
- 40.What number in Arabic numerals is Roman numeral MCMXLIV?(Enter numeric value only)