40 Questions

Questions and Answers

- 1.
- 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.
2,000

- B.
1,727

- C.
1,099

- D.
1,570

- 5.
- 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.
- 9.
- 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.
- 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.
- 21.
- 22.
- 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)