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SCAT Level Test - Math

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SCAT level test - math

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    Twenty students brought animals to school for pet day. Eight students brought dogs, four students brought birds, two brought cats, and the rest brought other animals. What fraction of the students brought other animals?
    • A. 

       or 3/10

    • B. 

       or 6/14

    • C. 

       or 10/12

    • D. 

       or 3/20

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      16

  • 4. 
    Jennifer and Jose each swam five laps in 15 minutes. At the same rate of speed, how long would they need in order to swim 35 laps?
    • A. 

      35 minutes

    • B. 

      75 minutes

    • C. 

      105 minutes

    • D. 

      175 minutes

  • 5. 
    A square has a perimeter of 16. What is the length of one side?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the smallest?
    • A. 

      0.0005

    • B. 

      0.005

    • C. 

      0.05

    • D. 

      0.5

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is equal to two-thirds?
    • A. 

       or 4/12

    • B. 

       or 6/12

    • C. 

       or 10/15

    • D. 

       or 12/15

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Apples

    • B. 

      Peaches

    • C. 

      Grapes

    • D. 

      Bananas

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      9

  • 10. 
    In a semester of 40 school days, Mrs. Alvarez was out sick twice. What percent of the time was she out sick ?
    • A. 

      3 percent

    • B. 

      4 percent

    • C. 

      5 percent

    • D. 

      10 percent

  • 11. 
    To which number is the arrow pointing in Figure 2 ?
    • A. 

       or 3/8

    • B. 

       or 3 3/8

    • C. 

       or 3 2/4

    • D. 

       or 3 5/8

  • 12. 
    In the Venn diagram in Figure 3, the shaded region shows people who drive _________ .
    • A. 

      Cars and trucks

    • B. 

      Trucks and motorcycles

    • C. 

      Cars and motorcycles

    • D. 

      Cars, trucks and motorcycles

  • 13. 
    The record for the 100-yard dash was 13.71 seconds. Andrew beat te record by a tenth of a second. What was Andrew's time ?
    • A. 

      13.61 seconds

    • B. 

      13.72 seconds

    • C. 

      13.82 seconds

    • D. 

      14.71 seconds

  • 14. 
    During a 24-hour day, Shannon's cat sleeps  (or 5/6) of the time. How many hours does the cat sleep ?
    • A. 

      16 hours

    • B. 

      18 hours

    • C. 

      20 hours

    • D. 

      22 hours

  • 15. 
    Kurt has four boxes. He wants to use the box with the smallest volume. Which box should Kurt use ?
    • A. 

      2"high X 3"wide X 4"long

    • B. 

      2"high X 4"wide X 5"long

    • C. 

      3"high X 4"wide X 5"long

    • D. 

      4"high X 5"wide X 6"long

  • 16. 
    The populations of four small towns are 11,361, 11, 924, 12,102 and 11,642. Which of the following shows the populations in order of smallest to largest ?
    • A. 

      11,361, 11,642, 11,924, 12,102

    • B. 

      11,361, 11,924, 11,642, 12,102

    • C. 

      11,642, 11,924, 11,361, 12,102

    • D. 

      12,102, 11,624, 11,924, 11,361

  • 17. 
    Which of these numbers is equal to  (or 65/100) ?
    • A. 

      .065

    • B. 

      0.65

    • C. 

      6.5

    • D. 

      65

  • 18. 
    Look at this series: 1, 3, 7, 15, 31, 63, .... What number comes next ?
    • A. 

      64

    • B. 

      126

    • C. 

      127

    • D. 

      133

  • 19. 
    Christopher is nine times the age of his twin 4-year old sons. How old is Christopher ?
    • A. 

      30 years old

    • B. 

      32 years old

    • C. 

      34 years old

    • D. 

      36 years old

  • 20. 
    Darby was making a fruit smoothie. The ingredients included 15 percent yogurt, 40 percent ice, and 10 percent bananas. The only other thing she put in was frozen strawberries. What fractional part of the smoothie was made up of strawberries ?
    • A. 

       or 7/20

    • B. 

       or 55/100

    • C. 

       or 13/20

    • D. 

       or 65/100

  • 21. 
    What place does the 5 take in 23.654 ?
    • A. 

      Tenths

    • B. 

      Hundredths

    • C. 

      Thousandths

    • D. 

      Ten-thousandths

  • 22. 
    Mrs. Campton's classroom is 15 feet long and 22 feet wide. What is the area of her classroom ?
    • A. 

      37 square feet

    • B. 

      74 square feet

    • C. 

      300 square feet

    • D. 

      330 square feet

  • 23. 
    The O'Malley's have a rectanglar pool that is 16' long and 8' wide. Their next-door neighbors want to build a congruent pool. What measurements will the neighbor's pool have ?
    • A. 

      8' X 8'

    • B. 

      8' X 16'

    • C. 

      24' X 2'

    • D. 

      16' X 16'

  • 24. 
    Casey makes a 30 percent profit for every sale she makes selling cosmetics. If she sells $300 worth of cosmetics, how much money will she make ?
    • A. 

      $30

    • B. 

      $90

    • C. 

      $100

    • D. 

      $200

  • 25. 
    Which if the following does NOT equal  (or 1/4) ?
    • A. 

       or 2/8

    • B. 

       or 3/12

    • C. 

       or 4/16

    • D. 

       or 8/20

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      12 miles

    • B. 

      14 miles

    • C. 

      16 miles

    • D. 

      20 miles

  • 27. 
    Cecile received $10 as an allowance. She spent $1.15 on ice cream and $3.49 on a magazine. How much does Cecile have left ?
    • A. 

      $4.64

    • B. 

      $5.36

    • C. 

      $6.51

    • D. 

      $8.85

  • 28. 
    The school bus can hold 50 children. Which two classes can use the school bus for their field trip ?
    • A. 

      A class of 14 and a class of 32

    • B. 

      A class of 15 and a class of 36

    • C. 

      A class of 25 and a class of 26

    • D. 

      A class of 30 and a class of 25

  • 29. 
    Rover's dog food costs $19.85 for a 20-pound bag. Trixie's cat food costs $9.24 for a 10-pound bag. Which costs more?
    • A. 

      One bag of dog food

    • B. 

      Two bags of cat food

    • C. 

      The quantities are the same

    • D. 

      The answer cannot be determined from the information given.

  • 30. 
    In a grocery cart, there is an equal number of vegetables, fruits, and breads. How many items could be in the cart ?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      38

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      56

  • 31. 
    Which transformation has been applied to the shape in Figure 5 ?
    • A. 

      A reflection

    • B. 

      A slide

    • C. 

      A turn

    • D. 

      A slide followed by a turn

  • 32. 
    Libby types 75 words per minute. How many words does she type per second ?
    • A. 

      0.75

    • B. 

      1.25

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      7.5

  • 33. 
    In a geography class of 24 students, each student had to select a state on which to give a three-minute report. How long did the presentation last to total ?
    • A. 

      1 hour, 6 minutes

    • B. 

      1 hour, 12 minutes

    • C. 

      1 hour, 15 minutes

    • D. 

      1 hour, 30 minutes

  • 34. 
    If the shaded section of the circle in Figure 6 signifies 850 types of flowers, how many flowers could the unshaded section represent ?
    • A. 

      750

    • B. 

      800

    • C. 

      850

    • D. 

      900

  • 35. 
    Rebecca, Ian, and Clare were driving at the same speed. It took Rebecca 20 minutes to drive 15 miles. How long did it take Ian to drive 30 miles ?
    • A. 

      40 minutes

    • B. 

      50 minutes

    • C. 

      60 minutes

    • D. 

      70 minutes