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Questions and Answers
1.
If you have 4,523,475 square feet of carpet and you use half of it, how much do you have left?
A.
2,261,737.5
B.
2,458,672.3
C.
954,421
D.
1,452,876.1
E.
545,235.8
Correct Answer A. 2,261,737.5
Explanation If you have 4,523,475 square feet of carpet and you use half of it, you will have 2,261,737.5 square feet left.
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2.
Which word is spelled incorrectly?
A.
Understood
B.
Missippe
C.
Missplaced
D.
Unhappy
E.
Woodland
Correct Answer B. Missippe
Explanation The word "Missippe" is spelled incorrectly. It should be spelled as "Mississippi".
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3.
What is the BEST food for you to eat when you are sick?
A.
Apples
B.
Nothing
C.
Candy
D.
Medicine
E.
Veggies
Correct Answer E. Veggies
Explanation Eating vegetables when you are sick is the best option because they are packed with essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that help boost your immune system and aid in the recovery process. Vegetables also provide fiber, which can aid in digestion and alleviate symptoms like nausea or constipation. Additionally, vegetables are generally low in calories and high in water content, which can help keep you hydrated and maintain a healthy weight. Overall, consuming vegetables when sick can provide the necessary nourishment to support your body's healing process.
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4.
Who was the first president of the USA?
A.
George Washington
B.
Paris Hilton
C.
We had a president
D.
Me
E.
John Adams
Correct Answer A. George Washington
Explanation George Washington was the first president of the USA. He served as the president from 1789 to 1797 and played a crucial role in the formation of the United States. Washington was a respected military leader during the American Revolutionary War and was unanimously elected as the first president by the Electoral College. He is known for his leadership, integrity, and his contribution to the establishment of a strong federal government.
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5.
If 8,486,649 people go on a camping trip, and 10,643,741 people stay home and play games, which event is more popular, and why?
6.
Fill in the blank - " Hi, my ____ is Sam! "
Correct Answer name
Explanation The blank in the given sentence should be filled with the word "name". This is because the sentence is introducing someone, and the word "name" is commonly used to provide one's identity. Therefore, the sentence would read as "Hi, my name is Sam!"
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7.
If there was 276 boys named Alex, 478 girls named Hannah, 794 boys named Sam, and 245 girls named Alexis, how many grils are named Alex and Hannah in all?
A.
246
B.
537
C.
638
D.
429
E.
723
Correct Answer E. 723
8.
In the number 736,815,249, what number is NOT used?
Correct Answer 0
Explanation In the number 736,815,249, the number 0 is not used. This is because the given number does not contain any zero digits.
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9.
What is the MEDIAN of 11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77?HINT ::
The median is the middle value, so I'll have to rewrite the list in order:
13, 13, 13, 13, 14, 14, 16, 18, 21
There are nine numbers in the list, so the middle one will be the (9 + 1) Ã· 2 = 10 Ã· 2 = 5th number:
13, 13, 13, 13, 14, 14, 16, 18, 21
So the median is 14.
A.
33
B.
22
C.
11
D.
44
E.
77
Correct Answer D. 44
Explanation The median is the middle value when the numbers are arranged in ascending order. In this case, the numbers are 11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77. When arranged in ascending order, the list becomes 11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77. Since there are seven numbers in the list, the middle number will be the (7 + 1) Ã· 2 = 8 Ã· 2 = 4th number. Therefore, the median is 44.
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10.
What is the MEAN of 12, 87, 9, 4, 73, 14?
HINT :: The mean is the usual average, so ::
(13 + 18 + 13 + 14 + 13 + 16 + 14 + 21 + 13) ÷ 9 = 15
The "mean" is the "average" you're used to, where you add up all the numbers and then divide by the number of numbers. The "median" is the "middle" value in the list of numbers. To find the median, your numbers have to be listed in numerical order, so you may have to rewrite your list first. The "mode" is the value that occurs most often. If no number is repeated, then there is no mode for the list.
A.
290
B.
146
C.
208
D.
199
E.
406
Correct Answer D. 199
Explanation The mean of a set of numbers is found by adding up all the numbers and then dividing the sum by the total number of numbers. In this case, the sum of 12, 87, 9, 4, 73, and 14 is 199. Since there are 6 numbers in the set, the mean is 199 divided by 6, which equals 33.17.
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11.
What is the RANGE of 4, 17, 1, 863, 154, 344, 7?
HINT :: The largest value in the list is 21, and the smallest is 13, so the range is 21 – 13 = 8.
13, 16, 18, 19, 21,
A.
345
B.
247
C.
862
D.
427
E.
644
Correct Answer C. 862
Explanation The range is the difference between the largest and smallest values in a set of numbers. In this case, the largest value is 862 and the smallest value is 1. Therefore, the range is 862 - 1 = 861.
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12.
What is the MODE of 11, 78, 96,11, 7, 45, 45, 78, 45?
HINT :: The mode is the number that is repeated more often than any other, so 13 is the mode.
13, 13, 13, 18, 19, 19, 20, 21
A.
11
B.
78
C.
96
D.
7
E.
45
Correct Answer E. 45
Explanation The mode is the number that appears most frequently in a set of data. In the given set of numbers, the number 45 appears three times, which is more than any other number. Therefore, the mode of the set is 45.
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13.
If your Mom's sister is your Aunt and your Aunt's daughter is your cusin, then what is your Mom's son to you?
A.
Son
B.
Uncle
C.
Cusin
D.
Brother
E.
Dad
Correct Answer D. Brother
Explanation If your Mom's sister is your Aunt and your Aunt's daughter is your cousin, then your Mom's son would be your brother.
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14.
What is 1/2 of 100 percent?
A.
33.3%
B.
64%
C.
66.6%
D.
75.5%
E.
50%
Correct Answer E. 50%
Explanation The correct answer is 50%. When we say "1/2 of 100 percent," we are essentially dividing 100 percent by 2, which gives us 50 percent.
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15.
If you invite 452 people to a party and 27 people don't come, then 45 extra people come how many people are at the party?
Correct Answer 470
Explanation If 452 people are initially invited to the party and 27 people don't come, this means that 452 - 27 = 425 people actually attend the party. Additionally, 45 extra people come, so we add 45 to the initial number of attendees: 425 + 45 = 470. Therefore, there are 470 people at the party.
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16.
If you have 18 Judy Blume books, 24 Barbra Park books, and 9 Roald Dahl books, which author do you like most?
A.
Judy Blume
B.
I Don't Read
C.
Barbra Park
D.
196
E.
Roald Dahl
Correct Answer C. Barbra Park
Explanation The question asks which author the person likes the most based on the number of books they have from each author. The person has 18 Judy Blume books, 24 Barbra Park books, and 9 Roald Dahl books. Since they have the most books from Barbra Park, it can be inferred that they like her the most.
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17.
If you run 1.5 miles everyday for a week how many miles did you run in 2 weeks?
A.
10.5 miles
B.
47.3 miles
C.
12.5 miles
D.
18 miles
E.
21 miles
Correct Answer E. 21 miles
Explanation If you run 1.5 miles every day for a week, it means you run 1.5 miles x 7 days = 10.5 miles in one week. Therefore, in two weeks, you would run 10.5 miles x 2 = 21 miles.