# CAHSEE Math And Reading Practice Questions

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California High School Exit Exam is an type of exam established by the California Department of Education to check the intelligence of students exiting from high school on mathematics and reading. This exam is controlled by the government which makes it standards a superb one. The area of improvement also includes writing which all are required to be passed for graduates.

• 1.

### Which of these sections is not in exam?

• A.

Vocabulary

• B.

Comprehension

• C.

Decoding

• D.

Lifestyle

D. Lifestyle
Explanation
The question is asking which section is not included in the exam. The options given are "Vocabulary," "Comprehension," "Decoding," and "Lifestyle." The correct answer is "Lifestyle" because it is not typically a section that is included in exams. Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Decoding are common sections that are often tested in exams, but Lifestyle is not typically a subject that is assessed in this context.

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• 2.

### Which of these topics is not among the mathematics section of the exam?

• A.

Probability

• B.

Measurements

• C.

Number Sense

• D.

Graph

D. Graph
Explanation
The question asks for a topic that is not in the mathematics section of the exam. Probability, Measurements, and Number Sense are all topics that are commonly studied in mathematics. However, Graph is not typically considered a standalone topic in mathematics. It is a tool or a method used to represent data or analyze mathematical relationships. Therefore, Graph is not among the mathematics section of the exam.

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• 3.

### What is the median for the numbers 89, 87, 94, 82, 89, 91, 95, 88, 90, 87, 92 and 93?

• A.

88

• B.

87

• C.

89.5

• D.

89

C. 89.5
Explanation
The median is the middle value of a set of numbers when they are arranged in order. In this case, the numbers are already given in a list. To find the median, we need to determine the middle value. Since there are 12 numbers, the middle value will be the average of the 6th and 7th numbers, which are 91 and 95. Adding these two numbers and dividing by 2 gives us 89.5, which is the median.

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• 4.

### What is the mode this sets of the numbers? 5,2,1,3,3,3,4,6,2,3

• A.

4

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

1

C. 3
Explanation
The mode of a set of numbers is the number(s) that appear(s) most frequently. In this set of numbers, the number 3 appears the most, occurring 4 times. Therefore, the mode of the given set is 3.

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• 5.

### What is 1/2?

• A.

0.1

• B.

0.5

• C.

0.4

• D.

0.2

B. 0.5
Explanation
The correct answer is 0.5 because when you divide 1 by 2, you get half of the original value, which is 0.5.

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• 6.

### What is the median for the following set of numbers? 15, 62, 47, 33, 89, 4, 76, 40, 54

• A.

17

• B.

47

• C.

46

• D.

58

B. 47
Explanation
The median is the middle value in a set of numbers when they are arranged in order. In this case, when the numbers 4, 15, 33, 40, 47, 54, 62, 76, and 89 are arranged in ascending order, the middle value is 47. Therefore, the median for the given set of numbers is 47.

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• 7.

### What is 2/5?

• A.

0.4

• B.

0.6

• C.

0.8

• D.

0.2

A. 0.4
Explanation
The fraction 2/5 can be converted to a decimal by dividing the numerator (2) by the denominator (5). When 2 is divided by 5, the result is 0.4. Therefore, the correct answer is 0.4.

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• 8.

### What is the 1/4 of 100?

• A.

75

• B.

12.5

• C.

25

• D.

20

C. 25
Explanation
The correct answer is 25 because when you divide 100 by 4, you get 25.

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• 9.

### What is the product of 5 and 6?

• A.

11

• B.

45

• C.

30

• D.

15

C. 30
Explanation
The correct answer is 30 because when you multiply 5 and 6, you get the product of 30.

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• 10.

### What is the sum of 2 and 1?

• A.

½

• B.

2

• C.

4

• D.

3

D. 3
Explanation
The sum of 2 and 1 is 3.

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