1.
Sally shoots an arrow 48 yards. Charles shoots his arrow three times as far. How far did Charles' arrow go?
Correct Answer
B. 144
Explanation
Charles shoots his arrow three times as far as Sally, who shoots her arrow 48 yards. Therefore, to find the distance Charles' arrow went, we need to multiply 48 by 3. Multiplying 48 by 3 gives us 144, so Charles' arrow went 144 yards.
2.
Each cup contains 8 oz. How many ounces are in 15 cups?
Correct Answer
B. 120
Explanation
Since each cup contains 8 ounces, to find the total number of ounces in 15 cups, we can multiply the number of cups (15) by the number of ounces in each cup (8). Therefore, 15 cups x 8 ounces = 120 ounces.
3.
A fruit farm packs oranges that hold 10 each. One day it packs 2650 oranges. How many boxes did they use?
Correct Answer
B. 265
Explanation
The number of boxes used can be calculated by dividing the total number of oranges packed (2650) by the number of oranges that can fit in each box (10). This gives us 265 boxes.
4.
Maggi had 3 packages of cupcakes. There are 4 cupcakes in each package. She ate 5 cupcakes. How many are left?
Correct Answer
B. 7
Explanation
Maggi had 3 packages of cupcakes, with 4 cupcakes in each package, making a total of 12 cupcakes. She ate 5 cupcakes, leaving 7 cupcakes remaining.
5.
John walks 0.7 miles to school and Nina walks 0.4 miles to school. How much farther does John walk than Nina?
Correct Answer
A. 0.3
Explanation
John walks 0.7 miles to school and Nina walks 0.4 miles to school. The question asks for the difference in distance between the two. By subtracting Nina's distance from John's distance, we get 0.7 - 0.4 = 0.3. Therefore, John walks 0.3 miles farther than Nina.
6.
A driving class begins at 9:15 a.m. It lasts for 4 hours and 30 minutes. At what time will the class end?
Correct Answer
C. 1:45 p.m.
Explanation
The driving class starts at 9:15 a.m. and lasts for 4 hours and 30 minutes. To find the end time, we add 4 hours and 30 minutes to the start time. Adding 4 hours to 9:15 a.m. gives us 1:15 p.m. Then, adding 30 minutes to 1:15 p.m. gives us 1:45 p.m. Therefore, the class will end at 1:45 p.m.
7.
Andrew spent three and a half days working on his Science report. He worked for 2.5 hours each day. How many hours did he work?
Correct Answer
A. 7.5 hours
Explanation
Andrew spent three and a half days working on his Science report, and he worked for 2.5 hours each day. To find the total number of hours he worked, we can multiply the number of days (3.5) by the number of hours worked per day (2.5). This gives us 8.75 hours. Therefore, the correct answer is 8.75 hours.
8.
Luke just learned how to make homemade macaroni and cheese. He decided to make a big batch for his family reunion. The original recipe calls for 3 pounds of pasta and serves 8 people. Luke's family reunion will have 64 people. How many pounds of pasta does Luke need to cook?
Correct Answer
A. 24 pounds
Explanation
Luke's family reunion will have 64 people, which is 8 times the number of people the original recipe serves. Therefore, Luke needs to multiply the amount of pasta in the original recipe by 8. Since the original recipe calls for 3 pounds of pasta, Luke needs to cook 3 x 8 = 24 pounds of pasta.
9.
Carmen's gymnastics class starts at 10:40 am and ends at 1:20 pm. How long does it last?
Correct Answer
B. 2 hours and 40 minutes
Explanation
The gymnastics class starts at 10:40 am and ends at 1:20 pm. To find the duration of the class, we subtract the start time from the end time. From 10:40 am to 1:20 pm, there are 2 hours and 40 minutes. Therefore, the class lasts for 2 hours and 40 minutes.
10.
Simon travels by train for 110 miles, by bus for 56 miles and then walks for the final 5 miles. How far does he travel?
Correct Answer
B. 171 miles
Explanation
Simon travels by train for 110 miles, by bus for 56 miles, and then walks for the final 5 miles. To find the total distance traveled, we add these distances together: 110 + 56 + 5 = 171 miles.