A2 Test-mathematics

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Mathematics Quizzes & Trivia

Not everyone is a big fan of mathematics but as you are a student of applied math you know just how fun it is to play with numbers. Do you have a math test coming up? The practice test below is designed to meet your revision needs. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of number system is commonly used in the United States?
    • 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 number 0 is not used in which numeric system?
    • A. 

      Roman

    • B. 

      Decimal

    • C. 

      Chinese

    • D. 

      Bulgarian

  • 4. 
    A telemarketer must call 157 U.S. phone numbers every shift to meet their quota.  How many buttons will have to be pushed to make 157 long distance calls?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      1727

    • C. 

      1099

    • D. 

      1570

  • 5. 
    A newborn weighs 3,459 grams.  There are 453.59 grams per pound.  What is the infant's weight in pounds and ounces?
    • 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.  If rounding is necessary round to the whole number.) _________
    • A. 

      37

    • B. 

      47

    • C. 

      57

    • D. 

      67

  • 7. 
    A nurse works in a military hospital from 1300 to 2000 .  What time of the 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. 
    A nurse is reviewing the daily intake and output (I&O) of a patient consuming a clear diet.  The drainage bag denotes a total of 1,000 mL for the past 24 hours.  The total intake is: 2 8oz cups of coffee 1 16-oz serving of clear soup 1 pint of water consumed throughout the day How much is the deficit in milliliters? (Enter numeric value only.  If rounding is necessary round to the whole number.) ____________
    • A. 

      440

    • B. 

      340

    • C. 

      240

    • D. 

      540

  • 9. 
    A woman received a bottle of perfume as a present.  The bottle contains 1/2 oz of perfume.  How many milliliters is this?  (Enter numeric value only.  If rounding is necessary round to the whole number.) _________
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

  • 10. 
    The metric system of measurement was developed in France during Napoleonic reign.  It is based on what muliplication 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.) __________
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      100,000

    • D. 

      100

  • 12. 
    How many grams are in a kilometer? (Enter numeric value only.) ___________
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      10,000

    • D. 

      100

  • 13. 
    To convert pounds to kilograms, what factor is used?
    • A. 

      2.2

    • B. 

      0.334

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      22

  • 14. 
    A teacher's aide is preparing a snack for the class.  In order to prepare the powdered drink, the aide must convert the directions to metric.  The directions say, "Dilute contents of package in 2 quarts of water."  The aide has a measuring device marked in liters.  How many liters of water should be used?  (Enter numeric value only.  If rounding is required, round to the nearest tenth.) __________
    • A. 

      1.9

    • B. 

      0.9

    • C. 

      2.9

    • D. 

      3.9

  • 15. 
    How many milliliters are in 1 liter?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      1,000

  • 16. 
    A seamstress is meauring 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

    • B. 

      166.12

    • C. 

      32.50

    • D. 

      17