# Algebra 5.1-5.5 Quiz

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 80  Settings  Related Topics
• 1.
Which of the functions below is a linear function?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 2.
What is the x-intercept of 4x +  2y =  6?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 3.
What is the slope of a vertical line?
• A.

Positive

• B.

Negative

• C.

0

• D.

Undefined

• 4.
What is the slope of the line containing the ordered pair ( 2, 0 ) and ( 4, 1 ) ?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 5.
The equation 2x + 5y = 0 is a direct variation. What is the constant of variation?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 6.
If the value of y varies directly with x, and y = -4 when x = 10, find y when x = 35.
• A.

-350

• B.

-140

• C.

-87.5

• D.

-14

• 7.
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 8.
Which of the following is a linear function?
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.
• 9.
• A.

X-int: 4, y-int: 2

• B.

X-int: -2, y-int: 4

• C.

X-int: 4, y-int: 2

• D.

X-int: 2, y-int: 4

• 10.
Which direction does a line slope if the slope is negative?
• A.

It slopes up

• B.

It slopes down

• C.

It is a horizontal line

• D.

It is a vertical line

• 11.
What is the change in y?
• A.

5

• B.

3

• C.

2

• D.

-2

• 12.
Which line is steeper?
• A.

Y = 5x

• B.

Y = .5x

• 13.
What is the slope of the line?
• A.

-1

• B.

-2

• C.

2

• D.

-3

• 14.
What is the change in x?
• A.

5

• B.

3

• C.

2

• D.

-2

• 15.
Which line is steeper?
• A.

Y = 20x

• B.

Y = 15x

• 16.
What is the slope of the line?
• A.

-3/2

• B.

3

• C.

2/3

• D.

3/2

• 17.
What is slope?
• A.

A measure of the steepness of a line; compares the vertical distance to the horizontal distance.

• B.

A measure of how long the line is

• C.

The horizontal change compared to the vertical change

• D.

Change in x over a change in y

• 18.
Find the slope of the line passing through the points (-3,-3), (2,2).
• A.

-3

• B.

3

• C.

2

• D.

-2

• E.

1

• 19.
Find the slope of the line passing through the points (-6,2), (0,-6).
• A.

-6

• B.

2

• C.

-4/3

• D.

0

• E.

-3/1

• 20.
What is the slope of the line passing through the points (4,2), (8,4)?
• A.

-1/2

• B.

2

• C.

8

• D.

1/2

• E.

-4

• 21.
Find the slope of the line passing through the points (2,5), (2,8).
• A.

1/2

• B.

-3

• C.

-1/2

• D.

2

• E.

Undefined