Algebra Questions: Practice Test Quiz!

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Algebra Quizzes & Trivia

Do you think you know a lot about algebra? Do you know enough to pass an algebra test? This quiz can come to your rescue if you need a helping hand. Algebra is referred to as the language of mathematics. In algebra, we use letters to represent numbers. This process allows us to solve many complicated equations. If you want to put your knowledge of algebra to the test, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Translate ''two times a number is six times the sum of z and y'' into an equation, inequality, or formula.
    • A. 

      2x = 6 (zy)

    • B. 

      2x = 6z + y

    • C. 

      2 + x = 6 + z + y

    • D. 

      2x = 6(z + y)

  • 2. 
    Solve 2x = -10.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      -12

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      -5

  • 3. 
    Solve the equation 2x + y = 6 for y.
    • A. 

      Y = 2x - 6

    • B. 

      Y = 2x + 6

    • C. 

      Y = -6 - 2x

    • D. 

      Y = -2x + 6

  • 4. 
    The formula A = lw finds the area of a rectangle. What is the width of a rectangle whose area is 60 square inches and whose length is 5 inches?
    • A. 

      55 in

    • B. 

      12 in

    • C. 

      12.5 in

    • D. 

      25 in

  • 5. 
    Solve the proportion:   5/x    =    2/21
    • A. 

      0.02

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      52.5

    • D. 

      24

  • 6. 
    Solve the proportion:       x/2     =     (x+2)/8
    • A. 

      6/5

    • B. 

      -6

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      2

  • 7. 
    Find the final price of a $78 dress that is on sale for 25% off and has a tax of 5.5%.
    • A. 

      $56.25

    • B. 

      $61.72

    • C. 

      $92.14

    • D. 

      $82.29

  • 8. 
    Evaluate 5(11 + 22 - 10) – 19.
    • A. 

      44

    • B. 

      66

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      106

  • 9. 
    Translate the equation into a verbal sentence. 
    • A. 

      One-third of a number x minus 4 equals 5.

    • B. 

      One-third times the difference of a number x and 5 is 4.

    • C. 

      Five subtracted from the quotient of and a number x is 4.

    • D. 

      One-third of a number x minus 5 equals 4.

  • 10. 
    Solve 9x – 11 = -56.
    • A. 

      -405

    • B. 

      -5

    • C. 

      405

    • D. 

      5

  • 11. 
    Solve 
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      9/10

    • C. 

      -9/10

    • D. 

      -90

  • 12. 
    Solve 
    • A. 

      -21

    • B. 

      No solutions

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      All real numbers

  • 13. 
    Solve –13b – 17 – 5b = 2b – 10 –20b – 7.
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      All real numbers

    • D. 

      No solutions

  • 14. 
    A 27'' color television is on sale for 20% off the original price. If the original price was $275.00, what is the discounted price?
    • A. 

      $55

    • B. 

      $330

    • C. 

      $220

    • D. 

      $206.25

  • 15. 
    A number minus seventeen is negative twelve. Find the number.
    • A. 

      29

    • B. 

      -29

    • C. 

      -5

    • D. 

      5

  • 16. 
    65% of 180 of what number?
    • A. 

      112.75

    • B. 

      123.5

    • C. 

      130

    • D. 

      117

  • 17. 
    The Turkey Trot fun run this Thanksgiving is a 6K. If 1 meter = 1.094 yards, use dimensional analysis to find the length of the race in miles. (1 mi = 1760 yd)
    • A. 

      3.7 mi

    • B. 

      3.3 mi

    • C. 

      2.9 mi

    • D. 

      4.3 mi

  • 18. 
    Evaluate  if .
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      -5

  • 19. 
    Use the formula A = lw to find the width of a rectangle whose area is 46.875 square meters and whose length is 7.5 meters.
    • A. 

      6.2 m

    • B. 

      6.35 m

    • C. 

      6.5 m

    • D. 

      6.25 m

  • 20. 
    Use the formula P = 2l + 2w to find the length of a rectangle whose perimeter is 57 inches and whose width is 13 inches.
    • A. 

      15.5 in

    • B. 

      22 in

    • C. 

      31 in

    • D. 

      10.3 in

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