14 Questions

Questions and Answers

- 1.There are 112 male and 78 females working at a hospital. What percentage of the hospitals workforce is female?
- A.
13%

- B.
30%

- C.
41%

- D.
52%

- 2.At Frank's restaurant, one-fourth of the patrons are male and one-fifth of the patrons are from out of town. What proportion would you expect to be male and out of town?
- A.
1/2

- B.
1/10

- C.
1/15

- D.
1/20

- 3.What is the estimated product when 620 and 374 are rounded to the nearest hundred and multiplied?
- A.
240,000

- B.
311,000

- C.
444,000

- D.
525,000

- 4.
- A.
50%

- B.
62%

- C.
72%

- D.
81%

- 5.William is from England and is visiting the United States. On his trip he visits Texas and notices that it is very hot. He looks at a thermometer and it reads 95 degrees Fahrenheit. William wants to know what this converts to in Celcius?
- A.
30 degrees C

- B.
35 degrees C

- C.
55 degrees C

- D.
60 degrees C

- 6.A student scores 74, 87, 68, 63, 76 on his last five exams. His teacher will drop the lowest grade to compute the student's average. What is the students average in class?
- A.
49.3%

- B.
65.5%

- C.
76.3%

- D.
80.8%

- 7.2 1/4 + 6 3/8 =
- A.
8

- B.
8 3/8

- C.
8 5/8

- D.
9

- 8.A world map has a scale of 1/4 of an inch equals 250 miles. You measure the distance between New York and Los Angeles and it equals 3 inches. What is the real distance between New York and LA?
- A.
2,220 miles

- B.
2,799 miles

- C.
3,000 miles

- D.
4,100 miles

- 9.Of 1,000 dogs, 72% are male. Among the males, 3 out of 5 were over the age of 5. How many of the dogs were male over the age of 5?
- A.
300

- B.
310

- C.
432

- D.
441

- 10.There are 78 female and 54 male patrons at a local diner. What percentage of the diner's patron are female?
- A.
20%

- B.
50%

- C.
55%

- D.
59%

- 11.A new cancer treatment provides a 50% success rate for patients with lung tumors. Lung tumors make up 10% of all cancer patients. What percentage of all cancer patients will this new drug work on?
- A.
1%

- B.
5%

- C.
10%

- D.
15%

- 12.A person has a heart attack can be saved 90% of the time is a defibrillator is used within 5 minutes of the heart attack. Of the people that have heart attacks, defibrillators are within the vicinity 40% of the time; however, they are only used 60% of the time even when they are in the surrounding area. How many people who suffer a heart attack are saved because of the use of a defibrillator?
- A.
12%

- B.
22%

- C.
30%

- D.
41%

- 13.
- A.
1.10 gallon1

- B.
1.25 gallons

- C.
2.2 gallons

- D.
2.8 gallons

- 14.A mail carrier can deliver mail to 1,400 different homes in one day. In the city of Basetown, there are 52,800 residents. How many mail carriers must be hired to deliver mail to all of the destinations of Basetown each day?
- A.
21

- B.
30

- C.
38

- D.
44