Test Your IQ: Math And English Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Are you looking to test your IQ: math and English using these questions? If you feel like you have not had your challenge for the day, look no further as the quiz below is what you need to refresh your knowledge when it comes to writing grammatically correct sentences as well as solve mathematical problems. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A car uses 12 gallons of gas to travel 264 miles.  How many miles per gallon does the car get?

    • A.

      22 miles per gallon

    • B.

      24 miles per gallon

    • C.

      26 miles per gallon

    • D.

      28 miles per gallon

    Correct Answer
    A. 22 miles per gallon
    Explanation
    To find the miles per gallon, we divide the total miles traveled (264 miles) by the amount of gas used (12 gallons). This gives us 22 miles per gallon. This means that the car can travel an average of 22 miles for every gallon of gas it uses.

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  • 2. 

    A train must travel to a certain town in four days.  The town is 2,100 miles away.  How many miles must the train average each day to reach its destination?

    • A.

      500 miles

    • B.

      525 miles

    • C.

      550 miles

    • D.

      575 miles

    Correct Answer
    B. 525 miles
    Explanation
    To find the average number of miles the train must travel each day, we divide the total distance (2,100 miles) by the number of days (4). This gives us 525 miles per day. Therefore, the train must average 525 miles each day to reach its destination.

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  • 3. 

    Roger has completed 45% of his 120-page thesis.  How many pages has he written?

    • A.

      54

    • B.

      66

    • C.

      98

    • D.

      102

    Correct Answer
    A. 54
    Explanation
    If Roger has completed 45% of his 120-page thesis, it means he has written 45% of 120 pages. To find out how many pages he has written, we can multiply 120 by 45% (or 0.45). This calculation gives us 54 pages. Therefore, Roger has written 54 pages of his thesis.

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  • 4. 

    Solve the following: 7(3-2) + 5 = ?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      24

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    In this problem, we need to simplify the expression by following the order of operations. First, we evaluate the expression inside the parentheses: 3-2 = 1. Then, we multiply 7 by the result: 7(1) = 7. Finally, we add 5 to get the final answer: 7 + 5 = 12.

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  • 5. 

    Prevalent most nearly means

    • A.

      Widespread

    • B.

      Rare

    • C.

      Wind

    • D.

      Servile

    Correct Answer
    A. Widespread
    Explanation
    Prevalent means widespread or commonly occurring. It is used to describe something that is widespread or commonly seen or experienced. In this context, prevalent is the closest synonym to the word "most nearly". Therefore, the correct answer is widespread.

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  • 6. 

    Prerequisite most nearly means

    • A.

      Necessary

    • B.

      Course

    • C.

      Difficult

    • D.

      Tar

    Correct Answer
    A. Necessary
    Explanation
    Prerequisite refers to something that is required or necessary before something else can happen or be done. In this context, it is used to indicate that there is a requirement or condition that must be met before taking a particular course or pursuing a certain goal. Therefore, the word "necessary" is the closest synonym to "prerequisite" among the given options.

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  • 7. 

    Everyone loved Ilona’s idea, and she quickly garnered enough support for her proposal to present it to the committee.  The italicized word most nearly means:

    • A.

      Created

    • B.

      Proposed

    • C.

      Needed

    • D.

      Gathered

    Correct Answer
    D. Gathered
    Explanation
    Ilona's idea was well-received and gained a lot of support from others, indicating that people came together and formed a group in favor of her proposal. Therefore, the word "gathered" best captures this idea of collecting or assembling support.

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  • 8. 

    Given the picture above, if gear 4 turns clockwise, which other gear(s) will turn clockwise?

    • A.

      1 only

    • B.

      2 only

    • C.

      1 and 3

    • D.

      1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer
    C. 1 and 3
    Explanation
    Based on the picture, gear 1 is directly connected to gear 4, so when gear 4 turns clockwise, gear 1 will also turn clockwise. Gear 3 is meshed with gear 1, so when gear 1 turns clockwise, gear 3 will also turn clockwise. Therefore, gears 1 and 3 will both turn clockwise when gear 4 turns clockwise.

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  • 9. 

    Given the separate pieces on the left, which answer on the right represents a possible assembly of those pieces?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    • D.

      D

    Correct Answer
    B. B
  • 10. 

    Given the separate pieces on the left, which answer on the right represents a possible assembly of those pieces?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    • D.

      D

    Correct Answer
    B. B
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