Algebra Hardest Exam: Trivia Quiz

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Algebra Hardest Exam: Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Solve and simplify: 42 + 8 (-3) / -4 =
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      22

  • 2. 
    Solve and simplify: [2 (-5) (-3)] / [2 (-3) – 3 (-3)] -1 =
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      10

  • 3. 
    Solve and simplify: 1220 x 3 =
    • A. 

      366

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 4. 
    Evaluate the expression, given x = -½  y = -2, z = -3 3x – y – 2z / 4 =
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    The absolute value of -(300) is 300.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Simplify the following expression:    
  • 7. 
    Solve and simplify the following problem:  
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 8. 
    The number of flowers in a vase is an infinite number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Express the following phrase algebraically:  The product of a number and 6
    • A. 

      6 / x

    • B. 

      6 (x)

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      X

  • 10. 
    Express the following phrase algebraically:  A number divided by 3
    • A. 

      X / 3

    • B. 

      3x

    • C. 

      4 / 3

    • D. 

      0

  • 11. 
    (3) ((-2)2 + 1) = ? 
    • A. 

      -9

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      18

  • 12. 
    Evaluate and simplify the expression: a = -2; b = 3; c = -5 a + b (c) = ? 
    • A. 

      -6

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      -13

    • D. 

      -17

  • 13. 
    Evaluate and simplify the expression: a = -2; b = 3; c = -5 ba / c = ?  
    • A. 

      -9/5

    • B. 

      -9/45

    • C. 

      -1/45

    • D. 

      -1/5

  • 14. 
     Evaluate and simplify the expression: a = -2; b = 3; c = -5 b + 2c  
    • A. 

      -12

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      -7

    • D. 

      2

  • 15. 
     Jack ate four pork chops.  Ron ate twice as many.  How many pork chops did they eat in total? 
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 16. 
      Jane saw four tigers eating three antelope each. Each antelope had two antlers. Each antler had three spots on one side and two on the other. Both the tigers and antelope were in the rain, when six inches of water flooded their homes. Each of their homes were on stilts built seven feet high over a river. How many spots were on the antlers?
  • 17. 
    Solve and simplify:  ((32b2) (32a2) )1/2 = ? 
  • 18. 
    ((8a)(27a2))1/3 = ?
  • 19. 
    (8a3/125a6)1/3 = ? 
  • 20. 
    The time came for the elephant to show off his stunt.  He did four tricks in the first five minutes, but twice as many in the next five minutes.  How many tricks did he do in ten minutes? 
  • 21. 
    Jon had five apples.  He then went to the store where he bought three times as many before selling half of his total.  Jack then gave him three times as many as he already had.  Jon then threw one away, before buying three oranges from the local grocery store and selling half of these.  How many oranges did Jack have remaining?
  • 22. 
    A dollar bill was accidentally torn into five parts, with each part having one blue dot and two yellow dots on it.  How many dots were on the dollar bill, altogether? 
  • 23. 
    Which property is shown in the following problem? 22 + 23 = 23 + 22  
    • A. 

      Associative

    • B. 

      Commutative

    • C. 

      Distributive

    • D. 

      Identity

  • 24. 
    Which property is shown in the following problem?  (2 + 3) + 4 = 2 + (3 + 4)  
    • A. 

      Associative

    • B. 

      Commutative

    • C. 

      Distributive

    • D. 

      Identity

  • 25. 
    Which property is shown in the following problem?  4 (2c – a) = 8c – 4a  
    • A. 

      Associative

    • B. 

      Commutative

    • C. 

      Distributive

    • D. 

      Identity

  • 26. 
    Simplify the following problem:  
  • 27. 
    Simplify the following problem:  
  • 28. 
    Simplify the following expression:    
  • 29. 
    What is the value of fifty added to two times three?
    • A. 

      55

    • B. 

      56

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      40

  • 30. 
    Evaluate the expression, given x = 1  y = -2, z = -3 3x – y – 2z / 4 =
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5.5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      6.5

  • 31. 
    Solve for y, in the following system of equations: 3y = 3 – 2x 4x= 2y + 1 y = ?
    • A. 

      5/8

    • B. 

      7/9

    • C. 

      2/3

    • D. 

      2

  • 32. 
    John read 63 pages in three hours.  How long would it take John to read 210 pages?
    • A. 

      5 hours

    • B. 

      6 hours

    • C. 

      8 hour

    • D. 

      10 hours

  • 33. 
    John, Bill and Sue each had an equal number of oranges.  Karen then gave them 6 more oranges.  If the total number of oranges is now 21, how many oranges did they each have originally?
  • 34. 
    Billy Jack drew a card from a normal 52-card deck.  What is the chance that the card was a Jack or spade?
    • A. 

      13/52

    • B. 

      4/13

    • C. 

      17/52

    • D. 

      1/4

  • 35. 
    Bill McGruffy’s cat, Pumpkin, pulled three feet of string out of the drawer in two minutes.  How long will it take Fluffy to pull six feet of string out of the drawer?
  • 36. 
    Solve for a in the following system of equations: 6a – 2b = 32 3a + 2b = 22 a = ?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 37. 
    Solve for y, in the following system of equations: 2x – y = 4 x + 2y = -3 y = ?
  • 38. 
    Solve for x, in the following system of equations: 3y = 3 – 2x 4x= 2y + 1 x = ?
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      9/16

    • C. 

      2/3

    • D. 

      3

  • 39. 
    Find x and y, solving the following system of equations: 4x + y = 16 -x + y = -14
    • A. 

      X = 1; y = 12

    • B. 

      X = 2; y = -12

    • C. 

      X = 6; y = -8

    • D. 

      X = 2; y = 1

  • 40. 
    Find x and y, solving the following system of equations: x + y = 15 x – y = 9
    • A. 

      X = 12; y = 3

    • B. 

      X = 4; y = 1

    • C. 

      X = 13; y = 2

    • D. 

      X = 8; y = 1

  • 41. 
    Find x and y, solving the following system of equations: 3x + y = 7 x – y = 9
    • A. 

      X = 8; y = -17

    • B. 

      X = 4; y = 0

    • C. 

      X = 3; y = 16

    • D. 

      X = 4; y = -5

  • 42. 
    Solve for x, in the following system of equations: 2x – y = 4 x + 2y = -3 x = ?
  • 43. 
    2 (6x + 2) = 12 x = ? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1/2

    • C. 

      2/3

    • D. 

      3/4

  • 44. 
      x = ?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      81

  • 45. 
    Use the formula I = prt to solve the following problem: I = Interest p = principal r = rate t = time Johnny invests $1,000, for three years, and receives $1,300 at the end of that time.  What simple interest rate did he earn?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 46. 
    The balloon festival was quite unusual, with 100 hot air balloons carrying 2 dogs and a monkey in each.  How many total animals were in the hot air balloons?
  • 47. 
    Use the formula I = prt to solve the following problem: I = Interest p = principal r = rate t = time How long will it take to earn $150 on $1,000 with a simple interest rate of 3%?
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      3 years

    • C. 

      4 years

    • D. 

      5 years

  • 48. 
    Use the formula I = prt to solve the following problem: I = Interest p = principal r = rate t = time Find the simple interest for a loan of $3,000 with an interest rate of 11.5% for a period of 2 years.  (When you enter the interest rate into the formula, enter it as a decimal, not a percent.) 
    • A. 

      $200

    • B. 

      $230

    • C. 

      $460

    • D. 

      690

  • 49. 
    The following inequalities are equal to each other: -x < -5 and x < 5
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    3,000 birds flew over 3 hills.  How many hills were flown over?