FSOT : Mathematics And Statistics Test! Trivia Quiz

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FSOT : Mathematics And Statistics Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    While on a trip to Greece, Janet decides to purchase a pair of shoes that cost 6,274 Drachmas.  If each U.S. dollar is worth 200.5 Drachmas, what is the price of the shoes in U.S. dollars?
    • A. 

      $12.58

    • B. 

      $31.29

    • C. 

      $33.45

    • D. 

      $125.79

  • 2. 
    Dennis ran a race in 2.2 minutes.  Kayla ran the same race in 124 seconds.  What is the difference between these two times.
    • A. 

      2 seconds.

    • B. 

      8 seconds.

    • C. 

      14 seconds.

    • D. 

      22 seconds.

  • 3. 
    The members of the Larchmont Automobile Club were surveyed about their favorite color of car.  EAch member could only select one color.  The survey results are shown in the following table.Color FrequencyRed 45Blue 33Black 41White 13Green 18What is the relative frequency of the choice "red"?
    • A. 

      0.2

    • B. 

      0.3

    • C. 

      0.45

    • D. 

      45

  • 4. 
    Stanley can type 35 words per minute.  If it takes him a half-hour to type a document, about how many words are in the document.
    • A. 

      900.

    • B. 

      1,050.

    • C. 

      1,500.

    • D. 

      2,100.

  • 5. 
    A recipe calls for 3 cups of wheat and white flour combined.  If 3/8 of this is wheat flour, how many cups of white flour are needed?
    • A. 

      1 1/8

    • B. 

      1 7/8

    • C. 

      2 3/8

    • D. 

      2 5/8

  • 6. 
    A barrel holds 60 gallons of water.  If a crack in the barrel causes 1/2 a gallon to leak out each days, how many gallons of water remain after 2 weeks?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      53

    • C. 

      56 1/2

    • D. 

      59

  • 7. 
    Which of the following sets of data is bimodal?
    • A. 

      {2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5 7}

    • B. 

      {2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 6, 7}

    • C. 

      {2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7}

    • D. 

      {2, 3, 3, 4, 5 ,5, 7}

  • 8. 
    Jack lives 6 1/2 miles from the library.  If he walks 1/3 of the way and takes a break, what is the remaining distance to the library?
    • A. 

      5 5/6 miles

    • B. 

      4 miles

    • C. 

      4 1/3 miles

    • D. 

      2 1/6 miles

  • 9. 
    A sweater originally priced at $40 is on sale for $30.  What percent has the sweater been discounted?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      33%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 10. 
    Kevin can read 2 pages in 3 minutes.  At this rate, how long will it take him to read a 360-page book?
    • A. 

      30 minutes.

    • B. 

      2 hours.

    • C. 

      6 hours.

    • D. 

      9 hours.

  • 11. 
    Hazel eats 3/8 os a pizza and divides the reset between her two friends.  What percent of the pizza do her friends each receive?
    • A. 

      62.5%

    • B. 

      37.5%

    • C. 

      31.25%

    • D. 

      18.75%

  • 12. 
    One-fourth of the cars purchased at a dealership are luxury models.  If 360 luxury models were sold last year, how many total cars were purchased?
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      250

    • C. 

      1,440

    • D. 

      3,600

  • 13. 
    The following table shows the number of freshmen and sophomores involved in various sports.  Each student participates in only one sport.Sport Freshmen SophomoresFootball 9 13Soccer 8 19Basketball 2 5Baseball 8 6What percentage of students played basketball?
    • A. 

      7%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      14%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 14. 
    The following table shows the number of freshmen and sophomores involved in various sports.  Each student participates in only one sport.Sport Freshmen SophomoresFootball 9 13Soccer 8 19Basketball 2 5Baseball 8 6Approximately what percent of the freshmen listed played football?
    • A. 

      28.7%

    • B. 

      31.4%

    • C. 

      33.3%

    • D. 

      81.4%

  • 15. 
    The following table shows the number of freshmen and sophomores involved in various sports.  Each student participates in only one sport.Sport Freshmen SophomoresFootball 9 13Soccer 8 19Basketball 2 5Baseball 8 6How many more sophomore played these particular sports than freshmen.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      16

  • 16. 
    A survey of video-game-playing habits among twelve junior high school students resulted in the following data in hours per week: 9, 2, 2.5, 7, 6.5, 11, 7, 1.5, 1, 4, 12, 8.5What is the average (arithmetic mean) number of hours spent playing video games by the students in the survey?
    • A. 

      5.25 hours

    • B. 

      5.75 hours

    • C. 

      6 hours

    • D. 

      6.5 hours

  • 17. 
    A survey of video-game-playing habits among twelve junior high school students resulted in the following data in hours per week: 9, 2, 2.5, 7, 6.5, 11, 7, 1.5, 1, 4, 12, 8.5What is the range of the data values for the students given above?
    • A. 

      10 hours.

    • B. 

      11 hours.

    • C. 

      12 hours.

    • D. 

      13 hours.

  • 18. 
    A survey of video-game-playing habits among twelve junior high school students resulted in the following data in hours per week: 9, 2, 2.5, 7, 6.5, 11, 7, 1.5, 1, 4, 12, 8.5A similar survey among high school students showed that the average number of hours spent a week playing video games per student was 20% less than the same figure for junior high school students.  What was the average number of hours per week spent playing video games for high school students?
    • A. 

      4.6 hours

    • B. 

      4.8 hours

    • C. 

      5.2 hours

    • D. 

      7.2 hours

  • 19. 
    If 400 people can be seated in 8 subway cars, how many people can be seated in 5 subway cars?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      250

    • C. 

      300

    • D. 

      350

  • 20. 
    Rachel ran 1/2 mile in 4 minutes.  At this rate, how many miles can she run in 15 minutes?
    • A. 

      1 7/8

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      60

  • 21. 
    Mr. Scalici earns a weekly salary of $300 plus 10% commission on all sales.  If he sold $8,350 las week, what were his total earnings?
    • A. 

      $835

    • B. 

      $865

    • C. 

      $1,135

    • D. 

      $1,835

  • 22. 
    Which is the only measure of central tendency that can be used for qualitative data?
    • A. 

      The arithmetic mean.

    • B. 

      The median.

    • C. 

      The mode.

    • D. 

      The range.

  • 23. 
    A 10-foot rope is to be cut into equal segments measuring 8 inches each.  The total number of segments is
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      40

  • 24. 
    A restaurant bill without tax and tip comes to $38.40.  If a 15% tip is included after a 6% tax is added to the amount, how much is the tip?
    • A. 

      $6.11

    • B. 

      $5.76

    • C. 

      $5.15

    • D. 

      $2.30

  • 25. 
    Floor tiling costs $13.50 per square yard.  What would it cost to tile a room 15 feet long by 18 feet wide?
    • A. 

      $20

    • B. 

      $405

    • C. 

      $1,350

    • D. 

      $3,645