FSOT : Mathematics And Statistics Test! Trivia Quiz

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FSOT : Mathematics And Statistics Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    • 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. 

      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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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

  • 26. 
    Fencing costs $4.75 per foot.  Posts cost $12.50 each.  How much will it cost to fence a garden if 10 posts and 34 feet of fencing are needed.
    • A. 

      $472.50

    • B. 

      $336.50

    • C. 

      $315.50

    • D. 

      $286.50

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      64 of the students who took the test did better than Brian.

    • B. 

      64 of the students who took the test did worse than Brian.

    • C. 

      64% of the students who took the test did better than Brian.

    • D. 

      64% of the students who took the test did worse than Brian.

  • 28. 
    A taxi ride costs $3.00 for the first mile and $1.00 for each additional half-mile.  What is the cost of a 10 mile ride?
    • A. 

      $10

    • B. 

      $12

    • C. 

      $13

    • D. 

      $21

  • 29. 
    Sandy bought 4 1/2 lbs of apples and 6 kiwi fruits.  Brandon bought 3 1/4 lbs of apples and 9 kiwi fruits.  If apples cost $1.39 per lb and kiwis are 2 for $1.00, how much more money did Sandy spend than Brandon?
    • A. 

      $0.24

    • B. 

      $0.94

    • C. 

      $1.54

    • D. 

      $2.32

  • 30. 
    In a standard deck of playing cards, a king of hearts is drawn and not replaced.  What is the probability of drawing another king from the deck?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/13

    • C. 

      1/17

    • D. 

      3/52

  • 31. 
    A rope is made by linking beads that are 1/2 inch in diameter.  How many feet long is a rope made from 60 beads?
    • A. 

      2 1/2 ft

    • B. 

      10 ft

    • C. 

      30 ft

    • D. 

      120 ft

  • 32. 
    A foreign automobile manufacturer has a shipping charge of $3 per kilogram for all parts sent to the United States.  To the nearest dollar, what would be the shipping charges for a motor weighing 200 pounds?  Note that there are 0.455 kilograms in a pound.
    • A. 

      $60

    • B. 

      $132

    • C. 

      $152

    • D. 

      $273

  • 33. 
    While dining out, Chad spent $25.00.  If the bill totaled $21.00 before the tip was added, approximately what percentage tip did Chad leave?
    • A. 

      16%

    • B. 

      19%

    • C. 

      21%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 34. 
    What is the probability of rolling a sum of 9 using two dice?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/9

    • C. 

      5/12

    • D. 

      7/36

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      3.6 miles per gallon

    • B. 

      5.9 miles per gallon

    • C. 

      6.4 miles per gallon

    • D. 

      6.8 miles per gallon

  • 36. 
    In a test of car mileage, 5 cars were tested in both highway and city driving.  The following data was recorded for the 5 cars:Car # 1 2 3 4 5Highway 20.5 25.3 24.3 27.1 22.9City 16.9 19.5 17.8 20.2 16.1What is the range of the data values of the 5 cars for highway driving?
    • A. 

      4.2 miles per gallon

    • B. 

      4.8 miles per gallon

    • C. 

      6.6 miles per gallon

    • D. 

      24 miles per gallon

  • 37. 
    When Brett Bayne's flight from Tokyo arrives in Paris, he converts 50,000 yen into francs.  If one U.S. dollar is worth 140 yen and one U.S. dollar is also worth 6 francs, approximately how many francs does he receive?
    • A. 

      63

    • B. 

      1,167

    • C. 

      2,143

    • D. 

      4,200

  • 38. 
     havA savings account earns 2 1/4% interest each year.  How much interest is earned on a $1,000 deposit after a 5-year period?
    • A. 

      $22.50

    • B. 

      $100.00

    • C. 

      $112.50

    • D. 

      $150.00

  • 39. 
    A line on a blueprint measures 1.5 yards.  If 1 yard is equivalent to 0.9 meters, approximately what is the length of the line in meters?
    • A. 

      0.6 meters

    • B. 

      1.35 meters

    • C. 

      1.67 meters

    • D. 

      2.4 meters

  • 40. 
    Total snack sales in 2005: $12 billion, distributed as follows:Potato Chips - 34%Tortilla Chips - 17%Nuts - 13%Popcorn - 13%Pretzels - 12%Other - 11%What was the total amount spent on nuts and pretzels in 2005?
    • A. 

      $1.44 billion

    • B. 

      $1.56 billion

    • C. 

      $3.0 billion

    • D. 

      $3.12 billion

  • 41. 
    Total snack sales in 2005: $12 billion, distributed as follows:Potato Chips - 34%Tortilla Chips - 17%Nuts - 13%Popcorn - 13%Pretzels - 12%Other - 11%What was the ratio of money spent on potato chips to money spent on tortilla chips?
    • A. 

      2:1

    • B. 

      3:2

    • C. 

      1:2

    • D. 

      2:3

  • 42. 
    Total snack sales in 2005: $12 billion, distributed as follows:Potato Chips - 34%Tortilla Chips - 17%Nuts - 13%Popcorn - 13%Pretzels - 12%Other - 11%If 30% of the money spent on potato chips was spent on barbecued potato chips, approximately how much money was spent on barbecued potato chips?
    • A. 

      $1.2 billion

    • B. 

      $0.6 billion

    • C. 

      $3.6 billion

    • D. 

      $2.4 billion

  • 43. 
    Lauren earns $8.40 an hour plus an overtime rate equal to 1 1/2 times her regular pay for each hour worked beyond 40 hours.  What are her total earnings for a 45-hour work week?
    • A. 

      $336

    • B. 

      $370

    • C. 

      $399

    • D. 

      $567

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      60 minutes

    • B. 

      90 minutes

    • C. 

      120 minutes

    • D. 

      200 minutes

  • 45. 
    Amelia casts a shadow 5 feet long.  Her father, who is 6 feet tall, casts a shadow 8 feet long.  How tall is Amelia?
    • A. 

      6 feet 8 inches

    • B. 

      4 feet 10 inches

    • C. 

      4 feet 6 inches

    • D. 

      3 feet 9 inches

  • 46. 
    Paul donates 4/13 of his paycheck to his favorite charity.  If he donates $26.80, what is the amount of his paycheck?
    • A. 

      $8.25

    • B. 

      $82.50

    • C. 

      $87.10

    • D. 

      $348.40

  • 47. 
    Tiling costs $2.89 per square foot.  What is the cost to tile a kitchen with dimensions of 4 yards by 5 yards?  
    • A. 

      $57.80

    • B. 

      $173.40

    • C. 

      $289.00

    • D. 

      $520.20

  • 48. 
    The scale on a map shows 500 feet for every 1/4 inch.  If two cities are 6 inches apart on the map, what is the actual distance?
    • A. 

      125 feet

    • B. 

      750 feet

    • C. 

      2,000 feet

    • D. 

      12,000 feet

  • 49. 
    At Erie County Community College, there are seven different classes of students taking CalculusI.  The number of students in these classes is 18, 22, 16, 25, 19, 17, and 18.What is the median size of a Calculus I class?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      22

  • 50. 
    At Erie County Community College, there are seven different classes of students taking CalculusI.  The number of students in these classes is 18, 22, 16, 25, 19, 17, and 18.Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      The modal Calculus I class size is less than the median class size.

    • B. 

      The modal Calculus I class size is equal to the median class size.

    • C. 

      The modal Calculus I class size is greater than the median class size.

    • D. 

      The given data is bimodal.

  • 51. 
    Dough earns 15% commission on all sales over $5,000.  Last month, his sales totaled $12,500.  What were Dough's earnings?
    • A. 

      $750

    • B. 

      $1,125

    • C. 

      $1,875

    • D. 

      $2,625

  • 52. 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      15

  • 53. 
    Kyle ran 3 miles in 17 1/2 minutes on Saturday, 4 1/2 miles in 22 minutes on Sunday, and 2 miles in 9 minutes on Monday.  What was Kyle's average rate of speed while running?
    • A. 

      1.6 minutes per mile

    • B. 

      5.1 minutes per mile

    • C. 

      16.2 minutes per mile

    • D. 

      17.8 minutes per mile

  • 54. 
    On a map, 1 centimeter represents 4 miles.  A distance of 10 miles would be how far apart on the map?
    • A. 

      1 3/4 cm

    • B. 

      2 cm

    • C. 

      2 1/2 cm

    • D. 

      4 cm

  • 55. 
    Cards normally sell for $3.00 each.  How much is saved if 5 cards are purchased on sale for 2 for $5.00.
    • A. 

      $2.50

    • B. 

      $5.00

    • C. 

      $12.50

    • D. 

      $15.00

  • 56. 
    If 3 cans of soup cost $5.00, how much do 10 cans cost?
    • A. 

      $15.00

    • B. 

      $16.45

    • C. 

      $16.67

    • D. 

      $17.33

  • 57. 
    Staci earns $9.50 an hour plus 3% commission on all sales made.  If her total sales during a 30-hour work week were $500, how much did she earn?
    • A. 

      $15

    • B. 

      $250

    • C. 

      $285

    • D. 

      $300

  • 58. 
    The girl's basketball team won three times as many games as they lost.  How many games were won if they played a total of 24 games.
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      18

  • 59. 
    While driving in Canada, Dave sees a sign that says that the distance to the next exit is 80 km.  If a mile is approximately 1.6 km, what is the distance to the next exit in miles?
    • A. 

      50 miles

    • B. 

      54 miles

    • C. 

      128 miles

    • D. 

      200 miles

  • 60. 
    The following are the company's current assets:Cash - 7.5%Accounts Receivable - 10%Inventory - 40%Due From Supplies - 20%Other - If the company has $30 million in cash, what is the total amount of its current assets?
    • A. 

      225 million

    • B. 

      250 million

    • C. 

      380 million

    • D. 

      400 million

  • 61. 
    The following are the company's current assets:Cash - 7.5%Accounts Receivable - 10%Inventory - 40%Due From Supplies - 20%Other - How much more money does the company have in inventory than in accounts receivable?
    • A. 

      $30 million

    • B. 

      $60 million

    • C. 

      $120 million

    • D. 

      $200 million

  • 62. 
    While on a trip to Denmark, Hazel buys a dress that costs 3,500 krones.  If there are 7.1 krones in a U.S. dollar, what is the cost of the dress (to the nearest dollar) in U.S. dollars?
    • A. 

      $203

    • B. 

      $249

    • C. 

      $476

    • D. 

      $493

  • 63. 
    The quality control department examines a random sample of 450 motors and determines that 9 of them have been assembled incorrectly.  At this rate, how many motors would be incorrectly assembled in a shipment of 2,000 motors?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      42

    • C. 

      44

    • D. 

      46

  • 64. 
    Eight employees were asked to contribute to a going-away party for a co-worker.  The amounts that were contributed were $15, $5, $20, $20, $25, $40, $35, and $30.What is the difference between the mean contribution and the median contribution?
    • A. 

      $0.75

    • B. 

      $1.00

    • C. 

      $1.25

    • D. 

      $1.50

  • 65. 
    Eight employees were asked to contribute to a going-away party for a co-worker.  The amounts that were contributed were $15, $5, $20, $20, $25, $40, $35, and $30.If the employee who contributed $5 to the party reconsidered and contributed $10 instead, which of the following would not change?
    • A. 

      The range of the contributed amounts

    • B. 

      The mean of the contributed amounts

    • C. 

      The median of the contributed amounts

    • D. 

      The total of the contributed amounts

  • 66. 
    A printer originally priced at $240 is on sale for $180.  By what percent has the price been discounted?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      33 1/3%

    • C. 

      66 2/3%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 67. 
    A computer hardware manufacturing company has a shipping charge of $2.75 per kilogram for all parts sent to the United States.  If 1 kilogram is approximately equal 2.2 pounds, what would be the shipping charges, rounded to the nearest dollar, for a part that weighs 44 pounds?
    • A. 

      $55

    • B. 

      $73

    • C. 

      138

    • D. 

      $151