10 Questions

Questions and Answers

- 1.On the hottest day in Richmond, Virginia, the temperature was 105 degrees F. On the coldest day, the temperature was 117 degrees F lower. What was the coldest temperature in Richmond?
- A.
-117 degrees F

- B.
-12 degrees F

- C.
12 degrees F

- D.
117 degrees F

- 2.Listed below are temperatures for four cities. Using this information, determine which statement is true.
- Denver: -5 degrees F
- Chicago: -12 degrees F
- New York City: -8 degrees F
- Minneapolis: -15 degrees F

- A.
Chicago is colder than Denver, but warmer than New York City.

- B.
New York City is colder than Chicago and Minneapolis.

- C.
Denver is warmer than New York City and Minneapolis.

- D.
Denver is the coldest of the four cities listed.

- 3.Bryan swam to a depth of 29 feet below sea level while diving. He descended another 31 feet. He then rose up 16 feet. Which process could be used to find Bryan's current depth?
- A.
Start with -29, subtract 31, then add 16

- B.
Start with 29, subtract 31, then add 16

- C.
Start with -29, add 31, then subtract 16

- D.
Start with 29, add 31, then add 16

- 4.ABC Company lost $21,000 in the first quarter of the year. They lost the same amount each of the other three quarters. Which integer represents the amount they lose for the year? (Think about how many quarters there are in a whole year!)
- A.
$63,000

- B.
-$63,000

- C.
$84,000

- D.
-$84,000

- 5.Over a 4-month period, the total change in the average high temperature was -32 degrees. What was the average change per month?
- A.
8 degrees

- B.
-128 degrees

- C.
-28 degrees

- D.
-8 degrees

- 6.Which comparison is NOT true?
- A.
-15 > -13

- B.
-7 < 6

- C.
-23 < 22

- D.
8 > -8

- 7.The entrance to a mine is 1,890 feet above sea level. The bottom of a mine is 3,642 feet below the entrance. What is the elevation at the bottom of the mine?
- A.
1,752 feet

- B.
5,532 feet

- C.
-1,752 feet

- D.
-5,532 feet

- 8.Erin dives from the surface of a lake at a rate of 3 meters per minute. At what depth, relative to the surface, is Erin after diving for 10 minutes?
- A.
-13 meters

- B.
-3.3 meters

- C.
-7 meters

- D.
-30 meters

- 9.One day in Butte, Montana the temperature started out at 50 degrees. Over the course of the day, the temperature dropped 4 degrees per hour for 6 consecutive hours. Which procedure could be used to determine the temperature after 6 hours?
- A.
Divide 6 by – 4. Add the quotient to 50.

- B.
Divide 50 by 6. Add the quotient to – 4.

- C.
Multiply 4 by 6. Add the product to 50.

- D.
Multiply -4 by 6. Add the product to 50.

- 10.Billy has stock in Walmart. The ending balance on the stock for the last five days were: +$5, +$2, -$4, -$8 and -$10. What was the average daily change in Billy's stock?
- A.
-$3

- B.
-$15

- C.
$29

- D.
-$6