Math Bowl Pretest 2014-2015

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Math Bowl Pretest 2014-2015

This is the pretest for the 2014-2015 Oak Hill Math Bowl team. Do your best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Type your first and last name followed by your teacher's name.Example: John Smith - Plonczynski 
  • 2. 
    I'm thinking of a number with 3 digits. The first digit is odd. The last two digits are even. The sum of the first and last  digits is 13. The product of the last two digits is 8. The difference of the first and last digits is 5.What is my secret number?
    • A. 

      924

    • B. 

      742

    • C. 

      518

    • D. 

      524

  • 3. 
    Solve for x:   x/200 = 42%
    • A. 

      4.2

    • B. 

      8.4

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      84

  • 4. 
    While walking on the beach, Ken finds 1 seashell on the 1st day. He finds 2 seashells on the 2nd day, 5 seashells on the 3rd day, 14 seashells on the 4th day, and 41 seashells on the 5th day. If the pattern continues, how many seashells will Ken find on the 6th and 7th days?
    • A. 

      122 shells on the 6th, 365 shells on the 7th

    • B. 

      81 shells on the 6th, 243 shells on the 7th

    • C. 

      77 shells on the 6th, 122 shells on the 7th

    • D. 

      36 shells on the 6th, 45 shells on the 7th

  • 5. 
    Chris went to the grocery store to buy 3 items. Indiana charges a 7% sales tax on nonfood items. Chris bought 2 food items costing $1.21 and $1.94. He bought 1 nonfood item for $2.57. How much will he spend at the store?
    • A. 

      $5.72

    • B. 

      $5.89

    • C. 

      $5.90

    • D. 

      Not given

  • 6. 
    For plumbing repairs in the home, Mr. Fix-it charges $35 an hour plus a service-call charge. After working 3 hours in Mrs. Plummer’s house, he charged her $130. How much does Mr. Fix-it charge for a service call?
    • A. 

      $20

    • B. 

      $25

    • C. 

      $30

    • D. 

      Not given

  • 7. 
    Which of the following sets of fractions are equivalent to 6/8?
    • A. 

      21/28, 6/10, 5/55, 21/35, 24/40

    • B. 

      1/2, 1/5, 4/20, 12/36, 4/12

    • C. 

      3/4, 9/12, 12/16, 15/20, 18/24

    • D. 

      36/48, 12/16, 9/81, 2/3, 12/16

  • 8. 
    Jason enrolled in the U Drive It driving school. He drove 2,890 miles the first week of June. He drove 3,223 miles the second week and 4,998 miles the third week. His goal is to drive 12,000 miles in June. How many more miles does he have to drive to reach his goal in June? 
    • A. 

      500 miles

    • B. 

      889 miles

    • C. 

      900 miles

    • D. 

      700 miles

  • 9. 
    If the clock tower chimes twice every 15 minutes, how many times will it chime in one day?
    • A. 

      96

    • B. 

      192

    • C. 

      360

    • D. 

      720

  • 10. 
    There are 84 legs in a dog show ring that has an equal number of people and dogs. How many dogs are there?
    • A. 

      14 dogs

    • B. 

      21 dogs

    • C. 

      28 dogs

    • D. 

      42 dogs

  • 11. 
    For Christmas gifts, Dave made and delivered slide show DVDs to his friends. He delivered ½ of the DVDs on Friday and 1/3 of the DVDs on Saturday. On Sunday, he delivered the last 2 DVDs. In all, how many DVDs did he make and deliver? 
    • A. 

      6 DVDs

    • B. 

      9 DVDs

    • C. 

      11 DVDs

    • D. 

      12 DVDs

  • 12. 
    What is 13.7% of 500?
    • A. 

      6.85

    • B. 

      68.5

    • C. 

      685

    • D. 

      6,850

  • 13. 
    The average monthly temperature in Indianapolis during April is 12.2 degrees Celsius. Find the average temperature in degrees Fahrenheit using C=12.2 in the expression 1.8C + 32.
    • A. 

      21.9 degrees F

    • B. 

      33.9 degrees F

    • C. 

      42.2 degrees F

    • D. 

      53.96 degrees F

  • 14. 
    The scale of a map is 1 inch = 50 miles. If the distance between two cities is 5 ½ inches, what is the actual mileage? 
    • A. 

      50 miles

    • B. 

      100 miles

    • C. 

      250 miles

    • D. 

      275 miles

  • 15. 
    Liesel read 4 books over Spring Break. The  first book had 98 pages, the second had 102 pages, the third had 54 pages, and the fourth had x pages. The mean number of pages was 90. Find x.                    (Hint: The mean of a set of items is determined by findingtheir sum, then dividing by the numbers of items.)
    • A. 

      106 pages

    • B. 

      90 pages

    • C. 

      85 pages

    • D. 

      64 pages

  • 16. 
    Bob needs four pieces of wire each 218 inches long. Wire at the hardware store is sold only by the foot. How many feet of wire does Bob need?
    • A. 

      70 ft.

    • B. 

      72 ft.

    • C. 

      73 ft.

    • D. 

      75 ft.

  • 17. 
    Some veterinarians find a dog’s “dog age” by assigning 12 dog years for each of the dog’s first two people years; after that, each human year adds 4 dog years. Using that information, what is the “dog age” of a terrier who has lived 13 human years?
    • A. 

      52 dog years

    • B. 

      64 dog years

    • C. 

      68 dog years

    • D. 

      156 dog years

  • 18. 
    Susan and friends bought 5 hamburgers, 2 hotdogs, 3 salads, 7 fries, and 7 drinks. If the sales tax is 5%, plus they then leave a 15% tip on the amount before tax, what is the total cost?       The menu is shown below.Food PriceHamburgers  $2.50Hotdogs $1.75French Fries $1.65Chili  $1.25Salad $1.00All drinks $1.35  
    • A. 

      $40

    • B. 

      $42

    • C. 

      $46

    • D. 

      $48

  • 19. 
    Kiley left home at 6:00 A.M. Her flight leaves at 8:00 A.M. She has to be at a meeting at 10:00 A.M. Her flight lands at 9:26 A.M. How long was her flight?  
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      1 1/2 hours

    • C. 

      1 hour 26 minutes

    • D. 

      4 hours

  • 20. 
    Maria is 10 years older than Jared. Next year, she will be twice as old as Jared. How old are Maria and Jared now? 
    • A. 

      Maria is 20 years old; Jared is 10 years old.

    • B. 

      Maria is 19 years old; Jared is 9 years old.

    • C. 

      Maria is 15 years old; Jared is 5 years old.

    • D. 

      Maria is 10 years old; Jared is 20 years old.

  • 21. 
    Trista spent 1/3 of her allowance at the fair. She lent ¼ of what she had left to her friend. She was left with $13.50. How much was her allowance? 
    • A. 

      $20.00

    • B. 

      $25.00

    • C. 

      $27.00

    • D. 

      $30.00

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