1.
168, 166, 164, ______, 160 What number is missing?
Correct Answer
C. 162
Explanation
The given sequence is decreasing by 2 each time. Starting from 168, subtracting 2 gives 166, then subtracting 2 again gives 164. Therefore, the missing number should be 162.
2.
If I buy a sandwich for $2.55 and pay with $5.00, how much change will I receive?
Correct Answer
D. $2.45
Explanation
If you buy a sandwich for $2.55 and pay with $5.00, you will receive change of $2.45. This can be calculated by subtracting the cost of the sandwich from the amount paid. In this case, $5.00 - $2.55 = $2.45.
3.
12,345 What place is the 1 in?
Correct Answer
E. Ten thousands
Explanation
The number 12,345 has a 1 in the ten thousands place. This means that the digit 1 represents a value of 10,000 in the number.
4.
If it is 3:15, what time will it be in 20 minutes?
Correct Answer
B. 3:35
Explanation
In 20 minutes from 3:15, it will be 3:35. This is because adding 20 minutes to the current time will result in the next hour being the same and the minutes increasing by 20. Therefore, the correct answer is 3:35.
5.
I bought a candy bar for $0.55 and a water for $0.60, how much money do I owe?
Correct Answer
B. $1.15
Explanation
The candy bar costs $0.55 and the water costs $0.60. To find out how much money is owed, we add the two amounts together: $0.55 + $0.60 = $1.15. Therefore, the correct answer is $1.15.
6.
What would I measure the length of a football field in?
Correct Answer
D. Yards
Explanation
The length of a football field is typically measured in yards. This is because yards are commonly used in American football to determine the distance between the line of scrimmage and the end zone. The field is divided into 100 yards, with each end zone measuring an additional 10 yards. Therefore, yards is the most appropriate unit of measurement for the length of a football field.
7.
When would you use a spring scale?
Correct Answer
B. To measure the weight of a bag of apples
Explanation
A spring scale is used to measure the weight of an object by utilizing the principle of Hooke's law. It works by suspending the object from a hook or a loop attached to a spring, and the scale measures the amount the spring stretches or compresses under the weight of the object. Therefore, to measure the weight of a bag of apples, a spring scale would be the appropriate tool to use.
8.
36,451
What is the value of the 6?
Correct Answer
D. 6,000
Explanation
The value of the 6 in the number 36,451 is in the thousands place. Therefore, the correct answer is 6,000.
9.
What is the rule you would follow to find the missing number? 225, 214, ______, 192, 181
Correct Answer
C. -11
Explanation
To find the missing number in the given sequence, we need to observe the pattern. By examining the numbers, we can see that each subsequent number is obtained by subtracting a certain value. In this case, the pattern seems to be subtracting 11 from the previous number. Therefore, to find the missing number, we subtract 11 from 214, resulting in 203.
10.
Find the value of x; if x = (2 × 3) + 11
Correct Answer
C. 17
Explanation
The given equation is x = (2 × 3) + 11. To find the value of x, we first multiply 2 and 3, which is 6. Then, we add 11 to 6, resulting in 17. Therefore, the value of x is 17.
11.
How many cents is equal to $ ¼?
Correct Answer
C. 25
Explanation
$0.25 is equal to 25 cents.