Mathematical Reasoning Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Mathematical Reasoning Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of 117 and 351.
    • A. 

      117

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      17

  • 2. 
    When adding or subtracting fractions, the benefit of using the least common denominator is? 
    • A. 

      There is no benefit.

    • B. 

      Less simplification at the end.

    • C. 

      More simplification at the end.

    • D. 

      There is no such thing as a least common denominator.

  • 3. 
    How would you write the fraction 2/10 as a decimal?
    • A. 

      0.2

    • B. 

      0.02

    • C. 

      0.002

    • D. 

      2

  • 4. 
    • A. 
    • B. 

      3x

    • C. 

      X

    • D. 
  • 5. 
    Find two ratios that are equivalent to 5:10. 
    • A. 

      8:6 and 6:8

    • B. 

      3:7 and 5:14

    • C. 

      4:8 and 1:2

    • D. 

      5:3 and 12:15

  • 6. 
    Miguel drew a scale diagram of his classroom. His real classroom is 20 feet wide. Miguel's drawing is 5 cm wide. What is the scale factor of the drawing? 
    • A. 

      1 cm = 20 feet

    • B. 

      1 cm = 5 feet

    • C. 

      1 cm = 2 feet

    • D. 

      1 cm = 4 feet

  • 7. 
    Reduce $160 by 25%.
    • A. 

      $40

    • B. 

      $120

    • C. 

      $200

    • D. 

      $100

  • 8. 
    Find the interest on a 4 year loan at 2% interest if the principle is $7500.
    • A. 

      $900

    • B. 

      $600

    • C. 

      $950

    • D. 

      $850

  • 9. 
    The sum of the measures of two angles equals 90 degrees. These angles are:
    • A. 

      Supplementary

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Complementary

    • D. 

      Straight

  • 10. 
    The front door to the building has an area of 2,688 square inches. If the width of the door is 32 inches, what is the height? 
    • A. 

      640 inches

    • B. 

      116 inches

    • C. 

      84 inches

    • D. 

      42 inches

  • 11. 
    Find the volume of a cube where each side is 5 cm.
    • A. 

      1.25 cm^3

    • B. 

      100 cm^3

    • C. 

      125 cm^3

    • D. 

      12.5 cm^3

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      -1

    • D. 

      3

  • 13. 
    Simplify the following: 
    • A. 

      26

    • B. 

      10y + 16

    • C. 

      26y

    • D. 

      10y + 9 + 7

  • 14. 
    Evaluate the expression for 
    • A. 

      58

    • B. 

      -62

    • C. 

      -42

    • D. 

      -58

  • 15. 
    Solve for b: 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      4

  • 16. 
    Sara Lee got 98, 65, 78, 35, 100, 100, and 50 on her math tests. What is the mean of her test scores? Round to the nearest integer.   
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      61

    • C. 

      88

    • D. 

      76

  • 17. 
    Daniel played 9 basketball games this season. His scores were 15, 20, 14, 36, 20, 10, 35, 23, and 24. What is the median of his scores?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      23

  • 18. 
    Find the mode for the following set of data.
    • A. 

      55

    • B. 

      34

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      44

  • 19. 
    Which of the following sets of numbers has the smallest range? 
    • A. 

      Set 1

    • B. 

      Set 2

    • C. 

      Set 3

    • D. 

      They all have the same median.

  • 20. 
    You flip a nickel three times, and each time, the coin lands on heads. What is the probability of the nickel landing on tails the fourth time?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      1/6

    • D. 

      1/2

  • 21. 
    The Fundamental Counting Principle: 
    • A. 

      Uses multiplication to find the number of samples.

    • B. 

      Uses multiplication to find the number of possible outcomes.

    • C. 

      Uses addition to find the number of possible outcomes.

    • D. 

      Uses addition to find the number of samples.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is an example of the distributive property?
    • A. 

      98 x 1= 98

    • B. 

      3 + 92 = 95

    • C. 

      72 + 51 = 51 + 72

    • D. 

      6 (16 + 4) = (6 x 16) + (6 x 4)

  • 23. 
    Simplify the expression
    • A. 

      52x

    • B. 

      12x

    • C. 

      -20x + 32

    • D. 

      -20x - 32