1.
If a one-hour television program has 17.5 minutes of ads, how long is the non-ad content?
Correct Answer
D. 42.5 Minutes
Explanation
The non-ad content of a one-hour television program can be calculated by subtracting the duration of ads from the total duration of the program. In this case, since the program has 17.5 minutes of ads, the non-ad content will be 60 minutes (one hour) minus 17.5 minutes, which equals 42.5 minutes.
2.
If Bob had 30 minutes for TV and saw a game for 7 minutes and Lost for 9, how much did he have left?
Correct Answer
C. 14 Minutes
Explanation
Bob initially had 30 minutes for TV. He watched a game for 7 minutes and lost for 9 minutes. To find out how much time he had left, we subtract the time he spent from the starting time. Therefore, Bob had 30 - 7 - 9 = 14 minutes left.
3.
If there are 10 e-mails sent per hour, how many are sent in 5 hours?
Correct Answer
D. 50
Explanation
If there are 10 e-mails sent per hour, then in 5 hours, the total number of e-mails sent would be 10 multiplied by 5, which equals 50.
4.
How long will it take a boy to save $280 for a video game if he makes $7 a week delivering papers?
Correct Answer
C. 10 Months
Explanation
The boy makes $7 a week delivering papers. To find out how long it will take him to save $280, we can divide $280 by $7. This calculation gives us 40, meaning it will take the boy 40 weeks to save $280. Since there are 4 weeks in a month, dividing 40 by 4 gives us 10 months. Therefore, it will take the boy 10 months to save $280 for the video game.
5.
If your car gets 20 miles per gallon, how many full gallons of gas do you need to drive 273 miles?
Correct Answer
D. 14
Explanation
To find the number of gallons of gas needed to drive 273 miles, we divide the total distance by the car's mileage. In this case, the car gets 20 miles per gallon, so we divide 273 by 20. The result is approximately 13.65. Since we can't have a fraction of a gallon, we round up to the nearest whole number, which is 14. Therefore, you would need 14 full gallons of gas to drive 273 miles.
6.
If each child wants 2 cookies, how many cookies are needed for 17 children?
Correct Answer
B. 34
Explanation
If each child wants 2 cookies, then the total number of cookies needed for 17 children can be calculated by multiplying the number of children (17) by the number of cookies each child wants (2). Therefore, 17 children x 2 cookies per child = 34 cookies.
7.
If seven erasers equal two pencils in length, how many pencils would equal 28 erasers?
Correct Answer
C. Eight
Explanation
If 7 erasers equal 2 pencils in length, then we can find the ratio of erasers to pencils, which is 7:2. To find how many pencils would equal 28 erasers, we can set up a proportion. If 7 erasers is to 2 pencils, then 28 erasers is to x pencils. By cross-multiplying, we find that 7x = 56. Solving for x, we get x = 8. Therefore, 28 erasers would equal 8 pencils.
8.
Four years of college at $18,250 per year will cost how much money total?
Correct Answer
A. 73000
Explanation
The correct answer is 73000 because multiplying the cost per year ($18,250) by the number of years (4) gives the total cost of college, which is $73,000.
9.
How many hours would it take to drive 420 miles at 70 miles per hour?
Correct Answer
C. Six Hours
Explanation
To find the time it takes to drive a certain distance, we can use the formula: time = distance / speed. In this case, the distance is 420 miles and the speed is 70 miles per hour. Dividing 420 by 70 gives us 6, which means it would take 6 hours to drive 420 miles at a speed of 70 miles per hour. Therefore, the correct answer is Six Hours.
10.
If you have 538 email messages saved, how many should you delete to only save 150?
Correct Answer
C. 388 Messages
Explanation
To save only 150 email messages out of the 538 saved, you would need to delete 388 messages. This can be calculated by subtracting the desired number of saved messages (150) from the total number of saved messages (538).
11.
If each person will eat 4 ounces of cheese, how many ounces should you buy for 23 people?
Correct Answer
C. 92 Ounces
Explanation
If each person will eat 4 ounces of cheese, and there are 23 people, you need to calculate the total amount of cheese needed. By multiplying 4 ounces by 23 people, you get 92 ounces. Therefore, you should buy 92 ounces of cheese for 23 people.
12.
If you have $10 to spend on lunch and buy a combo for $6.45, how much can you spend on dessert?
Correct Answer
C. 3.55
Explanation
If you have $10 to spend on lunch and you buy a combo for $6.45, you will have $10 - $6.45 = $3.55 left to spend on dessert.
13.
A cake uses 2 cups of sugar and needs 4 times more flour than sugar; how much flour is needed?
Correct Answer
B. 8 Cups
Explanation
The question states that the cake needs 4 times more flour than sugar. Since the cake uses 2 cups of sugar, we can multiply this by 4 to find out how much flour is needed. 2 cups of sugar multiplied by 4 equals 8 cups of flour. Therefore, the correct answer is 8 cups.
14.
How much money would you earn in 40 hours at a pay rate of $10 per hour?
Correct Answer
D. 400
Explanation
If the pay rate is $10 per hour, then in 40 hours, you would earn a total of $400.
15.
If 2 cups of sugar is used to make a set of cookies, how much sugar is used for two sets of cookies?
Correct Answer
B. 4 Cups
Explanation
If 2 cups of sugar are used to make one set of cookies, then for two sets of cookies, double the amount of sugar would be used. Therefore, the correct answer is 4 cups of sugar.