# Math Word Problems MCQ Quiz!

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 208  Settings  Are you any good at math word problems? Do you think you can pass this quiz? A word problem is often referred to as a story problem, which means the problem is presented through words instead of mathematical notation. The most common place types of word problems in elementary algebra are distance problems, age problems, work problems, and percentage problems. If you want to understand more about math word problems, take this quiz.

• 1.
If each sprinkler covers 6' X 6', how many sprinklers are needed for a 90' X 20' yard?
• A.

50

• B.

400

• C.

40

• D.

500

• 2.
How many folding chairs do you need to rent if the 65 people you invited are each bringing 4 guests?
• A.

225

• B.

340

• C.

300

• D.

325

• 3.
If I run at 8 mph, taking a 15-minute break every hour, how long will it take me to run 64 miles?
• A.

10 Hours

• B.

12 hours

• C.

14 hours

• D.

8 hours

• 4.
If 5.5 is x percent of 55, what is x percent of 10?
• A.

0.1

• B.

1

• C.

0.55

• D.

10

• 5.
If there are 3 red, 2 black, and 4 purple ties, what is the probability Jim selects a black tie?
• A.

2-Jan

• B.

9-Feb

• C.

7-Feb

• D.

9-Jul

• 6.
If coffee costs \$1 an oz., what is the cost for 1 pint of coffee?
• A.

32

• B.

6

• C.

4

• D.

16

• 7.
If each of 3 diners eat .75 lbs of steak and steak cost \$1 per .25 lb what would be the total bill?
• A.

9

• B.

3

• C.

12

• D.

6

• 8.
How much are an \$80 pair of jeans if there is a 30% off sale?
• A.

68

• B.

56

• C.

42

• D.

65.5

• 9.
If a corrupt accountant skims 12% of a \$50,000 contract, how much is he pocketing?
• A.

2400

• B.

9350

• C.

6000

• D.

13800

• 10.
Allowing half a pint per person, how much ice cream is needed to serve a party of 300?
• A.

37 And A Half Gallons

• B.

26 Gallons

• C.

13 Gallons

• D.

19 Gallons

• 11.
What is the average age of a group of 30 people if 1/3 of them are 8 and the rest are 26?
• A.

20

• B.

16

• C.

14

• D.

22

• 12.
What is the best estimate for 463 x 598?
• A.

240,000

• B.

276,000

• C.

200,000

• D.

300,000

• 13.
What is the surface area of a box which is 5 inches long, 3 inches wide and 6 inches high?
• A.

63 Square Inches

• B.

252 Square Inches

• C.

90 Square Inches

• D.

126 Square Inches

• 14.
If a water level starts at 6 feet, and rises 2 inches per hour, how deep will it be in 6 hours?
• A.

6 Feet

• B.

8 Feet

• C.

6 Feet 6 Inches

• D.

7 Feet

• 15.
How much are \$86.00 jeans that are on sale for 1/5 off, followed by another 40% discount?
• A.

41.28

• B.

34.41

• C.

51.67

• D.

68.8

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