SAT Mathematics Practice Test 2

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SAT Mathematics Practice Test 2


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  • 1. 
    If x2y > 0 and xy2 < 0,then which of the following are true?  
    • A. 

      A. x = 0

    • B. 

      B. y = 0

    • C. 

      C. x > 0 and y < 0

    • D. 

      D. x < 0 and y > 0

    • E. 

      E. x > 0 and y > 0

  • 2. 
    In the given figure, EB is perpendicular to FC, and AD and EB intersect at point F. What is the value of  Note: Figure not drawn to scale.  
    • A. 

      A. 50 degrees

    • B. 

      B. 40 degrees

    • C. 

      C. 100 degrees

    • D. 

      D. 90 degrees

    • E. 

      E. 180 degrees

  • 3. 
    At what point will 12x2 + 5x + 1 attain the minimum value?
    • A. 

      A. 5 ⁄ 24

    • B. 

      B. -5 ⁄ 24

    • C. 

      C. 15 ⁄ 8

    • D. 

      D. 24 ⁄ 5

    • E. 

      E. 8 ⁄ 1

  • 4. 
    If x and y are multiples of 3, which of the following CANNOT also be a multiple of 3?
    • A. 

      A. x + y

    • B. 

      B. x - y

    • C. 

      C. x + y + 1

    • D. 

      D. xy

    • E. 

      E. xy + 3

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      A. 3

    • B. 

      B. 5

    • C. 

      C. 15

    • D. 

      D. 9

    • E. 

      E. 7

  • 6. 
    Find the equation of the line through (2, 3) perpendicular to 4x - 3y=10.
    • A. 

      A. 4x - 3y = 18

    • B. 

      B. 4x - 3y = -18

    • C. 

      C. 3x + 4y = -18

    • D. 

      D. 3x + 4y = 18

    • E. 

      E. 4x + 3y = 18

  • 7. 
    A wire bent in the form of a circle of radius 21units is cut and bent to form a square. What is the ratio of area of circle to that of the square?
    • A. 

      A. 11:15

    • B. 

      B. 11:14

    • C. 

      C. 15:11

    • D. 

      D. 21:22

    • E. 

      E. 14:11

  • 8. 
    If a function f(x) is defined by
    • A. 

      A. x + 1

    • B. 

      B. x

    • C. 

      C. x - 1

    • D. 

      D. x + 3

    • E. 

      E. x - 3

  • 9. 
    A jar contains 10 red marbles and 30 green ones. How many red marbles must be added to the jar so that 60% of the marbles will be red?
    • A. 

      A. 30

    • B. 

      B. 25

    • C. 

      C. 35

    • D. 

      D. 27

    • E. 

      E. 125

  • 10. 
    A shopkeeper has three kinds of rice of 77 pounds, 147 pounds and 252 pounds. Find the least number of bags of equal size required to pack them without mixing.
    • A. 

      A. 68

    • B. 

      B. 46

    • C. 

      C. 88

    • D. 

      D. 36

    • E. 

      E. 6

  • 11. 
    A cube and a rectangular solid are equal in volume. If the lengths of the edges of the rectangular solid are 4, 8 and 16, what is the surface area of the cube?  
    • A. 

      A. 176

    • B. 

      B. 392

    • C. 

      C. 284

    • D. 

      D. 388

    • E. 

      E. 384

  • 12. 
    Twenty persons, among whom A and B, sit at random around a round table. Find the probability that there are any 6 persons between A and B.  
    • A. 

      A. 2/17

    • B. 

      B. 2/19

    • C. 

      C. 2/15

    • D. 

      D. 3/19

    • E. 

      E. 5/19

  • 13. 
    In the given figure, AB is parallel to CD.
    • A. 

      A. 99

    • B. 

      B. 97

    • C. 

      C. 93

    • D. 

      D. 91

    • E. 

      E. 89

  • 14. 
    The flowers in a basket become double after every minute. In one hour, the basket becomes full. After how many minutes the basket would be half filled?  
    • A. 

      A. 59

    • B. 

      B. 19

    • C. 

      C. 36

    • D. 

      D. 26

    • E. 

      E. 63

  • 15. 
    In the given figure,  
    • A. 

      A. 150

    • B. 

      B. 120

    • C. 

      C. 115

    • D. 

      D. 125

    • E. 

      E. 130

  • 16. 
    A person had 72 mangoes, he had given them to three persons A, B and C, in such a manner that A got thrice as many as B, and the sum total of mangoes A and B got was 60. He had given the remaining mangoes to C. Express in decimal the fraction of mangoes C got out of the total.  
    • A. 

      A. 0.267

    • B. 

      B. 0.347

    • C. 

      C. 0.159

    • D. 

      D. 0.359

    • E. 

      E. 0.167

  • 17. 
    What will be the value of x, if 8x+2 = 24x-3?  
    • A. 

      A. 0.9

    • B. 

      B. 1.9

    • C. 

      C. 18

    • D. 

      D. 9

    • E. 

      E. 11

  • 18. 
    A monkey climbs a slippery pole by thrusts. The pole is 30 feet high. With every thrust, it goes up 5 feet in 5 seconds and slips down 3 feet in 1 second. How many seconds will it take to climb the pole?  
    • A. 

      A. 74

    • B. 

      B. 82

    • C. 

      C. 94

    • D. 

      D. 78

    • E. 

      E. 92