Word Problems Quiz

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Algebra Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will assess students on solving basic word problems for Algebra I.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Two machines can complete 5 tasks every 4 days.  Let t represent the number of tasks these machines can complete in a 31-day month.  Which proportion can be used to solve for the value of t?
    • A. 

      31/10 = t/4

    • B. 

      4/31 = t/5

    • C. 

      5/4 = t/31

    • D. 

      4/5 = t/31

  • 2. 
    A bus travels 300 miles on 12 gallons of gasoline.  At this rate, how many gallons will it need to travel 650 miles?
    • A. 

      25 gallons

    • B. 

      26 gallons

    • C. 

      5.5 gallons

    • D. 

      28 gallons

  • 3. 
    At a concert, people's hands were stamped as they walked in.  To estimate the attendance, the staff randomly stamped 120 people's hand with a red stamp instead of a blue stamp.  A random sample of 250 people in the crowd found 4 people with a red stamp.  What is the best estimate for the size of the crowd?
    • A. 

      7500 people

    • B. 

      9375 people

    • C. 

      5625 people

    • D. 

      11,250 people

  • 4. 
    A nonstop bus ride from the bus stateion in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to the bus station in Albany, New York, took 6 hours.  If the average speed of the bus was 21 m/second, what is the distance between the two bus stations, to the nearest kilometer.
    • A. 

      756 km

    • B. 

      454 km

    • C. 

      126 km

    • D. 

      350 km

  • 5. 
    A jumbo je carries 330 passengers, 32 in first class and the remainder in coach.  If the average first class ticket is $860 and the average coach ticket is $360, how much money will the airline gross if the plane is full?
    • A. 

      $267,800

    • B. 

      $201,300

    • C. 

      $137,780

    • D. 

      $134,800

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