Word Problems Trivia! Ultimate Quiz

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Word Problems Trivia! Ultimate Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    7 is approximately what percent of 5?
    • A. 

      58%

    • B. 

      71%

    • C. 

      93%

    • D. 

      133%

    • E. 

      140%

  • 2. 
    Dudley earns $5.00 per hour as a lifeguard.  He works 25 hours each week and has 15% of his total pay deducted for taxes.  What is his weekly take-home pay?
    • A. 

      $ 4.25

    • B. 

      $ 18.75

    • C. 

      $ 21.25

    • D. 

      $ 106.25

    • E. 

      $ 125.00

  • 3. 
    If a/b = 1/7 and b/c = 7/3, then c/a = ?
    • A. 

      1/63

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      3/21

    • D. 

      21/3

    • E. 

      3

  • 4. 
    Jeff, Susan, and Ben decide to buy a television together.  If the television costs $500, Jeff pays $75 and Susan pays 50% of the total price, then Ben pays what fractional part of the cost of the television?
    • A. 

      13/20

    • B. 

      1/2

    • C. 

      2/5

    • D. 

      7/20

    • E. 

      3/20

  • 5. 
    Lauren ran 2 3/8 laps at track practice, while Lizzie ran 3 5/6 laps.  The total distance both ran is within which of the following ranges?
    • A. 

      At least 5 3/4 and less than 6

    • B. 

      At least 6 and less than 6 1/5

    • C. 

      At least 6 1/5 and less than 6 1/4

    • D. 

      At least 6 1/4 and less than 6 1/3

    • E. 

      At least 6 1/3 and less than 6 1/2

  • 6. 
    In a parking lot, there are 3 cars for every 7 SUVs.  If there are 150 vehicles parked in the lot, how many are SUVs?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      105

    • E. 

      150

  • 7. 
    60% of 15% of 800 is what?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      280

    • E. 

      480

  • 8. 
    A pair of boots costs $50 and a certain coat costs $150.  If the cost of the boots is increased by 20% and the cost of the coat is decreased by 30%, what is the sum of their new costs?
    • A. 

      165

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      225

    • D. 

      265

    • E. 

      330

  • 9. 
    If r = 9, b = 5, and g = -6, what does (r+b-g)(b+g) equal? 
    • A. 

      -20

    • B. 

      -8

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      19

    • E. 

      20

  • 10. 
    In a group of 48 pianos, 18 are out of tune.  What percentage of the pianos is out of tune?
    • A. 

      18%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      37 1/2 %

    • D. 

      62 1/2 %

    • E. 

      66 2/3 %

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