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Updated on Aug 12, 2011
These mathematics knowledge practice questions are based on the actual ASVAB. Take this quiz to see how you would do if you took the exam today and to determine your strengths and weaknesses as you plan your study schedule.
Time: 24 minutes
 What is the reciprocal of
 How many 12inch square tiles are needed to tile the floor in a room that is 10 feet by 15 feet?
 150
 300
 144
 1,800
 Express the fraction in lowest terms.
 What is the value of the expression when x = 1, y = 3, and z = 6?
 3
 7
 12
 21
 In the equation 4p – 10 – 2p = 16, what is p equal to?
 2
 6
 13
 26
 If two sides of a triangle measure five and seven, between what two numbers must the length of the third side be?
 2 and 5
 2 and 12
 5 and 7
 The third side can be any length.
 What percentage of 700 is 1,225?
 57%
 60%
 125%
 175%
 Which of the following is between ?
 Simplify: 3(6x^{4})^{2}.
 18x^{6}
 18x^{8}
 108x^{6}
 108x^{8}
 To solve for an unknown in an equation, you must always
 add it in.
 subtract it.
 isolate it on one side.
 eliminate the inequality.
 What is the area of the rectangle?
 6 square units
 8 square units
 12 square units
 16 square units
 If reams of copy paper cost $11.39 for five cases, how much would 100 cases cost?
 $56.95
 $227.80
 $1,139.00
 $68.34
 Which of the following is the word form of the decimal 0.08?
 eight hundredths
 eight tenths
 eight thousandths
 eight tenthousandths
 The product of a number and its square is 729. What is the number?
 9
 364.5
 18
 182.25
 Which of the following is equivalent to the product of the expressions (3x^{2}y) and (2xy^{2})?
 5x^{2}y^{2}
 5x^{3}y^{3}
 6x^{2}y^{2}
 6x^{3}y^{3}
 If x – 1 represents an odd integer, which of the following represents the next larger odd integer?
 x – 3
 x
 x + 1
 x + 2
 A square television has an area of 676 square inches. How long is each side?
 26 inches
 25 inches
 24 inches
 23 inches
 What is 42% of 6?
 0.00252
 0.025
 2.52
 0.252
 Two ships leave from a port. Ship A sails west for 300 miles, and Ship B sails north for 400 miles. How far apart are the ships after their trips?
 300 miles
 400 miles
 500 miles
 900 miles
 625% converted to a mixed number equals
 62
 6
 0.6
 0.625
 What is the sum of the first four prime numbers?
 17
 18
 19
 20
 Which value of x will make this number sentence true: x + 25 ≤ 13?
 –13
 –11
 12
 38
 Which of the following numbers is NOT between –0.06 and 1.06?
 0
 0.06
 –0.16
 –0.016
 What is another way to write 4.32 × 1,000?
 432
 4,320
 43,200
 432,000
 Solve for x in terms of r and s: s = 2x – r.
 x = s + r – 2
 x = 2s – r

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