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Miscellaneous Math Practice Problems Set 5

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

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Problems

  1. What is the square root of 64?
    1. 16
    2. 12
    3. 8
    4. 6
  2. The value of 5! is equal to
    1. 1
    2. 5
    3. 25
    4. 120
  3. Alex bought 400 hot dogs for the school picnic. If they were contained in packages of eight hot dogs, how many total packages did he buy?
    1. 5
    2. 50
    3. 500
    4. 3,200
  4. While preparing a dessert, Sue started by using 12 ounces of chocolate in her recipe. Later, she added 10 more ounces for flavor. What was the total amount of chocolate that Sue ended up using?
    1. 1 pound
    2. 1 pound 2 ounces
    3. 1 pound 4 ounces
    4. 1 pound 6 ounces
  5. Dan rented two movies to watch last night. The first was 1 hour 40 minutes long, the second 1 hour 50 minutes long. How much time did it take for Dan to watch the two videos?
    1. 4.5 hours
    2. 3.5 hours
    3. 2.5 hours
    4. 1.5 hours
  6. During a fund-raiser, each of the 35 members of a group sold candy bars. If each member sold an average of six candy bars, how many total bars did the group sell?
    1. 6
    2. 41
    3. 180
    4. 210
  7. Roberta takes $58 with her on a shopping trip to the mall. She spends $18 on new shoes an another $6 on lunch. How much money does she have left after these purchases?
    1. $34
    2. $40
    3. $52
    4. $24
  8. On a four-day trip Carrie drove 135 miles the first day, 213 miles the second day, 159 miles the third day, and 189 miles the fourth day. Which of the following choices is the best approximation of the total miles Carrie drove during the trip?
    1. 600
    2. 700
    3. 400
    4. 800
  9. While bowling in a tournament, Jake and his friends had the following scores:
    • Jake                                           189
    • Charles and Max each scored     120
    • Terry                                           95
  10. What was the total score for Jake and his friends at the tournament?

    1. 404
    2. 504
    3. 524
    4. 526
  11. The drivers at G & G trucking must report the mileage on their trucks each week. The mileage reading of Ed's vehicle was 20,907 at the beginning of one week, and 21,053 at the end of the same week. What was the total number of miles driven by Ed that week?
    1. 46 miles
    2. 145 miles
    3. 146 miles
    4. 1,046 miles
  12. In a downtown department store, Angelo finds a woman's handbag and turns it in to the clerk in the Lost and Found Department. The clerk estimates that the handbag is worth approximately $150. Inside, she finds the following items:
    • 1 leather makeup case valued at                $65
    • 1 vial of perfume, unopened, valued at       $75
    • 1 pair of earrings valued at                         $150
    • Cash totaling                                             $178
  13. The clerk is writing a report to be submitted along with the found property. What should she write as the total value of the found cash and property?

    1. $468
    2. $608
    3. $618
    4. $718
  14. A trash container, when empty, weighs 27 pounds. If this container is filled with a load of trash that weighs 108 pounds, what is the total weight of the container and its contents?
    1. 81 pounds
    2. 135 pounds
    3. 145 pounds
    4. 185 pounds
  15. Mr. James Rossen is just beginning a computer consulting firm and has purchased the following equipment:
    • three telephone sets, each costing              $125
    • two computers, each costing                     $1,300
    • two computer monitors, each costing         $950
    • one printer costing                                     $600
    • one answering machine costing                  $50
  16. Mr. Rossen is reviewing his finances. What should he write as the total value of the equipment he has purchased so far?

    1. $3,025
    2. $5,400
    3. $5,525
    4. $6,525
  17. Mr. Richard Tupper is purchasing gifts for his family. So far he has purchased the following:
    • three sweaters, each valued at        $68
    • one computer game valued at         $75
    • two bracelets, each valued at         $43
  18. Later, he returned one of the bracelets for a full refund and received a $10 rebate on the computer game. What is the total cost of the gifts after the refund and rebate?

    1. $244
    2. $312
    3. $355
    4. $365
  19. Department regulations require trash collection trucks to have transmission maintenance every 13,000 miles. Truck #B-17 last had maintenance on its transmission at 12,398 miles. The mileage gauge now reads 22,003. How many more miles can the truck be driven before it must be brought in for transmission maintenance?
    1. 3,395 miles
    2. 4,395 miles
    3. 9,003 miles
    4. 9,605 miles
  20. The city's bus system carries 1,200,000 people each day. How many people does the bus system carry each year? (one year = 365 days)
    1. 3,288 people
    2. 32,880 people
    3. 43,800,000 people
    4. 438,000,000 people
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