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Miscellaneous Math Practice Problems Set 6

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

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Problems

  1. How many inches are there in four feet?
    1. 12 inches
    2. 36 inches
    3. 48 inches
    4. 52 inches
  2. Dave is 46 years old, twice as old as Rajeeve. How old is Rajeeve?
    1. 30 years old
    2. 28 years old
    3. 23 years old
    4. 18 years old
  3. Salesperson Rita drives 2,052 miles in six days, stopping at two towns each day. How many miles does she average between stops?
    1. 171 miles
    2. 342 miles
    3. 684 miles
    4. 1,026 miles
  4. During the last week of track training, Shoshanna achieves the following times in seconds: 66, 57, 54, 54, 64, 59, and 59. Her three best times this week are averaged for her final score on the course. What is her final score?
    1. 57 seconds
    2. 55 seconds
    3. 59 seconds
    4. 61 seconds
  5. A train must travel to a certain town in six days. The town is 3,450 miles away. How many miles must the train average each day to reach its destination?
    1. 500 miles
    2. 525 miles
    3. 550 miles
    4. 575 miles
  6. On a certain day, the nurses at a hospital worked the following number of hours: Nurse Howard worked eight hours; Nurse Pease worked 10 hours; Nurse Campbell worked nine hours; Nurse Grace worked eight hours; Nurse McCarthy worked seven hours; and Nurse Murphy worked 12 hours. What is the average number of hours worked per nurse on this day?
    1. 7
    2. 8
    3. 9
    4. 10
  7. A car uses 16 gallons of gas to travel 448 miles. How many miles per gallon does the car get?
    1. 22 miles per gallon
    2. 24 miles per gallon
    3. 26 miles per gallon
    4. 28 miles per gallon
  8. A floppy disk shows 827,036 bytes free and 629,352 bytes used. If you delete a file of size 542,159 bytes and create a new file of size 489,986 bytes, how many free bytes will the floppy disk have?
    1. 577,179
    2. 681,525
    3. 774,863
    4. 879,209
  9. A family's gas and electricity bill averages $80 a month for seven months of the year and $20 a month for the rest of the year. If the family's bills were averaged over the entire year, what would the monthly bill be?
    1. $45
    2. $50
    3. $55
    4. $60
  10. If a vehicle is driven 22 miles on Monday, 25 miles on Tuesday, and 19 miles on Wednesday, what is the average number of miles driven each day?
    1. 19 miles
    2. 21 miles
    3. 22 miles
    4. 23 miles
  11. A piece of gauze 3 feet 4 inches long was divided in five equal parts. How long was each part?
    1. 1 foot 2 inches
    2. 10 inches
    3. 8 inches
    4. 6 inches
  12. Each sprinkler head on an athletic field sprays water at an average of 16 gallons per minute. If five sprinkler heads are flowing at the same time, how many gallons of water will be released in 10 minutes?
    1. 80 gallons
    2. 160 gallons
    3. 800 gallons
    4. 1,650 gallons
  13. Use the following data to answer this question: Lefty keeps track of the length of each fish that he catches. Following are the lengths in inches of the fish that he caught one day:
  14. 12, 13, 8, 10, 8, 9, 17

    What is the median fish length that Lefty caught that day?

    1. 8 inches
    2. 10 inches
    3. 11 inches
    4. 12 inches
  15. If it takes two workers, working separately but at the same speed, 2 hours 40 minutes to complete a particular task, about how long will it take one worker, working at the same speed, to complete the same task alone?
    1. 1 hour 20 minutes
    2. 4 hours 40 minutes
    3. 5 hours
    4. 5 hours 20 minutes
  16. A snack machine accepts only quarters. Candy bars cost 25¢, packages of peanuts cost 75¢, and cans of cola cost 50¢. How many quarters are needed to buy two candy bars, one package of peanuts, and one can of cola?
    1. 8 quarters
    2. 7 quarters
    3. 6 quarters
    4. 5 quarters
  17. A street sign reads "Loading Zone 15 Minutes." If a truck pulls into this zone at 11:46 A.M., by what time must it leave?
    1. 11:59 A.M.
    2. 12:01 P.M.
    3. 12:03 P.M.
    4. 12:06 P.M.
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