Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers
the question.


1.

Use the function table to find the value of y when .


2.

The table shows Pedro’s average time in the 1mile run over the past
several weeks of training. If the pattern shown in the table continues, what will his average time be
during the fifth week of training? Pedro’s Training Records (1mile run)  Week  Average Time (minutes)  1  6:56  2  6:52  3  6:48  4  6:44  5  ?   


3.

The 8th graders are having a bake sale to raise money for their field trip
to a water park. If they sell c cupcakes and b brownies at the prices shown
below, then the amount of money raised is given by the expression . How much
money will be raised if the 8th graders sell 66 cupcakes and 84 brownies? Bake Sale
Prices  Brownies  45¢  Cupcakes  35¢   
a.  $6,090  c.  $60.90  b.  $59.10  d.  $52.80 


4.

Mary scored 15 points in her last basketball game, p of which came
in the fourth quarter of the game. Write an expression that can be used to find the number of points
she scored in the first 3 quarters.



The table below shows the costs of admission to a theme park. Individuals
can purchase singleday passes or season passes that are good for the entire year. A family can also
purchase a family season pass which is good for up to 4 people.
Thrill Seeker Theme
Park  Daily
Admission  $44  Season Pass  $335  Family Season Pass  $1,290   


5.

Refer to the Thrill Seeker Theme Park table shown above. Luisa is
trying to decide if it will be worth it for her family of 4 to purchase a family season pass or
if they should each just pay the daily admission rate when they visit the park. How many times would
the family need to visit the park in order realize any savings with the family season pass over the
daily admission rate?


6.

The organizers at an art exhibit charge vendors a $200 booth rental fee plus 9%
of the vendor’s profits earned during the exhibit. The total fee, F, charged of
each vendor can be found using the equation , where p is the
vendor’s profit. What is the fee for a vendor that earns a profit of $1,450 during the
exhibit?
a.  $403.21  c.  $1,659.00  b.  $13,250.00  d.  $330.50 


7.

A toy glider plane is launched from a height of 55 feet above the ground.
If the plane descends at a constant rate of 0.7 feet per second, then its height, in feet, after
s seconds can be found using the equation . Use the equation to find
the height of the glider 18 seconds after it was launched.
a.  72.3 feet  c.  67.6 feet  b.  42.4 feet  d.  12.6 feet 


8.

Use the function table to find the value of y when .


9.

Write an equation that can be used to recreate the function.


10.

A number problem states, “–2 times a number, minus 22 gives a
result of 30.” What is the number?


11.

The graph below shows the depth of a river after several days of heavy rain.
Which term best describes the rate of change?
a.  linear  c.  an inverse variation  b.  nonlinear  d.  a direct
variation 


12.

The table below shows Heather’s earnings for working different numbers of
hours. Which term best describes this relationship? Heather’s
Earnings  Hours  Wages  1  $8.25  2  $16.50  3  $24.75  4  $33.00  5  $41.25   
a.  noncontinuous  c.  nonlinear  b.  a direct variation  d.  an inverse
variation 


13.

The ages of the people at a movie theater on a Thursday afternoon are shown in
the boxandwhisker plot below. Which of the following statements is a correct interpretation of the
plot? Ages of Movie
Goers   
a.  The youngest person at the theater is 7 years old.  b.  The mean age of the
movie goers is 32 years.  c.  The oldest person at the theater is
55 years old.  d.  The median age of the movie goers is
48 years. 


14.

What is the range of the masses shown in the boxandwhisker plot? Mass (grams)   


15.

Suppose a pencil box contains 7 red pencils, 8 mechanical pencils, and
5 regular lead pencils. If you randomly select 1 pencil from the box, what are the odds
in favor of selecting a mechanical pencil?
a.  3 : 2  c.  2 : 5  b.  2 : 3  d.  5 : 2 



A recruiter from a real estate company claims that the average monthly
salary of their real estate agents is $4,780. This is based on the five monthly salaries shown
in the table.
Average
Monthly Income  Agent  Monthly Income (2004)  Nikki  $3,900  James  $4,500  Jaime  $3,600  Beth  $8,200  Pat  $3,700   


16.

Refer to the information above. What would be a more accurate representation of
the typical monthly income earned by real estate agents at the company?
a.  The mode monthly income of $4,500 gives an accurate expected monthly
income.  b.  The mean monthly income of $4,100 is a more accurate representation of what an agent
working for the company can expect to earn.  c.  The median monthly income of $3,900 is a more
accurate representation of what agents can expect to earn.  d.  The mean provides an
accurate representation of the typical monthly income. 


17.

Claudia randomly interviewed 60 8th graders at the Westwood Mall
Saturday afternoon to determine their reason for going to the mall. Based on the results of her
survey, she made the following claim: Three out of five middle school
students visit the mall to go shopping.  
Explain why this claim is misleading.
a.  Claudia only interviewed students in the food court.  b.  Since Claudia
surveyed only 8th graders, her sample is not representative of all middle school
students.  c.  Claudia did not survey enough 8th graders to draw a valid
conclusion.  d.  Claudia did not use a random sample of 8th graders. 



Students in grades seven and eight at a local school were asked about the
amount of homework they had each night. Their results are summarized in the bar graph below. The blue
bars represent seventh grade, and the red bars represent eighth grade.
Amount of Homework Done by
Students in
Seventh and Eighth Grades   Less than 30 min  30
min to 1 hr  1 hr  2
hr  2 hr  3
hr  More
than 3
hr      


18.

Based on the bar graph above, what is the difference between the number of
seventhgrade students and the number of eighthgrade students who had one to two hours of
homework?



The students in social studies class are studying immigration and learned
that many immigrants changed their last name when they became naturalized United States
citizens. The lengths of ten students’ last names are shown in the table below.
Number of Letters in Students’ Last
Names  10, 11, 9, 5, 5, 5, 5, 9, 9, 12  


19.

Refer to the data above. What is the approximate mean number of letters in the
sampled last names? Round your answer to the nearest whole number,


20.

Suppose the spinner shown below is spun one time. What is the probability that
the pointer will land on 1 or 2?


21.

In 40 tries on the spinner, Jayden spun a vowel 20 times. What is the
theoretical probability of spinning a vowel? What is Jayden’s experimental probability of
spinning a vowel? Express your answers as fractions.


22.

The scatterplot below shows the water temperature of a lake at different depths.
Use the line of best fit to predict the temperature of the water at a depth of 60 feet.


23.

What threedimensional figure will be formed when the net is folded?
a.  triangular prism  c.  sphere  b.  cone  d.  cylinder 


24.

In the figure below, Trapezoid ABCD is similar to
Trapezoid HIJK. What is the length of ?
a.  10.5 units  c.  15.8 units  b.  13.7 units  d.  4.7 units 


25.

In the figure below, Line k is
perpendicular to Line l. Based on the information
given in the figure, find the measure of .


26.

Which of the following figures can be used as a basic unit to form a
tessellation?


27.

What is the area of the rectangle in square units?
a.  40 square units  c.  64 square units  b.  26 square units  d.  80 square units 


28.

Edward is creating a symmetric design using the coordinate grid below. What are
the coordinates of the missing point that would result in a figure that is symmetric about the
xaxis?
a.  (1.5, 5)  c.  (5, 1.5)  b.  (1.5, –5)  d.  (–5, 1.5) 


29.

The coordinate grid shows the dimensions of a rectangular deck addition on a new
home. If each unit on the grid represents 2 feet, what is the actual area of the deck?
a.  126 square feet  c.  252 square feet  b.  63 square feet  d.  309 square feet 



Find the coordinates of the xintercept of the line on the
graph.


30.




The formula for the midpoint between two points is .


31.

Segment has endpoints G(–6, 6) and
H(–6, –7). What are the coordinates of the midpoint of ?


32.

What is the circumference of a car tire that has a radius of 7 inches?
Express your answer in terms of π.
a.  14π inches  c.  28π inches  b.  49π
inches  d.  7π inches 


33.

Which of the following figures could be the top view of a triangular
prism?


34.

Which of the following shows the front view of the solid?


35.

A farmer plans to build a grain silo with a base circumference of approximately
78 feet. If the farmer decides to keep the silo the same height but scale the radius by 2, what
will be the new circumference of the silo? Round your answer to the nearest tenth if
necessary.
a.  312 feet  c.  78 feet  b.  39 feet  d.  156 feet 


36.

The dimensions of the Titans’ rectangular practice field are 75 yards
by 60 yards. If the dimensions of the field are each increased by 25 yards, how much more
area will the Titans have in their practice field?
a.  8,500 square yards  c.  6,750 square yards  b.  4,000 square yards  d.  4,500 square
yards 


37.

A ladder has 8 rungs that are each spaced 8 inches apart. What is the
length in feet from the base of the ladder to the top rung of the ladder? Round your answer to
the nearest tenth of a foot if necessary.
a.  7.9 feet  c.  64 feet  b.  192 feet  d.  5.3 feet 


38.

A scientist has designed a new part for a large machine. The part is shown below
in a scale drawing. What is the actual diameter of the hole
through the part?
a.  1.5 meters  c.  3 meters  b.  1.8 meters  d.  0.8 meter 


39.

A student exercises for 40 minutes per day. After exercising for five days,
approximately how many seconds has the student exercised?
a.  12,000  c.  1,200  b.  3.3  d.  200 


40.

The table below shows the daily high temperatures during a week in Bismarck,
North Dakota. What was the coldest day of the week? Day  Temperature  Monday  0°F  Tuesday  0°F  Wednesday  –7°F  Thursday  1°F  Friday  –5°F  Saturday  1°F  Sunday  –2°F   
a.  Tuesday  c.  Monday  b.  Wednesday  d.  Sunday 


41.

The time it takes to send a packet of information from one computer server to
another computer server is measured in milliseconds. Which of the following measurements represents
the shortest amount of time? Time
(seconds)  0.205  0.201  0.203  0.206  
a.  0.206 seconds  c.  0.201 seconds  b.  0.205 seconds  d.  0.203 seconds 


42.

A construction worker calculates the length of a cross beam to be inches. Express this measurement in simplest form.


43.

Of the 25 students in Benjamin’s homeroom, 6 speak a second language
in addition to English. Express the ratio of students who speak a second language to the whole class
as a percentage. Round to the nearest tenth of a percent if necessary.
a.  80.6%  c.  24%  b.  416.7%  d.  19.4% 


44.

Simplify the expression .


45.

When an integer less than –1 is divided by a negative decimal greater than
–1, which of the following best describes the result?
a.  less than the integer  c.  the original integer  b.  between 0 and 1  d.  greater than the
integer 


46.

Of the choices provided, which number is located between Points C
and D on the number line pictured below?



The speed of light and sound are shown in the table.
 Speed  Light  meters per second  Sound  feet per second   


47.

Refer to the table above. At this speed, how far will light travel in
12 seconds? Express your answer in scientific notation.
a.  meters  c.  meters  b.  meters  d.  meters 


48.

Which of the following should be done first in the expression below?
a.  5 ¸ 10  c.  10 +
3  b.  3 ´ 12  d.  5 ¸
12 


49.

A company that sells compact discs gives customers a discount of 8% if they
purchase 5 or more items. If the original price of each item is $10.99, to the nearest cent, how much
will a customer pay for 5 items?
a.  $10.11  c.  $0.88  b.  $50.55  d.  $4.40 



A Scout Troop is taking a hike along the Appalachian Trail. Their
goal is to go 130 miles. The past few days, the troop has hiked 16.7 miles,
17.7 miles, and 19.9 miles.


50.

Refer to the information above. After today’s hike, the troop will have
53.3 miles more to go. How many miles did the troop hike today?
a.  22.4 miles  c.  75.7 miles  b.  53.3 miles  d.  107.6 miles 

Numeric Response



The local telephone company charges a monthly fee of $12.00 and $0.10 for
each minute the telephone is used. The equation to determine the total cost, C, for the
telephone service in a month is , where m represents the number of minutes
the telephone is used.


1.

Refer to the information above. What will the monthly charge be for a customer
who used the telephone for 45 minutes in one month? Express your answer as a decimal in dollars
and cents.


2.

The speed limits on various highways around Jefferson City are shown in the
table below. Speed Limits
Around Jefferson City  Highway  Speed
Limit (mph)  33  50  90  65  190  55  219  55  290  55   
What is the mode of the speed
limits?


3.

A display at a pet store has 20 kittens; 10 of them are black. If one
kitten is selected at random from the display, what is the probability that the kitten selected will
NOT be black? Express your answer as a fraction in lowest terms.



In Parallelogram ABCD, units, units, units, and .


4.

Refer to Parallelogram ABCD shown above . What is the length,
in units, of ?


5.

The distance from Paul’s house to school is 380 meters. Last week he
rode his bike to school and back home each day. How many kilometers did he ride his bike
during the 5 day period?


6.

The box that a model airplane came packaged in says that it is a scale model. If the length of the model airplane is 2.3 feet, what is the length, in
feet, of the actual airplane? Round your answer to the nearest tenth if necessary.


7.

The ladder leading up to the high diving board at a community swimming pool has
12 rungs that are each 10 inches high. If the top rung is at the same height as the diving
board, how many feet above the water is the high diving board? Round your answer to the
nearest tenth if necessary.


8.

Of the 20 players on Coach Ortiz’s baseball team, 6 will be
graduating after the season and 14 will be returning next year. Express the portion of this
year’s players who will be returning next year as a decimal. Round your answer to the nearest
thousandth if necessary.


9.

What is the population density, in people per square mile, of Ohio? Round your
answer to the nearest tenth if necessary. Population Densities (2000)  State  Population  Area (square miles)  Alaska    Florida    Ohio    New Mexico    South Carolina    Source:
www.netstate.com    
