Question : The maintenance crew at an amusement park has to fence in a triangular area : 2163448
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) Find the perimeter of the triangle. Express your answer in feet.
A) 7 ft
B) 96 ft
C) 91 ft
D) 8 ft
2) The maintenance crew at an amusement park has to fence in a triangular area. One side is 58 yards long, and a second side is 54 yards long. If the crew has 519 feet of fencing, how many yards of fencing will be left over for the third side?
A) 61 yd
B) 183 yd
C) 407 yd
D) 285 yd
3) A rectangular oil painting measures 80 centimeters × 147 centimeters. The painting is framed in material that costs $4 per meter. What will it cost to frame the painting?
4) Rhonda had to saw a board that is 17.8 meters long into 5 equal pieces. How many centimeters long was each piece?
A) 89 cm
B) 356 cm
C) 8900 cm
D) 3.56 cm
5) A hiking trail is 10.5 kilometers long. The last 1/10 of the trail was washed out by a flood. How many meters of the trail were washed out? (If necessary, round your answer to the nearest hundredth.)
A) 1.05 m
B) 105 m
C) 105,000 m
D) 1050 m
6) Syed plans to climb a mountain which is 4500 meters high. What is the height of the mountain in feet? Round to the nearest foot.
A) 4905 ft
B) 13,500 ft
C) 1373 ft
D) 14,760 ft
7) Tom ran 400 yd in the same amount of time that Raul ran 404 meters. Who ran further? By how much? Give your answer in meters. Round to the nearest tenth of a meter if necessary.
A) Tom ran 30.7 meters further than Raul
B) Raul ran 38.4 meters further than Tom
C) Tom ran 32 meters further than Raul
D) Raul ran 40.4 meters further than Tom
8) A 7.9-m rope is attached to a 5.3-m rope. However, when the ropes are tied, 4 cm of length is lost to form the knot. What is the length of the tied ropes?
A) 9.2 m
B) 12.8 m
C) 13.24 m
D) 13.16 m
9) The sediment on the bottom of a creek is normally 19 cm thick, but a recent flood washed away 10 mm of sediment. How thick is it now?
A) 9 cm
B) 18.9 cm
C) 18 cm
D) 180 cm
10) The total pages of a hardbound book are 5.5 cm thick. The front and back covers are each 1.8 mm thick. How high would a stack of 8 of these books be?
A) 5.86 cm
B) 46.88 cm
C) 72.8 cm
D) 45.44 cm
11) One serving of yogurt contains 270 mg of potassium. If Anthony ate a serving everyday for lunch, how many grams of potassium did he consume in one week? (Round to the nearest hundredth, if necessary.)
A) 0.27 g
B) 0.04 g
C) 1.89 g
D) 1890 g
12) A ship arrived from Columbia carrying 4.6 tons of coffee beans. If the port tax on coffee beans is $0.013 per pound, what is the tax on the entire shipment of coffee beans? (Round to the nearest cent, if necessary.)
13) A box of cereal contains 18 ounces of cereal. Of this, 15 ounces are sugar-coated puffs and the remaining ounces are miniature marshmallows. How many grams of marshmallows are in the box?
A) 425.25 g
B) 510.3 g
C) 935.55 g
D) 85.05 g
14) In New York, a certain type of cheese sells for $8.93 per pound. In one region of France, the same cheese sells for $10.27 per kilogram. Where is the cheese more expensive? By how much? Give your answer in dollars per kilogram.
A) In New York the cheese is $4.27 per kg more expensive than in France
B) In France the cheese is $13.66 per kg more expensive than in New York
C) In New York the cheese is $9.38 per kg more expensive than in France.
D) In France the cheese is $6.22 per kg more expensive than in New York
15) A bottle weighs 140 grams. Find the weight in kilograms of 32 bottles.
A) 4480 kg
B) 4,480,000 kg
C) 44.8 kg
D) 4.48 kg
16) David normally weighs 100 kg, but he lost 2400 grams after being sick. Find David's new weight.
A) 99.76 kg
B) 97.6 kg
C) 76 kg
D) 102.4 kg
17) One box of pudding mix weighs 2.355 kg, but 79 grams of this weight is the packaging. Find the actual weight of the pudding mix in 5 boxes.
A) 11.38 kg
B) 11.775 kg
C) 2.276 kg
D) 7.825 kg
18) A package of trail mix, contains 0.2 kg of nuts, 0.18 kg of chocolate bits, and 300 g of dried fruit. Find the total weight of the package.
A) 300.38 kg
B) 3.38 kg
C) 30.38 kg
D) 0.68 kg
19) A beverage company received an order from the local college's cafeteria. It filled 80 bottles with 58 liters of soda. How many milliliters of soda were in each bottle?
A) 750 mL
B) 775 mL
C) 725 mL
D) 700 mL
20) The local diner sells extra-large, one-pint sodas. During the lunch rush, an average of 5 sodas are sold each minute. How many gallons of soda are sold per hour?
A) 18.75 gal per hour
B) 37.5 gal per hour
C) 75 gal per hour
D) 150 gal per hour
21) Jennifer bought 17 quarts of milk for the day care center where she works. Her co-worker Henri, who is from France, says that the center will only need 14 liters of milk. How many extra quarts of milk did Jennifer buy?
A) 3 qt
B) 31.84 qt
C) 2.082 qt
D) 2.16 qt
22) Hanz's moped gets 51 kilometers per liter of gasoline. If he drives 387 kilometers to Munich, and gas costs the equivalent of $0.73 per liter, how much would the gas used for the trip cost? (Round to the nearest cent, if necessary.)
23) In a lab experiment, 700 ml of salt water was added to 1.83 L of water. Later 300 ml of the solution was drained off. How much of the solution still remains?
A) 2548.3 ml
B) 2230 ml
C) 583 ml
D) 535.3 ml
24) On one New Year's day, the price of gasoline in California was $2.43 per gallon. On the same day, the price of gasoline in one region of Mexico was $0.88 per liter. Where was gasoline more expensive on that day? By how much? Give your answer in dollars per gallon.
A) In California gasoline is $2.20 per gallon more expensive than in Mexico.
B) In California gasoline is $8.33 per gallon more expensive than in Mexico.
C) In Mexico gasoline is $0.91 per gallon more expensive than in California.
D) In Mexico gasoline is $0.24 per gallon more expensive than in California.
25) The flow rate of a safety discharge pipe at a dam is rated for a maximum of 203,000 gallons per hour. Convert this rate to pints per second. Round your answer to the nearest tenth. During a flood, the flow rate at the dam is measured as 437 pints per second. Could the safety discharge pipe safely handle this flow rate?
A) 563.9 pints per second; yes
B) 213.7 pints per second; no
C) 451.1 pints per second; yes
D) 225.6 pints per second; no
26) Sam's car gets 28 miles to the gallon on the highway. If he drives 424 kilometers on the highway in Mexico and gas costs $1.89 per gallon, how much does he spend on gas? Round to the nearest cent.
27) Lu Na's car gets 24 miles to the gallon on the highway. How many kilometers per liter does she get on the highway? Round to the nearest hundredth.
A) 3.93 kilometers per liter
B) 10.20 kilometers per liter
C) 56.40 kilometers per liter
D) 146.45 kilometers per liter
28) A weather forecaster has predicted a high temperature of 19° C for tomorrow. Find this temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.
A) 2.2° F
B) -21.4° F
C) 66.2° F
D) 42.6° F
29) The lowest temperature ever recorded in a city was -14° F. Convert this temperature to degrees Celsius.
A) 6.8° C
B) 10.0° C
C) -25.6° C
D) -57.2° C
30) The label on a bottle of spray paint says that it should not be stored at temperatures above 85° F. A sign on the store display says that it should not be stored at temperatures above 28° C. What is the discrepancy in degrees Fahrenheit between the two suggested temperatures?
A) The display sign is 82.4° F more than it should be.
B) The display sign is 2.6° F less than it should be.
C) The display sign is 2.6° F more than it should be.
D) The display sign is 82.4° F less than it should be.
31) A recipe from a French cookbook said to preheat the oven to 220° C. Julius set his American oven to 435.2°F What was the discrepancy in degrees Fahrenheit between the two temperatures?
A) The oven is set 428° F less than it should be.
B) The oven is set 7.2° F less than it should be.
C) The oven is set 7.2° F more than it should be.
D) The oven is set 428° F more than it should be.
32) On one summer's day the high temperature recorded in Death Valley, California was 112° F. On the same day, the high temperature recorded in Montreal, Canada was 22° C. How much hotter was Death Valley than Montreal on that day? Give your answer in degrees Fahrenheit. Round to the nearest tenth of a degree.
33) Karen and Ivan traveled at 80 kilometers/hour for 4.5 hours. Their total trip will be 655 miles long. How many miles do they still need to travel? (Round your answer to the nearest whole mile, if necessary.)
A) 432 mi
B) 605 mi
C) 695 mi
D) 295 mi
34) Brian and Heather drove 406 miles in 7 hours. What was their average speed in kilometers per hour? (Round your answer to the nearest whole number, if necessary.)
A) 93 km/hr
B) 58 km/hr
C) 36 km/hr
D) 654 km/hr