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PREVIOUS MATH QUIZ QUESTIONS
  Here are some wonderful word problems.  HOPE YOU’RE READY.
 
 
1.) A total of 16 buses carried students to a football game.  There were 42 students on each bus.  How many students all together went to the game on the buses?

 a.) 58  b.)662   c.)672   d.) 712  e.) NG

 

  2.) Shakeya bought 5 paperback books at $7.95 each and 8 audiotapes at $10.25 each.  What was the total cost for these books and tapes?

 a.)$39.75   b.)$82.00   c.) $120.75   d.) $121.75  e.)NG

 

3.) Lowell started his homework at 5:00pm.  He spent 45 minutes on English, 35 minutes on math, and 1 hour 15 minutes on history.  At what time did he finish all his homework?

 a.) 7:35 P.M.  b.) 7:20 P.M.  c.) 6:35 P.M.  d.) 6:20 P.M.  e.)NG

 

 4.) An 8-foot log fell on Terri's driveway.  She cut the log into 10 equal length for firewood.  How long was each piece?

 a.) 8 in.   b.) 8.4 in.   c.) 9 in.   d.)9.8 in.  e.) NG

  

5.) At the McDuffy Middle School, there are 80 students in Grade 7.  Of these students, 34% have brown hair and 61% have black hair.  The rest of the students have red hair.  How many students have red hair?

 a.) 2   b.) 4   c.) 5   d.) 10   e.) NG

 

6.) Students at Miller Middle School are setting out chairs for a program.  There will be 24 chairs in each row and 16 rows of chairs.  How many chair do the students have to set out in all. 

A.) 284            B.) 312      C.) 340      D.) 384            E.) 40     F.) NG

  

7.) Jeremy and Jasmine are playing a game.  They begin on the same space.  Jasmine moves her pieces 6 spaces forward.  Jeremy moves his piece 4 spaces forward.  Then Jasmine draws a card telling her to move back 3 spaces.  How many spaces apart are Jasmine and Jeremy’s pieces now?

A.) 1                B.) 2                C.) 3   D.) 4     E.) 5     F.) NG

 

 8.) A box of pens cost $8.50.  A box of pencils costs $6.00.  Delano, the store manager ordered 12 boxes of pens and 12 boxes of pencils.  What was the total cost of Delano’s order? 

A.) $174.00  B.) $172.00        C.) $102.00     D.) $14.50       E.)$175.00   F.) NG

 9.) It took Torrell and Porchia 40 minutes to hike up Hollow Hill. They spent 10 minutes resting at the top and then walked down in 25 minutes.  If they began their hike at 8:30 am, what time did they finish?

A.)9:10am        B.) 9:30am       C.) 9:35am       D.) 9:55am       E.) 10:00          F.) NG

 

 10.) Sheldon “Cool Hand Luke” Robinson had a piece of rope 144 inches long.  He cut the rope into 6 equal pieces.  How long was each piece?

A.) 12 in           B.) 18 in           C.) 24 in           D.) 30 in           E.) 36               F.) NG

  

11.) The Vern-L Miles Music Club has 100 CD’s.  Of these, 45% of the CD’s are rap, 35% are pop, and the rest are rock.  What percentage of the CD’s are rock?

A.) 25%           B.) 20%           C.) 15%           D.) 10%           E.) 5%             F.) NG

12.) Torrell has written a number pattern that begins with 1, 3, 6, 10, 15. If he continues this pattern, what is the next number in his pattern? 

A.) 18   B.) 19    C.) 20   D.) 21   E.) 22   F.) NG
 
 
13.) Carmen saves $3 on Monday. Each day after that she saves twice as much as she saved the day before. If this pattern continues, how much would she save on Friday?
 
A.) 15   B.) 20  C.) 24   D.) 36   E.) 48   F.) NG
 
 
14.) Robert "Smiley" Cunningham walked from Santa Clara to Palo Alto. It took 1 hour 25 minutes to walk from Santa Clara to Los Altos. Then it took 25 minutes to walk from Los Altos to Palo Alto. He arrived in Palo Alto at 2:45 P.M. At what time did he leave Santa Clara?
 
A.) 11:55    B.) 12:55     C.) 1: 55     D.) 1:20   E.) 12:20    F.) NG
 
15.) Breyanna and Kenyetta sold 12 show tickets altogether. Breyanna sold 2 more tickets than Kenyetta. How many tickets did each girl sell?
 
A.) 8 and 4   B.) 6 and 4  C.) 7 and 5   D.) NG
 
 
16.) Shannon has 3 green chips, 4 blue chips and 1 red chip in her bag. What fractional part of the bag of chips is green?
A.) 3/8     B.) 1/2       C.) 3/12     D.) 3/7    E.) NG
 
 
17.) Brandon is taking pictures of Mariah, Tobias and Mike. He asks them, " How many different ways could you three stand in a line?"
 
A.) 3     B.) 4     C.) 5      D.)  6     E.) 9    F.) NG

 

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