During a semester, a student received scores of 76, 80, 83,

71, 80, and 78 on six tests. What is the student's average

score for these six tests?

A. 76

B. 77

C. 78

D. 79

E. 80

2. Use the table below to answer the question that follows.

Section Total Number

of Questions

Number of Questions

Correctly Answered

Algebra 20 17

Trigonometry 15 11

Geometry 25 20

On the three sections of a math test, a student correctly

answered the number of questions shown in the table

above. What percent of the questions on the entire test

did the student answer correctly?

A. 20%

B. 48%

C. 75%

D. 80%

E. 96%

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3. Use the diagram below to answer the question that

follows.

1 2 3 4 5 6

UNITS

If the actual length of the bridge is 4200 feet, then

what is the scale of the diagram of the bridge?

A. 1 unit = 700 feet

B. 1 unit = 763.6 feet

C. 1 unit = 840 feet

D. 1 unit = 933.3 feet

E. 1 unit = 1050 feet

4. Which of the following is the most appropriate unit for

expressing the weight of a pencil?

A. pounds

B. ounces

C. quarts

D. pints

E. tons

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5. Ms. Gutierrez needs to order rope for her gym class of

32 students. Each student will receive a piece of rope

that is 5 feet 8 inches long. What is the total length

of rope Ms. Gutierrez needs to order for her class?

A. 106 feet 8 inches

B. 154 feet 8 inches

C. 160 feet 8 inches

D. 181 feet 4 inches

E. 185 feet 6 inches

6. Use the diagram below to answer the question that

follows.

10

0 10 20

Miles

Miles

Clear Lake

What is the total length of Clear Lake's shoreline?

A. 22 miles

B. 44 miles

C. 48 miles

D. 56 miles

E. 84 miles

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7. Use the diagram below to answer the question that

follows.

48 in.

36 in.

Glass Tabletop

8 in. Pedestal

A glass tabletop is supported by a rectangular pedestal. If the

tabletop is 8 inches wider than the pedestal on each side,

what is the perimeter of the glass tabletop?

A. 92 inches

B. 116 inches

C. 176 inches

D. 184 inches

E. 232 inches

8. Rob uses 1 box of cat food every 5 days to feed his cats.

Approximately how many boxes of cat food does he use

per month?

A. 2 boxes

B. 4 boxes

C. 5 boxes

D. 6 boxes

E. 7 boxes

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9. Tara can develop 2 rolls of film in about 18 minutes.

At this rate, how long will it take her to develop 8 rolls

of film?

A. 42 minutes

B. 1 hour 12 minutes

C. 1 hour 20 minutes

D. 1 hour 44 minutes

E. 2 hours 24 minutes

10. Liliana has a bag of marbles. The bag contains 18 black,

15 red, 11 blue, and 8 white marbles. Liliana randomly takes

a red marble from the bag and leaves the marble on a table.

What is the probability that she will next take a red or a white

marble from the bag?

A. 112

2601

B. 2

17

C. 11

26

D. 22

51

E. 23

52

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11. At a college, approximately 2 out of 5 seniors go on to attend

graduate school. If there are 750 seniors at the college, how

many would be expected to attend graduate school?

A. 75 seniors

B. 107 seniors

C. 150 seniors

D. 214 seniors

E. 300 seniors

12. The Mills Library has 1,007,199 books. The Springvale Library

has 907,082 books. Which of the following is the best

estimate of how many more books the Mills Library has than

the Springvale Library?

A. 100,000 books

B. 80,000 books

C. 10,000 books

D. 8,000 books

E. 1,000 books

13. Which of the following is the best estimate for 4,286 × 390?

A. 12,000,000

B. 1,600,000

C. 1,200,000

D. 16,000

E. 12,000

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14. The lowest point on Earth is the bottom of the Mariana Trench

at a depth of 35,840 feet below sea level. The highest point

on Earth is the summit of Mt. Everest at a height of 29,028 feet

above sea level. Which of the following is the best estimate of

the distance between the lowest and highest points on Earth?

A. 6,000 feet

B. 7,000 feet

C. 64,000 feet

D. 65,000 feet

E. 66,000 feet

15. Kim is in the tenth grade and takes a standardized science

test. Use his test scores below to answer the question that

follows.

Raw

Score Percentile Stanine Grade

Equivalent

72 88 8 12.1

Kim's test scores indicate that:

A. he scored as well as or better than 72 of the test takers.

B. 28% of the test takers scored better than he did.

C. he would perform adequately in a twelfth grade science

class.

D. he scored as well as or better than 88% of the test

takers.

E. he answered 72% of the questions correctly.

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16. The expression

–105 + (–14) + 34

simplifies to which of the following?

A. –57

B. –75

C. –85

D. 143

E. 153

17. Use the information below to answer the question that

follows.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

7°C 12°C 4°C –13°C –15°C

As part of a unit on weather, students recorded the outdoor

temperature at 8:30 A.M. for five mornings. What was the

difference between the week's highest and lowest morning

temperatures?

A. –3°C

B. –1°C

C. 8°C

D. 22°C

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