Placement Test Practice 4.1
(Ratio & Proportion; Area & Perimeter)

© 1992, 1999 Amby Duncan-Carr

Answer the questions below and then click the button at the bottom of the page to immediately check your answers.

    rectangle measuring 4" wide and 8" long

  1. Find the perimeter of the rectangle shown above.
  2. Your answer:
    32 square inches
    12 inches
    32 inches
    24 inches
    24 square inches


    rectangle measuring 4" wide and 8" long

  3. Find the area of the rectangle shown above.
  4. Your answer:
    12 inches
    24 square inches
    32 square inches
    24 inches
    32 inches


    Acute triangle with sides of 17' and 10' with a perpendicular bisector of 8' to a base of 21'

  5. Find the perimeter of the triangle shown above.
  6. Your answer:
    42 feet
    168 feet
    56 feet
    48 feet
    84 feet


    Acute triangle with sides of 17' and 10' with a perpendicular bisector of 8' to a base of 21'

  7. Find the area of the triangle shown above. (Note: A = 1/2 b * h)
  8. Your answer:
    42 square feet
    48
    84 square feet
    168 square feet
    None of these


  9. What is the ratio of 6 days to 3 weeks?
  10. Your answer:
    2/1
    2/5
    2/7
    6/7
    None of these


    rectangle measuring 3' wide and 5' long

  11. Find the perimeter of the rectangle shown above.
  12. Your answer:
    16 square feet
    15 square feet
    8 feet
    15 feet
    16 feet


    rectangle measuring 3' wide and 5' long

  13. Find the area of the rectangle shown above.
  14. Your answer:
    8 feet
    15 feet
    16 feet
    15 square feet
    16 square feet


  15. What is the ratio of 80 minutes to 2 hours?
  16. Your answer:
    2/3
    3/4
    4/3
    40/1
    None of these


    Isosceles triangle with sides of 10" and 10" and 12" with a perpendicular bisector of 8"

  17. Find the perimeter of the triangle shown above.
  18. Your answer:
    48 square inches
    24 inches
    30 inches
    32 inches
    40 square inches


    Isosceles triangle with sides of 10" and 10" and 12" with a perpendicular bisector of 8"

  19. Find the area of the triangle shown above. (Note: A = 1/2 b * h)
  20. Your answer:
    24 square inches
    48 square inches
    96 square inches
    192 square inches
    None of these



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