Arithmetic Competency Test

Amby Duncan-Carr

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  1. 23 + 8 + 450 =
  2. Your answer:
    481
    471
    760
    553
    1480


  3. 6008 - 463 =
  4. Your answer:
    5645
    5545
    6465
    5535
    6545


  5. 986 x 7 =
  6. Your answer:
    6882
    6876
    6902
    6982
    7154


  7. 307 x 408 =
  8. Your answer:
    14,736
    125,256
    129,336
    132,406
    None of these.


  9. What is the answer to this division problem?
  10. 548 divided by 7

    Your answer:
    78 R. 4
    81 R. 1
    618 R. 4
    78 R. 2
    618 R. 2


  11. What is the answer to this division problem?
  12. 4426 divided by 56

    Your answer:
    80 R. 6
    8 R. 6
    79
    77 R. 2
    79 R. 2


  13. What is the answer to this division problem?
  14. 39,172 divided by 476

    Your answer:
    71 R. 92
    80 R. 92
    82 R. 140
    711 R. 140
    None of these.


  15. Divide 45,779 by 57
  16. Your answer:
    83 R. 8
    713 R. 8
    803 R. 8
    7103 R. 8
    722 R. 25


  17. Round 4,326,859 to the nearest ten-thousand.
  18. Your answer:
    4,330,000
    4,327,000
    4,326,900
    4,320,000
    4,326,860


  19. List all the factors of 16:
  20. Your answer:
    1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 16
    1, 2, 4, 8
    1, 2, 4, 8, 16
    1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32
    1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 16


  21. What is the greatest common factor of 8 and 12?
  22. Your answer:
    8
    3
    4
    2
    6


  23. What is the least common multiple of 6 and 15?
  24. Your answer:
    30
    90
    15
    60
    24


  25. Write five hundred and twenty-four thousandths as a decimal.
  26. Your answer:
    0.524
    500.024
    0.50024000
    0.0524
    500.24


  27. Which of the following is the greatest?
  28. Your answer:
    0.3
    0.033
    0.003
    0.0033
    0.03


  29. 20 - 7.46 =
  30. Your answer:
    5.46
    7.26
    12.54
    13.46
    None of these.


  31. 2.8 x 8.5 =
  32. Your answer:
    2.38
    23.8
    238
    2380
    None of these.


  33. 1.4 x 0.05 =
  34. Your answer:
    0.7
    7
    70
    0.007
    0.07


  35. 32.5 x 100 =
  36. Your answer:
    325
    3250
    0.325
    32,500
    3.25


  37. What is the answer to this division problem?
  38. 49.5 divided by 18

    Your answer:
    27.5
    0.0275
    275
    2.75
    0.275


  39. Divide 45 by 0.36
  40. Your answer:
    125
    0.08
    0.008
    0.125
    1.25


  41. What is the answer to this division problem?
  42. 7.8 divided by 0.75

    Your answer:
    1.04
    1.4
    10.4
    9.14
    14


  43. 4.8 divided by 100 =
  44. Your answer:
    480
    0.048
    0.48
    0.0048
    4800


  45. Round 1764.2853 to the nearest tenth.
  46. Your answer:
    1764.3
    1764.2
    1760
    1764.285
    1764.29


  47. Divide 19 by 4.3 and round the answer to the nearest hundredth.
  48. Your answer:
    0.44
    0.226
    4.419
    4.42
    0.23


  49. Solve for x:     x - 8 = 12
  50. Your answer:
    20
    2/3
    1.5
    4
    96


  51. Solve for n:
  52. n/4 = 12

    Your answer:
    48
    1/3
    8
    3
    16


  53. 4x + 12 = 20
  54. Your answer:
    16
    8
    2
    32
    7


  55. Using the formula: P = 2(L + W)     Find P when L = 8" and W = 6"
  56. Your answer:
    14"
    20"
    22"
    28"
    None of these.


  57. Reduce 42/70 to lowest terms.
  58. Your answer:
    3/5
    6/7
    6/10
    21/35
    7/10


  59. Divide 60 by 24 and write the answer as a fraction or mixed number in lowest terms.
  60. Your answer:
      2/5
      4/10
    1 44/60
    2 1/2
    None of these.  


  61. Write   26/6   as a fraction or mixed number in lowest terms.
  62. Your answer:
    4 2/6  
      3/13  
    4 1/2  
    4 1/3  
    2 4/13  


  63. Find the lowest common denominator for:     2/3     1/6     3/4
  64. Your answer:
    12
    72
    6
    24
    8


NOTE:   Questions #33 - 40: Write answers in lowest terms.

  1. 4 1/8 + 1 5/8  
  2. Your answer:
    4 5/8
    5 3/4
    5 3/8
    5 1/16
    None of these.  


  3. 5/6 - 3/10 =
  4. Your answer:
    1/2
    1/7
    7/15
    8/15
    None of these.  


  5. 4 2/3 + 1 3/4 =
  6. Your answer:
    6 5/12
    5 5/2
    5 5/7
    5 1/2
    None of these.  


  7. 8 - 2 3/4 =
  8. Your answer:
    6 3/4
    6 1/4
    5 3/4
    5 1/4
    None of these.  


  9. 3/4 x 12 =
  10. Your answer:
    1/16
    2 1/2
    8  
    9  
    None of these.


  11. 6 2/3 x 5 1/4 =
  12. Your answer:
    35
    30 1/6
    30
    28
    None of these.


  13. 5/6 divided by 3/4 =
  14. Your answer:
    5/8
    9/10
    1 1/9
    1 3/5
    None of these.  


  15. Divide 4 4/5 by 6 2/3
  16. Your answer:
    3/5
    9/50
    18/25
    32
    None of these.


  17. Write 0.02 as a percent.
  18. Your answer:
    .02%
    .2%
    2%
    20%
    None of these.


  19. Write 0.6 as a percent.
  20. Your answer:
    6%
    0.06%
    60%
    0.6%
    0.006%


  21. Write 2.5% as a fraction in lowest terms.
  22. Your answer:
    2/5
    1/2
    2/50
    1/40
    None of these.


  23. Write 5/8 as a percent.
  24. Your answer:
    .625%
    5.8%
    58%
    62.5%
    None of these.


  25. Find the value of n:
  26. 8 over n equals 12 over 21

    Your answer:
    14
    15
    17
    18
    None of these.


  27. What is 25% of 50?
  28. Your answer:
    10
    12.5
    20
    25
    None of these.


  29. 24 is what percent of 60?
  30. Your answer:
    40
    250
    20
    25
    36


  31. 18 is 30% of what number?
  32. Your answer:
    5 3/5
    60
    6
    12
    54


  33. Give the missing number:   If a deposit of $20 = +20   a withdrawal of $20 = ?
  34. Your answer:
    +40
    -20
    -40
    +20
    zero


  35. Which set of integers is listed in order from least to greatest?
  36. Your answer:
    +4, +7, -8, -10
    -3, -8, +9, +12
    -5, -1, 0, +6
    0, -1, +6, +13
    None of these.


  37. -8 + 5 =
  38. Your answer:
    -3
    +3
    -13
    +13
    None of these.


  39. -3 - -5 =
  40. Your answer:
    -2
    +2
    -8
    +8
    None of these.


  41. +8 divided by -2 =
  42. Your answer:
    -4
    +4
    +6
    -16
    None of these.



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