Multiple Choice Identify the
choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

If 3 computer disks and 5 notebooks cost $7.50 and 4 computer disks and 2
notebooks cost $6.50, how much does 1 computer disk cost?
a.  $0.75  c.  $1.25  b.  $1.00  d.  $1.50 


2.

If you solve for , what does y
equal?


3.

Given , which is an example of the result after applying
the Addition Property of Inequality?


4.

Which table shows ordered pairs that satisfy ?


5.

Which situation could be a direct variation relationship?
a.  The number of hours Saul works and the amount of money he makes.  b.  The distance a
freshman can jump and the number of siblings he has.  c.  The length of your car and the cost of parking
it in a city garage.  d.  The time it takes 3yearold Jenny to say the
alphabet and the number of times she practices it. 


6.

Virginia cotton and peanut production and acreage for 2002 is shown in this
matrix.If the state wanted to double the production but keep the acreage the same, which matrix would
represent this new situation?


7.

What is the simplified form of ?


8.

There were 90,000 people in Virginia who were still without power on September
22, 2003, after Hurricane Isabel hit the area. Power had been restored to 610,000 Virginia residents
by that day. Which equation could be used to find x, the original number of people without
power?


9.

What is the solution of ?
a.   b.  3  c.   d.  6 


10.

Which is an equation of the line with slope that
contains the point at (3, 6)?



For the following questions, adult’s tickets to a museum cost $10
while children’s tickets cost $6. Suppose that at the end of one day the museum had sold 5,000
tickets and had received $42,000 in admission fees.


11.

Which system of equations could represent this situation if x is the
number of adult’s tickets sold and y the number of children’s tickets sold?


12.

How many adult’s tickets did the museum sell that day?
a.  2,000  b.  2,500  c.  3,000  d.  4,000 


13.

The population of Virginia in 2003 was about , with an area of
about square miles. Which was the approximate population
per square mile of the state in 2003?


14.

Which is a function of x?


15.




For the following questions, use this stemandleaf plot which shows the
number of miles driven from home to work by 10 employees at two different
companies.
A   B  3 2 1  0  1 3
5  7
7 4  1  2 7 7  8 7 6  2  4 6  0  3  2 9   39 = 39     


16.

Which statement is true?
a.  The mean, median, and mode for company A are each higher than the mean, median, and
mode for company B.  b.  The mean for company A is the same as the mean
for company B, but the median for A is greater than the median for B.  c.  The median for
company A is the same as the median for company B, but the mean for A is less than the mean for
B.  d.  The mean for company A is the same as the mean for company B, but the median for A is
less than the median for B. 


17.

What is the range of distances driven to work for the employees of company
A?
a.  17 mi  c.  30 mi  b.  29 mi  d.  38 mi 


18.

Which ordered pair is the solution of the system of equations shown in this
graph?
a.  (1 ,4)  b.  (3, 2)  c.  (2 , 3)  d.  (1,
8) 


19.

Which is an equation of the line that contains the points at (8, 2) and
( 4, 6)?


20.

Rosilita paid $10.85 for 3 loaves of bread and 2 gallons of milk. A gallon of
milk costs $0.91 more than twice the cost of a loaf of bread. Which equation could Rosilita use to
find the cost of x of one loaf of bread?


21.

What is the range of the function ?
a.   c.  all real
numbers  b.  4  d.  


22.

What does equal?


23.

What is the complete factorization of ?


24.

The height of a tree is meters. What is this number
rounded to the nearest tenth?
a.  46.0 m  c.  9.6 m  b.  23.0 m  d.  8.9 m 


25.

A toy rocket is shot into the air at an initial velocity of 10 meters per second
from a height of 4 meters. The equation giving the height h of the rocket above the ground at
time t is h = . To the nearest tenth, what is
the maximum height the rocket reaches?
a.  9.1 m  c.  12.3 m  b.  10.7 m  d.  13.1 m 


26.

What is the simplified form of 5 ?


27.

Which graph shows a direct variation function?


28.

Which is the equation of the line shown in this graph?


29.

What is the slope of the line containing the points at ( 3, 2)
and (5, 8)?
a.   b.  3  c.   d.  5 


30.

Which is the complete factorization of ?
a.   c.  x(3
8xy)  b.  3x(8y)  d.  3x(1 8y) 


31.

If 3 pounds of flour cost $0.87, how much would 10 pounds of the same kind of
flour cost?
a.  $2.90  c.  $5.80  b.  $3.45  d.  $8.70 


32.

The figure below shows a balanced scale. Which other scale would
balance?


33.

What is the simplified form of (4 abc)( 2 ab)?


34.

What property justifies that ?
a.  Associative Property of Addition  b.  Commutative Property of
Addition  c.  Addition Property of Equality  d.  Distributive Property of Multiplication over
Addition 


35.

Which matrix could represent this information: 2 states in the United States
have dogwood and 2 have magnolia for their state flower while 3 states have dogwood and 1 has
magnolia for their state tree?



For the following questions, use this table which gives the age x as of
2003 and the height y of five Virginia lighthouses.
Lighthouse  Age (yr)  Height (ft)  Old Point Comfort  201  54  Assateague  170  145  New Point Comfort  199  63  Cape Henry  122  164  Old Cape Henry  211  90    


36.

Which is the equation of the bestfit line? Round numbers to one decimal place.
Use your graphing calculator.


37.

Predict the age in 2003 of a lighthouse if its height is 120 feet. Round your
answer to the nearest year.
a.  158 yr  c.  178 yr  b.  163 yr  d.  192 yr 


38.

Predict the height of a lighthouse if its age in 2003 is 100 years. Round your
answer to the nearest whole number.
a.  184 ft  c.  212 ft  b.  196 ft  d.  347 ft 


39.

What is the slope of the line shown in this graph?


40.

What is the simplified form of ?


41.

What is the domain of the function that contains the ordered pairs given in this
table?
a.  {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9]  b.  {3, 5, 7, 9}  c.  {1, 2, 3,
4}  d.  All real numbers 


42.



43.

a.  9  c.  5  b.  5  d.  9 


44.

What are the solutions of ?


45.

What is the solution of ?


46.

What are the zeros of the function whose graph is shown in the
figure?


47.

Mount Rogers, the highest point in Virginia, has an elevation of 5,729 feet.
What is this number in scientific notation?


48.

Mr. and Mrs. Rodriquez are taking their children to Colonial Williamsburg. A
1day admission pass is $33 for an adult and $16.50 for a child. If they pay a total of $115.50
admission for themselves and their children, how man children do they have?


49.

Which is true about the graph of ?
a.  The xintercept is 6, and the yintercept is .  b.  The xintercept is , and the yintercept is
10.  c.  The xintercept is 10, and the yintercept is .  d.  The xintercept is , and the yintercept is
6. 



For the following questions, use this boxandwhisker plot that shows
student scores on an algebra quiz.


50.

What was the median score on this quiz?


51.

If 40 students took this quiz, and none scored 12, how many scored higher than
12?


52.

What is the value of if ?
a.   b.  7  c.  77  d.  175 


53.

What are the solutions of ?
a.  5, 9  c.   b.  0, 4  d.  5, 1 


54.

What is the complete factorization of ?


55.

Aubrey graphed the quadratic function as shown in this figure. What
are the solution(s) of the equation ?


56.

Which diagram represents ( y b)?


57.

What is the slope of the line ?


58.

Which is an equation of the line shown in this graph?


59.

These matrices give the numbers of students from middle schools in Portsmouth
and Norfolk who visited the art museum one day. Which matrix represents the sum of the two student
groups at the museum?


60.

The figure shows the graph of . What is ?
a.   b.  0  c.  1  d.  3 
