Name:    Algebra 1 SOL A.1

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

1.

Ngedi collects state quarters. She has 17 Virginia quarters. The number of these quarters minted in Denver is 2 more than 4 times the number of those minted in Philadelphia. How many were minted in Denver?
 a. 3 b. 8 c. 14 d. 16

2.

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

3.

What is the solution of ?
 a. b. c. d. 2

4.

What is y equal to if is solved for y?
 a. c. b. d.

5.

Twenty more than five times the measure of an angle is 60 degrees. What is the measure of the angle?
 a. 8 b. c. d. 40

6.

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

7.

Duane was solving the equation . In order to make the problem easier, he multiplied the entire equation by 6 and obtained . What was his mistake?
 a. He did not multiply the 1 by 6. b. Two-thirds times 6 is not 4. c. He should not have multiplied the by 6. d. There was no mistake.

8.

What is y equal to if is solved for y?
 a. c. b. d.

9.

Max drove 132 miles from Lynchburg to Wytheville. If the trip took him 3 hours, what was his average speed?
 a. 66 mph c. 44 mph b. 50 mph d. 36 mph

10.

Alberto works at a music store. If he works 15 hours each week at \$6.00 per hour, how much does he make in a week?
 a. \$120 c. \$45 b. \$90 d. \$2.50

11.

What is the solution of ?
 a. c. b. d. 1

12.

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

13.

Parris has a piggy bank containing \$7.60 in dimes and nickels. If there are 96 coins in the piggy bank, how many of these coins are dimes?
 a. 40 c. 56 b. 48 d. 62

14.

The sum of three consecutive odd integers is 117. What is the least of the three integers?
 a. 43 c. 39 b. 41 d. 37

15.

What is the value of x in the equation ?
 a. 4 c. b. 6 d. 15

16.

Jim and Brad are driving in opposite directions from the same starting point on Skyline Drive, one at 30 miles per hour, the other at 20 miles per hour. How many hours will it take before they are 100 miles apart?
 a. h c. 8 h b. 2 h d. 10 h

17.

Hector has 60 feet of fencing to enclose his vegetable garden. If he wants the garden to be 6 feet longer than it is wide, how many feet wide can the garden be?
 a. 60 ft c. 18 ft b. 12 ft d. 27 ft

18.

Jonah bought 3 equally priced sweatshirts. He gave the clerk a \$100 bill and received \$22.03 back in change. How much did each sweatshirt cost?
 a. \$25.99 c. \$29.82 b. \$27.97 d. \$33.33

19.

Morgan is thinking of a number. She challenges her friend Melissa to find an inequality for the number from these clues. If 3 times the number is decreased by 7, the result is at least 17. Which of these inequalities represents the number n?
 a. c. b. d.

20.

A total of 70,000 soldiers died in the Petersburg Campaign of the Civil War. There were 14,000 fewer Confederate casualties than Union casualties. How many Confederate casualties were there in this campaign?
 a. 28,000 c. 42,000 b. 35,000 d. 48,000

21.

The formula for the area of a triangle is . What is this formula solved for b?
 a. c. b. d.