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Self-Quiz:  Parabolas



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

 1. 

What is the vertex of the parabola given by the equation mc001-1.jpg?
a.
(1, -5)
c.
(1, 5)
b.
(-1, -5)
d.
(-1, 5)
 

 2. 

What is the focus of the parabola given by the equation mc002-1.jpg?
a.
mc002-2.jpg
c.
mc002-4.jpg
b.
mc002-3.jpg
d.
mc002-5.jpg
 

 3. 

What direction does the parabola given by the equation mc003-1.jpg open towards?
a.
up
c.
down
b.
right
d.
left
 

 4. 

What is the vertex of the parabola given by the equation mc004-1.jpg?
a.
(-3, 4)
c.
(0, 4)
b.
(3, 4)
d.
(3, 0)
 

 5. 

What is the equation of the directrix of the parabola given by the equation mc005-1.jpg?
a.
mc005-2.jpg
c.
mc005-4.jpg
b.
mc005-3.jpg
d.
mc005-5.jpg
 

 6. 

What is the equation of the axis of symmetry of the parabola given by the equation mc006-1.jpg?
a.
mc006-2.jpg
c.
mc006-4.jpg
b.
mc006-3.jpg
d.
mc006-5.jpg
 

 7. 

Which could be the graph of mc007-1.jpg?
a.
mc007-2.jpg
c.
mc007-4.jpg
b.
mc007-3.jpg
d.
mc007-5.jpg
 

 8. 

Which equation describes a parabola with axis y = 4 and vertex (2, 4)?
a.
mc008-1.jpg
c.
mc008-3.jpg
b.
mc008-2.jpg
d.
mc008-4.jpg
 



 
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