Maths have always been a problem to most students. Yet, some are still smiling brilliantly when ever they come across the subject matter (Mathematics).
Below are few mathematics questions you need to get yourself acquainted with for better performance.
MATHS QUESTION/TEST 2

1.
A hat company ships its hats, individually wrapped, in 8inch by 10inch by 12inch boxes. Each hat is valued at $7.50. If the company’s latest order required a truck with at least 288,000 cubic inches of storage space in which to ship the hats in their boxes, what was the minimum value of the order? 
A.
$960 
B.
$1,350 
C.
$1,725 
D.
$2,050 
E.
$2,250 
2.
Chancy, an English bulldog, receive 1,618 votes in the Mr. Bulldog competition, giving him approximately 20 percent of the vote would he have needed to receive in order to win 30 percent of the total votes? 
A.
10% 
B.
12.5% 
C.
15% 
D.
17.5% 
E.
20% 
3.
Peculiar Taxi Service charges an initial fee of $2.25 at the beginning of a trip and an additional charge of $0.35 for each 2/5 of a mile traveled. What is the total charge for a trip of 3.l6 miles? 
A.
$3.15 
B.
$4.45 
C.
$4.80 
D.
$5.05 
E.
$5.40 
4.
If the area of a square with sides of length 8 centimeters is equal to the area of a triangle with awidth of 4 centimeters, what is the length of the rectangle, in centimeters? 
A.
4 
B.
8 
C.
12 
D.
16 
E.
18 
5.
A certain lab experiments with white and brown mice only. In one experiment, 2/3 of the mice are white. If there are 13 brown mice in the experiment, how many mice in total are in the experiment? 
A.
39 
B.
33 
C.
26 
D.
21 
E.
10 
6.
Of 40 applicants for a job, 32 had at least 5 years of prior work experience, 24 had advanced degrees, and 16 had at least 5 years of prior work experience and advanced degress. How many of the applicants had neither 5 years of prior work experience nor advance degrees? 
A.
0 
B.
2 
C.
4 
D.
8 
E.
16 
7.
A shopkeeper is giving 6kg of rice at the price of $5d per kg. what should be the markup on cost price if he wants to make a profit of 20 percent? 
A.
25% 
B.
50% 
C.
44% 
D.
20% 

8.
If 8a =9b ab=0, what is the ratio of a to b 
9 9

A.
64 
81

B.
8 
9

C.
1 
D.
9 
8

E.
81 
64

9.
Two hundred multiples of seven are chosen at random, and 300 multiples of eight are chosen at random. Approximately what percentage of the 500 selected numbers are odd? 
A.
20% 
B.
25% 
C.
40% 
D.
50% 
E.
80% 
10.
A coed soccer team has W women and M men on the team. If 4 women and 2 men are to the team roster, and if one person on the team is selected at random to serve as team captain, then the probability that the team captain will be a woman can be represented as: 
A.
W + 4 
W + M + 6


B.
W +4 
W + M + 2

C.
W + 4 
M + 2

D.
W + 4 
W + W

E.
W 
M

11.
If a selling price of a mat is five times the discount offered and if the percentage of discount is equal to the percentage and if the ratio of the discount offered to the the cost price. 
A.
11 : 30 
B.
1 : 5 
C.
1 : 6 
D.
7 : 30 
12.
If price have earned x dollars by working 3 days a week at a constant daily rate for w weeks, which of the following represents his daily wage? 
A.
3xw 
B.
3w 
X

C.
w 
3x

D.
xw 
3

E.
x 
3w

13.
In a certain conservation mutual fund, 70 percent of the money is invested in bonds, and of that portion, 40 percent is invested in highly rated corporate bonds. If at least $1.4 million bonds, what is the smallest possible total value for the mutual fund? 
A.
$4 million 
B.
$5 million 
C.
$6 million 
D.
$7 million 
E.
$8 million 
14.
In a sample of 800 high school students in which all students are either freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors, 22 percent are juniors and 74 percent are not sophomores. If there are 160 seniors, how many more freshmen than sophomores are there among the sample of students? 
A.
42 
B.
48 
C.
56 
D.
208 
E.
256 
15.
The time it took car P to travel 600 miles was 2 hours less than the time it took car R to travel the same distance. If car P’s average speed was 10 miles per hour greater than that of car R, what was car R’s average speed, in miles per hour? 
A.
40 
B.
50 
C.
60 
D.
70 
E.
80 
16.
Stella has 25 pairs of shoes. If she loses 9 individual shoes, what is the greatest number of matching pairs she could have left 
A.
21 
B.
20 
C.
19 
D.
16 
E.
15 
17.
If victory was 18 months old one year ago, how old was hw in months, x months ago? 
A.
X – 30 
B.
X – 12 
C.
18 – x 
D.
24 – x 
E.
30 – x 
1. E
2. B
3. E
4. D
5. A
6. A
7. C
8. C
9. A
10.
A
A
11.
D
D
12.
E
E
13.
B
B
14.
B
B
15.
B
B
16.
B
B
17.
E
E