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



Choose the best
answer.


1.

Show the ratio 117:78 in lowest
terms.
a.  3:2  b.  9:6  c.  39:26  d.  117:78 


2.

Determine the value of
x if .


3.

A normal deck of playing cards
has 52 cards in four suits (clubs, diamonds, hearts, and spades) of 13 cards each. Two of the suits
are black and two of the suits are red. The ratio of red cards to the whole deck
is


4.

Traffic counters find that 7025
private vehicles use a particular intersection. Of those vehicles, 1405 have two people in them.
Expressed in lowest terms, what is the ratio of the twoperson vehicles to the rest of the vehicles
using that intersection?


5.

A stable has 39 horses
available for trail rides. Of these horses, 26 are all brown, 8 are mainly white, and the rest are
black. Express in lowest terms the ratio of brown horses to mainly white horses to black
horses.
a.  13:4:2  b.  13:4:5  c.  26:8:5  d.  39:26:8 


6.

A rapid transit train has 39
passengers on it as it starts its run. At the first stop 12 passengers get off and 18 passengers get
on. What is the ratio of the number of passengers who were on the train as it arrived in the first
station to the number who were on the train when it left the first station? Express your answer in
lowest terms.
a.  2:3  b.  13:15  c.  18:12  d.  27:39 


7.

A photo has a length to width
ratio of 8:5. If the length of the photo is 13.6 cm, the width of the photo is
a.  3.0 cm  b.  8.5 cm  c.  18.6 cm  d.  21.8 cm 


8.

Brian’s cell phone use
shows the following pattern: 45% phone calls, 30% texting, 10% games, and the rest devoted to music.
Express the ratio of phone time to text time to music time in lowest terms.
a.  3:2:1  b.  4.5:3:1  c.  30:15:10  d.  45:30:10 


9.

Lewis read 35 pages of a novel
in 25 min. At this rate, determine how many pages he can read in one hour.


10.

If GST is 5%, how much GST will
you pay on a new bicycle priced at $445.00?
a.  $5.00  b.  $20.00  c.  $22.25  d.  $44.50 


11.

Hawlie works at a movie theatre
and earns $8.25 per hour. How much will she earn after six hours of work?
a.  $24.75  b.  $48.00  c.  $49.50  d.  $54.00 


12.

The grocery store sells mustard
in different sizes of bottles: 275 mL for $2.10, 500 mL for $3.90, 750 mL for $5.10, and 1 L for
$6.90. Which size is the best buy?
a.  275 mL  b.  500 mL  c.  750 mL  d.  1
L 


13.

A set of earphones is regularly
priced at $36.50 and is on sale for $21.90. What is the discount rate?


14.

A 4litre jug of milk is priced
at $4.15. Determine the unit price.
a.  $0.42 per
L  b.  $1.04 per
L  c.  $2.08 per
L  d.  $4.15 per
L 


15.

One completely shaded grid
represents 100%. Which diagram represents ?


16.

One completely shaded grid
represents 100%. What percent does this diagram represent?


17.

Jake scored these marks on four
tests: 0.75, , 0.85, and . Which is the
highest test mark?
a.  0.75  c.  0.85  b.   d.  


18.

Which fraction can be written
as 180%?


19.

What is 165.25% of
$150?
a.  $24.78  c.  $2478.75  b.  $247.88  d.  $24 787.50 


20.

If GST is 5% and PST is 6.5%,
what is the total tax on a shirt costing $28.50? Round your answer to the nearest
cent.
a.  $31.78  c.  $11.50  b.  $17.00  d.  $3.28 


21.

The gopher population in a
pasture is 200. The following year the population increased by 10%. It increased by another 10% the
next year, and then increased by an additional 10% the year after that. What was the gopher
population after the third year?


22.

Sam borrows $2000 and agrees to
repay the loan after two months. He agrees to pay 1.5% interest the first month and 1.5% interest on
the new total the second month. How much interest will Sam pay at the end of two
months?
a.  $120.90  c.  $60.00  b.  $60.45  d.  $3.00 


23.

On Friday, attendance at a
movie theatre was 248 customers. On Saturday, it was 302% of Friday’s number. What was
attendance on Saturday?

Matching



Choose the term that best
matches each example. Terms may be used more than once or not at all.
a.   e.   b.  145%  f.   c.   g.  5% + 6%  d.  50% 


24.

decimal expressed as a
fraction


25.

fraction expressed as a
decimal


26.

fractional
percent


27.

fraction expressed as a
percent


28.

combined
percent



Match each of the following
terms to the most appropriate description. A term may be used more than once or not at all.
a.  parttopart
ratio  d.  twoterm
ratio  b.  proportion  e.  unit
price  c.  rate  f.  unit
rate 


29.

compares two quantities
measured in different units


30.

an equation that says that two
ratios or two rates are equal


31.

used to compare costs of
similar items, often shown per 100 g or 100 mL.


32.

a rate in which the second
term is one (e.g., 20 km/h)
