OLNA NUMERACY PRACTICE TEST 5

- 1. The oil price (dollars/barrel) over a ten year period is shown in the graph above. Which of the following statements is true?
A) The highest oil price over the ten year period is $70. B) The oil price decreased for exactly two of the ten years. C) The difference between the highest and lowest oil price during this ten year period is $70 D) The oil price changed most rapidly during the sixth year. - 2. The heights of 82 mothers and their eldest daughters are classified as short, medium or tall. The results are displayed in the frequency table above. The number of mothers whose height is classified as medium is.
A) 7 B) 14 C) 31 D) 10 - 3. If 1 teaspoon = 5mL and 1 tablespoon = 20mL, how many teaspoons are there in a tablespoon?
A) 3 B) 5 C) 4 D) 2 - 4. The scale above shows 1 cm:1 km. This is the same as
A) 1:100 000 B) 1:10 000 C) 1:1 000 D) 1:10 000 - 5. In Tim’s class, the ratio of the number of students who walked to school on Tuesday to the number of students who took some form of transport was 12:18. Which fraction is an equivalent form of this ratio?
A) 3/4 B) 2/3 C) 2/8 D) 4/9 - 6. A car has fuel consumption on the open road of 8L/100 km. How much fuel would be needed to travel from Perth to Geraldton, a distance of 450 km?
A) 40 litres B) 32 litres C) 36 litres D) 32.5 litres - 7. A fruit vendor charges her clients $9 for a box of 6 mangoes. How much would she charge for a box of 9 mangoes if she charges at the same rate per mango?
A) $15 B) $12 C) $13.50 D) $18 - 8. A miniature tall ship is built on a scale of 1:400. If the sails on the model are 30 millimetres high, how long are the actual sails on the tall ship?
A) 90m B) 100m C) 12m D) 120m - 9. A car travels at 75 kilometres per hour. How far will it travel in 4 hours?
A) 150km B) 300km C) 100km D) 250km - 10. A length of rope is 9 m. It is to be cut into 2 pieces in the ratio of 1:2, what will be the two new lengths?
A) 4.5m and 4.5m B) 6m and 3m C) 5m and 4m D) 2.5m and 6.5m - 11. A bag contains 6 red, 8 green and 4 blue counters. What is the ratio of red to blue counters?
A) 3:4 B) 2:3 C) 2:1 D) 3:2 - 12. A cyclist travels 15 km in 30 minutes. The speed (in km/h) she is travelling is:
A) 80km/h B) 30km/h C) 40 km/h D) 60km/h - 13. Tarsi drives to Geraldton at an average speed of 100 kph. If the distance is 425 km, how long does it take Tarsi to travel to Geraldton?
A) 4 hours 15 mins B) 4 hours 30 mins C) 4 hours 20 mins D) 4 hours 25 mins - 14. 7 metres of garden fencing cost $770. At this rate what would be the cost of 4 metres of garden fencing?
A) $3080 B) $700 C) $440 D) $400 - 15. The total number of hours of television watched by students during the week is graphed below. How many students watched over 12hours of television?
A) 13 B) 34 C) 30 D) 4 - 16. Which list has the amounts of money in ascending order?
A) $75.35, $99.99, $99.95, $102.50, $102.75 B) $75.35, $99.95, $99.99, $102.50, $102.75 C) $102.75, $102.50, $99.95, $99.99, $75.35 D) $102.75, $102.50, $99.99, $99.95, $75.35 - 17. Jacob buys cans of soft drink for a birthday party. The table shows the cost of the cartons at 4 different stores. Which store sells the cans at the cheapest price per can?
A) 3 B) 4 C) 1 D) 2 - 18. A recipe to make 12 vanilla cupcakes requires the following items; 2 cups self-raising flour ¾ cup caster sugar ¾ cup milk 125g butter 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence If you use 1½ cups of caster sugar. How many biscuits are you making?
A) 36 B) 12 C) 6 D) 24 - 19. Matt’s heart beats at 80 beats per minute and pumps 0.04L of blood per beat. How much blood would his heat pump per minute?
A) 0.32L B) 4.0L C) 3.2L D) 8.0L - 20. A square paddock has side lengths of 6m. How much will it cost to fence the paddock at $20 a metre?
A) $480 B) $360 C) $240 D) $720 - 21. A machine makes 40 car seats in an hour. If it is switched on from 7.30am until 4pm, how many car seats did the machine make?
A) 320 B) 300 C) 360 D) 340 - 22. Order the numbers from smallest to largest 6 1/2 , 25/4 , 2, 1.5, 1/6 , 50%
A) 1/6 , 1.5, 2, 6 1/2 , 25/4 , 50% B) 1/6 , 1.5, 2, 50% , 25/4 , 6 1/2 C) 1/6 , 50%, 1.5, 2, 25/4 , 6 1/2 D) 1/6 , 1.5, 2, 25/4 , 6 1/2 , 50% - 23. What is the place value of the 8 in 48 127?
A) hundreds B) thousands C) hundredths D) thousandths - 24. Subtract 1/4 from 6/8?
A) 5/4 B) 1/2 C) 5/32 D) 5/12 - 25. What is the following number in digit form: five million, six hundred thousand and twenty one
A) 5 621 000 B) 5 602 100 C) 5600 021 D) 5 000 621 - 26. Multiply 256g by 8. Write your answer in kg.
A) 204.8 kg B) 2.048 kg C) 2048 kg D) 20.48 kg - 27. The number sentence below is incorrect. 4 × 2 + 18 ÷ 8 = 10 Which of the following expressions has the brackets in the correct positon to give an answer of 10.
A) 4 × (2 + 18 ÷ 8) B) 4 × (2 + 18) ÷ 8 C) (4 × 2) + (18 ÷ 8) D) (4 × 2) + 18 ÷ 8 - 28. The graph above shows how long Alex spends on each activity in a day. Rank them in order form the most amount of time spent to the least amount of time spent on each activity.
A) Eating, TV, reading, sports, sleep B) Sleep, sports, reading, TV, eating C) Sleep, sports, reading, eating, TV D) Sleep, reading, sports, eating, TV - 29. Calculate the area of the shape below:
A) 80 m ^{2}B) 160 m ^{2}C) 40 m ^{2}D) 100 m ^{2}- 30. Solve:8
^{2}+(10+2)−54÷9
A) 70 B) 3 C) -3 D) 22 - 31. What is the time difference between 2018h and 0346h?
A) 6 hours 28 minutes B) 6 hours 44 minutes C) 7 hours 28 minutes D) 5 hours 44 minutes - 32. Convert 1200 metre into centimetres
A) 0.012 cm B) 120 cm C) 0.12 cm D) 12 cm - 33. I have 4 pies on the table. If 5/8 in total was eaten of the 4 pies, how many pies do I have left?
A) 1 5/8 B) 1 3/4 C) 1 1/2 D) 2 1/2 - 34. A class of Year 10s were surveyed. The survey Question was about their pets. As you can see by the results some had cats, some had dogs. Which of the following answers represents the probability of selecting a student who had a Dog?
A) 15/20 B) 13/22 C) 13/20 D) 15/22 - 35. At the local primary school two languages were on offer to the students in Year 6. The results are shown in the table above. How many students learn both German and French?
A) 28 B) 50 C) 24 D) 16 - 36. Belinda is excited because she is getting a bonus of 5% commission for selling goods worth $5000. What is her commission?
A) $25 B) $250 C) $50 D) $100 - 37. Clive's dog washing business charges $60 for large dogs, $50 for medium dogs and $45 for small dogs. Business has been thriving, last Tuesday Clive earned $570 when he washed: 4 small dogs, 3 medium dogs and some large dogs. How many large dogs did he wash?
A) 3 B) 6 C) 4 D) 2 |

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