PRACTICE TEST

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PRACTICE QUESTIONS Here are some practice examples to show you what the questions on the real test are like.

Practice Example 1

5+2=

A: 5 B: 6 C: 7 D: 8 E: None of these

Practice Example 2

Which is the largest number?

A: 403

B: 4600

C: 406

D: 4060

E: None of these

Practice Example 3

4879

What value does the circled digit in the number above represent? A: 4879 B: 700 C: 70 D: 7 E: None of these

Please fill in your answer on the answer sheet provided.

You will have 30 minutes to do as many questions as you can.

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Question 1

− 10 + −3 − −4 + 5 =

A: 2 Question 2

− 96 ÷ −6 ÷ 8 =

B: – 12

C: – 4

D: 16

E: None of these

A: 2 Question 3

B: 12

C: – 12

D: – 2

E: None of these

Jo bought a used car for $6000 and paid 15% deposit. How much did he still have to pay? A: $900 Question 4 B: $5000 C: $4500 D: $5100 E: None of these

5 × −2 − (8 − 12) + 16 ÷ −8 =

A: 6 Question 5 B: – 8 C: – 16 D: – 6 E: None of these

What is 8% of $600?

A: $580 Question 6 B: $480 C: $48 D: $58 E: None of these

Which is the longest distance?

A: 3500cm B: 65.5m C: 75000mm D: 15.5m E: 0.1km

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Question 7

The perimeter of the shape is

12cm

10cm

25cm

A: 47cm

B: 72cm

C: 69cm

D: 94cm

E: Not enough information to find perimeter

Question 8

If the length of the shorter arc AB is 22cm and C is the centre of the circle, then the circumference of the circle is:

A: 990cm

B: 67cm

C: 176cm

D: 88cm

E: None of these

Question 9

If 2 fligs make a flog and 3 flogs make a flug, how many fligs in 12 flugs? A: 72 B: 17 C: 36 D: 34 E: None of these

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Question 10

If 2 1/3 : 4 1/3 then 7:

A: 12

; B: 13

=

C: 8 2/3 D: 6 1/3 E: None of these

Question 11

Concrete is made by mixing screenings cement and sand in the ratio 3:1:15. How much sand would be needed to make 125 tonnes of concrete? A: 27 tonnes B: 33.75 tonnes C: 45 tonnes D: 75 tonnes E: None of these

Question 12

a° 127°

a° =

87°

A: 53

B: 40

C: 93

D: 146

E: None of these

Question 13

x° =

x°

56°

A: 124

B: 304

C: 54

D: 66

E: None of these

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Use the following graph to answer questions 14 and 15

10 9 8

The graph shows the number of hours a year 8 group spent doing homework for one week.

Frequency

7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Hours of Study

Question 14

How many students studied for more than 8 hours in the week? A: 22 B: 29 C: 42 D: 50 E: None of these

Question 15

How many students studied for 6 hours or less per week?

A: 9 B: 18 C: 15 D: 12 E: None of these

Question 16

Two six sided dice are thrown together. What is the probability that a total of 10 is thrown? A: 1/6 Question 17 B: 1/12 C: 1/2 D: 5/6 E: None of these

The gradient of the line is

A: 3 2

B: 2 3

C: − 2 3

D: −

3 2

E: None of these

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Question 18

y

The y intercept of the graph could only be:

x

A: (4,0 )

B: (0,−3)

C: (− 4,0)

D: (− 3,0)

E: (0,3)

Question 19

Which inequation shows the following statement?

x is 6 or less and more than – 5 A: – 5 < x ≤ 6 B: – 5 > x ≤ 6 C: – 5 ≤ x ≤ 6 D: – 5 < x < 6 E: – 5 ≤ x < 6

Question 20

Expand and simplify

– 6 (2x – 3) – 11 A: − 12 x − 29 B: 7 − 12 x C: 12 x − 7 D: 7 + 12 x E: None of these

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Question 21...