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


1.

Steve earns $8 per hour. His older brother earns $2 more per hour than Steve.
What is the ratio of the money Steve earns in an hour to the money his brother earns in an
hour?
a.  $8 to $2  b.  $2 to $8  c.  $10 to
$8  d.  $8 to $10 


2.

A car travels 360 miles on 18 gallons of gas. Write the unit rate.
a.  15 miles per gallon  c.  25 miles per gallon  b.  20 miles per gallon  d.  36 miles per
gallon 


3.

Which ratio is equivalent to ?


4.

Steel alloys are formed by mixing certain ratios of iron, carbon, and sometimes
other elements. The table shows the amount of carbon required to make certain amounts of a particular
alloy. Find the missing value for the table. Steel (kg)  Carbon (g)  50  250  60  300  70   80  400   
a.  350 g  b.  280 g  c.  420
g  d.  175 g 


5.

Joan mails a package that weighs 140 grams. About how many ounces is the
package? Use .
a.  0.2 ounce  b.  4.9 ounces  c.  168.4
ounces  d.  403.3 ounces 


6.

In the first round of a game, Cheyenne tells a joke to 5 people. In the second
round, those 5 people each tell the joke to 5 more people. If the pattern continues, which
expression shows the number of people who will be told the joke in the sixth round?


7.

Under what condition is “How many brothers and sisters do you have?”
NOT a statistical question?
a.  The question is asked of people who have no brothers and sisters.  b.  The question is
asked of one person.  c.  The question is asked as part of a
survey.  d.  The question is asked only of members of a single
family. 


8.

What is the median of the data set shown? 34, 86, 12, 56, 21, 98, 72, 34, 21,
34, 45, 23, 97, 44


9.

What is the value of the upper quartile in the box plot shown?


10.

Ibrahim collected the following data about his parents’ car: 12.7 gallons,
2,452 lb, 132 miles per hour, 14.6 feet. In order, which attributes of the car does the data
describe?
a.  fuel tank volume, length, top speed, weight  b.  weight, top speed,
length, fuel tank volume  c.  length, weight, fuel tank volume, top
speed  d.  fuel tank volume, weight, top speed, length 
