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


1.

A dirt bike with a 2stroke engine requires 15 L of gas to be mixed with 1.5 L
of oil. How much oil will you need to mix with 25 L of gas to fill up your dirt bike? Round to 1
decimal place.
a.  250.0 L of oil  c.  0.9 L of oil  b.  2.5 L of oil  d.  3.0 L of oil 


2.

Athena runs the 1500 m race in 4 minutes and 40 seconds. If her pace stays
the same, how long will it take her to run 5 km? Round to 2 decimal places.
a.  15.56 minutes  c.  12.45 minutes  b.  17.12 minutes  d.  18.67 minutes 


3.

30 calculators cost $174.00. How much does 1 calculator cost?
a.  $5.17  c.  $2.90  b.  $9.28  d.  $5.80 


4.

Noreen is placing tile on her kitchen floor that measures 7.5 m by 4.5 m.
The tile costs $16.15 per square metre. How much will Noreen spend on tile?
a.  $436.05  c.  $387.60  b.  $654.07  d.  $545.06 


5.

Lucinda wants to make $6.00 on every arrangement of flowers she sells. If it
costs her $10.00 to prepare an arrangement, by what percentage will she mark up the price?


6.

A video game costs $48.99. What is the total price when you add 12%
HST?
a.  $54.87  c.  $52.42  b.  $51.44  d.  $5.88 


7.

Good As New Computers purchases computers for $325.00 each from a business
upgrading its systems. Good As New then refurbishes the computers and sells them for $422.50 each.
What is the markup on the refurbished computers?


8.

A DVD player is regularly priced at $139.00. Its sale price is $104.25. What is
the discount rate, as a percent?


9.

The regular price of a sofa is $719.99, but it is on sale for 40% off. What will
the customer pay if the sofa is sold in Yellowknife, NWT, where tax is 5% GST?
a.  $453.59  c.  $431.99  b.  $562.46  d.  $755.99 


10.

The bank’s selling rate for Kenyan shillings is 0.017300 and the buying
rate is 0.012510. How many shillings would you get for $150.00 CAD?
a.  6.26 shillings  c.  8670.52 shillings  b.  8.65 shillings  d.  39 968.03
shillings 

Short Answer


1.

An office supply store sells a package of 16 pens for $4.19. Write this as a
unit rate.


2.

One type of fabric costs $8.78 for 1 m of fabric and another costs $42.25 for 5
m of fabric. Which fabric has the lower cost per metre?


3.

Which is a better buy: 8 ounces of cheese for $5.63 or 12 ounces of cheese for
$7.87?


4.

Mireille is a home electronics installer. She is ordering speaker wire for an
upcoming project. She can order 8.6 m for $31.22 or 15.2 m for $53.81. Calculate the unit price for
each option. Which is the better deal?


5.

The cost of a new sledge hammer is $42.99. It is on sale for $32.24. What is the
discount, as a percent?
