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.

To mix juice from concentrate, you must use a ratio of 1 cups of concentrate to
3 cups of water. If you want to make 10 cups of juice, how much concentrate and water do you
need?
a.  0.23 cups of concentrate, 9.77 cups of water  b.  2.5 cups of
concentrate, 7.5 cups of water  c.  0.33 cups of concentrate, 9.67 cups of
water  d.  0.9 cups of concentrate, 9.1 cups of water 


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.

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?


5.

Ulysses is purchasing a new car with a price of $20899.00. He lives in Alberta,
where there is no provincial tax and GST is 5%. Calculate how much tax he must pay on his new
car.
a.  $21943.95  c.  $22361.93  b.  $1462.93  d.  $1044.95 


6.

The wholesale price of a rake is $9.95. The markup is 105%. What is the retail
price of the rake?
a.  $20.40  c.  $15.30  b.  $16.32  d.  $24.48 


7.

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


8.

Pierre, a landscaper, is buying grass seed. The garden store has a sale on
1.5kg bags that are regularly priced at $21.29, advertised as “Buy one, get the second at half
price.” What is the discount rate as a percent?


9.

The regular price of honey ham at a the grocery deli is $2.39/100 g. If the ham
is on sale for 25% off, what is the cost of 275 g?
a.  $6.16  c.  $6.23  b.  $3.70  d.  $4.93 


10.

If the selling rate of Indian rupees is 0.02532 and the buying rate is 0.02087,
how much money would you lose if you exchanged $75.00 CAD for rupees and then converted them back to
CAD on the same day?
a.  $11.60  c.  $13.18  b.  $16.08  d.  $15.99 

Short Answer


1.

Does the triangle below remain proportional if: a) Each side length is tripled?
b)
Each side length is halved?
c)
Each side length is increased by 3?
d) Each side length is
decreased by 1?


2.

The ratio of George’s weight to Tia’s weight is 6:5. If George
weighs 45 kg, how much does Tia weigh?


3.

A cement masonry apprentice earns $375.00 for 16 hours worked. Write this as a
unit rate.


4.

The cost of buying door handles at a wholesaler depends on the number you buy:
If you buy fewer than 5 handles, they cost the regular price of $2.59. If you buy 6 to 10
handles, you get a discount of 6%. If you buy 11 to 20 handles, you get a discount of
12%.
Calculate how much it would cost to buy 7 door handles in Saskatchewan, where PST is 5%
and GST is 5%.


5.

You have 497.94 British pounds, which you are exchanging for Canadian dollars at
a bank in Canada. a) Do you have
more or less money than is needed to purchase a new TV that sells for $1225.00 CAD?
b)
How much more money do you need or have extra, in
pounds?
Country  Currency  Buying Rate  Selling
Rate  Great Britain  Pound
(GBP)  1.8413  1.9681     
