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


1.

What is the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit when it is
–18°C?
a.  –0.4°F  c.  0.4°F  b.  –8.4°F  d.  1.6°F 


2.

Julie is visiting family in Oregon, USA. A thermometer outside the house reads
42°F. What is the temperature in degrees Celsius?
a.  –1.4°C  c.  5.6°C  b.  17.6°C  d.  10.6°C 


3.

A walkin freezer at a restaurant is kept at a temperature of 19°F. What is
this temperature in degrees Celsius?
a.  –5.2°C  c.  3.8°C  b.  –12.2°C  d.  –7.2°C 


4.

32 ounces of peanut butter are being sold for $4.56. What is the cost per pound
of peanut butter?
a.  $2.74  c.  $2.28  b.  $3.39  d.  $1.82 


5.

A roofing company has a contract to shingle 18 identical houses in one week. It
takes 105 pounds of shingles to cover a roof. How many tons of shingles should they order?
a.  1.1 tons  c.  0.9 tons  b.  0.6 tons  d.  1.9 tons 


6.

A lasagna recipe calls for 800 g ricotta, 800 g of cheddar, 533 g of mozzarella,
and 200 g of Parmesan cheese. What is the total mass of cheese needed if you are preparing a
halfbatch of lasagna?
a.  1167 g  c.  583 g  b.  2333 g  d.  1750 g 


7.

Peaches from the Okanagan, BC, are shipped to the USA. If their cost in Canada
is $4.46/kg, what will their cost be per pound in the United States?
a.  $1.62/lb  c.  $2.02/lb  b.  $2.23/lb  d.  $2.43/lb 


8.

What is the price of 600 g of walnuts if they are being sold for
$17.77/kg?
a.  $10.66  c.  $9.32  b.  $8.67  d.  $10.19 


9.

An RV leaving Canada is stopped at customs at the border and weighed. The scale
shows a reading of 2.5 tons. What is the weight of the RV in tonnes?
a.  2.5 tonnes  c.  3.5 tonnes  b.  2.3 tonnes  d.  1.8 tonnes 


10.

Alfalfa sprouts have a conversion factor of 37.04 bu/t. How much do 40.32
bushels weigh?
a.  1.22 t  c.  1.03 t  b.  1.15 t  d.  1.09 t 

Short Answer


1.

An American record book lists the coldest temperature ever recorded in North
America as –80°F in Snag, YT. What was the temperature in degrees Celsius that day?


2.

Windshield washer fluid formulated for winter conditions will remain liquid to a
temperature of –55°C. What is its freezing point in degrees Fahrenheit?


3.

Farmer Joe’s cows eat 0.4 tons of hay every week. If the hay bales
cost $5.25 per 50 pound bale, how much will it cost Joe to feed his cows for a week? He cannot buy
partial bales.


4.

The conversion factor for barley is 45.87 bu/t and the conversion factor for
buckwheat is 44.05 bu/t. What is the weight of a bushel of each, in kilograms?


5.

A train car can carry a maximum load of 15 t. Can it carry a load of 180 bushels
of crushed quartz if the conversion factor is 10.74 bu/t?
