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


1.

Samir can type 85 words per minute. How long will it take him to type 2800
words? Round to the nearest minute.
a.  27 minutes  c.  33 minutes  b.  41 minutes  d.  40 minutes 


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.

If 4 cans of paint cover 192 m^{2} of wall space, how many cans of paint
will you need to cover 270 m^{2}?
a.  6 cans of paint  c.  9 cans of paint  b.  5 cans of paint  d.  3 cans of paint 


4.

If 5 cm on a map represents 5 km of actual ground, how many centimetres would 25
km of actual ground be on the map?
a.  25 cm  c.  1 cm  b.  20 cm  d.  25 cm 


5.

What would you have to pay for a new pair of jeans that cost $34.24 if you live
in Yellowknife, NWT, where the only tax is 5% GST?
a.  $39.55  c.  $43.14  b.  $35.95  d.  $28.76 


6.

Calculate the sale price of a duvet that regularly sells for $149.00 and is on
sale for 35% off.
a.  $135.59  c.  $77.48  b.  $96.85  d.  $201.15 


7.

Calculate the sale price of a table set that regularly sells for $1439.00 and is
on sale for 15% off.
a.  $1654.85  c.  $1712.41  b.  $1223.15  d.  $978.52 


8.

Which of the following is the best deal for a new 1TB hard drive that regularly
costs $109.99 in Saskatchewan, where GST is 5% and PST is 5%? Sale Option  Discount  i  20% off  ii  85% of the regular price  iii  Don’t
pay the tax!  iv  off the regular price!   


9.

Towels are on sale at a department store. The advertisement says, “Buy
one, get one off!” The regular price of a towel is $21.99. If you
buy 4 towels, how much will it cost you? Don’t include tax.
a.  $70.59  c.  $65.97  b.  $73.89  d.  $69.27 


10.

The bank’s selling rate for Czech Republic koruna is 0.06238. How many
koruna will you get for $150.00 CAD?
a.  2404.62 koruna  c.  6.26 koruna  b.  31.19 koruna  d.  39 968.03
koruna 

Short Answer


1.

Raul is buying chicken wire that he will use to reinforce concrete in a
retaining wall. He can buy a 25ft roll for $17.72, a 50ft roll for $39.25, or a 100ft roll for
$72.70. Which is the best buy?


2.

The price of a new 3D TV is $2889.00. Calculate the cost including PST and GST
if the TV is sold in Saskatchewan. Tax Rates   PST  GST  Alberta  0%  5%  British Columbia  HST 12%  Manitoba  7%  5%  Northwest Territories  0%  5%  Nunavut  0%  5%  Saskatchewan  5%  5%  Yukon  0%  5%    


3.

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


4.

Pablo is visiting Canada from Mexico. He is renting a hotel room for 4 nights in
Vancouver. The cost of the hotel room is $75.00 CAD per night. Pablo exchanges his pesos for Canadian
dollars at a bank in Canada. The bank buys pesos at $0.19779 CAD and sells pesos at $0.08087 CAD. How
much will the hotel cost him, in pesos?


5.

The listed price of a car in Korea is 33 500 000 won. How much does the car cost
in Canadian currency if 1 won is worth $0.000 774 CAD?
