Name:    Math 10W Unit 1 Practice Quiz #1

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 m2 of wall space, how many cans of paint will you need to cover 270 m2?
 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!

 a. ii c. i b. iii d. iv

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 25-ft roll for \$17.72, a 50-ft roll for \$39.25, or a 100-ft roll for \$72.70.  Which is the best buy?

2.

The price of a new 3-D 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?