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.

Which of the following packages of deli meats has the lowest unit
price? i)  $1.89/100
g  ii)  $4.80/250
g  iii)  $5.97/300
g  iv)  $3.34/157
g   


4.

What is the difference in price per unit between chicken sold at $23.24/kg and
turkey sold at $5.17/250 g?
a.  $3.07  c.  $2.56  b.  $0.11  d.  $2.05 


5.

Because the cost of ingredients has gone up, Anders has decided to increase the
cost of food at his Edmonton café by 11%. How much will a customer pay for a sandwich that
used to cost $6.49? Include 5% GST.
a.  $7.56  c.  $6.81  b.  $7.20  d.  $9.08 


6.

Kylee wants to buy a new leather jacket. Three stores have sales on the same
jacket. The jacket regularly costs $250.00. Kylee lives in Manitoba, so she will have to pay 5% GST
and 7% PST. The three stores are having the following sales: Store A  All jackets 18% off!  Store B  All jackets
$42.50 off!  Store C  Don’t pay the
tax!   
Which store is offering the biggest discount?
a.  Store A  c.  Store C  b.  Store B  d.  All the same
discount 


7.

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 


8.

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 


9.

If Linda purchased 10 820 Thailand bhat for $380.00 CAD, what was the
bank’s selling rate?
a.  0.028096  c.  0.03512  b.  28.473684  d.  0.05268 


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.

Many big screen TVs have an aspect ratio of 16:9. This means that for every 16
inches of width, the TV will be 9 inches high. Calculate the height of a TV that is 27 inches
wide.


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.

The price of a new sofa is $1209.00. Calculate the cost including PST (if
applicable) and GST if the sofa is bought in Alberta. 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%    


4.

The cost of purchasing ceiling fans at a wholesaler depends on the number you
buy:
If you buy fewer than 5 fans, they cost the regular price of $179.99 each. If you buy
6 to 10 fans, you receive 7% off. If you buy 11 to 20 fans, you get 19% off.
Calculate the
price of buying 3 ceiling fans in Manitoba, where 7% PST and 5% GST are applied.


5.

The listed price of a smartphone in Ireland is 250 euros. How much Canadian
currency will you need to purchase the phone if 1 euro is worth $1.580814 CAD?
