Name:    Math 10W Unit 4 Practice Test #2

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 walk-in 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 half-batch 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

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?