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


1.

The temperature of a windshield on a winter morning is 10°F. If the melting
point is 0^{°}C, how many degrees must the temperature of the windshield be raised
before the ice can melt?


2.

The temperature outdoors on a hot summer day is 100°F and the humidity
makes it feel 14°F warmer. What temperature does it feel like in degrees Celsius?
a.  45.6°C  c.  41.8°C  b.  43.8°C  d.  35.8°C 


3.

A new biomass power generation plant is being built in your community. It will
burn plant matter at temperatures of up to 1250°C. What is the temperature in degrees
Fahrenheit?
a.  2357.0°F  c.  2282.0°F  b.  2332.0°F  d.  2217.0°F 


4.

Smoked salmon is being sold for $15.50 per pound. What is the cost of 6 ounces
of salmon?
a.  $11.62  c.  $5.81  b.  $7.75  d.  $7.21 


5.

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 


6.

What is the weight of a 300lb object, in ounces and in tons?
a.  4800 oz, 0.2 tons  c.  1800 oz, 0.3 tons  b.  1800 oz, 0.2 tons  d.  8400 oz, 0.1
tons 


7.

What is the cost per ounce of a 2lb 14oz bag of wild rice being sold for
$16.56?
a.  $0.27  c.  $0.45  b.  $0.36  d.  $0.39 


8.

A contractor poured 2.8 tn of concrete in the foundations of 6 houses. How much
concrete would be needed to build the foundations of another 2 houses?
a.  1493 lb  c.  2240 lb  b.  1867 lb  d.  1960 lb 


9.

Conrad is making veggie burgers for 18 children with special dietary needs at
summer camp. The burgers should be 50 g each. How many pounds of veggie burger mix should he
defrost?
a.  3.78 lbs  c.  1.98 lbs  b.  2.88 lbs  d.  1.08 lbs 


10.

A diving platform at a public swimming pool has a maximum load of 300 lb. How
many 40kg children can stand on the platform?

Short Answer


1.

The weight of a snow machine is 850 lb. If the ice on a lake is tested to hold
weights of up to 0.8 tons, is it safe for a father weighing 160 lb to take his two children, weighing
62 lb and 78 lb, out onto the ice?


2.

What is the total weight of textbooks in a student’s backpack if it
contains 4 books weighing 1 lb 2 oz, 9 oz, 12 oz, and 2 lb 10 oz?


3.

A moving truck has a maximum load capacity of 1.1 tons. If you have an inventory
of 80 boxes to move and each box weighs 120 lb, how many trips will be required to move the
load?


4.

Gurveer was comparison shopping at two grocery stores and found that coffee
beans were priced at $42.00/kg and $3.90/100 g. Which of these would be a better deal?


5.

After a year of drought, wheat is being sold for $13.10/bu. A farm sells $45
404.60 worth of wheat. How many bushels has the farm sold?
