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Practice GED #2 (Each question worth 5 points) Name: _____________________________ 1) In a certain country, the ratio of people over 50 to people less than the age of 50 is 3 to 5. If the population under 50 is 260,000, what is the population over 50? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 260,000 390,000 470,000 500,000 650,000 2) At a certain school, the number of students who typically didn’t pass their final examination was 16 out of 21. If this were true, and the student body of 1,348 students takes a test, about how many would be expected to pass? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) About 1027 About 411 About 321 About 292 About 213 3) If Randy earns $2000 a month and spends $600 a month on rent. If Randy spends 225 a month for electricity, what percent of Randy’s monthly earnings does he not spend on both rent and electricity? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 62.25% 58.75% 41.25% 35.75% 25.25% 4) Amina uses 2 gallons of paint to cover 875 square feet of surface. At this rate, how many gallons will she need to cover 4,375 square feet of surface? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 10 15 20 25 50 5) Sylvia goes to buy a $497 TV for 1/3 off at Best Buy. When he gets there he is given a coupon for an additional 15% off. About how much will he pay for the TV after he pays 6% sales tax? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) About $239 About $258 About $274 About $285 About $300 6) On a certain test, if a student answers 80 to 90 percent of the questions correctly, he will receive a letter grade of B. If there are 40 questions on the test, starting at what number of questions answered correctly will result in the student not receiving a grade of B? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 34 33 32 31 30 7) If 125 percent of x is 150, what is x percent of 75? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 90 100 120 140 999 8) If a = 5 in., b = 7 in., r = 15 in., and s = 24 in, what is the perimeter of the figure? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 45 in 50 in 62 in 78 in 99 in 9) What is the percent increase from the third quarter to the fourth quarter for the tire sales represented in the chart below? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 2.5 40 71.5 250 500 10) How many tires did the tire business lose in the third quarter compared to the first quarter? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 5,000,000 1.5 500,000 5 .5 11) Jeweler A can set an average round-cut diamond in 20 minutes. Jeweler B requires 15 minutes to set the same type of diamond. In 8 hours, Jeweler B than by Jeweler A can set how many more diamonds? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 32 24 16 8 2 12) Bill used a half-off coupon plus his 15% employee discount to buy a $876 Nautica Jacket. How much did he pay for the Jacket after applying 6% Michigan sales tax? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) $512.06 $480.95 $442.34 $336.60 $325.00 13) The circumference of a circle is 177 m. What is the radius of the circle? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) About 47 m About 30 m About 28 m About 22 m About 18 m 15) The area of circle is 893 square inches. What is the circumference of the circle? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) About 106 inches About 94 inches About 85 inches About 78 inches About 70 inches 16) The circumference of a circle is 458 1/5 ft. What is the area of the circle? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) About 24,000sq ft About 16,703 sq ft About 14,378 sq ft About 9,862 sq ft About 6,559 sq ft 17) The Area of a rectangle is 569 sq ft. If one the sides of the rectangle is 21 ft. What is the combined length from the perimeter of two of these rectangles? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) About 192 ft About 96 ft About 88 ft About 72 ft About 66 ft 18) Ms. Reeves deposited 44,004 percent of 1.4 into five different bank accounts. How much did she deposit in total? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 616.10 1,616.10 3,080.50 44,404.02 54,144.92 19) About how many years and months have went by on a $15,368 loan that earned $457 interest at a rate of 4 2/3% rate of interest? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Between 8 and 9 months Between 7 and 8 months Between 6 and 7 months Between 5 and 6 months Between 2 and 3 months L AREA = 72 SQ FT M N 20) For the right triangle above, line MN is four times as long as line LM. What is the length of line LN? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 20.2 21.5 22.4 24.7 26.8 Extra Credit: 21) The average age of Ms. Cole’s 4 employees is shown in the table below is 27. Employee Cherry Sharon Sylvia Derrick Age 32 19 Which of the following is most likely the ages of Sharon and Sylvia? (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 17, 28 21, 19 25, 22 31, 17 40, 16