# Practice GED #2 (Each question worth 5 points) Name:

```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)
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)
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)
15) The area of circle is 893 square inches. What is the circumference of the circle?
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
16) The circumference of a circle is 458 1/5 ft. What is the area of the circle?
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
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)
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
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