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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
National Capital Region
DIVISION OF CITY SCHOOLS
Quezon City, Metro Manila
DIAGNOSTIC TEST IN MATHEMATICS IV

SY 2014 2015
Directions: Choose the letter which corresponds to your answer from the choices below each
question, then write the letter of your choice on your answer sheet.

1. What is the domain of the function f(x) = 5 x 10 ?


A. set of real numbers
B. positive real numbers

C. x 2

D. x 2

2. Which point in quadrant 4 is three units away from the x-axis and the y-axis?
A. ( 3, 3 )
B. ( - 3 , - 3 )
C. ( 3, - 3 )
D. ( - 3 , 3)
3. What is the y-intercept of the linear equation 4x + 3y = 6 ?
A. 4

B. 3

C. 2

3
2

D.

4. Write in symbols the phrase five less than twice a number x .


A. 5 2 x
B. 5 < 2 x
C. 2 x 5

D. 2 x 5

5. Which of the following is an example of a quadratic function?


A. 3x 4y
B. y = 3x 2
C. x + y = 4

D. f(x) = x 3 +2x

6. What name is given to a polynomial of two terms?


A. monomial
B. multinomial

D. binomial

C. trinomial

7. Find the remainder when P(x) = 3 x 3 2 x 2 2 x 5 id divided by x 1 .


A. 12
B. 12
C. 8

D. 8

8. What is the degree of the polynomial function P(x) = 3x 5x3 + 2x4 1 ?


A. 1
B. 2
C. 4
D. 8
9. If f(x) = 3 x 5 , and g (x) = x 2 5 , what is ( g o f )x ?
A. 9 x 2 6 x 20
B. 3x
C. 3x 5

D. 9 x 2 20

10. Which of the following are the zeros of the function y = ( 2x + 1)( x 3 ) ?

A.

1
,3
2

,3
2

B.

C. 1,3

11. What is the period of y 3 cos 2 ?


A. 2

B.

C.

D. 1,3

D.

12. Which of the following describes the graph of a constant function ?


A. horizontal line
B. vertical line
C. slanting line

D. curve line

13. Find the value of the expression 2x + 3y if x = 5 and y = 2.


A. 4
B. 4
C. 6

D. 10

14. In a class of 40 students, 25% are boys. How many of the students are girls ?
A. 15
B. 20
C. 25
D.30
15. What term is given to a score which appears most frequent in a frequency distribution ?
A. mean
B. mode
C. median
D. range
16. If the slope of a line is positive, the function is
A. increasing
B. decreasing
C. constant
D. neither

17. What is the simplified form of (x + 2)2 (3x2)0 ?


A. 1
B. 0

C. x 2+2x+4

D. x2 + 4x + 4

18. What must be subtracted from 20 x 2 y to get 30 x 2 y ? ?


A. 20 x 2 y
B. 10 x 2 y
C. 50 x 2 y

D. 50 x 2 y

19. Find the greatest common factor of 20x2 , 28x4y , and 36 x3y.
A. 4
B. 4x2
C. 7x

D. 7x2

20. If 8 oranges cost Php 120.00, how much will 10 oranges cost ?
A. Php 115.00
B. Php 120.00
C. Php 130.00

D. Php 150.00

21. Find the product : ( 3x + 7 ) ( 3x 7 ).


A. 9x2 + 49
B. 9x2 42x + 49

D. 9x2 + 42x + 49

C. 9x2 49

22. What is the range of the exponential function y 2 x 3 ?


A. {y / y > 3}
B. { y / y 3 }
C. { y / y < 3}

D. { y / y 3 }

23. Translate into mathematical phrase : the sum of the squares of x and y
A. x2 + y2
B. ( x + y )2
C. x y

D.

24. Simplify : ( 22y2 )( 3 y3 )( 5 y )


A. 30 y5
B. 60y6

D. 60 y5

C. 30 y6

x2 y 2

25. A line passes through the points ( 3, 4 ) and ( 2, 6 ). What is its slope ?
A. 10
B. 10
C. 2

D. 2

26. What is the square of ( 2a 3 ) ?


A. 4a2 + 9
B. 4a2 12a + 9

D. 4a2 6a + 9

C. 4a2 9

2
, find its equation in y = mx + b form.
3
2
2
2
B. y =
x+4
C. y =
x+4
D. y = x 4
3
3
3

27. The y-intercept of a line is 4 . If its slope is


A. y = 4x +

2
3

28. The sum of three consecutive positive even numbers is 72. What is the middle number?
A. 20
B. 22
C. 24
D. 26
29. Write log b x log b y as a single logarithm.
A. logb ( x + y)
B. log x b y b

C. log b xy

D. log b x/y

30. What should be the middle term in 4 x 2 _____ 9 y 2 to make it a perfect square trinomial?
A. 36x
B. 6xy
C. 12x
D. 12xy
31. If the x intercept and the y intercept of a line are 3 and 4 respectively, what is its equation ?
A. 4x 3y = 12
B. 4x + 3y = 12
C. 3x + 4y = 12
D. 3x 4y = 12
32. What is 10 ( a4 + b3 ) ( a4 b3 ) ?
A. a8 b6
B. 10a8 b6

C. 10a8 10b6

D. 10a8 + 10b6

33. If Mark is n years old now, how old is he 15 years from now ?
A. 15n
B. 15 n
C. n 15

D. n + 15

34. Between what two integers does the 60 lie ?


A. 5 and 6
B. 4 and 5

D. 6 and 7

35. What is the equivalent of 2

3
years in months ?
4

C. 7 and 8

A. 31
B. 32
C. 33
D. 34
36. One side of an equilateral triangle is ( 3x + 5 ) m. What is its perimeter in meters ?
A. 9x + 15
B. 9x + 5
C. 12x + 20
D. 12x + 5
37. Which of the following is the positive integral solution of the inequality x 2 < 5 ?
A. 1,2
B. 1,2,3
C. 1,2,3,4,5,6
D. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
38. If 3 x 4 2 x 3 5 x 4 is subtracted from the polynomial 5x4 + 3x3 4x +3, what is the result?
A. 2x4 + 5x3 9x + 7
C. 2x4 5x + 9x 7
B. 8x4 + 5x 7
D. 2x4 + 5x 9
39. A card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards. What is the probability of getting an ace ?
A.

1
2

B.

1
3

C.

1
13

40. Express 315, 000, 000 in scientific notation.


A. 31.5 x 108
B. 3.15 x 108 C. 315 x 108

D.

1
9

D. .315 x 10 9

41. If the total cost of ( m + n ) notebooks is ( 4m2 + mn 3n2 ) pesos, how much is one notebook?
A. 3m 4n
B. 3m + 4n
C. 4m 3n
D. 4m + 3n
42. Mary can jog 3 km in 10 minutes. At that rate, how far in km can she jog in one hour ?
A. 15
B. 16
C. 17
D.18
43. Evaluate: 23 32 .
A. 36

B. 48

C. 54

D. 72

44. If the average score of Martin in 10 Math quizzes is 36, what was his score in the 6th quiz if his
scores were recorded as follows: 25, 30, 33, 40, 45, x, 31, 38, 39, 29?
A. 34
B. 38
C. 48
D. 50
45. Using the domain 1,2,3,4,5 , which of the following represents the solution set of 3 x 2 4 ?
A. x 1,2,3,4,5
B. x 2,3,4,5
C. x 3,4,5
D. x 4,5
46. The scale of a floor plan is 1 cm to 2 m. If a room is 4.5 cm by 3 cm on the plan, what is the
actual area of the floor in sq. meters?
A. 54
B. 56
C. 58
D. 60
47. Evaluate : 2 x 10 xy y when x = 1 and y = 2.
A. 4
B. 14
C. 10
D. 14
48. Three years ago, a grandfather was four times as old as his grandson. Five years from now, he will
only be three times as old as his grandson. How old in years is his grandson now?
A. 20
B. 25
C. 19
D. 23
2

49. A can of oil has a rectangular base measuring 5 dm by 3 dm and a height of 4 dm. If its oil
content is to be transferred into 2-liter bottles, how many of these bottles are needed ?
A. 10
B. 20
C. 30
D. 40
50. Three equal squares of side ( 4x3y2) cm are to be placed side by side to form a rectangle. What
is the perimeter of the resulting figure ?
A. (32 x3y2 ) cm

B. ( 32 x6y4) cm

C. 16 x3y2 ) cm

D. 16 x6y4