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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
National Capital Region
DIVISION OF CITY SCHOOLS
Quezon City, Metro Manila

Fourth Periodic Test Grade 10 Mathematics


(DIVISION ACHIEVEMENT TEST)
S.Y. 2015 2016

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 do you call the different arrangements of the objects of a group?
A. selection B. differentiation C. permutation D. combination

_____2. How many lines can be drawn from 6 points in a plane if no three of these points are
collinear?
A. 10 B. 15 C. 20 D. 25

_____3. How many ways can you sit 3 married couples in a round table?
A. 6 B. 64 C. 81 D. 120

_____4. If a motorcycle license plate has two vowels followed by three digits, how many such
plates can be made if no repetition is allowed?
A. 14 400 B. 15 C. 6 D. 1

_____5. From the letters of the word MATHEMATICS, how many different permutations can
be formed if the letters are taken all at a time?
11! 11!
A. 11! B. 2!2!2! C. 6! D. 6!

_____6. In how many ways can 20 distinct frogs be arranged in a row for an experiment when
only three frogs can be displayed at a time?
A. 4 570 B. 7, 520 C. 6 840 D. 5 110

_____7. Evaluate C(6,2).


A. 120 B. 60 C. 30 D. 15

_____8. How many distinct permutations can Maria make from the word MISSISSIPPI?
11! 11! 4!2!4! 10!
A. 4!2!4! B. 10! C. 11! D. 11!

_____9. A random sample of 100 students is classified below according to gender and the grade
level they enrolled in.
Grade Level Male Female
7 10 15
8 24 26
9 12 13

If a student is chosen at random, what is the probability that the student is a male from
Grade 8 level?
24 26 6 13
A. 50 B. 50 C. 25 D. 25

_____10. In rolling a die, what is the probability of getting an even number?


1 1 1 1
A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5

____11. Evaluate 4 P3.


A. 21 B. 23 C. 24 D. 26

(n 2)!
____12. Simplify n!
A. n+1 B. n+2 C. n(n+2) D. (n+1)(n+2)

____13. If C(n,r)= 21, which of the following is a possible values of n if r = 20 ?


A. 21 B. 22 C. 23 D. 24

____14. In how many ways can you arrange 8 horses in a merry-go-round ?


A. 720 B. 900 C. 3 790 D. 5 040

P2
8

____15. Evaluate 7 P1
A. 10 B. 8 C. 6 D. 4

____16. John has 1 History book, 2 Math books and 3 English books. In how many ways can
you arrange them in a shelf?
A. 720 B. 900 C. 3 790 D. 5 040

_____17.The measure of central tendency which is generally considered the most


reliable is the ________.
A. mean B. median C. mode D. none of these

_____18. In a set of data, the most frequently occurring value is called _______.
A. Mean B. median C. mode D. none of these

_____19. The mean of a given distribution is x . If each score in this distribution is


multiplied by 5, then the mean of the new distribution will be ____.
A. x B. 5 x C. x + 5 D. x - 5

_____20. Which of the following is not equal to the other three?


A. median B. mean C. fifth decile D. second quartile

_____21. What is the mean of the ten scores 4, 9, 12, 5, 9, 7, 7, 7, 6, 4 ?


A. 8 B. 7 C. 6.5 D. 8.5

_____22. The measure that divides a distribution into four equal parts is ____.
A. median . B. quartile C. decile D. percentile

For nos. 23-24. Ana, Bea and Carla want to compare their overall performance in Algebra based on the
following scores:
Ana Bea Carla
15 17 12
9 11 14
10 18 14
17 11 20
15 16 15
_____23. Which measures of central tendency would Bea most prefer so that she would be on top?
A. mean B. median C. mode D. range

_____24. Which measures of central tendency would Carla most prefer so that she would be on top?
A. mean B. median C. mode D. range

_____25. The following are Kiels scores in his Physics tests: 19, 21, 24, 20, 17 and 25. What should he get
in the 7th test if he wants the mode, median and mean of his scores to be equal?
A. 14 B. 20 C. 21 D. 24

_____26. In a pack of 30 lollipops of different colors, 8 are red, 5 are yellow, 7 are
green and the rest are orange. What is the modal color of the lollipops?
A. green C. red
B. orange D. yellow

For nos. 27 and 28, refer to the following data.


The following are the Math test scores of 50 students:
Score Number of Students
76 3
80 5
85 13
87 15
90 4
93 4
95 2
96 2
97 1
98 1

_____27. What is the median score?


A. 80 B. 85 C. 86.5 D. 87

_____28. What is the mode of the given scores?


A. 98 B. 76 C. 87 D. 85

_____29. Quartile 3 (Q3) of the scores, 46, 80, 57, 59, 94, 76, 65, 86 is ____.
A. 70.5 B. 78 C. 83 D. 86

_____30. Decile 3 (D3) of the scores,


60, 35, 28, 52, 40, 43, 36, 19, 62
A. 28 B. 35 C. 35.5 D. 52

_____31. The two measures which pertain to the same value are ____.
A. Q4 and P40 B. D3 and Q3 C. median and D4 D. Q3 and P75

_____32. Median is the same as_______.


A. Quartile 1 B. Quartile 2 C. Quartile 3 D. None of these

_____33. The range of 73, 60, 79, 29, 78, 83, 59, 77, 83, 90, 26, 75 is ____.
A. 32 B. 37 C. 64 D. 74

_____34. If the following are the values of the three quartiles: Q1=17.8, Q2=20.4, Q3=33,
The value of the interquartile range is ____.
A. 7.8 B. 12.6 C. 15.2 D. 15.8

_____35. JM got a score of 55, which is equivalent to a 70th percentile rank in a mathematics
test. Which of the following is NOT true?
A. She scored above 70% of her classmates.
B. Thirty percent of the class got scores of 55 and above.
C. If the passing mark is the first quartile, she passed the test.
D. Her score is below the 5th decile.

_____36. The lower quartile is equal to ______.


A. 50th percentile B. 25th percentile C. 2nd decile D. 3rd quartile

_____37. In the set of scores 14, 17, 10, 22, 19, 24, 8, 12 and 19, the median score is___.
A. 17 B. 15 C. 16 D. 13

_____38. In a 70-item test, Fritz got a score of 50 which is the third quartile. This means that___.
A. He got the highest score.
B. His score is higher than 25 of his classmates.
C. He surpassed 75% of his classmates,
D. Seventy-five percent of the class did not pass the test.

_____39. Kiel ranks 10th in a class of 40. His percentile rank is _____.
A, 75 B. 90 C. 10 D. 25

_____40. The 1st quartile of the ages of 250 fourth year students is 16 years. Which of
the following statements is true?
A. Most of the students are below 16 years old.
B. Seventy-five percent of the students are 16 years old and above.
C. Twenty-five percent of the students are 16 years old.
D. One hundred fifty students are younger than 16 years old.

_____41. Gians score in a 75-item test was the median score. What is his percentile
rank?
A. 35th B. 50th C. 25th D. 75th

_____42. In a 100-item test, the passing mark is the 3rd quartile. What does it imply?
A. The students should answer at least 75 items correctly to pass the test.
B. The students should answer at least 50 items correctly to pass the test.
C. The students should answer at most 75 items correctly to pass the test.
D. The students should answer at most 50 items correctly to pass the test.

For item 43to 46, consider the score distribution of 15 students given below.
83 72 87 79 82 77 80 73 86 81 79 82 79 74 74

_____43. The median score is _____.


A. 80 B. 82 C. 73 D. 79

_____44. The lower quartile is ______.


A. 74 B. 72 C. 86 D. 79

_____45. The value of the 2nd decile is _____.


A. 74 B. 85 C. 72 D. 83

_____46. The median in the score distribution can also be interpreted as _____.
A. seven students scored above 79.
B. seven students scored below 79.
C. seven students scored below and seven students scored above 79.
D. Fourteen students scored below 79.

For items 47 to 50, refer to the frequency table below.


Score Frequency Cumulative Cumulative
Frequency Percentage(%)
40-45 6 18 100.00
35-39 5 12 66.67
30-34 3 7 38.89
25-29 4 4 22.22

_____47. In solving for the 60th percentile, the lower boundary to use is _____.
A. 34 B. 34.5 C. 39 D. 39.5

_____48. The 45th percentile is ______.


A. 33. 4 B. 32.7 C. 30.8 D. 35.6

_____49. The 50th percentile is ______.


A. 36.0 B. 37 C. 36.5 D. 37.5

_____50. The 50th percentile is equivalent to _______.


A. 5th decile C. mean score
nd
B. 2 decile D. all of the above