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First Periodic Test in Mathematics G9

1. Which of the following does not describe a quadratic equation?


a. The highest exponent is 2 c. It is a polynomial equation
b. It is composed of two variables d. Its standard form is ax2 bx c 0
2. Which of the following is a quadratic equation?
a. 2 r 2 4 r 1 b. 2r 4 1 c. s 2 5s 24 0 d. 2 x2 3x 12
3. What is the quadratic term in your answer in item no.2?
a. 4r b. 4 c. 5s d. 3x
4. If the standard form of a quadratic equation is ax2 bx c 0 , which of the following cannot be
the value of a ?
a. b. 0 c. 5 d. 2/7
5. How many solutions are obtained by solving quadratic equations through extracting square
roots?
a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4
6. Which of the following is true about the solutions of 4r 2 16 0?
a. The solutions are identical or repeated c. The solutions are 2 and 2
b. There is only one solution d. The solutions are imaginary numbers

7. What is the first step to solve the equation x2 x 2 by factoring?


a. Make the equation in its standard form. c. Apply Zero Product Property
b. Divide the equation by 2 d. Factor x on the left side of the equation

8. Supply the correct quantities to complete the equation below:

a. 2, 3, 2, 1 c. 1, 1, 4, 3
b. 4, 1, 1, 3 d. 2, 1, 2, 3

9. What is the sum of the solutions of 3t 2 27 ?


a. 0 b. 6 c. 3 d. 6

10. What is the solution set of the quadratic equation ( x 5)( x 1) 7?


a. { 6, 2} b. { 6, 12 } c. { 2, 6 } d. { 1, 5 }
11. What should be the value of k so that the equation 6 x kx 10 0 is equal to
2

(3x 2)(2x 5) 0?
a. 11 b. 11 c. 10 d. 10
12. What should be the first step to solve the equation 4 x 8x 16 by completing the square?
2

a. Divide 8 by 2 and square it c. Divide both sides of the equation by 4


b. Factor out x d. Move 16 to the left side
5
x2 x 2
13. Which quantity should be added to both sides of the equation 2 so that a perfect
square trinomial is obtained?
25 25 25 25

a. 4 b. 4 c. 16 d. 16
14. Which of the following equations is the same as 2 y 8 y 7 0?
2

1 15 1 15
( y 2) 2 ( y 2) 2 ( y 2) 2 ( y 2) 2
a. 2 b. 2 c. 2 d. 2
15. Which of the following is Quadratic Formula?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

16. What number should be supplied to find the solutions of 3d 2d 4?


2

a. 24 b. 24 c. 48 d. 48
17. Which of the following can be used to solve the equation ( z 6) 2 2 z ?

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

18. What is the product of the solutions of 3 6 y 2 y 2 0?


3 3
a. b. c. 3 d. 3
2 2
19. The roots of a quadratic equation are -5 and 3. Which of the following quadratic equations has
these roots?
a. x2 8x 15 0 c. x2 2x 15 0
b. x2 8x 15 0 d. x2 2x 15 0
20. Which of the following quadratic equations has no real roots?
a. 2 x2 4 x 3 c. 3s 2 2s 5
b. t 8t 4 0
2
d. 2r 2 r 7 0
21. What is the nature of the roots of the quadratic equation if the value of its discriminant is zero?
a. The roots are not real. c. The roots are rational and not equal
b. The roots are irrational and not equal. d. The roots are rational and equal
22. Which of the following mathematical statements is a quadratic inequality?
a. 2 x 3 3 b. y 3 7 c. x2 3x 3 d. none of these
23. One of the roots of 2 x2 13x 20 0 is 4. What is the other root?
2 5 2 5
a. b. c. d.
5 2 5 2
24. What is the sum of the roots of the quadratic equation 2 x2 6 x 14 0?
a. 7 b. 3 c. 6 d. 14
25. Which of the following quadratic equations can be solved easily by extracting square roots?
a. x2 7 x 12 0 b. 2w2 7w 3 0 c. 4t 2 9 0 d. 3v2 2v 8 0
26. If the discriminant of a quadratic equation is a perfect square number, what can be said about its
roots?
a. Real and equal c. imaginary and unequal
b. Real and unequal d. imaginary and equal
27. The discriminant of a quadratic equation is -8. What is the nature of its roots?
a. Real and equal c. imaginary and unequal
b. Real and unequal d. imaginary and equal
28. If b 4ac is equal to 0, what is the characteristics of the roots of the quadratic equation?
2

a. Cant be determine c. equal and real e. real and distinct


b. b. complex and distinct. d. complex and same
29. What is the nature of the roots of the quadratic equation 8x 5x 1 0?
2

a. Cant be determine c. equal and real e. real and distinct


b. b. complex and distinct. d. complex and same
5y 1
1?
30. What is the least common denominator of the equation 6 3 y
2
a. 18y b. 6 y c. 6y d. 12y
31. What should be multiplied to both sides of the equation to remove the denominators of the
3 x4
equation ?
x2 x
a. x( x 2) b. x 2 c. ( x 2)( x 4) d. x
2x 5
32. Solve for x in the equation 2 1 .
x 3
a. 2, 4 b. 2, 4 c. 2 4 d. 2, 4
33. Maira has a positive number in mind. If the number is squared and you subtract 10 then add
twice of the number, the result is 5. What is the number that Maira is thinking?
a. 2 b. 3 c. 5 d. 4
34. John has a negative number in mind. Add 5 to the number; square it; then divide this quantity by
35 more the number, equals 1. What is the number?
a. 10 b. 1 c. 1 d. 10

35. What is the least common denominator of the equation 5y/6 + 1/3y = 1?
a. 6y2 b. 12y c. 6y 18y