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TEACH: PRE-TEST- Mathematics for General Education

Questions ANSWER
1 Cris saved ₱35 and this is 25% of his weekly allowance. How much is his (C)
weekly allowance? 0.25x = 35
A. ₱120 C. ₱140 x = 35 / 0.25
B. ₱130 D. None of the given x = P 140
2 A meter stick was cut into two pieces at the 90 cm mark. What is the ratio (B)
of the smaller piece to the larger piece? 90 cm / 100 cm = 9:10
A. 90:1 C. 9:100
B. 9:10 D. None of the given
3 A meat dealer sold his butchered pig for ₱10,500. If each kilo of pork cost (B)
₱150 each, how many kilos were realized from one pig? P10,500 / P150 = P 70 kg.
A. 60 kg C. 80 kg
B. 70 kg D. None of the given
4 Change the following percent to decimal: 215% (B)
A. 0.215 C. 21.50 Move the decimal point 2
B. 2.150 D. None of the given places to the left.
5 How many twenty thousands are there in 2 million? (A)
A. 100 C. 400 2,000,000 / 20,000 = 100
B. 200 D. None of the given
6 5790 people voted on the school program proposal. 80% of those present (B)
voted to approved it. How many people did not voted for the program? 5790 x 0.80 = 4632 (approved)
A. 1,150 C. 1,160 5790 – 4632 = 1,158 (did not
B. 1,158 D. None of the given approve)
7 Albert is twice as old as Adam. Seven years ago the sum of their age (A)
was 16. How old is Adam now? Let x = Adam’s age
A. 10 C. 16 2x= Albert’s age
B. 20 D. None of the given (x-7) + (2x -7) = 16
3x – 14 = 16
3x = 16 + 14
3x = 30
x = 10
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8 Mrs. Paner weighed 69 kg. After a month she lost 6 kg. What was her (D)
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weight then?
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A. 63 kg C. None of the given
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B. 60 kg D. 62 kg
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9 Jhon earns ₱760 for every 8 hours of overtime work. How much will he (D)
be paid if he works for 20 hours of overtime?
A. ₱1500 C. ₱3000
B. ₱2200 D. ₱1900
10 Given 82, 85, 85, 84, 87, 89, 86, 85. The mean is ___ (A)
A. 85 B. 86 C. 84 D. 87

11 A component was sold for P7,200 after it was given a discount rate of (C)
40%. What was the original price of the component?
A. 6,800 C. 12,000
B. 4,320 D. None of the given
12 A rectangular lot is 3 meters wide and 4 meters long. How long is a path (B)
that cuts diagonally across the lot?
a. 4 meters c. 6 meters

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b. 5 meters d. 7 meters
13 As a cashier in a 24-hour pharmacy, Hilda gets ₱60 per hour plus an (B)
additional ₱500 per week to work in the evening shift. How much would
she be paid for a 40-hour week in the evening shift?
a. ₱2400 b. ₱2900 c. ₱3200 d. ₱2700
14 An angle is 30° more than its supplement. Find the two angles. (C)
a. 60°& 90° c. 105°& 75°
b. 125°& 155° d. 30°& 60°

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15 What is + + ? (C)
2 2² 2³
1 7
a. c.
6 8
5 1
b. d. 1
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16 Ms. Maryjane borrows P750,000 from Philippine National Bank and is (A)
charged P90,000. What rate of interest did Philippine National Bank
charge for the loan?
A. 12% C. 8%
B. 10% D. 9%

17 Multiply: ( - 1 + 2i ) ( - 1 – 2i ) (D)
a. – 1 – 4i c. – 1 + 4i
b. 1 + 4i2 d. 1 – 4i2

18 3 ¼ of 16 is? (B)
A. 39 C. 7
B. 52 D. 16
C. 7
19 Subtract 2q2 - 7q – 1 from 5q2 - 7q + 10 (C)
a. 7q2 - 14q + 9 c. 3q2 + 11
b. - 3q2 +7q – + 11 d. 5q2 – 10

20 A swimming pool is an equilateral triangle in shape. One side is 22 (A)


meters. How many meters of rope are needed to enclose the pool?
a. 66 m c. 48 m
b. 55 m d. 44 m
21 A certain number doubled and increased by 10 is 14. What is the (C)
number?
a. 5 c. 2
b. 4 d. 3
22 The ratio of men to women at High School is 3:7. If there are 6,153 ( B)
women in the said school, how many men are at UST High School?
a. 2,051 c. 879
b. 2,637 d. 1,895
23 What is the slope of the equation 2x-3y+6=0? (C)
a. 1/3 b. 2 c. 2/3 d. -3

24 To enclose an 84 meter by 48 meter rectangular garden how many (B)


meters of fence will be needed?
A. 4,032 meters C. 132 meters
B. 264 meters D. 244 meters

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25 What is the new price of a watch if it is marked up by 25%, then marked (B)
down by 20% and the regular price is P400.00?
A. 325 C. 550
B. 400 D. 640
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26 If -2 is substituted for x in , then the value is (B)
− 𝑥+3
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a. 5 b. - c. -1 d. - 2/3
5

27 Subtract 7x – 2y + 4z from the sum of 3x + 2y – z and 6x – 5y. (C)


a. x + y = z c. 2x – y – 5z
b. 16x – 5y + 3z d. x + y – 5z

28 Which of these sets of ordered pairs do NOT define a function? (A)


A. {(3,4), (7,5), (7,6), (9, 10)} Relation – any set of ordered
B. {(5,2), (4,3), (3,4), (2, 5)} pair.
C. {(7,4), (9, −2), (8,1), (5, 3)} Function – set of ordered pair
D. {(11,5), (12,5), (13,3), (14, 2)}
without the repetition on the
domain or the first element in
the ordered pair.

29 Each edge of a cube measures 7cm, what is its surface area? (D)
a. 28 sqcm c. 375 sq.cm
b. 144 sqcm d. 294 sq.cm

30 A billboard is 10 m by 8 m. What is the length of its diagonal? (C)


a. 9√3m c. 2√41m
b. 6 m d. 12 m

31 What is the value of 24x +36? If 8x + 12 = 24 (A)


A. 72 C. 6
B. 4 D. 8

32 Find the value of m if the mean of 30, 70, 110, m and 200 is 110. (C)
a. 120 b. 130 c. 140 d. 150

33 How many ¾ m pieces of ribbon can be cut from a 30m roll? (D )


a. 10 c. 30
b. 25 d. 40
34 1 (A)
Evaluate: f (x) = ( ) 2x if x = -1
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a. 9 c. 1/6
b. -1/9 d. -6
35 What is the next three terms of the sequence 7, 5, 3, 1, -1, … (B)
a. 0, 1, 2 c. -2, -4, -6
b. -3, -5, -7 d. -2, -3, -4
36 110 is what percent of 160? (D)
a. 82.5% c. 75%
b. 56.25% d. 68.75%
37 To cover a photo box that is 4 cm long, 3 cm wide and 5 cm high, how (B)
many 1-cm-square stickers are needed?
A. 88 C. 49
B. 60 D. 47

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38 In a bag of marbles, there are 9 red marbles, 5 blue marbles, 10 green (A)
marbles and 6 yellow marbles. What is the probability of getting a yellow
marble?
a. 6/30 c.14/16
b. 9/10 d. 15/9
39 Which of these is true? (B)
A. If a number is divided by 3, then it is divisible by 6
B. If a number is divisible by 10, then it is divisible by 5
C. If a number is divisible by 5, then it is divisible by 10
D. None of these
40 What will be its weight with a full load, if the weight of a 241-kg freight car (A)
increases 3 1/8 times when fully loaded?
A. 753 1/8 kg
B. 824 3/8 kg
C. 750 3/8 kg
D. 720 5/8 kg

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