# Sample Questions for Students - Seneca

ACCUPLACER . Sample Questions for Students 2012 The College Board. College Board, ACCUPLACER, WritePlacer and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. All other products and services may be trademarks of their respective owners. Visit the College Board on the Web: arithmetic arithmetic Sample Questions This test measures your ability to perform basic For each of the Questions below, choose the best answer arithmetic operations and to solve problems that from the four choices given. You may use the paper you involve fundamental arithmetic concepts.

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1 ACCUPLACER . Sample Questions for Students 2012 The College Board. College Board, ACCUPLACER, WritePlacer and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. All other products and services may be trademarks of their respective owners. Visit the College Board on the Web: arithmetic arithmetic Sample Questions This test measures your ability to perform basic For each of the Questions below, choose the best answer arithmetic operations and to solve problems that from the four choices given. You may use the paper you involve fundamental arithmetic concepts.

2 There are 17 received as scratch paper. Questions on the arithmetic tests, divided into three 1. + .003 + .158 =. types. A. operations with whole numbers and fractions: B. Topics included in this category are addition, C. subtraction, multiplication, division, recognizing D. equivalent fractions and mixed numbers, and 2. =. estimating. A. B. operations with decimals and percents: Topics C. include addition, subtraction, multiplication, D. and division with decimals. Percent problems, 3. 7 =. 20. recognition of decimals, fraction and percent A. equivalencies, and problems involving estimation B.

3 Are also given. C. Applications and problem solving: Topics include D. rate, percent and measurement problems; simple 4. Which of the following is the least? geometry problems; and distribution of a quantity A. into its fractional parts. B. C. D. 5. All of the following are ways to write 25 percent of N. EXCEPT. A. N. 25N. B. 100. 1. C. 4. N. D. 25 N. 6. Which of the following is closest to A. 280. B. 300. C. 2,800. D. 3,000. 7. A soccer team played 160 games and won 65 percent of them. How many games did it win? A. 94. B. 104. C. 114. D. 124. 2012 The College Board.

4 ACCUPLACER Sample Questions . 8. 8. Three people who work full-time are to work together on a 14. 10 2 =. project, but their total time on the project is to be equivalent to that of only one person working full-time. If one of the A. people is budgeted for one-half of his time to the project and B. a second person for one-third of her time, what part of the C. third worker's time should be budgeted to this project? D. 462. A. 13. 3 3 1. B. 15. If = n, then n is between 5 2 4. 1. C. 6 A. 1 and 3. 1 B. 3 and 5. D. 8 C. 5 and 7. 9. 32 is 40 percent of what number?

5 D. 7 and 9. A. 16. What is 12% of 120? B. 128 A. 10. C. 80 B. D. 800 C. D. 1 2. 10. 3 3 2 5 =. 17. A box in a college bookstore contains books, and each book A. 1 2. 1 in the box is a history book, an English book or a science book. If one-third of these books are history books and 1. B. 15 one-sixth are English books, what fraction of the books are 14 science books? C. 15. 1. D. 1 15 A. 1. 3. 11. 2 1 + 4 2 = B. 1. 2 3 2. 1 2. A. 6 C. 6 3. B. 6. 5 D. 3. 6 4. 1. C. 7. 6 18. The measures of two angles of a triangle are 35 and 45 . 5 What is the measure of the third angle of the triangle?

6 D. 7 A. 95 . 6. B. 100 . 1,345 C. 105 . 12. What is rounded to the nearest integer? 99 D. 110 . A. 12. B. 13. C. 14. D. 15. 13. Three of four numbers have a sum of 22. If the average of the four numbers is 8, what is the fourth number? A. 4. B. 6. C. 8. D. 10. 2012 The College Board. ACCUPLACER Sample Questions . 9. Elementary Algebra 1 2. 19. Erica bought 3 yards of fabric. If she uses of the fabric 2 3 Sample Questions to make a curtain, how much will she have left? For each of the Questions below, choose the best answer A. 1 yd. from the four choices given.

7 You may use the paper you 6 received as scratch paper. B. 1 yd. 3 1. If A represents the number of apples purchased at 15 cents each, and B represents the number of bananas purchased 1 at 10 cents each, which of the following represents the total C. 1 yd. 6 value of the purchases in cents? 1 A. A + B. D. 2 yd. 3 B. 25(A + B). 20. Jen wants to tile the floor of her kitchen. The floor is C. 10A + 15B. rectangular and measures 12 feet by 8 feet. If it costs \$ D. 15A + 10B. per square foot for the materials, what is the total cost of the 2. 2 15 = ? materials for tiling the kitchen floor?

8 A. 17. A. \$160 B. 30. B. \$200 C. 30. C. \$220 D. 17. D. \$240. 3. What is the value of the expression 2x2 + 3xy 4y2 when x =. 2 and y = - 4? Elementary Algebra A. -80. B. 80. C. -32. A total of 12 Questions of three types are administered D. 32. in this test. 4. In the figure below, both circles have the same center, and The first type involves operations with integers the radius of the larger circle is R. If the radius of the smaller and rational numbers, and includes computation circle is 3 units less than R, which of the following represents the area of the shaded region?

9 With integers and negative rationals, the use of A. R 2. absolute values, and ordering. B. (R 3)2. The second type involves operations with algebraic C. R 2 32. expressions using evaluation of simple formulas D. R 2 (R - 3)2. and expressions, and adding and subtracting monomials and polynomials. Questions involve 5. (3x 2y)2 =. multiplying and dividing monomials and A. 9x2 4y2. polynomials, the evaluation of positive rational B. 9x2 + 4y2. roots and exponents, simplifying algebraic C. 9x2 + 4y2 6xy fractions, and factoring. D. 9x2 + 4y2 12xy The third type of question involves translating 6.

10 If x > 2, then x2 x 6. =. x2 4. written phrases into algebraic expressions and x 3. A. solving equations, inequalities, word problems, 2. x 3. linear equations and inequalities, quadratic B. x 2. equations (by factoring), and verbal problems C. x 3. x+2. presented in an algebraic context. D. 3. 2. 2012 The College Board. ACCUPLACER Sample Questions . 10. 7. 4 (-6). = 13. For which of the following equations are x = 5 and x = 5. -5. both solutions? 2. A. 5 A. x2 x 2 5x 25 =. 0. B. 2. 5 B. x 2 + 25 =. 0. C. 2 C. x 2 + 10x 25 =. 0. D. 2. D. x 2 25 =.