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Mock Test 1

1. Find the slope of the line that passes through the given pair of points.
( 1, 2) and (3, 4)
a.
b.
c.
d.

2. Find the slope of the line that passes through the given pair of points.
(2, 2) and (8, 5)
a.

1
2
b. 2
c. 10
7
d. 7
8
e. 1
2
3. Find the slope of the line that passes through the pair of points.
and
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

4. Determine whether the lines through the given pairs of points are parallel.
A (2, - 3), B (- 2, - 11) and C (1, 2), D (- 1, 6)
a. The lines through the given pairs of points are not parallel.
b. The lines through the given pairs of points are parallel.
5. Determine whether the lines through the pair of points are parallel.
,

and

a. yes
b. no
6. If the line passing through the points (2, a) and (5, - 3) is parallel to the line passing through the points (4,
8) and (- 5, a + 1) , what is the value of a?
a.
b.
c.
d.

a=-8
a=4
a=-4
a=8

7. If the line passing through the points


points

and

and

is parallel to the line passing through the

, what is the value of a?

a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

8.

Determine whether the lines through the given pairs of points are perpendicular.
A (- 1, 3), B (4, - 2) and C (- 1, - 2), D (5, 4)
a. The lines through the given pairs of points are perpendicular
b. The lines through the given pairs of points are not perpendicular

9. Find an equation of the horizontal line that passes through (3, 1) .


a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

10. Find an equation of the vertical line that passes through (2, 7) .
a.
b.
c.
d.

y = 2x + 7
x=2
x=7
y=7

11. Find an equation of the line that passes through the point (1, - 5) and has the slope m = 2.
a.
b.
c.
d.

y - 2x = 7
y = 2x - 5
y = 2(x + 1) - 5
y = 2x - 7

12. Find an equation of the line that passes through the point (7, 6) and has the slope m =
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

13. Find an equation of the line that passes through the points (1, 4) and ( -7, -4)
a.
b.
c.
d.

y = 7x + 7
y=x+3
y = 3x - 7
y = 3x - 3

14. Find an equation of the line that passes through the points.
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

and

15. Find an equation of the line that has slope

and y-intercept

a.
b.
c.
d.

16. Write the equation


of the corresponding line.

in the slope-intercept form and then find the slope and y-intercept

a.
b.
c.
d.

17. Find an equation of the line passing through the origin and parallel to the line passing through the points
(2,8) and (4,12).
a.
b.
c.
d.

y = 2x + 4
y = 2x
y = 3x
y = 4x - 2

18. Sketch the straight line defined by the linear equation by finding the x- and y- intercepts.

a.

c.

b.

d.

19. Sketch the straight line defined by the linear equation by finding the x- and y- intercepts.

a.

d.

b.

e.

c.

20. Determine whether the points A (- 2, 4), B (5, 18), C (3, 14) lie on a straight line.
a. No
b. Yes
21. College admissions officers estimate that 45% of the students who are offered admission to the freshman
class at the university will actually enroll.Find an equation that expresses the relationship between the
number of students who actually enroll (y) and the number of students who are offered admission to the
university (x).If the desired freshman class size for the upcoming academic year is 1,800 students, how
many students should be admitted?
a.
4,000 students should be admitted, if the desired freshman class size for the upcoming
academic year is 1,800.
b.
4,200 students should be admitted, if the desired freshman class size for the upcoming
academic year is 1,800.
c.
4,500 students should be admitted, if the desired freshman class size for the upcoming
academic year is 1,800.
d.
3,846 students should be admitted, if the desired freshman class size for the upcoming
academic year is 1,800.
22. Metro Department Store's annual sales (in millions of dollars) during 5 years were
Annual Sales, y
Year, x

5.8
1

6.3
2

7.1
3

8.3
4

9
5

Plot the annual sales (y) versus the year (x) and draw a straight line L through the points corresponding to
the first and fifth years and derive an equation of the line L.
a.

c.

b.

22. Determine whether the statement is true or false. If it is true, explain why it is true. If it is false, give an
example to show why it is false.
The point (1, k) lies on the line with equation 7x + 4y = 28 if and only if

a. False. If we substitute 1 instead of x and k instead of y and solve the equation for k, we won't
find that k is equal to

b. True. If we substitute 1 instead of x and k instead of y and solve the equation for k, we will
find that k is equal to