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Five Points Each. Total 150 Points. Choose the best answer from (A) – (D).

1. Which one of the following expressions is incorrect?


(A) 168 – (125 – 25) = (168 – 125) + 25
(B) (6000 ÷ 10) ÷ 5 = 6000 ÷ (10 ÷ 5)
(C) 988 + (115 + 12) = (988 + 115) + 12
(D) 36 × (20 × 5) = (36 × 20) × 5
2. A 4–digit number has the form □92□, where the two □ symbols represent the
same digit. If this 4-digit number is a multiple of 3, how much larger is the
largest possible value for □ than the smallest possible value for □?
(A) 3 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D) 6
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3. What number must be subtracted from the numerator of in order to yield the
56
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fraction ?
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(A) 2 (B) 3 (C) 4 (D) 5
4. If a 12×6×2 rectangular solid has the same surface area as a cube, what is the
edge length of this cube?
(A) 5 (B) 6 (C) 7 (D) 8
5. When a clock shows 10:36, what is the included angle formed by this clock's hour
and minute hands?
(A) 102° (B) 84° (C) 66° (D) 46°
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6. Eight years ago, Herbert's age was of his mother's age. If Herbert 's age was x
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eight years ago, which expression represents his mother’s age now?
3 3 3 3
(A) ( x + 8) ÷ (B) x × + 8 (C) x ÷ + 8 (D) ( x + 8) ×
7 7 7 7
7. This year, Christina's mother is three years more than 4 times the age of Christina.
If Christina is 6 years old now, how much younger than her mother was Christina
three years ago?
(A) 14 (B) 15 (C) 18 (D) 21
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8. In 6th grade, there are 91 boys and 112 girls. If we place all these students in
different groups so that each group has the same number of boys and each group
also has the same number of girls, how many groups are there?
(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 7 (D) 13
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9. The number a is larger than number b. Number c is 6 larger than number
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b. What is the difference between a and c?
3 33 3 7
(A) 1 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 2
4 40 10 30
10. There is a large container of size 550 cm × 340 cm × 200 cm and many small
cubic boxes of edge length 100 cm. What is the largest number of these small
boxes that can be fit inside that large container?
(A) 30 (B) 35 (C) 37 (D) 48
11. If the edge length of a large square is 3 times longer than the edge length of
another smaller square, how many times larger is the area of the large square
over the area of the small square?
(A) 3 (B) 6 (C) 9 (D) 12
12. Suppose the price for 9 bottles of juice is the same as the price for 6 cups of
coffee. Mother asks Jason to go buy 3 bottles of juice and 5 cups of coffee.
However, since Jason does not like juice, he uses all the money his mother gave
him to buy coffee. How many cups of coffee can Jason buy?
(A) 7 (B) 8 (C) 9 (D) 10
13. If any 6 consecutive integers are multiplied together, what is the units digit of
their product?
(A) 0 (B) 2 (C) 16 (D) 20
14. Suppose a rectangle has a perimeter of 72 cm. If the ratio between the length of
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this rectangle and its perimeter is , what is the width of this rectangle?
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(A) 12 (B) 15 (C) 16 (D) 20
15. Suppose a and b are two three decimal numbers and they become 2.89 and 0.43,
respectively, after rounding. What is the difference between the largest possible a
and smallest possible b?
(A) 2.451 (B) 2.465 (C) 2.469 (D) 2.471
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16. After a rock of volume 320 cubic centimeters is placed in a water tank of inside
dimensions of 20 cm long and 16 cm wide, the water level of that tank is 17 cm
high. What is the height of water level before placing the rock in the tank?
(A) 14 (B) 15 (C) 16 (D) 17
17. The angle measurements of three of the interior angles of a 6–sided convex
figure are 130°, 150°, and 160° and two other angles are right angles. What is the
angle measurement of the sixth angle?
(A) 90° (B) 100° (C) 110° (D) 120°
18. A given number is divided by 3, the quotient is then added to 4, and the resulting
sum is then multiplied by 5. When 6 is then subtracted from this product, the
final result is 49. What is the original number?
(A) 36 (B) 21 (C) 18 (D) 12
3 + 6 + 9 + L + 54
19. =?
4 + 8 + 12 + L + 72
3 2 1
(A) 1 (B) (C) (D)
4 3 2
20. Place three identical size metal balls inside a tank (completely submerged under
water) of dimensions 25 cm long, 18 cm wide and 20 cm deep of water. After the
placement of these three metal balls, the water level increased to 26 cm. What is
the volume of each metal ball?
(A) 800 (B) 850 (C) 900 (D) 950
21. How many 3–digit numbers are there whose digits sum to 25?
(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D) 6
22. How many 3–digit numbers are divisible both by 3 and 7?
(A) 47 (B) 45 (C) 43 (D) 42
23. Given four straws of lengths 4 cm, 5 cm, 6 cm, and 9 cm, how many different
triangles can be formed by arranging these 4 straws without bending or cutting?
(A) 2 (B) 3 (C) 4 (D) 5
24. Suppose it takes 6 minutes and 30 seconds to fry a piece of chicken. If the cook
fries one piece at a time without pausing in between pieces and starts the first
piece at 5 o'clock in the afternoon, how many pieces of chicken can he fry or
start frying before 6 o'clock in the afternoon?
(A) 7 (B) 8 (C) 9 (D) 10
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25. A certain calculator has only two operation keys, a [+1] key and a [×2] key.
Pressing one of these two keys will perform that operation on the number
appearing on the screen. If the number appearing on the screen in the beginning
is 1, what is the minimum number of times these keys must be pressed to get the
number 200 to appear?
(A) 8 (B) 9 (C) 27 (D) 199
26. How many factors of 3 appear in the product 1×2×3×4×5×…×49×50?
(A) 16 (B) 17 (C) 21 (D) 22
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27. After converting the fraction into a decimal number, what is the 2015th
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digit appearing to the right of the decimal point?
(A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 8
28. The combined volume of the rectangular
solid and the cube shown on the right is
13608 cubic centimeters. What is the
length of the rectangular solid?
(A) 26 cm (B) 27 cm
(C) 28 cm (D) 30 cm
29. As shown in the figure on the right, there is a rectangle that
is large enough to exactly fit 6 small circles each of
diameter 3 cm and two larger circles. What is the area of
this rectangle?
(A) 864 (B) 648 (C) 162 (D) 216
30. A certain ball game allows only two people to play at a time. Five people play
the game, taking turns. If each of these five people played exactly the same
number of minutes during a 90 minute period, how many minutes did each
person play?
(A) 18 (B) 36 (C) 45 (D) 225

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