Aptitude Tests 4 Me

Basic Numeracy/Quantitative Aptitude

455. A typical high school student consumes 67.5 pounds of sugar per year. As part of a new nutrition plan, each member of a track team plans to lower the sugar he or she consumes by at least 20% for the coming year. Assuming each track member had consumed sugar at the level of a typical high school student and will adhere to this plan for the coming year, what is the maximum number of pounds of sugar to be consumed by each track team member in the coming year?

 (a) 14 (b) 44 (c) 48 (d) 54

456. In the standard (x, y) coordinate plane below, 3 of the vertices of a rectangle are shown. Which of the following is the 4th vertex of the rectangle?

 (a) (3,–7) (b) (4,–8) (c) (5,–1) (d) (8,–3)

457. The lead of a screw is the distance that the screw advances in a straight line when the screw is turned 1 complete turn. If a screw is 2 1/2 inches long and has a lead of 1/8 inch, how many complete turns would get it all the way into a piece of wood?

 (a) 5 (b) 10 (c) 15 (d) 20

458. If xy = 144, x + y = 30, and x > y, what is the value of x – y ?

 (a) 4 (b) 6 (c) 18 (d) 22

459. Which of the following is the sine of A in the right triangle below?

 (a) 5/13 (b) 5/12 (c) 12/13 (d) 12/5

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