1) Which of the following is a subset of {b, c, d}? A { } B {a} C {1 , 2 , 3} D {a, b, c} ANSWER : A 2) The value of 5 in the number 357.21 is A 5 tenths B 5 ones C 5 tens D 5 hundreds ANSWER : C 3) In coordinate geometry, the equation of the x-axis is A y = x B y = 0 C x = 0 D y = 1 ANSWER : B 4) 3x - 4(x + 6) = A x + 6 B -x – 24 C 7x + 6 D -7x - 24 ANSWER : C 5) 3 4/5 expressed as a decimal is A 3.40 B 3.45 C 3.50 D 3.80 ANSWER : D 6) Which of the following is the Highest Common Factor of 18, 24 and 36? A 6 B 18 C 36 D 72 ANSWER : A 7) If -2< < 4 , then A 4 > x < -8 B 4 < x > -8 C 4 < x < -8 D 4 > x > -8 ANSWER : D 8) Items bought by a trader for $80 are sold for $100. The profit expressed as a percentage of cost price is A 2.5% B 20% C 25% D 50% ANSWER : C 9) Given that a and b are integers, which of the following is not necessarily an integer? A 2a - 5b B a7 C ba D ab ANSWER : C 10) How many subsets does the set {a, b, c, d, e} have? A 2 B 5 C 10 D 32 ANSWER : D 11) Which of the following is NOT a prime number? A 11 B 21 C 31 D 41 ANSWER : B 12) A contractor completed five-ninths of a job before a second contractor completed an additional one-third. What fraction of the job is left undone? A one-ninth B four-ninths C two-thirds D eight-ninths ANSWER : A 13) 2p2 -15p + 25 = A (p - 5)(2p - 5) B (p - 5)(2p + 5) C (p + 5)(2p - 5) D (2p - 15)(p + 5) ANSWER : A 14) In the diagram, not drawn to scale, TF is a vertical pole standing on horizontal ground PF. The angle of depression of point P from the top of the pole is 45°. What is the distance PF ? A 10 m B 20 m C 42 m D 90 m ANSWER : B 15) Profits in the partnership of Bess, Bill and Bob are shared in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. If Bill's share of the profits is $300, what is Bob's share? A $150 B $450 C $600 D $900 ANSWER : B 16) The figure, not drawn to scale, shows a triangle of height 4 cm cut from a shaded square of sides 5 cm. What is the area, in cm2 of the remaining shaded region of the square? A 5 B 10 C 15 D 20 ANSWER : C 17) Which of the following represents numbers greater than -3 but less than 6 ? A {x : -3 > x > 6} B {x: -3 = x = 6} C {x: -3 < x < 6} D {x: -3 = x = 6} ANSWER : C 18) A man's regular pay is $3 per hour up to 40 hours. Overtime is twice the payment for regular time. If he was paid $168, how many hours overtime did he work? A 8 B 16 C 28 D 48 ANSWER : A 19) What is the value of u in the sequence 2 , 7 , 14 , 23 , 34 , u ? A 45 B 46 C 47 D 53 ANSWER : c 20) In the diagram above, triangle ABC is stretched along the x direction to form triangle AB’C’ and then triangle AB”C”. AC = CC’ = C’C”. What is the ratio of the areas of the three triangles? A 1 : 1 : 1 B 1 : 1 : 2 C 1 : 2 : 2 D 1 : 2 : 3 ANSWER : D