WEST-B Reading, Writing & Mathematics: Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In this expression, what is the value of x to the nearest whole number if y equals 3?

Question 2 2. Which of the following numbers is equal to the cube root of 125?

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(1) American football is more than just a sport, it challenges the players and coaches physically, emotionally, and even mentally. (2) Everyone knows that playing football is physically demanding. (3) Players have to train for hours a day for speed, throwing, catching, tackling, and other skills, depending on their position. (4) But beyond these skills, players must also have good balance and flexibility, like gymnasts or dancers. (5) Emotions run high during games, trainings, and everything in between. (6) Players and coaches must deal with the joy of winning - and more often the sorrow of losing. (7) Whether an incomplete pass, a lost game, or a retiring player, all members of a team must keep their emotions in check to avoid penalties and improve their performance. (8) It might surprise people who think football is just about athleticism, but football teams use logic and memory in their game play. (9) Football coaches must be as skilled as chess players. (10) They are responsible for creating plays for their offense, but also for their defense to react to every possible situation. (11) Players, of course, have to memorize the plays, but also must be able to improvise on the spot, sometimes having to extemporize new plays. (12) In conclusion, football is a difficult sport.

Question 3 3. Which of the following best describes the main purpose of this passage?

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(1) American football is more than just a sport, it challenges the players and coaches physically, emotionally, and even mentally. (2) Everyone knows that playing football is physically demanding. (3) Players have to train for hours a day for speed, throwing, catching, tackling, and other skills, depending on their position. (4) But beyond these skills, players must also have good balance and flexibility, like gymnasts or dancers. (5) Emotions run high during games, trainings, and everything in between. (6) Players and coaches must deal with the joy of winning - and more often the sorrow of losing. (7) Whether an incomplete pass, a lost game, or a retiring player, all members of a team must keep their emotions in check to avoid penalties and improve their performance. (8) It might surprise people who think football is just about athleticism, but football teams use logic and memory in their game play. (9) Football coaches must be as skilled as chess players. (10) They are responsible for creating plays for their offense, but also for their defense to react to every possible situation. (11) Players, of course, have to memorize the plays, but also must be able to improvise on the spot, sometimes having to extemporize new plays. (12) In conclusion, football is a difficult sport.

Question 4 4. Which sentence from the passage best supports the claim that football coaches are challenged mentally by the game?

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(1) American football is more than just a sport, it challenges the players and coaches physically, emotionally, and even mentally. (2) Everyone knows that playing football is physically demanding. (3) Players have to train for hours a day for speed, throwing, catching, tackling, and other skills, depending on their position. (4) But beyond these skills, players must also have good balance and flexibility, like gymnasts or dancers. (5) Emotions run high during games, trainings, and everything in between. (6) Players and coaches must deal with the joy of winning - and more often the sorrow of losing. (7) Whether an incomplete pass, a lost game, or a retiring player, all members of a team must keep their emotions in check to avoid penalties and improve their performance. (8) It might surprise people who think football is just about athleticism, but football teams use logic and memory in their game play. (9) Football coaches must be as skilled as chess players. (10) They are responsible for creating plays for their offense, but also for their defense to react to every possible situation. (11) Players, of course, have to memorize the plays, but also must be able to improvise on the spot, sometimes having to extemporize new plays. (12) In conclusion, football is a difficult sport.

Question 5 5. Which of the following could be added to sentence 12 to strengthen the passage?

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(1) American football is more than just a sport, it challenges the players and coaches physically, emotionally, and even mentally. (2) Everyone knows that playing football is physically demanding. (3) Players have to train for hours a day for speed, throwing, catching, tackling, and other skills, depending on their position. (4) But beyond these skills, players must also have good balance and flexibility, like gymnasts or dancers. (5) Emotions run high during games, trainings, and everything in between. (6) Players and coaches must deal with the joy of winning - and more often the sorrow of losing. (7) Whether an incomplete pass, a lost game, or a retiring player, all members of a team must keep their emotions in check to avoid penalties and improve their performance. (8) It might surprise people who think football is just about athleticism, but football teams use logic and memory in their game play. (9) Football coaches must be as skilled as chess players. (10) They are responsible for creating plays for their offense, but also for their defense to react to every possible situation. (11) Players, of course, have to memorize the plays, but also must be able to improvise on the spot, sometimes having to extemporize new plays. (12) In conclusion, football is a difficult sport.

Question 6 6. In sentence 11, which word best describes the use of ''extemporize''?

Use this material to answer questions #3 through #9

(1) American football is more than just a sport, it challenges the players and coaches physically, emotionally, and even mentally. (2) Everyone knows that playing football is physically demanding. (3) Players have to train for hours a day for speed, throwing, catching, tackling, and other skills, depending on their position. (4) But beyond these skills, players must also have good balance and flexibility, like gymnasts or dancers. (5) Emotions run high during games, trainings, and everything in between. (6) Players and coaches must deal with the joy of winning - and more often the sorrow of losing. (7) Whether an incomplete pass, a lost game, or a retiring player, all members of a team must keep their emotions in check to avoid penalties and improve their performance. (8) It might surprise people who think football is just about athleticism, but football teams use logic and memory in their game play. (9) Football coaches must be as skilled as chess players. (10) They are responsible for creating plays for their offense, but also for their defense to react to every possible situation. (11) Players, of course, have to memorize the plays, but also must be able to improvise on the spot, sometimes having to extemporize new plays. (12) In conclusion, football is a difficult sport.

Question 7 7. What assumption does the passage make?

Use this material to answer questions #3 through #9

(1) American football is more than just a sport, it challenges the players and coaches physically, emotionally, and even mentally. (2) Everyone knows that playing football is physically demanding. (3) Players have to train for hours a day for speed, throwing, catching, tackling, and other skills, depending on their position. (4) But beyond these skills, players must also have good balance and flexibility, like gymnasts or dancers. (5) Emotions run high during games, trainings, and everything in between. (6) Players and coaches must deal with the joy of winning - and more often the sorrow of losing. (7) Whether an incomplete pass, a lost game, or a retiring player, all members of a team must keep their emotions in check to avoid penalties and improve their performance. (8) It might surprise people who think football is just about athleticism, but football teams use logic and memory in their game play. (9) Football coaches must be as skilled as chess players. (10) They are responsible for creating plays for their offense, but also for their defense to react to every possible situation. (11) Players, of course, have to memorize the plays, but also must be able to improvise on the spot, sometimes having to extemporize new plays. (12) In conclusion, football is a difficult sport.

Question 8 8. Which of the following sentences from the passage contains a grammatical error?

Use this material to answer questions #3 through #9

(1) American football is more than just a sport, it challenges the players and coaches physically, emotionally, and even mentally. (2) Everyone knows that playing football is physically demanding. (3) Players have to train for hours a day for speed, throwing, catching, tackling, and other skills, depending on their position. (4) But beyond these skills, players must also have good balance and flexibility, like gymnasts or dancers. (5) Emotions run high during games, trainings, and everything in between. (6) Players and coaches must deal with the joy of winning - and more often the sorrow of losing. (7) Whether an incomplete pass, a lost game, or a retiring player, all members of a team must keep their emotions in check to avoid penalties and improve their performance. (8) It might surprise people who think football is just about athleticism, but football teams use logic and memory in their game play. (9) Football coaches must be as skilled as chess players. (10) They are responsible for creating plays for their offense, but also for their defense to react to every possible situation. (11) Players, of course, have to memorize the plays, but also must be able to improvise on the spot, sometimes having to extemporize new plays. (12) In conclusion, football is a difficult sport.

Question 9 9. Which of the following transitions would be most effective between sentences 4 and 5?

Question 10 10. This figure is a right triangle. If the hypotenuse is 35 inches long and leg a is 21 inches, what is the area of the triangle?

Question 11 11. ''Every time I drink Starbucks coffee before an exam, I get a 'B' on the exam, so I will get an 'A' on this exam since I just drank two Starbucks coffees.'' This sentence is an example of what type of logical fallacy?

Question 12 12. Which of the following sentences would be the best revision of this sentence? ''In Shakespeare's play Hamlet, the play shows how hostile revenge can be to the one seeking revenge.''

Question 13 13. Jane bought a shirt that was usually $25 on sale for $15. What was the percent of decrease for the price of the shirt?

Question 14 14. In which quadrant on a Cartesian coordinate plane should the ordered pair (-2, -5) be placed?

Question 15 15. Which of the following grammatical errors is present in this sentence? ''I ran to the kitchen to find my food burning hurriedly.''

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