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AFOQT: Word Problems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the first step in solving word problems?

Question 2 2. What is 30 percent of 120?

Question 3 3. Carl has two parts to his journey to work 30 miles away. The first part he drives a car for 15 minutes at 20 mph. The second part he is on a boat going 10 mph. Which of the following shows the situation properly?

Question 4 4. You've got 60 homework problems to do and it took you 10 minutes to do eight of them. At that rate, how long will it take?

Question 5 5. A 5 ounce bag of gummy bears is $1.49. How much should a 144 oz bag cost at that price per ounce?

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Question 6 6. The ratio of boys to girls in a room was 7 to 6. There were a total of 24 girls. How many boys were in the room?

Question 7 7.

Which of the following is the equation to solve the following word problem?

Sam has 4 red balloons and 8 purple balloons. Judy has 12 red balloons and 4 orange balloons. How many red balloons do Sam and Judy have together?

Question 8 8.

Which of the following is an equation to solve this word problem?

Joe has four blue pens and three green pens. Sarah gives Joe four blue pens and two green pens. Sarah originally had 10 blue pens and 12 green pens. How many blue pens does Sarah now have?

Question 9 9. Emily can rake her lawn in 5 hours. Andrew can rake the same lawn in 8 hours. Rounded to the nearest hour, how long will the job take if they work together?

Question 10 10. Joe has four blue pens and three green pens. Sarah gives Joe four blue pens and two green pens. Sarah originally had 10 blue pens and 12 green pens. How many blue pens does Sarah now have?

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Question 11 11. Joe has 8 Dalmatians. Sarah has 3 fewer Dalmatians than Joe. How many Dalmatians do they have together?

Question 12 12. You are walking 3.5 miles per hour. At this pace, how long will it take to walk the 6 miles to school?

Question 13 13. Sam has 4 red balloons and 8 purple balloons. Judy has 12 red balloons and 4 orange balloons. How many red balloons do Sam and Judy have together?

Question 14 14. Two cars leave from two different cities 50 miles apart on a straight highway. If one car is going at 50 mph and the toward the other car which is going 60 mph, at what time will they meet?

Question 15 15. Adam and Kevin are roommates. Adam can clean their apartment in 45 minutes. Kevin can clean it in 60 minutes. Rounded to the nearest minute, how much time will it take if they work together?

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Question 16 16. What percentage is 122 out of 222?

Question 17 17. Farmer John can till his field 1.5 times faster than Farmer Bob. If they work together, they can till the field in 6 hours. How long would it take Farmer John on his own?

Question 18 18. What is the second step in solving word problems?

Question 19 19. Sarah has been working at her new job for 2 weeks now and she just got her first paycheck for the amount of $875. If Sarah had worked for 35 hours per week during those 2 weeks, how much does she get paid per hour?

Question 20 20. A violin you want to buy costs $4,254. However, it goes on sale for 65 percent off. How much do you end up saving if you buy the violin while it is on sale?

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Question 21 21. Sam's rabbit recently had a litter of bunnies and so did Lucy's rabbit. Sam's rabbit gave birth to 4 boy and 3 girl bunnies. Lucy's rabbit gave birth to 2 boy and 8 girl bunnies. How many boy rabbits were born altogether?

Question 22 22. How many answers do I need to get correct if I want a grade of 80 percent on a test with 70 questions?

Question 23 23. One hose can fill a swimming pool in 12 hours. A different, larger hose can fill the same pool in half the time. If both hoses are used together, how many hours will it take to fill the pool?

Question 24 24. What is the first and most important step in solving rate word problems?

Question 25 25.

Take this word problem:

Lucy's rabbit recently had a litter of bunnies and so did Sam's rabbit. Sam's rabbit gave birth to 4 boy and 3 girl bunnies. Lucy's rabbit gave birth to 2 boy and 8 girl bunnies. How many baby rabbits does Lucy have?

Which of the following is NOT an important part of this word problem:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is not a rate?

Question 27 27. The Red Sox have won 3 World Series titles in the last 11 years. At this rate, how long will it take them to win 20 World Series?

Question 28 28. What is 56% written as a decimal?

Question 29 29. Amy, Barry and Carter are building a fence. Together, it takes them 4 hours. If Amy worked alone, it would take her 14 hours. If Carter worked alone, it would take him 16 hours. Rounded to the nearest hour, how long would it take Barry to build the fence alone?

Question 30 30.

What operations are needed to solve this word problem?

Joe has 8 Dalmatians. Sarah has 3 fewer Dalmatians than Joe. How many Dalmatians do they have together?

AFOQT: Word Problems Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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