Multiple Choice
Identify the
letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

Harry
worked 14 days out of a 28 day month. What fraction of the month did he work?


2.

A
certain recipe calls for 3 ounces of cheese. What fraction of a 15ounce piece of cheese is
needed?


3.

Jeanette lives 7 miles from her office. After driving 4 miles to her office,
Jeanette’s car ran out of gas. What fraction of the trip had she already driven? What fraction
of the trip remained?


4.

Charles had $10 in his pocket. He spent $6 for lunch and left a $1 tip. What fraction
of his money did he spend on his lunch, including the tip?


5.

Thomas earns $900 per month and spends $150 on rent. What fraction of his money does
he spend on rent?


6.

During a 30day month, there were 8 weekend days and 1 paid holiday during which
Arlene’s office was closed. Arlene took off 3 days when she was sick and 2 days for personal
business. If she worked the rest of the days, what fraction of the month did Arlene
work?


7.

Ken
drove miles from home to work. He decided to go out for lunch
and drove each way to the local delicatessen. After work, he drove
mile to stop at the cleaners and then drove miles home. How many miles did he drive in
total?


8.

Curtis bought 10,000 shares of VBI stock at and sold it two weeks
later at . How much of a profit did Curtis realize from his stock
trades, excluding commissions? a.  $185,000  c.  $218,750  b.  $33,750  d.  $33,750     


9.

Four
friends evenly split pounds of cheese. How many pounds of cheese does each
one get?


10.

Sharon earned $22.75 for working hours. What was her
hourly wage? a.  $6.00  c.  $7.50  b.  $6.25  d.  $6.50     
