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# GED Practice Quiz

## Directions:

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1

The following list shows the amount of cholesterol in 100 grams of certain kinds of food.
butter 0.3 g
beef 0.1 g
chicken 0.09 g
cod 0.05 g
egg yolk 1.5 g
Ms. Grant needs to keep her cholesterol level down. Which of the following shows the order of foods she might include in her diet, from best to worst?
A)egg yolk, butter, beef, chicken, cod
B)beef, cod, chicken, butter, egg yolk
C)beef, butter, cod, chicken, egg yolk
D)cod, beef, chicken, butter, egg yolk
E)cod, chicken, beef, butter, egg yolk
2

To do a 12-page report, a word processor charges \$26.50. His fee includes a \$2.50 delivery charge. How much does he charge per page?
A)\$2.50
B)\$2.42
C)\$2.21
D)\$2.00
E)\$1.90
3

Green beans cost \$0.89 per pound. Wax beans cost \$0.99 per pound. How much will 3 pounds of each kind cost altogether?
A)\$0.89
B)\$0.99
C)\$2.67
D)\$2.97
E)\$5.64
4

What would be the total wages for a person working 5.5 hours a day for 5 days at \$4.50 per hour?
A)\$22.50
B)\$27.50
C)\$47.50
D)\$112.50
E)\$123.75
5

The Jacksons need 5 gallons of house paint, 2 paintbrushes, and 2 paint rollers. They checked ads for two stores and found the following prices.
 Store 1 Store 2 Paint \$11.39 a gal. 5 gal. for \$45 Paintbrushes \$4.39 each \$4.79 each Paint rollers 2 for \$7 \$3.25 each

If they go to both stores to get the better deal on each item, what is the least amount of money the Jacksons will spend?
A)\$17.03
B)\$52.64
C)\$56.78
D)\$60.28
E)\$72.23
6

A metal pin must fit in a round opening so that there is AT MOST 0.01 inch clearance all around when the pin is in the center of the opening. The diameter of the opening is 0.55 inch. Which of the following would be a suitable diameter in inches for the pin?
A)0.57
B)0.56
C)0.53
D)0.52
E)0.51
7

A credit card company charges an annual finance rate of 15.6 percent. What is the MONTHLY rate charged on any unpaid balance?
A)1.2%
B)1.3%
C)1.6%
D)15.6%
E)Not enough information is given.
8

The main span of the Mackinac Bridge is 1,158.245 meters long. Each of the two approaches is 548.84 meters long. The total length of the Mackinac is how many meters?
A)1,268.013
B)1,707.085
C)2,154.825
D)2,255.925
E)12,119.925
9

On her last business trip, Ms. Sanchez averaged 80.75 kilometers per hour. At this rate, how many kilometers did she drive in 9.5 hours?
A)83.125
B)113.050
C)767.125
D)831.25
E)7,671.25
10

A grocer put 130.5 kilograms of cheese into packages with 1.5 kilograms in each package. How many packages of cheese were there?
A)8.7
B)9
C)78
D)87
E)90