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

 1.  Select the term to complete the sentence.
A number sentence that shows two equivalent ratios is called a
_______
a.  ratio  b.  rate  c.  scale factor  d.  proportion   

 2.  What
is the missing term in the proportion?
1 : 2 : 3 =
: 18 :
a.  17 and 19  b.  8 and
24  c.  9 and
27   

 3.  What
is the missing term in the proportion?
: 3 : 5 =
12 : : 30
a.  2 and 18  b.  72 and
18  c.  2 and
16   

 4.  There
are 40 students attending the summer camp. The ratio of boys to girls is 3 : 2. How many
boys and girls are at the camp?
To solve this
question using a proportion, what is the scale factor?

 5.  Select the proportion that is used to solve the problem stated in Question
4.
a.  3 : 2 = 21 :
14  b.  3 : 2 = 24 :
16  c.  3 : 2 = :
40   

 6.  Given
the problem as stated in Question 4, how many boys and girls are attending the
camp?
a.  24 boys, 16
girls  b.  16 boys; 24 girls  c.  21 boys, 14
girls   

 7.  In a
popular snack mix, the ratio of pretzels to peanuts to cheese sticks is 8 : 5 : 1 by mass. If I
have 64 g of pretzels, how many grams of peanuts and cheese sticks do I need to make the snack
mix?
a.  320 g peanuts,
64 g cheese sticks  b.  8 g peanuts, 40 g cheese sticks  c.  40 g peanuts, 8
g cheese sticks   

 8.  In
the problem stated in Question 7, how much snack mix is made?

 9.  Tyler
and Kyle bought a ticket for a fundraising event at their school. The prize is $120.00.
Tyler contributed $2.50 and Kyle contributed $0.50 to the price of the ticket. If they win the
prize they will share the money in the same proportion that they paid for the ticket. How much
money will each person receive?
a.  Tyler receives $96
Kyle receives
$24  b.  Tyler receives
$100
Kyle receives $20  c.  Tyler receives $20
Kyle receives
$100   

 10.  Erica
makes necklaces from beads. Each necklace consists of blue, white and green beads in the ratio
of 6 : 4: 1 One necklace needs to have 44 beads. How many of each type of bead is needed
to make the necklace?
a.  24 white, 16 blue, 4 green  b.  24 blue, 16
white, 4 green  c.  24 green, 16 white, 4 blue   
