PSAJ2N - Grade 8 Mathematics Practice Test 1999

Marc wants to put this picture in the school newspaper in a space that is 5 inches tall.
If he enlarges the picture proportionally so it is 5 inches tall, how wide will it be?

 A.   2 3   4

 B.   3 1   2

 C.   2 1   2

 D.   3 3   4

Select one:
How many units apart are -10 and -1 on the number line?

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Use the spinner shown to answer this question.
What is the probability of spinning an even number on this spinner?
How many units apart are -6 and 4 on the number line?

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Use the figure above to answer the questions.

What is the measure of angle A?

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Which of the below patterns could be folded to form a square pyramid?
The area of each square in the figure is 16 square units.
What is the perimeter of the figure?

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Luis is going to toss three coins. What is the probability that he gets three heads in a row?
The area of square A is 4 square units.
The sides of square B are twice as long as the sides of square A.
What is the area of square B?
A principal appointed a committee to decorate a row of lockers numbered from 1 to 150. The committee decided to put:
• a flower sticker on each 4th locker beginning with locker 4,
• a red band of color on each 10th locker beginning with locker 10, and
• a balloon sticker on each 15th locker beginning with locker 15.
How many lockers got all three decorations?
Which of the following angles measures about 60 degrees?

What number is 100 more than 99,999?

When 7 is subtracted from a number four times, the result is 3. What is the number?

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Luis is going to toss two coins. What is the probability that he will toss one head and one tail?
What does x equal in this equation?
x + 4 = 2

In the figure below, lines CD and EF are parallel. What is the measure of angle BHF?

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Which set of line segments cannot be used to form a triangle?

Which is based on the following rule?

First, square the input number. Then subtract the input number from its square.

Jake reads in the newspaper that one U.S. dollar was worth \$1.37 in Canadian money.
If n stands for the number of U.S. dollars, what expression represents the value, v, of those dollars in Canadian money?

How many rectangles are there in Figure 3?

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What is the area of the shaded part of this figure? Assume π = 3.14.

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 Time of Swing Length of Pendulum 1 second 1 unit 2 seconds 4 units 3 seconds 9 units 4 seconds 16 units

According to the pattern shown in the table above,
what would be the length of the pendulum if the swing took 6 seconds?

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How many rectangles are there in Figure 4?

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The table below shows the number of rectangles in figures 1 through 4 above. Predict the number of rectangles in the 7th figure.

 Figure Total Rectangles 1 1 2 3 3 6 4 10

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What is the area of the shaded part of this figure? (assume π = 3.14)

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 Time of Swing Length of Pendulum 1 second 1 unit 2 seconds 4 units 3 seconds 9 units 4 seconds 16 units

Which of the following equations shows the relationship between the length of the pendulum, l, and the time of swing, t?

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Select one:

How many rectangles are there in Figure 2?

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