Here is a page from a Web site about wildlife. Read the information. Then do Numbers 1 through 7.


    1. The purpose of this Web page is to ?
    A. Educate people about how to deal with wild animals in their back yards
    B. Encourage people to campaign for wild animal reserves
    C. Entertain people with a personal story involving local wildlife
    D. Show the injustice in the homeowners having to share their back yards
    ABCD

    2. According to the Web page, which of these has caused the increase in the number of animals sighted near human habitats?
    A. Animals are migrating out of the wilderness
    B. Animals are more readily domesticated now
    C. The city offers animals more variety in food
    D. Human expansion in reducing animals' habitats
    ABCD

    3. Which of these will help you avoid attracting raccoons into your back yard?
    A. Putting food on a compost pile
    B. Bringing pet food bowls inside
    C. Putting birdseed in outdoor feeders
    D. Attracting other wild animals to your back yard
    ABCD

    4. According to the Web page information, what is the danger of leaving food outside?
    A. Wild animals will nest under porches
    B. Wild animals will befriend the family pets
    C. Wild animals will become dependent on humans
    D. Wild animals will develop a fear of people
    ABCD

    5. According to the Web page information, Which of these statements is true?
    A. Wild animals should be trained
    B. Wild animals can be domesticated
    C. Some wild animals have adapted to living near people
    D. Humans and wild animals require a similar natural environment
    ABCD

    6. Which of these statements from the Web page is a fact?
    A. Watching wild animals can be fascinating
    B. Seeing animals in their natural habitat can be enjoyable
    C. It is important to encourage wildlife to return to their natural habitats and habits
    D. Many city and suburban dwellers now share their back yards with a variety of animals species
    ABCD

    7. Which of these best states the theme of the information on this Web page?
    A. Care and compassion should be shown to all animals
    B. Raccoons are usually attracted to human and pet food
    C. As our cities grow, we are faced with the pleasures and problems of nearby wildlife
    D. Coyotes, field mouse, and squirrels are only a few of the creatures that visit residential areas
    E. None of these
    ABCD

    Sanya wanted to buy a used car. In order to shop wisely, she consulted a reference book titled The Careful Consumer's Guide to Buying a Car. Read the following portion of the chapter on buying a used car. Then do Numbers 8 through 12.


    8. The article advises people to "be wary of ads that...give a contact number that appears in several other ads." Wary means about the same as?
    A. Cautious
    B. Ambitious
    C. Composed
    D. Enthusiastic
    ABCD

    9. The article says that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration can give you information about cars that were " recalled for defective parts." which of these words means the opposite of the word defective?
    A. Flawless
    B. Expensive
    C. Replacement
    D. Malfunctioning
    E. None of these
    ABCD

    10. Which of these best describes the overall purpose of the information in the chapter?
    A. To expose the corrupt practices of some used-car dealers
    B. To help individuals shop for a used car safely and successfully
    C. To persuade anyone shopping for a used to buy from a private party
    D. To inform people about the car-related reference sources available to consumers
    ABCD

    11. Which of these best summarizes the information under the subheading "Finding Prospective Cars" ?
    A. Do not compromise on details that are important to you
    B. Classified ads provide a wealth of information about used cars
    C. Few people have the skills or resources necessary to restore a used vehicle
    D. Examine classified ads carefully to determine information about the car
    E. None of these
    ABCD

    12. Which of these statements is a fact?
    A. It is wise to do some background checking on cars before you respond to car ads
    B. A good place to shop for privately sold used cars is the classified ads section of the newspaper
    C. An excellent source of safety and performance information is the classified ads section of the newspaper
    D. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is a government organization that provides traffic safety information to the public
    ABCD

      1. 5 5/9 – 2 2/9 =
      A. 2 1/3
      B. 3 7/9
      C. 3 1/3
      D. 3 1/9
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      2. 10% of $150 =
      A. $1.50
      B. $15
      C. $140
      D. $1,500
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      3. 8 + −4 + −8 =
      A. 4
      B.-20
      C. 20
      D. -4
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      4. 100% of □ = 7.5
      A. 0.075
      B. 0.75
      C. 7.5
      D. 750
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      5. 10 3∕4 – 3 1∕8 =
      A. 6 5∕8
      B. 7 1∕4
      C. 7 5∕8
      D. 7 1∕2
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      6. 0 – 7 =
      A. –7
      B. –6
      C. 0
      D. 7
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      7. 6 4∕15 + 7 1∕3 =
      A. 13 14/15
      B. 13 5/12
      C. 13 15/16
      D. 13 3/5
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      8. 27/10 ÷ 9/10 =
      A. 3∕10
      B. 3
      C. 24 3/10
      D. 9
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      9. 30 x 1/100 =
      A. 3/100
      B. 3
      C. 1/3
      D. 3/10
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      10. −54∕−6 =
      A. 60
      B. 9
      C. –9
      D. –60
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      11. 6 – (2+4)2 =
      A. –12
      B. –14
      C. –30
      D. –6
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      12. 9 – (–4) =
      A. 13
      B. –5
      C. 5
      D. –13
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      13. 12 1/2 % of 80 =
      A. 1
      B. 6.4
      C. 640
      D. 100
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      14. 1 + 4 x 7 – 7 =
      A. 0
      B. 1
      C. 22
      D. 28
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      15. 15 ÷ 3/5 =
      A. 9
      B. 5
      C. 1
      D. 25
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      16. What percent of 350 is 56?
      A. 1.6 %
      B. 62.5 %
      C. 16.0 %
      D. 6.25%
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      17. (7 ─ 2) =
      A. –36
      B. –20
      C. 20
      D. 36
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      18. 4 1/4 x 1 4/17 =
      A. 4 1/17
      B. 1 4/7
      C. 5 1/4
      D. 5 1/21
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      19. □% of $1.50 = $0.30
      A. 20
      B. 5
      C. 2
      D. 45
      E. None of these
      ABCDE

      20. 1 + 3² x 9 =
      A. 55
      B. 90
      C. 82
      D. 144
      E. None of these
      ABCDE