Chapter 5 Practice Test - Consumer Mathx

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Chapter 5 Practice Test
Consumer Math
Mastery Test A
1.
Donna buys a new car with a base price of
$8,290. She orders an AM/FM stereo radio for $175
and an automatic transmission for $550. She pays
$507 for transportation and handling. What is the
total price after she receives $1,200 for her tradein?
$8290 + $175 + $550 + $507 = $9522
$9522 - $1200 = $8322
2.
Determine the actual cost, including interest, of
a$3,450 used car with a down payment of $200
and 48 monthly payments of $75 each.
$75 x 48 = $3600
$3600 + $200 = $3800
3. Joan wants to buy a 20/40/10 liability insurance policy.
How much will the total premium be if she lives in an
average risk area? Use the premium table above.
$339 + $69 = $408
4. Norman drove his car on a vacation trip. His odometer
read 1270.3 when he began and 1740.3 at the end. If he
used 25 gallons of gas, how many miles per gallon did he
get?
1740.3 – 1270.3 = 470 miles
470 / 25 = 18.8 mpg
5. What is the range of Dan’s car? Its highway EPA rating is
40 mpg, and the tank holds 12 gallons.
40 mpg x 12 gallons = 480 miles
6. How many gallons of gas does Carlos need to drive 483
miles? His car has an EPA rating of 21 miles per gallon.
483 miles / 21 miles = 23 gallons
7. Cynthia drives 522.5 miles in 9 hours and 30
minutes. What is her average speed?
522.5 / 9.5 = 55 mph
8. Kirby makes a 416-mile trip with an average speed
of 52 miles per hour. What is his travel time?
416 / 52 = 8 hours
9. If gas costs $1.29 per gallon, what is the cost to fill a
19-gallon tank?
$1.29 x 19 = $24.51
10. Find Julianne’s car repair expenses. Her car needs
a new muffler and tailpipe. Parts will cost $162.75. It
will take two hours of labor at
$55 per hour. There will be a 5% sales tax on the
muffler and tailpipe.
$162.75 x .05 = $8.14
$162.75 + $8.14 = $170.89
$170.89 + $110 = $280.89

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