Answer Key: Sample Quantitative Reasoning Questions

1, A. Quantity A is greater.

2, B. Quantity B is greater.

3, B. Quantity B is greater.

4, D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

5, D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

6, A. Quantity A is greater.

7, D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

8, C. The two quantities are equal.

9, D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

10, C. The two quantities are equal.

The answer to question 11 consists of four of the answer choices. Answer choice A: 12 degrees, answer choice B: 15 degrees, answer choice C: 45 degrees, and answer choice D: 50 degrees.

In question 12 you were asked to fill in two blanks so that the resulting statement is true. The answer to question 12 is answer choice C: one-hundred-ninety-thousand dollars is placed in blank one and answer choice E: at least fifty-seven-thousand dollars is placed in blank 2. The resulting true statement is: If the highest price of the 45 houses is one-hundred-ninety-thousand dollars then the range of the prices of the 45 houses is at least fifty-seven-thousand dollars.

13, D: 15.

14, A: two-hundred-ninety-nine.

In question 15 you were asked to enter either an integer or a decimal number. The answer to question 15 is three-thousand six-hundred.

16, A: 8.

17, D: two hundred fifty.

18, C: Three

19, E: nineteen point two.

20, B: Manufacturing.

21, A: five point two.

In question 22 you were asked to determine whether each of three equations Must be True, Must Be False, or Could be True or False. The answer to question 22 is:

For the first equation 6, star, 2, equals 3, answer C: the equation could be either true or false.

For the second equation 6, star, 2, equals 4, answer B: the equation must be false.

For the third equation 6, star, 2, equals 12, answer C: the equation could be either true or false.

In question 23 you were asked to enter either an integer or a decimal. The answer to question 23 is thirty six point five.

24, D: two-fifths.

25, D: three-halves.

1, A. Quantity A is greater.

2, B. Quantity B is greater.

3, B. Quantity B is greater.

4, D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

5, D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

6, A. Quantity A is greater.

7, D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

8, C. The two quantities are equal.

9, D. The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

10, C. The two quantities are equal.

The answer to question 11 consists of four of the answer choices. Answer choice A: 12 degrees, answer choice B: 15 degrees, answer choice C: 45 degrees, and answer choice D: 50 degrees.

In question 12 you were asked to fill in two blanks so that the resulting statement is true. The answer to question 12 is answer choice C: one-hundred-ninety-thousand dollars is placed in blank one and answer choice E: at least fifty-seven-thousand dollars is placed in blank 2. The resulting true statement is: If the highest price of the 45 houses is one-hundred-ninety-thousand dollars then the range of the prices of the 45 houses is at least fifty-seven-thousand dollars.

13, D: 15.

14, A: two-hundred-ninety-nine.

In question 15 you were asked to enter either an integer or a decimal number. The answer to question 15 is three-thousand six-hundred.

16, A: 8.

17, D: two hundred fifty.

18, C: Three

19, E: nineteen point two.

20, B: Manufacturing.

21, A: five point two.

In question 22 you were asked to determine whether each of three equations Must be True, Must Be False, or Could be True or False. The answer to question 22 is:

For the first equation 6, star, 2, equals 3, answer C: the equation could be either true or false.

For the second equation 6, star, 2, equals 4, answer B: the equation must be false.

For the third equation 6, star, 2, equals 12, answer C: the equation could be either true or false.

In question 23 you were asked to enter either an integer or a decimal. The answer to question 23 is thirty six point five.

24, D: two-fifths.

25, D: three-halves.