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```					10th Grade TAKS Program
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                       January 26, 2012

1) Jeri can row a boat at a speed of 8 miles per hour with the current. The number of
miles, m, she rows with the current in h hours can be represented by the function m =
8h. Which of the following represents the dependent quantity in this function?

A     The weight of Jeri’s boat

B     The speed of the current

C     The amount of time Jeri rows

D     The number of miles Jeri rows

2) Which of the following does not represent a function?

A     {(−3, 9), (−1, 1), (1, 1), (3, 9)}

B     {(−4, 2), (−1, 2), (0, 2), (5, 2)}

C     {(−6, −5), (−4, 0), (−1, 3), (1, −3)}

D     {(−2, 4), (−2, −3), (0, −5), (1, −7)}

3) A candy company sells chocolate-covered cherries in a box. The empty box weighs
4.2 ounces. Each piece of candy weighs at least 1.8 ounces. Which inequality best
describes the total weight in ounces, w, of a box of chocolate-covered cherries in terms
of c, the number of candies in the box?

A     w ≥ 1.8c + 4.2

B     w ≥ 1.8c − 4.2

C     w ≥ 4.2c + 1.8

D     w ≥ 4.2c − 1.8
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                        January 26, 2012

4) Which graph below best represents the linear parent function?

A                          B                           C                         D

5) The function graphed below shows a relationship between x and y.

Which of the following relationships can best be represented by this graph?

A     The total number of gallons of gas left in a gas tank, y, based on x,

the total number of miles driven

B     The total cost of a shipment of jeans, y, based on x,

the number of jeans in the shipment

C     The total amount of hourly earnings, y, based on x,

the total number of hours worked

D     The total number of pounds of flour used, y, based on x,

the total number of loaves of bread baked
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                         January 26, 2012

2010 Released Exit A.5.A

6) Which situation is best represented by the function f (x), where f (x) = 12x + 5?

A     An office-supply store sells x boxes of ballpoint pens that contain a dozen pens
per box for \$5 each.

B     An Olympic swimmer trains by swimming 12 kilometers on each of x weekdays
and 5 kilometers on each day of the weekend.

C     An algebra quiz has x problems worth 12 points each plus 5 extra-credit
problems worth 5 points each.

D     A company sells x baseball caps for \$12 each and charges a \$5 shipping fee.

7) Which of the following best represents the graph of the equation 4x − y = −5?

A                          B                           C                           D

8) What is the rate of change of the graph below?

A     3.5

B     1.67

C     0.6

D     −1.67
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                         January 26, 2012

9) A shaded parallelogram is graphed on the coordinate grid below.

Which of the following functions describes a line that would include

an edge of the shaded parallelogram?

A      y = −2x + 5

B      y = −2x − 2

C      y = −2x + 9

D      y = −2x − 1

10) A waitress at a local restaurant earns \$3.25 per hour plus tips. In two weeks she
earned a total of \$720, including \$531.50 in tips. How many hours did the waitress work
during this 2-week period?

A      58 h          B      82 h           C      94 h        D        111 h

11) The graph of the function y = x2 is given to the right.

How will the graph be affected if the coefficient of x2

is decreased to 1/4?

A      The parabola will be wider.

B      The parabola will be narrower.

C      The parabola will be translated up.

D      The parabola will be translated down.
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                       January 26, 2012

12) The graph of a function in the form y = x2 + c is shown on the grid below.

If the graph of this function is translated either up or down

so that it includes the ordered pair (−3, 2), which of the

following functions best represents the resulting graph?

A      y = x2 + 2

B      y = x2 − 7

C      y = x2 + 7

D      y = x2 − 11

13)  AHP ~  ENK as shown below.

Which scale factor was used to transform  AHP to  ENK?

10
A      17

3
B      7

11
C      20

1
D      4
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                         January 26, 2012

14) ΔKNS has vertices K (−5, −1), N (−3, 4), and S (1, 1). Which of the following best
represents a reflection of ΔKNS across the line y = −2?

A                                              C

B                                              D

15) The drawing represents the front view of a 3-dimensional object built with 16 cubes.

Which 3-dimensional view represents the same structure?

A                          B                   C                    D
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                          January 26, 2012

16) A toy company plans to make a model of a train engine using a scale where 1 inch
represents 4 feet. If the length of the actual engine is 51 feet, which of these is closest
to the length of the model in inches?

3                                                               1
A      12 4 in.      B      3 in.         C      204 in.       D       11 3 in.

17) The net of a cylinder is shown below.

Use the ruler on the Mathematics Chart to measure the dimensions of the net to the
1
nearest 4 inch.

Which of these is closest to the total surface area

of the cylinder?

A      4 in.2

B      2.5 in.2

C      9 in.2

D      1.8 in.2
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                      January 26, 2012

18) The net of a cube is shown below. Use the ruler on the Mathematics Chart to
measure the dimensions of the cube to the nearest quarter inch.

Which best represents the volume of this cube to the nearest cubic inch?

A     2 in.3        B     9 in.3        C      12 in.3      D      18 in.3
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                        January 26, 2012

19) The owners of Neatly Packaged Company make a cylindrical               3.5 in
container that has the dimensions shown below.

What is the approximate lateral surface area available                              12 in
for the package label?

A     131.95 in.2   B      151.19 in.2   C      263.89 in.2   D      115.45 in.2

20) Cathy is making a sugar solution to pour into her hummingbird feeders. The
solution is to be 4 parts water to 1 part sugar. If Cathy uses a gallon of water, how many
cups of sugar will she need?

A     16 cups       B      1 cup         C      2 cups        D      4 cups

21) Mrs. Sandoval’s knitting basket contains 3 balls of blue yarn, 2 balls of white yarn,
and 3 balls of red yarn. One evening Mrs. Sandoval randomly selected a ball of yarn
from her basket and replaced it after she finished knitting. The next evening she
randomly selected another ball of yarn from the basket. What is the probability that on
the first evening the selected ball of yarn was white and that on the second evening the
selected ball of yarn was red?

9                    5                     3                   3
A      64           B       8            C       32           D       28
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                                       January 26, 2012

22) Jerry and Dan are recycling newspaper for a school project. Together they made
21 stacks of newspaper. Each stack is 4 feet tall. Dan can load a stack in 15 minutes,
and Jerry can load a stack in 10 minutes. What information is NOT needed to find
whether they can load all the newspaper in 2 hours if they work together?

A     The time it takes to load the newspaper

B     The rate at which each boy loads the newspaper

C     The height of each stack of newspaper

D     The number of stacks of newspaper

23) A triangle is inscribed in a square, as shown below.

What is the area of the shaded triangle inscribed in the square?

1 2                 1 2                  1 2                   1 2
x                   x                     x                    x
A 4 units2          B 2 units2           C 8   units2         D 16 units2

24) Points P, Q, R, and T all lie on circle W, as shown below.

If circle W has an approximate area of 618 square centimeters and

SW = 12 centimeters, which is closest to the length of QP ?

A     24 cm

B     15 cm

C     37 cm

D     7 cm
Newman Smith High School
Preassessment 4                                           January 26, 2012

25) Mrs. Aman asked her students to look at the drawing

shown below to determine the length of d.

Which of the following student responses best

represents the length of d?

A     8 units      B      11 units

C     14 units     D      3 units

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