### All HSPT Quantitative Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Non Geometric Comparison

of what number is equal to 2 times 4?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Set up the following equation.

### Example Question #1 : Non Geometric Comparison

Examine (A), (B), and (C) and find the best answer.

(A)

(B) of

(C)

**Possible Answers:**

(C) is greater than (A) and less than (B)

(B) is less than (A), which is less than (C).

(A), (B), and (C) are equal.

(A) and (C) are equal and are greater than (B)

**Correct answer:**

(A), (B), and (C) are equal.

All of these choices are equal.

is .75 in fraction form, and .75 is in decimal form.

of 1.5 is the same as .

### Example Question #2 : Non Geometric Comparison

Examine (a), (b), and (c) and find the best answer.

a) the square root of

b) of

c) the average of &

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

a) The square root of is , because .

b) of is , because .

c) The average of and is , because .

Therefore (b) and (c) are equal, and they are both smaller than (a).

### Example Question #1 : Non Geometric Comparison

Examine (a), (b), and (c) and find the best answer.

a) percent of

b) percent of

c) percent of

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

a) percent of is because .

b) percent of is because .

c) percent of is because .

Therefore (b) is smaller than (a) which is smaller than (c).

### Example Question #1 : How To Make Non Geometric Comparisons

Examine (a), (b), and (c) and find the best answer.

a) ^{ }

b)

c)

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

a) ^{ }

b)

c)

Therefore (a) is larger than (b) which is larger than (c).

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### Example Question #1 : How To Make Non Geometric Comparisons

Examine (a), (b), and (c) and find the best answer.

a)

b)

c)

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

a)

b)

c)

Therefore (a) and (b) are equal, and they are larger than (c).

### Example Question #2 : How To Make Non Geometric Comparisons

Examine (a), (b), and (c) and find the best answer.

a)

b)

c)

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This question tests your understanding of the order of operations. First complete operations in parentheses, then multiplication and division, and finally addition and subtraction.

a)

b)

c)

Therefore (a) is smaller than (c) which is smaller than (b).

### Example Question #2 : Non Geometric Comparison

Examine (a), (b), and (c) and find the best answer.

a)

b) percent of

c)

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

a)

b) percent of

c)

Therefore (a) and (c) are the same, and they are both larger than (b).

### Example Question #1 : Non Geometric Comparison

Examine (a), (b), and (c) and choose the best answer.

a) percent of percent of

b) percent of percent of

c) percent of percent of

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

a) percent of percent of

b) percent of percent of

c) percent of percent of

Therefore (a), (b), and (c) are all equal.

### Example Question #3 : Non Geometric Comparison

Examine (a), (b), and (c) to find the best answer:

a) percent of

b) percent of

c) percent of

**Possible Answers:**

(b) is the greatest, and (a) and (c) are equal

(b) is greater than (a) or (c)

(c) is greater than (b) or (a)

(a), (b), and (c) are all equal

**Correct answer:**

(a), (b), and (c) are all equal

In each of these scenarios, if the percentage increases, the number decreases by the same factor. All cases are the same value:

a) percent of

b) percent of

c) percent of