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Directions: This test has 16 questions about arithmetic. Each question is followed by four possible answers. Choose the correct answer. Use scratch paper to do any figuring.

### PiCAT Arithmetic Reasoning Practice Test 2024

**Q1.** If a person invests $1,000 at an annual rate of 5%, how much interest will the person have after one year?

- A. $20
- B. $50
- C. $100
- D. $120

**Q2.** If a load of snow contains 3 tons, it will weigh how many pounds?

- A. 3,000
- B. 1,500
- C. 12,000
- D. 6,000

**Q3**. At the rate of 4 peaches for a half dollar, 20 peaches will cost

- A. $1.60
- B. $2.00
- C. $2.40
- D. $2.50

**Q4.** A student deposited in his savings account the money he had saved during the week. Find the amount of his deposit if he had 10 one-dollar bills, 9 half dollars, 8 quarters, 16 dimes, and 25 nickels.

- A. $16.20
- B. $17.42
- C. $18.60
- D. $19.35

**Q5.** How many minutes are there in 1 day?

- A. 60
- B. 1,440
- C. 24
- D. 1,440 × 60

**Q6.** One year the postage rate for sending 1 ounce of mail first class was increased from 25 cents to 29 cents. The percent of the increase in the 29-cent postage rate was most nearly

- A. 14 percent
- B. 16 percent
- C. 18 percent
- D. 20 percent

**Q7.** On a scale drawing, a line ¼ inch long represents a length of 1 foot. On the same drawing, what length represents 4 feet?

- A. 1 inch
- B. 2 inches
- C. 3 inches
- D. 4 inches

**Q8.** What is the greatest number of half-pint bottles that can be filled from a 10-gallon can of milk?

- A. 160
- B.170
- C. 16
- D. 17

**Q9**. If 6 men can paint a fence in 2 days, how many men, working at the same uniform rate, can finish it in 1 day?

- A. 2
- B. 3
- C. 12
- D. 14

**Q10.** A clerk is asked to file 800 cards. If he can file cards at the rate of 80 cards per hour, the number of cards remaining to be filed after 7 hours of work is

- A. 140
- B. 240
- C. 250
- D. 260

**Q11.** A truck going at a rate of 20 miles an hour will reach a town 40 miles away in how many hours?

- A. 3 hours
- B. 4 hours
- C. 1 hour
- D. 2 hours

**Q12.** If a barrel has a capacity of 100 gallons, how many gallons will it contain when it is two- fifths full?

- A. 20
- B. 40
- C. 60
- D. 80

**Q13**. If a salary of $20,000 is subject to a 20 percent deduction, the net salary is

- A. $14,000
- B. $15,500
- C. $16,000
- D. $18,000

**Q14.** If $2,000 is the cost of repairing 100 square yards of pavement, the cost of repairing 1 square yard is

- A. $20
- B. $100
- C. $150
- D. $200

**Q15.** A car can travel 24 miles on a gallon of gasoline. How many gallons will be used on a 192-mile trip?

- A. 8
- B. 9
- C. 10
- D. 11

**Q16. **On her maiden voyage, the S.S. United States made the trip from New York to England in 3 days, 10 hours, and 40 minutes, beating the record set by the R.M.S. Queen Mary in 1938 by 10 hours and 2 minutes. How long did it take the Queen Mary to make the trip?

- A. 3 days, 20 hours, 42 minutes
- B. 3 days, 15 hours, 38 minutes
- C. 3 days, 12 hours, 2 minutes
- D. 3 days, 8 hours, 12 minutes

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