PSSA Practice Scavenger Hunt

This is a PSSA math practice test. Take this test to help you prepare for them. The PSSA's are the Pennsylvania State Standardized Test, and these questions are from the eleventh grade test.

These are questions to prepare students for the Pennsylvania State Standardized Test. These questions allow students who are preparing for the PSSA eleventh grade math test.

Created by: Ryan

  1. If n=-3, what is the value of the expression n^4-n^3?
  2. A square has a diagonal of 8 units. What is its area?
  3. Given the following salaries: $54,000; $75,000; $55,000; $62,000; $226,000; $65,000; $59,000; $61,000; $162,000; $59,000; What is the mean, median, and mode salary?
  4. A box contains 8 red marbles and 10 green marbles. A green marble is drawn out of the box and set aside. What is the probability that the next marble that is drawn out is a green marble?
  5. Mars is about 142,000,000 miles from the sun. Pluto is 26 times further from the sun than Mars. About how many miles is Pluto from the sun?
  6. What is the domain of this relation? {(-2, 0), (1, 3), (3, 0), (-2, -3)}
  7. A rectangular birthday cake is 9 inches by 13 inches and has 6 circular balloons on it that don't overlap. Each balloon has a .5 inch radius. If a fly lands on the cake, what is the probability that the fly lands on a balloon?
  8. If a=-2 and b=-7, what is the value of |-4a + 3b|?
  9. A meat market reduced the price for pork to $2.07 per pound, which is 90% of the original price. What is the savings per pound?
  10. What is the value of k in the equation (5^3)(2^5)=4(10^k)?

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