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# Mathematics ,Surveying , and Transportation Engineering

a. 12 min c. 6 min
1. If 10% of x is equal to 25% of y, and y = 16, what is the value of x? b. 18 min d. 48 min

a. 4 c. 24
b. 6.4 d. 40 8. What is the altitude of a tetrahedron having a surface area of 140 m2 ?

2. From the given data on a four- sided lot, compute the missing side AB. a. 7.05 m c. 6.35 m
b. 8.35 m d. 7.35 m
Line Bearing Distance
(m)
AB N 280 E
9. Find the moment of inertia of the area bounded by the parabola y 2 = 4x, x-
BC due East 250.62
axis, and the line x = 1 with respect to the x-axis.
CD S 320 E
DA due West 380.48 a. 1.067 c. 0.968
b. 1.244 d. 0.878
a.
b. 127.16 c. 137.16
10. Given that w varies directly as the product of x and inversely as the square of
c. 107.16 d. 172.16
z and that w= 4 when x= 2, y= 6, and z= 3. Find w when x = 1, y = 4, and z
3. A skier is on a 25 0 slope. His mass 80 kg. The kinetic coefficient of friction = 2.
between his skis and the snow is 0.08. His velocity 9 m/s. What is the
a. 4 c. 1
acceleration in the direction parallel to the slope?
b. 0 d. 3
a. 3.13m/s2 c. 3.43m/s2
b. 2.43m/s2 d. 1.73m/s2
11. Which of the following numbers should be changed to make all the numbers
form an arithmetic progression when properly arranged?

4. The product of three consecutive integers is 9,240. Find the third integer. 27 33 45 20
a. 20 c. 22 14 28 28 14
b. 21 d. 23

## 5. Evaluate the determinant of [ ]

7 8
9 4
a.
b.
27/14
33/28
c.
d.
45/28
20/14

12. One number is five less than the other number. If their sum is 135, what are
the numbers?
a. 66 c. 54
b. 44 d. -44
a. 70 and 75 c. 65 and 70
b. 60 and 65 d. 75 and 80

6. Find the radius of the spherical wedge Line Bearing Distance ( m ) 13. Given the technical description of a triangular lot.
whose volume is 12m3 with a central angle AB N 400 W
of 1.80 radians. BC N 600 W 810

## a. 2.15 m c. CA due South

1.85 m
b. 1.15 m d. 2.85 m
An area of 190,000 m2 is to be segregated along the side BC starting from B.
Compute the bearing of the diving line from B.
7. Two men can run around a track oval 400 m long in 3 minutes and 4 minutes,
respectively. If they start at the same instant from the same place, in how a. S 780 58E c. N 780 58W
many minutes will the meet of they run around the track in the same b. S 280 28E d. N 280 38E
direction?
14. What is the radius of the circle x2 +y 2
6x 4y 12 = 0 24. Find the radius of the largest, circle that can be inscribed in a triangle with
sides a = 8 cm, b = 15 cm, and c = 17 cm.
a. 4 units c. 6 units a. 3 cm c. 1.8 cm
b. 5 units d. 7 units b. 8.5 cm d. 5 cm

## 25. The surface of a sphere is 314.5 cm2. What is the volume?

15. From the time 6:15 PM to the time 7:45 PM of the day, the minute hand of a
standard clock describes an arc of a. 532.6 cm3 c. 524.7 cm3
b. 526.3 cm3 d. 562.3 cm3
a. 3600 c. 5400
b. 1200 d. 7200 26. In a purse containing nickels and dimes, the ratio of nickels to dimes is 3:4. If
16. How many minutes after 3:00 PM will the minute hand of the clock overtakes there are 28 coins in all, what is the value of the dimes?
the hour hand?
a. \$ 0.60 c. \$ 1.60
a. 14/12 min c. 16- 11/12 min b. \$ 1.12 d. \$ 0.12
b. 16- 4/11 min d. 14/11 min
27. Find the sum of the infinite geometric progression 6, -2, 2/3 ..
17. A number increased by 10 is greater than 60. What numbers satisfy this
condition? a. 5/2 c. 7/2
b. 9/2 d. 11/2
a. x > 60 c. x > -40
b. x < 60 d. x > 40 28. The measure of each interior angle of a regular polygon is 36 0 more than its
2
18. With only 381.70 m of materials, a closed cylindrical tank of maximum adjacent exterior angle. How many sides does the polygon have?
volume is to be made. What should be the height of the tank?
a. 7 c. 5
a. 8m c. 9m b. 6 d. 8
b. 8.5 m d. 9.5 m
29. What is the least amount of tin sheet that can be made into a closed
19. Two sides of a triangle measure 18 cm and 6 cm. The third side may be. cylindrical can having a volume of 108 in3?

a. 12 c. 10 a. 125 c. 150
b. 13 d. 11 b. 137 d. 120

20. Find the slope of the line defined by y x = 5. 30. How many 4-digit combinations could be made from 0 , 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
and 9?
a. 1 c. 4
b. -0.5 d. 5 a. 208 c. 210
b. 209 d. 211
21. A besieged fortress is held by 5,700 men who have provisions for 66 days. If
the garrison loses 20 men each day, for how many days can the provision 31. The length of arc of the function g(x) = x2/3 from x = 0 to x= 8 is
hold out?
a. 8.765 c. 10.231
a. 60 c. 76 b. 9.073 d. 12.988
b. 72 d. 82
32. The denominator of a certain fraction is three more than twice the numerator.
22. Which of the following does not describe a physical property? If 7 is added to both terms of the fraction, the resulting fraction is 3/5. Find
the original fraction?
a. Aluminum melts a 6000 C
b. Elemental sulfur appears yellow in color a. 4/15 c. 7/24
c. A lead brick sinks in water b. 5/13 d. 8/27
d. Paper burns to ash
33. How many minutes after 10:00 o clock will the hands of the clock be opposite
23. Infinity raised to zero is to each other for the first time?

## a. zero c. indeterminate a. 21.41 min c. 21.81 min

b. infinity d. one b. 22.31 min d. 22.61 min
34. Pont (3, 4) is the center of a circle that is tangent to the x axis. What is the 41. The positive value of x so that 4x, 5x + 4 , 3x 2 1 will be in arithmetic
point of tangency? progression is

a. (4, 0) c. (3, 0) a. 2 c. 4
b. (0, 4 d. (0, 3) b. 3 d. 5

35. The roots of the equation 2x2 13x + 20 = 0 are 42. The locus of points which are equidistant from a fixed point called focus and a
fixed line call the directrix is called
a. real and equal
b. complex and equal a. parabola c. ellipse
c. real and unequal b. hyperbola d. cycloid
d. complex and unequal
43. Two prime numbers which differ by 2 are called prime twins. Which of the
36. Find the area of a regular 5 pointed star that can be inscribed in a circle following pairs of numbers are prime twins?
a. (21, 23) c. (3, 5)
a. 112.257 c. 56.126 b. (7, 9) d. (9, 11)
b. 114.535 d. 124.431
44. Table sugar melts a 3660 F. Correctly estimating this temperature in Celcius
37. A closed traverse has the following data: yields

## Line Bearing Distance a. 3440 C c. 2030 C

(m) b. 2210 C d. 1860 C
AB S 15036 W 24.22
BC S 69011 E 15.92 45. Round off 105.48886 to four significant figures.
0
CD N 57 58 E a. 105.40 c. 105.4
DA S 80043 W b. 105.50 d. 105.5

Find the distance CD. 46. Find the value of x in (35) (96) = 32x .

## a. 70.77 m c. 72.47 m a. 8.00 c. 9.00

b. 77.47 m d. 73.47 m b. 8.50 d. 9.50

38. Find the distance from the point (5, -3) to the line 47. Log M Log N is equal to
7x 4y 28 = 0.
a. Log (MN) c. Log(M/N)
a. 2.62 units c. 2.48 units b. Log (M-N) d. Log(N-M)
b. 2.36units d. 2.54 units
48. Find the value of w in the following equations:
39. A conical tank 12 ft. high and 10 ft. across the top is filled with a liquid that
3x 2y + w = 11
weighs 62.4 pcf. How much work is done is pumping all the liquid at the top of
x + 5y 2w = - 9
the tank?
2x + y 3w = -6
a. 58,811 ft - lb c. 59,475 ft - lb
c. 2 c. 4
b. 63,421 ft- lb d. 47, 453 ft lb
d. 3 d. 1
40. How many four digits numbers can be formed by the use of digits 1, 2, 3, 4,
49. Two years ago, a father was four times as old as his son. In 3 years, the father
6, and 7 if one digit is used only once in one number?
will only be three times as old as his son. How old was the father when his son
was born?
a. 360 c. 370
b. 365 d. 375
a. 20 years old c. 42 years old
b. 30 years old d. 36 years old

50. Elmer is 36 years old and his daughter is 8 years old. In how many years will
Elmers age be twice his daughters age?
a. 4 c. 5
a. 20 years c. 18 years b. 7 d. 6
b. 24 years d. 22 years

51. The number 0.000028040 has 59. In how many minutes after 3:00 PM will the minute hand of a clock coincide
with the hour hand?
a. 4 SF c. 9 SF
b. 5 SF d. 10 SF a. 15.46 min c. 17.27 min
b. 16.36 min d. 18.18 min
52. A drug is eliminated from the body through urination. Suppose that for an
initial dose of 15 milligrams the amount x in the body t hours later is given by 60. An airplane, flying with the wind, took 2 hours to travel 1,000 km and 2.50
x = 10(0.8)t. What percentage of the drug still in the body is eliminated each hours flying back. What was the wind velocity?
hour?
a. 40 kph c. 60 kph
a. 32% c. 16% b. 50 kph d. 70 kph
b. 24% d. 20%
61. A man walks from his house to the office. If he leaves at 8:00 AM and walks at
53. The half-life of radioactive material is the time in which half of it will the rate of 2 kph, he will have arrived 3 minutes earlier, but if he leaves at
disintegrate. If the amount after t years is 8:30 AM and walks at 3 kph he will have arrived 6 minutes late. What time
5(7-t/90), what is its half-life? should he arrive at the office?

## a. 60.23 years c. 23.06 years a. 9:06 AM c. 8:54 AM

b. 63.02 years d. 32.06 years b. 9:12 AM d. 8: 43 AM

54. Solve for y in the given system of equations 62. An airplane flying with the wind took 1.50 hours to travel 500 km and 1.60
hours flying against the wind. Find the speed of the airplane still at air.
(x + 3) (y 2) = -18
(y 2) (z + 4) = -6 a. 322.22 kph c. 322.92 kph
(z + 4) (x + 3) = 27 b. 332.92 kph d. 392.22 kph

## a. 0 c. 6 63. Find the 19th term of the arithmetic progression 4, 15,

b. -12 d. -4 26, ...

55. The logarithm of the quotient and the logarithm of the product of two a. 180 c. 202
numbers are 1.55630251 and 0.352182518, respectively. Find the value of b. 191 d. 213
the first number.
64. How many terms of the progression 3, 5, 7, . must be in order that their
a. 6 c. 8 sum will be 2600?
b. 7 d. 9
a. 48 c. 49
56. x varies inversely as y. When x = 32 y = 68. Find x when y = 122. b. 51 d. 50

a. 17.48 c. 57.14 65. Find the value of arc cos ( tan 240 ).
b. 57.41 d. 17.84
a. 61.480 c. 63.560
57. A is 50% older than B and 40% younger than C. If the sum of their ages is b. 62.350 d. 60.840
110, how old is A?
66. In the given equation below solve for x.
a. 36 years old c. 33 years old
b. 32 years old d. 30 years old x = (tan + cot )2 sin2 tan2

58. The sum of the parents ages is twice the sum of the childrens ages. Four a. 1 c. 2
years ago, the sum of the parents ages was thrice the sum of the childrens b. sin d. cos
ages. In 16 years, the sum of the ages of the parents and children will be
equal. How many children are there? 67. Points A and B are 100 m apart and are in the same elevation as the foot of a
building. The angles of elevation of the top of the building from points A and B
are 210 and 320, respectively. How far is A from the building?
b. 10 cm d. 8 cm
a. 259.28 m c. 258.70 m
b. 262.13 m d. 255.07 m 76. A 5 m by 12 m rectangular garden plot is to be provided with a footpath of
uniform width around its perimeter. If the area of the footpath is 11.20 m 2,
68. The angle of elevation of the top of tower B from the top of tower A is 28 0 and find its width.
the angle of elevation of the top tower A from the base of tower B is 46 0. The
bases of the towers lie on the same horizontal plane. If the height of tower B a. 0.56 m c. 0.34 m
is 120 m, find the height of tower A. b. 0.43 m d. 0.65 m

a. 76.57 m c. 79.29 m 77. Two sides of a parallelogram are 63 cm and 84 cm and one of the diagonals is
b. 72.19 m d. 74.08 m 48 cm. Solve for the smallest interior angle of the parallelogram.

69. A man observes that the angle of elevation of the top towe from a certain a. 34.510 c. 31.540
point on a level ground is 300. He then moves towards the tower by 25 m and b. 35.140 d. 35.410
observes that the angle of elevation becomes 400. How high is the tower? 78. Three circles are mutually tangent to one another externally. Their centers are
connected forming a triangle whose sides are 16 cm, 20 cm, 24 cm. Find the
a. 49.15 m c. 43.79 m area of the largest circle.
b. 46.27 m d. 52.61 m
a. 615.75 cm2 c. 314.16 cm2
0
70. The angle of elevation of the top of a mountain is 29 . At another point 100 m b. 804.25 cm2 d. 452.39 cm2
closer, the angle of elevation then becomes 36 0. Find the height of the
mountain. 79. Find the distance between the points (4, 2) and (-5, 1).

## a. 421.84 m c. 233.83 m a. 9.22 units c. 9.17 units

b. 321.84 m d. 333.83 m b. 9.06 units d. 9.11 units

71. In triangle ABC, A = 45 0 and C = 70 0. The side opposite to angle C is 40 m 80. What is the equation of the line that passes through (4, 0) and is parallel to
long. What is the side opposite to angle A? the line x y 2 = 0?

## a. 32.91 m c. 36.47 m a. x+y4=0 c. x- y4=0

b. 30.10 m d. 38.58 m b. x+y+4=0 d. x-y+ 4=0
72. Two sides of a triangle are 50 m and 60 m long. The angle included between 81. The distance from the point (2, 1) to the line 4x 3y + 5 = 0
these sides is 300. What is the interior angle opposite the longest side?
a. 1 c. 3
a. 82.660 c. 93.740 b. 2 d. 4
b. 86.260 d. 97.340
73. The sides of a triangle measure 36 m, 43 m, and 49 m. Find the angle 82. What is the radius of the circle x2 + y2 10x + 4y -196 = 0?
opposite the 49 m side.
a. 15 units c. 17 units
a. 76.100 c. 45.490 b. 16 units d. 14 units
b. 58.410 d. 68.730

74. The three sides of a triangle measure 100 cm, 150 cm, and 200 cm. Find the 83. Where is the center of the curve x2 + y2 2x - 4y 31 =0 ?
area of the triangle.
a. (-1, -2) c. (-1, 2)
a. 6,699.57 cm2 c. 6980.03 cm2 b. (1, -2) d. (1, 2)
b. 6,316.36 cm2 d. 7,261.84 cm2
84. Determine the length of the common chord common to the circles x 2 + y2 =
75. A piece of wire 72 cm long is cut into two unequal parts. Each part is bent to 64 and x2 +y2 16x = 0.
form a square. If the total area of the two squares formed is 164 cm 2, find the
difference in lengths of the two parts. a. 14.92 units c. 12.05 units
b. 13.86 units d. 12.77 units
a. 12 cm c. 9 cm
85. Determine the area enclosed by the curve x2 + y2 10 x + 4y 196 = 0. b. 124 ft3 /s d. 142 ft3 /s

a. 47.12 sq. units c. 37.70 sq. units 93. Water is flowing at a rate of 16 cm 3 / s into a conical vessel 24 cm deep and
b. 706.86 sq. units d. 452.39 sq. units 12 cm across the top. How fast is the water level rising when the water is 12
cm deep?
86. Where is the vertex of the parabola x2 = 4(y - 2)?
a. 0.64 cm/s c. 0.72 cm/s
a. (2, 0) c. (0, 4) b. 0.49 cm/s d. 0.57 cm/s
b. (4, 0) d. (0, 2)
94. What is the area bounded by the curve x 2 = -9y and the line y + 1 = 0?
87. What is the length of the latus rectum of the curve
x2 = 20y? a. 4 sq. units c. 8 sq. units
b. 2 sq. units d. 6 sq. units
a. 10 units c. 5 units
b. 15 units d. 20 units
95. Find the area enclosed by the curve x 2 + 8y + 16 = 0, the x-axis, the y-axis,
and the line x - 4 = 0.
88. Determine the equation of the directrix of the curve
x2 = 16y.
a. 9.33sq. units c. 10.33sq. units
a. y + 4 = 0 c. x+4=0
b. y - 4 = 0 d. x-4=0 b. 9.67sq. units d. 10.67sq. units

89. What is the area enclosed by the curve 9x 2 + 25y2 - 225 = 0? 96. Find the area bounded by the curves y2 = 6x and x2= 6y.

## a. 188.50 sq.units c. 150.80 sq. units a. 15 sq. units c. 9 sq. units

b. 18 sq. units d. 12sq. units
b. 47.12 sq. units d. 75.40 sq. units
97. If nP6 = 3nP5, find the value of n.
90. Find the slope of the curve x2 + y2 6 x + 10y + 5 = 0 at
(1, 0).
a. 9 c. 7
a. -2/5 c. 2/5 b. 10 d. 8
b. -5/2 d. 5/2
98. A certain lotto game consists of 30 different balls. If 5 balls are selected at
91. The sides of a triangle measuring 40 m, 32 m, and 16 m increase at the rates random without replacement, how many possible combinations can be made?
if 2m/s, 5m/s, 3m/s, respectively. How fast is the area of the triangle
a. 142,506 c. 142,560
changing?
b. 17,100,702 d. 17,100,720
a. 102.06 m2/s c. 113.69 m2/s
99. In how many ways can 5 cards be dealt from a deck of 52 cards if the
b. 138.42 m2/s d. 127.33 m2/s
selection consists of 3 aces and 2 kings?

a. 12 c. 18
92. At a certain instant the dimensions of a rectangular parallelepiped are 4, 5, b. 16 d. 24
and 6 feet, and they are each increasing, respectively, at the rates of 1, 2,
and 3 feet per second. At what rate is the volume increasing? 100. A coin is tossed three times. What is the probability of getting three tails up?

b. 1/4 d. 1/16