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# Name: ________________________ Class: ___________________ Date: __________ ID: A

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

____ 1. Identify the vertex of the graph. Tell whether it is a minimum or maximum.

## a. (0, –1); minimum c. (0, –1); maximum

b. (–1, 0); maximum d. (–1, 0); minimum

## ____ 2. Which of the quadratic functions has the narrowest graph?

1 1 2
a. y = −x 2 b. y = x 2 c. y = 4x 2 d. y= x
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## ____ 3. Which of the quadratic functions has the widest graph?

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a. y = x 2 b. y = −4x 2 c. y = 0.3x 2 d. y = − x2
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## ____ 4. If |m| > |n | , then the graph of y = mx 2 is ________ narrower than y = nx 2 .

a. always b. sometimes c. never

## ____ 5. A parabola ________ has an axis of symmetry.

a. always b. sometimes c. never

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## ____ 6. Solve x 2 + 2 = 6 by graphing the related function.

a. c.

There are two solutions: 2 and –2. There are two solutions: 2 and –2.
b. d.

## There are two solutions: ± 8 . There are no real number solutions.

____ 7. The quadratic equation x 2 + a = 0, where a > 0, ________ has at least one real number solution.
a. always b. sometimes c. never

## Solve the equation using square roots.

____ 8. x 2 + 20 = 4
a. 24 c. ± 24
b. –4 d. no real number solutions

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## Solve the equation by factoring.

____ 10. z 2 − 6z − 27 = 0
a. z = 3 or z = 9 c. z = –3 or z = 9
b. z = 3 or z = –9 d. z = –3 or z = –9

## ____ 11. 15 = 8x 2 − 14x

3 2 4 5 3 5
a. −5, b. − , c. −3, d. − ,
8 5 3 8 4 2

## ____ 12. 6x 2 − 17x + 13 = 20x 2 − 32

5 9 5 9 5 9 5 9
a. , b. − , c. − ,− d. − ,
3 2 2 7 2 7 3 2

## ____ 13. The expression ax 2 − bx = 0 ________ has the solution x = 0.

a. always b. sometimes c. never

____ 14. Find the value of n such that x 2 − 19x + n is a perfect square trinomial.
19 361 361
a. − b. c. 361 d.
2 4 2

Use the quadratic formula to solve the equation. If necessary, round to the nearest hundredth.

## ____ 15. 2a 2 − 46a + 252 = 0

a. 18, 28 b. –9, –14 c. 9, 14 d. –18, 28

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____ 16. A rocket is launched from atop a 101-foot cliff with an initial velocity of 116 ft/s.
a. Substitute the values into the vertical motion formula h = −16t 2 + vt + c . Let h = 0.
b. Use the quadratic formula find out how long the rocket will take to hit the ground after it is launched.
Round to the nearest tenth of a second.
a. 0 = −16t 2 + 101t + 116; 0.8 s c. 0 = −16t 2 + 116t + 101; 0.8 s
b. 0 = −16t 2 + 116t + 101; 8 s d. 0 = −16t 2 + 101t + 116; 8 s

Use any method to solve the equation. If necessary, round to the nearest hundredth.

## ____ 17. 7x 2 − 16x − 28 = 0

a. 3.45, –1.16 b. –3.45, 1.16 c. 2.3, –2.3 d. 6.89, –2.32

## ____ 18. 7x 2 − 16x = 8

a. 0.42, –2.71 b. 2.71, –0.42 c. 35.43, –33.14 d. 5.42, –2.95

## Find the number of real number solutions for the equation.

____ 20. x 2 + 0x − 1 = 0
a. 0 b. 1 c. 2

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____ 21. Graph the set of points. Which model is most appropriate for the set?
(–6, –1), (–3, 2), (–1, 4), (2, 7)
a. c.

linear exponential
b. d.

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____ 22. Graph the set of points. Which model is most appropriate for the set?
(–2, 10), (–1,1), (1, 1), (2, 10)
a. c.

b. d.

____ 23. The table shows the estimated number of deer living in a forest over a five-year period. Are the data best
represented by a linear, exponential, or quadratic model? Write an equation to model the data.
Year Estimated
Population
0 91
1 70
2 54
3 42
4 32

## a. exponential; y = 91 ⋅ 0.77 x c. quadratic; y = 0.77x 2 + 91

b. linear; y = 0.77x + 91 d. quadratic; y = 91x 2 + 0.77

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____ 24. In an exponential model, the y values ____ decrease as the x values increase.
a. always b. sometimes c. never

____ 25. The equation x 2 + n = 0 ____ has at least one real number solution when n > 0.
a. always b. sometimes c. never

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MULTIPLE CHOICE

## 1. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-1 Exploring Quadratic Graphs

OBJ: 10-1.1 Graphing y = ax^2 NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | ADP J.2.3 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2e | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 | NJ 4.3.12 B.4b TOP: 10-1 Example 1
KEY: quadratic function | parabola | maximum | minimum | vertex
2. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-1 Exploring Quadratic Graphs
OBJ: 10-1.1 Graphing y = ax^2 NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | ADP J.2.3 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2e | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 | NJ 4.3.12 B.4b TOP: 10-1 Example 3
3. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L3 REF: 10-1 Exploring Quadratic Graphs
OBJ: 10-1.1 Graphing y = ax^2 NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | ADP J.2.3 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2e | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 | NJ 4.3.12 B.4b TOP: 10-1 Example 3
4. ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: L4 REF: 10-1 Exploring Quadratic Graphs
OBJ: 10-1.1 Graphing y = ax^2 NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | ADP J.2.3 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2e | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 | NJ 4.3.12 B.4b KEY: quadratic function | reasoning
5. ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: L3 REF: 10-1 Exploring Quadratic Graphs
OBJ: 10-1.2 Graphing y = ax^2 + c NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | ADP J.2.3 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2e | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 | NJ 4.3.12 B.4b
KEY: axis of symmetry | parabola | reasoning
6. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-3 Solving Quadratic Equations
OBJ: 10-3.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2c | NJ 4.3.12 B.2f | NJ 4.3.12 D.2c | NJ 4.3.12 B.1
TOP: 10-3 Example 1 KEY: solving quadratic equations | graphing | quadratic function
7. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L3 REF: 10-3 Solving Quadratic Equations
OBJ: 10-3.1 Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2c | NJ 4.3.12 B.2f | NJ 4.3.12 D.2c | NJ 4.3.12 B.1
KEY: solving quadratic equations | reasoning
8. ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-3 Solving Quadratic Equations
OBJ: 10-3.2 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Square Roots
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2c | NJ 4.3.12 B.2f | NJ 4.3.12 D.2c | NJ 4.3.12 B.1
TOP: 10-3 Example 2 KEY: solving quadratic equations | square root
9. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: L3 REF: 10-3 Solving Quadratic Equations
OBJ: 10-3.2 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Square Roots
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.2c | NJ 4.3.12 B.2f | NJ 4.3.12 D.2c | NJ 4.3.12 B.1
TOP: 10-3 Example 3
KEY: solving quadratic equations | square root | word problem | problem solving

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## 10. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L2

REF: 10-4 Factoring to Solve Quadratic Equations OBJ: 10-4.1 Solving Quadratic Equations
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 D.2b | 8NJ 4.5.C.2 TOP: 10-4 Example 2
KEY: factoring | solving quadratic equations
11. ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: L2
REF: 10-4 Factoring to Solve Quadratic Equations OBJ: 10-4.1 Solving Quadratic Equations
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 D.2b | 8NJ 4.5.C.2 TOP: 10-4 Example 3
KEY: solving quadratic equations | factoring
12. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: L3
REF: 10-4 Factoring to Solve Quadratic Equations OBJ: 10-4.1 Solving Quadratic Equations
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 D.2b | 8NJ 4.5.C.2 KEY: solving quadratic equations | factoring
13. ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: L3
REF: 10-4 Factoring to Solve Quadratic Equations OBJ: 10-4.1 Solving Quadratic Equations
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 D.2b | 8NJ 4.5.C.2 KEY: solving quadratic equations | factoring | reasoning
14. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-5 Completing the Square
OBJ: 10-5.1 Solving by Completing the Square
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.5.3 STA: 8NJ 4.5.E.1a
TOP: 10-5 Example 1 KEY: solving quadratic equations | completing the square
15. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-6 Using the Quadratic Formula
STA: NJ 4.3.12 D.2b | 8NJ 4.5.E.3 | 8NJ 4.5.A.2d TOP: 10-6 Example 1
16. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-6 Using the Quadratic Formula
STA: NJ 4.3.12 D.2b | 8NJ 4.5.E.3 | 8NJ 4.5.A.2d TOP: 10-6 Example 3
KEY: quadratic formula | solving quadratic equations | word problem | problem solving | multi-part question
17. ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: L3 REF: 10-6 Using the Quadratic Formula
OBJ: 10-6.2 Choosing an Appropriate Method for Solving NAT: ADP I.4.1 | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 D.2b | 8NJ 4.5.E.3 | 8NJ 4.5.A.2d TOP: 10-6 Example 4
18. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: L3 REF: 10-6 Using the Quadratic Formula
OBJ: 10-6.2 Choosing an Appropriate Method for Solving NAT: ADP I.4.1 | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.5.3
STA: NJ 4.3.12 D.2b | 8NJ 4.5.E.3 | 8NJ 4.5.A.2d TOP: 10-6 Example 4
19. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-7 Using the Discriminant
OBJ: 10-7.1 Number of Real Solutions of a Quadratic Equation
NAT: NAEP 2005 D1e | NAEP 2005 A2g | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
TOP: 10-7 Example 1 KEY: discriminant | solving quadratic equations
20. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-7 Using the Discriminant
OBJ: 10-7.1 Number of Real Solutions of a Quadratic Equation
NAT: NAEP 2005 D1e | NAEP 2005 A2g | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
TOP: 10-7 Example 1
KEY: solving quadratic equations | one solution | two solutions | discriminant

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## 21. ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: L2

REF: 10-8 Choosing a Linear, Quadratic, or Exponential Model
OBJ: 10-8.1 Choosing a Linear, Quadratic, or Exponential Model
NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | NAEP 2005 A2d | ADP J.4.8 | ADP J.5.3 | ADP J.5.4
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.4a | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 TOP: 10-8 Example 1
KEY: linear function | graphing
22. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: L2
REF: 10-8 Choosing a Linear, Quadratic, or Exponential Model
OBJ: 10-8.1 Choosing a Linear, Quadratic, or Exponential Model
NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | NAEP 2005 A2d | ADP J.4.8 | ADP J.5.3 | ADP J.5.4
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.4a | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 TOP: 10-8 Example 1
23. ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: L3
REF: 10-8 Choosing a Linear, Quadratic, or Exponential Model
OBJ: 10-8.1 Choosing a Linear, Quadratic, or Exponential Model
NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | NAEP 2005 A2d | ADP J.4.8 | ADP J.5.3 | ADP J.5.4
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.4a | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 TOP: 10-8 Example 3
KEY: exponential function | word problem | problem solving
24. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: L3
REF: 10-8 Choosing a Linear, Quadratic, or Exponential Model
OBJ: 10-8.1 Choosing a Linear, Quadratic, or Exponential Model
NAT: NAEP 2005 A1e | NAEP 2005 A2d | ADP J.4.8 | ADP J.5.3 | ADP J.5.4
STA: NJ 4.3.12 B.4a | NJ 4.3.12 B.1 KEY: exponential function | reasoning
25. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: L4 REF: 10-3 Solving Quadratic Equations
OBJ: 10-3.2 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Square Roots