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Quadratics Unit Test Review

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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____ 9. Find the value of x. If necessary, round to the nearest tenth.

a. 7.3 in. b. 10.3 in. c. 12.4 in. d. 14.6 in.

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

____ 19. For which discriminant is the graph possible?

a. b 2 − 4ac = −4 b. b 2 − 4ac = 3 c. b 2 − 4ac = 0

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.

quadratic linear

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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.

quadratic linear
b. d.

quadratic exponential

____ 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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Quadratics Unit Test Review


Answer Section

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
KEY: quadratic function | parabola
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
KEY: quadratic function | parabola
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
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP I.4.1 | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
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
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP I.4.1 | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
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
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP I.4.1 | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
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
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP I.4.1 | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
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
OBJ: 10-6.1 Using the Quadratic Formula 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 1
KEY: quadratic formula | solving quadratic equations
16. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: L2 REF: 10-6 Using the Quadratic Formula
OBJ: 10-6.1 Using the Quadratic Formula 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 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
KEY: solving quadratic equations
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
KEY: solving quadratic equations
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
KEY: quadratic function | graphing
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
NAT: NAEP 2005 A4a | NAEP 2005 A4c | ADP I.4.1 | ADP J.3.5 | ADP J.4.5 | ADP J.5.3
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 | no solution | reasoning