Take our Free CBEST Math Practice Test (2021 Updated)
Last updated 12/2020
The intention of the Math section of the CBEST exam is to get testtakers to solve mathematical problems, most of which are worded.
We at PrepTerminal have tailored a math practice test formulated to assess your initial testing level. Our math practice test is not timed and consists of 15 questions.
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Question 1 of 15
1. Question
A bookstore sold a total of 2700 books for Christmas out of 9000 books which represent the annual sales. What was the ratio of this to the number of books the shop sold during the whole year?
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Question 2 of 15
2. Question
The price of a suit after 15% of discount became $510. What was the original price?
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Question 3 of 15
3. Question
If 4 tailors can sew 20 pants in 18 days, how long would it take for 12 tailors to sew 10 pants?
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Question 4 of 15
4. Question
In the department store, there is a sales competition among the 5 salespersons. The first salesperson served 45 people; the second salesperson 55 people. The third and fourth salespersons served 65 and 85 people respectively. The fifth salesperson served 75 The average people served is __?__.
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Question 5 of 15
5. Question
The bus is on a 6hour trip. In the first hour, it ran at 70. On the second, third, fourth, fifth is 100, 60, and 90 kph respectively. The average speed of the bus is __?__ kph.
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Question 6 of 15
6. Question
This diagram shows the sales of the expensive machines made by Qbase and Rata. Qbase is shown in blue, Rata is shown in red. What is the approximate ratio of Rata sales: Qbase Sales in May?
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Question 7 of 15
7. Question
A mixture of 36kg is obtained by mixing three substances: x, y and z proportional to 2, 3 and 4. If 12 kg of the substance y is added to the mixture, what will become the new ratio of x, y and z?
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Question 8 of 15
8. Question
Machine Item price Profit per Item Insurance Profit Number
items sold
Number insurance Policies Sold A $20,000 15% 4% 25 17 B $15,000 10% 2% 60 10 A company manufactures two machines, A and B. The table shows the results for last month. The company also sells insurance policies to customers for these machines, which are quite expensive for the customer.
What was the ratio of profits from A machines sold to profits from B machines sold?
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Question 9 of 15
9. Question
? ÷ 24 × 6 = 96
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Question 10 of 15
10. Question
The value of the main income sources of a country is shown by the pie chart above. The proportions of different industries have been constant for many years. Two years ago, fruit was worth $510,000,000. Last year, the total value of the country’s income rose by $2,000,000,000. What was the value of minerals exports last year?
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Question 11 of 15
11. Question
$205 is distributed among 3 brothers. The ratio of the first to second is 2/3 and the ratio of the second to the third is 4/7.Find the amount of money obtained by the third brother.
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Question 12 of 15
12. Question
Last week, Ace Vets treated a number of animals. Ace Vets employs 3 veterinarians, who are Mr. Blue, Ms. Orange and Miss Grey. Which type of animal had the ratio of numbers treated by Mr. Blue : numbers treated by Ms. Orange: numbers treated by Miss Grey as 1:2:3.
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Question 13 of 15
13. Question
320 people are travelling in an airplane. 150 of them understand English and 122 others understand French. The rest cannot understand either of these languages. What is the percentage of passengers who can neither understand English nor French?
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Question 14 of 15
14. Question
The perimeter of a square is 20 cm. What is its area in cm2?
If we denote each side of the square by a, the perimeter P (the sum of all side lengths) is
P=a+a+a+a=4a
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Question 15 of 15
15. Question
The angles of a triangle are at a ratio 2:3:5. What is the measure of the greatest angle?
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The testtakers need to use three skills in the math part of the CBEST exam. The initial skill involves estimation, statistical analysis, and measurement. The following skill includes problemsolving and computation. And, the final aptitude is numerical and graphical relationships.
Calculators cannot be used in the CBEST Math test. Here is an overview of the subject covered in the CBEST Math test:
 Statistical principles, estimation, and measurement (approximately 15 items)
 Numerical and graphical relationships (approximately 1718 items)
 Problemsolving and computation (approximately 1718 items)
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Take our Free CBEST Math Practice Test (2021 Updated)
Last updated 12/2020
The intention of the Math section of the CBEST exam is to get testtakers to solve mathematical problems, most of which are worded. Testtakers need to use three skills in this part of the CBEST exam. The initial skill involves estimation, statistical analysis, and measurement. The following skill includes problemsolving and computation. And, the final aptitude is numerical and graphical relationships.
We at PrepTerminal have tailored a math practice test formulated to assess your initial testing level. Our math practice test is not timed and consists of 15 questions.
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Question 1 of 15
1. Question
A bookstore sold a total of 2700 books for Christmas out of 9000 books which represent the annual sales. What was the ratio of this to the number of books the shop sold during the whole year?
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 2 of 15
2. Question
The price of a suit after 15% of discount became $510. What was the original price?
CorrectIncorrectHint

Question 3 of 15
3. Question
If 4 tailors can sew 20 pants in 18 days, how long would it take for 12 tailors to sew 10 pants?
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 4 of 15
4. Question
In the department store, there is a sales competition among the 5 salespersons. The first salesperson served 45 people; the second salesperson 55 people. The third and fourth salespersons served 65 and 85 people respectively. The fifth salesperson served 75 The average people served is __?__.
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 5 of 15
5. Question
The bus is on a 6hour trip. In the first hour, it ran at 70. On the second, third, fourth, fifth is 100, 60, and 90 kph respectively. The average speed of the bus is __?__ kph.
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 6 of 15
6. Question
This diagram shows the sales of the expensive machines made by Qbase and Rata. Qbase is shown in blue, Rata is shown in red. What is the approximate ratio of Rata sales: Qbase Sales in May?
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 7 of 15
7. Question
A mixture of 36kg is obtained by mixing three substances: x, y and z proportional to 2, 3 and 4. If 12 kg of the substance y is added to the mixture, what will become the new ratio of x, y and z?
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 8 of 15
8. Question
Machine Item price Profit per Item Insurance Profit Number
items sold
Number insurance Policies Sold A $20,000 15% 4% 25 17 B $15,000 10% 2% 60 10 A company manufactures two machines, A and B. The table shows the results for last month. The company also sells insurance policies to customers for these machines, which are quite expensive for the customer.
What was the ratio of profits from A machines sold to profits from B machines sold?
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 9 of 15
9. Question
? ÷ 24 × 6 = 96
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 10 of 15
10. Question
The value of the main income sources of a country is shown by the pie chart above. The proportions of different industries have been constant for many years. Two years ago, fruit was worth $510,000,000. Last year, the total value of the country’s income rose by $2,000,000,000. What was the value of minerals exports last year?
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 11 of 15
11. Question
$205 is distributed among 3 brothers. The ratio of the first to second is 2/3 and the ratio of the second to the third is 4/7.Find the amount of money obtained by the third brother.
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 12 of 15
12. Question
Last week, Ace Vets treated a number of animals. Ace Vets employs 3 veterinarians, who are Mr. Blue, Ms. Orange and Miss Grey. Which type of animal had the ratio of numbers treated by Mr. Blue : numbers treated by Ms. Orange: numbers treated by Miss Grey as 1:2:3.
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 13 of 15
13. Question
320 people are travelling in an airplane. 150 of them understand English and 122 others understand French. The rest cannot understand either of these languages. What is the percentage of passengers who can neither understand English nor French?
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 14 of 15
14. Question
The perimeter of a square is 20 cm. What is its area in cm2?
If we denote each side of the square by a, the perimeter P (the sum of all side lengths) is
P=a+a+a+a=4a
CorrectIncorrect 
Question 15 of 15
15. Question
The angles of a triangle are at a ratio 2:3:5. What is the measure of the greatest angle?
CorrectIncorrect
The testtakers need to use three skills in the math part of the CBEST exam. The initial skill involves estimation, statistical analysis, and measurement. The following skill includes problemsolving and computation. And, the final aptitude is numerical and graphical relationships.
Calculators cannot be used in the CBEST Math test. Here is an overview of the subject covered in the CBEST Math test:
 Statistical principles, estimation, and measurement (approximately 15 items)
 Numerical and graphical relationships (approximately 1718 items)
 Problemsolving and computation (approximately 1718 items)
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