# General Knowledge

## Mathematics Subtest

### Test Format and Sample Questions

The Mathematics Subtest consists of approximately 40 multiple-choice questions and is 100 minutes long.

Each of the questions will contain four response options. You will choose the best
response out of the available options, and indicate **A**, **B**,
**C**, or **D**. For the Mathematics Subtest, an on-screen 4-function calculator and a
mathematics reference sheet will be provided.

The table below presents types of questions on the exam and directs you to examples of these formats among the sample items that follow.

#### Table of Question Formats

Type of Question | Sample Question |
---|---|

ScenarioExamine a situation, problem, or case study. Then answer a question, make a diagnosis, or recommend a course of action by selecting the best response option. |
Question 2 |

Word ProblemApply mathematical principles to solve a real-world problem. |
Question 7 |

Direct QuestionChoose the response option that best answers the question. |
Question 18 |

CommandSelect the best response option. |
Question 19 |

GraphicsChoose the option that best answers a question involving a number line, a geometric figure, graphs of lines or curves, a table, or a chart. |
Question 34 |

#### Sample Questions

The following questions represent both the form and content of questions on the examination. These questions will acquaint you with the general format of the examination; however, these sample questions do not cover all of the competencies and skills that are tested and will only approximate the degree of examination difficulty.