Exponents: Practice Questions GIC Exam

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  1. 0.00875 equals:
    1. 8.75 × 10 − 2
    2. 8.75 × 10 − 3
    3. 8.75 × 10 − 3
    4. 87.5 × 10 − 4
    5. 87.513 × 104

    Answer: b

  2. 104 is not equal to which of the following?
    1. 100,000
    2. 1.0 × 10
    3. 10 × 10 × 10 × 10
    4. 10 × 10
    5. 10,000

    Answer: a

  3. Multiply 104 by 102
    1. 10
    2. 10
    3. 10
    4. 10
    5. 101

    Answer: c

  4. Divide x5 by x2
    1. x
    2. x
    3. x
    4. x
    5. x2.5

    Answer: d

  5. Find 8.23 × 109
    1. 0.00000000823
    2. 0.000000823
    3. 8.23
    4. 8230000000
    5. 823000000000

    Answer: d

  6. 83,000 equals:
    1. 83.0 × 10
    2. 8.3 × 10
    3. 8.3 × 10
    4. 83.0 × 10
    5. 83.0 × 10 − 7

    Answer: b

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