Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System
Practice Test
Mathematics
GRADE 4
Student Name
School Name
District Name
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This is a practice test. Your responses to practice test questions must be recorded on your Practice Test Answer Document. Mark only one answer for each multiple-choice question. If you are not sure of the answer, choose the answer you think is best.
HOW TO ANSWER OPEN-RESPONSE QUESTIONS
• Read all parts of each question carefully.
• Make each response as clear, complete, and accurate as you can.
• Check your answers.
Mathematics
DIRECTIONS
This practice test contains one multiple-choice question, one short-answer question, and one open-response question. Mark your answers to these questions in the spaces provided on pages 5 and 6 of your Practice Test Answer Document.
1
There are 32 markers in boxes on a table. There are 4 students at the table. Each student will get one box with the same number of markers in it, and there will be no boxes left over.
Which model correctly shows the boxes of markers on the table?
A. [Option A: four boxes of four markers]
B. [Option B: four boxes of eight markers]
C. [Option C: eight boxes of four markers]
D. [Option D: eight boxes of eight markers]
Question 2 is a short-answer question. Write your answer to this question in the box provided on page 5 of your Practice Test Answer Document. Do not write your answer on any other page. You may do your figuring on any other page.
2
Compute:
65 × 98
Question 3 is an open-response question.
• BE SURE TO ANSWER AND LABEL ALL PARTS OF THE QUESTION.
• Show all your work (diagrams, tables, or computations) in your Practice Test Answer Document.
• If you do the work in your head, explain in writing how you did the work.
Write your answer to question 3 in the space provided on page 6 of your Practice Test Answer Document.
3
The table below shows the heights of ten of Craig’s friends.
Heights of Craig’s Friends
Name Height (in inches)
Matt 52 1/2
Justin 51 1/2
Danny 52
Antonio 51
Terrell 53
Kiara 51
Ellen 52
Kimi 50 1/2
Fran 52
Gabriella 51 1/4
In your Practice Test Answer Document, copy the line plot and title exactly as shown below.
[Line graph showing the height of Craig’s Friends in inches]
a. Complete the line plot you copied into your Practice Test Answer Document using the information in the table.
b. What is the total number of Craig’s friends who have a height that is less than 52 1/2 inches?
c. What is the difference, in inches, between the height of Craig’s tallest friend and the height of Craig’s shortest friend? Show or explain how you got your answer.
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MASSACHUSETTS COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
Grade 4 Mathematics
Practice Test Answer Document
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