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PCAT Practice Questions

  • Practice Question #1: Chemistry

    200 mL of an ideal gas is placed in a piston and is held at a pressure of 500 torr. If the temperature is held constant and the pressure is increased to 650 torr, what is the new volume of the gas?

    • A. 75 mL
    • B. 154 mL
    • C. 220 mL
    • D. 300 mL
  • Practice Question #2: Biology

    At two independently assorting loci, a man has the following genotype: GgHH. He marries a woman with the genotype ggHh. What is the probability that they will have a child who has the same genotype as the father?

    • A. 0
    • B. ⅛
    • C. ¼
    • D. ½
  • Practice Question #3: Biology

    In a certain genetically stable population, the frequency of a recessive allele (for a trait with two alleles) is 0.6. What is the frequency of individuals expressing the dominant trait?

    • A. 0.16
    • B. 0.24
    • C. 0.36
    • D. 0.64
  • Practice Question #4: Chemistry

    Under what conditions do gases exhibit ideal behavior?

    • A. Low pressures and low temperatures
    • B. Low pressures and high temperatures
    • C. High pressures and high temperatures
    • D. High pressures and low temperatures
  • Practice Question #5: Math

    If a multivitamin supplement costs $n for 100 pills, how many pills can be bought for $10?

    • A. 10/n
    • B. 1000/n
    • C. 10n
    • D. 1000n
  • Practice Question #6: Math

    Which of the following is the greatest?

    • A. 2⁶
    • B. 4⁴
    • C. 8³
    • D. 16²
  • Practice Question #7: Math

    Farmer Smith enclosed his rectangular pasture with fence that cost him $1.50 per linear meter. If his pasture is twice as long as it is wide with a total area of 180,000 square meters, then what was the cost, in dollars, of the fence?

    • A. 1,200
    • B. 1,500
    • C. 1,800
    • D. 2,700
  • Practice Question #8: Math

    Paul’s average bowling score for a series was 164 and Dave’s was 158. If each of them bowled 4 games, how much greater was Paul’s total score for the series than Dave’s?

    1. 6
    2. 12
    3. 18
    4. 24

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