General Educational Development (GED) Interview Questions

 
1.
A rectangle is 14 cm long and 10 cm wide.If the length is reduced by x cms and its width is increased also by x cms so as to make it a square then its area changes by :
2.
If 1 cm on a map corresponds to an actual distance of 40 kms.And the distance on the map between Bombay and Calcutta is 37.5 cms., the actual distance between them is :
3.
A box contains 90 mts each of 100 gms and 100 bolts each of 150 gms.If the entire box weighs 35.5 kg., then the weight of the empty box is :
4.
If the radius of a circle is increased by 20% then the area is increased by :
5.
Tom, Dick and Harry went for lunch to a restaurant.Tom had $100 with him, Dick had $60 and Harry had $409.They got a bill for $104 and decided to give a tip of $16.They further decided to share the total expenses in the ratio of the amounts of money each carried.The amount of money which Tom paid more than what Harry paid is
6.
If 3/p = 6 and 3/q = 15 then p - q = ?
7.
A father is three times as old as his son.After fifteen years the father will be twice as old as his sons age at that time.Hence the fathers present age is
8.
The movement of food through the intestines is known as:
9.
The enzyme maltase does the following:
10.
High levels of bilirubin in the blood stream can result in:
11.
The symbol Mn on the periodic table stands for:
12.
The symbol Ca on the periodic table stands for:
13.
The symbol Br on the periodic table stands for:
14.
Vinegar is also known as:
15.
A Lewis acid is a/an ____ pair acceptor.
16.
Which of the following match the definition: The pressure (P) is inversely proportional to the volume (V) of a gas.
17.
If the value of XYZ Company stock drops from $25 per share to $21 per share, what is the percent of the decrease?
18.
What does the acronym NAFTA stand for?
19.
Women, such as Susan B. Anthony, fought for suffrage and were finally successful in 1920. What does suffrage mean?
20.
If a drought severely reduces the amount of corn available to consumers, what would you expect to happen?
21.
If 200 jobs are available and only 100 people are unemployed, what will have to happen according to the laws of supply and demand?
22.
What type of government does the United States have?