The following 50 questions represent the 50 skills covered in this book. The first 22 questions check your reading, and the remaining 28 check your math knowledge.
For each question, circle the answer of your choice. At the end of the test, transfer your answers to the Scoring Sheet on page 160 to check your work.
Read the following passage and answer questions 1–5.
The Clear Skies project would protect public health and the environment by improving air quality, decreasing exposure to fine particles and ozone, and reducing deposition of sulfur, nitrogen, and mercury. Reductions in fine particle and ozone levels under Clear Skies would result in 7,800 fewer premature deaths and $55 billion in annual health and visibility benefits ...