The final round in a mathematics quiz consists of 5 questions. The marking scheme is as follows: 5 points for every correct answer, -3 points for every incorrect answer, and 0 point for every question not answered.
a. What is the minimum score for the quiz?
b. What is the maximum score for the quiz?
c. Write a situation where a contestant scores 5 points for the quiz.
d. Write a situation where a contestant scores -1 point for the quiz.

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A. The minimum score would be if he got all 5 wrong which is 5(-3) or -15.
b. Maximum score would be if he got all correct which is 5(5) or 25.
c. The contestant didn't answer 4 questions and got 1 right.
d. The contestant got 1 right, 2 wrong and didn't answer 2.


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