Money Multiple Choice Topic Test


Money Multiple Choice Topic Test

Test your understanding of money with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Money multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. Mr Young deposits $30,000 with a bank that pays an interest of 5%. How much simple interest in total will been earned by the end of the third year?

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This question was suggested by Toby Mak, Hong Kong

2. Sally saves 10% of her weekly wage, spends 65% on rent and food, spends 15% on clothes/entertainment and gives the remaining £17.24 to charity. What is Sally's weekly wage?

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This question was suggested by Nella Adila, Sheffield

3. A top costs £36 before a sale. It has 15% off. How much does the top cost during the sale?

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This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

4. It costs Paul £12.50 for two toy cars. However, it only costs him £7.00 for a toy car and a rubber. How much does a rubber cost?

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This question was suggested by Tom Bailey, Stevenage

5. A jacket is on sale. It normally costs £65 but today it is on special offer. You can buy it for 20% off the normal price. How much is the sale price?

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6. what is n if 3(n+5)=36

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This question was suggested by Harry Ponsonby, Feltonfleet school, Surrey

7. If Dan and Don share $48 in the ratio 5:1 how much more than Don will Dan receive?

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8. My four friends and I bought a lotto ticket and won $75,000,000. We split the amount of prize money evenly between us. How much did each of us get?

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This question was suggested by Lorna-Jen Crallan., South Auckland Seventh Day Adventist primary school Auckland New Zealand.

9. Matthew, who is very greedy, wanted 245 krispy kremes for one day. Each krispy kreme cost 45p. How much would he have to pay.

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This question was suggested by Benny Stheeman, Feltonfleet

10. I have £5 and decide to get 3 packets of crisps at 98p each. How much change do I have?

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This question was suggested by Charlotte Battista, St. Peters Middle School

Please note that unlike other Transum online exercises, the check button for this multiple choice quiz can only be clicked once when you have answered all ten questions. Check your answers carefully before clicking the button below. You teed to get at least 9 questions correct to be awarded a Transum Trophy.


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