Money Multiple Choice Topic Test

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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. What is the change from a £50 note if I buy 6 t-shirts for £6.78 each?

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This question was suggested by Kieran Buchanan, Newcastle

2. I have £20.00. I go to the corner shop and I buy 3 stamps. 1 stamp costs 10p. I also buy 2 bags of crisps at 50p each and 1 coke at £1.00. How much change do I get?

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This question was suggested by Georgia, Holywell

3. 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

4. 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

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

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6. 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

7. 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

8. Mike had £6.10 and Kate had £3.25. They went to see a film and paid 79p each. They each bought popcorn buckets at 56p and a cola for Mike at 25p and orange for Kate at 17p. how much money did they have left?

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This question was suggested by Terry, Yorkshire

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

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

10. 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

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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Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Choose one of the five possible answers. When you have finished click the "check" button. If you have any questions wrong, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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