Percentages Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Percentages Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Percentages 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 1/8 as a percentage?

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This question was suggested by Lorna-Jen Crallan, South Auckland Seventh day Adventist School

2. 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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3. what is 10% of £75?

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This question was suggested by Jack, Muzza and Lois, Manchester England

4. Which decimal is the same as 4%?

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This question was suggested by Mrs Pointon, London

5. I went to shop with $10.00 and bought 3 packets of chips for $2 each but they had 75% off. I then bought a coke for $1.50 how much change do I get?

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This question was suggested by Jess Newson, South Auckland SDA primary, Auckland, NZ

6. A school has five one hour periods. If on average 3 minutes of each period are wasted with settling down and 3 minutes wasted packing away, how much of your learning time is wasted?

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This question was suggested by Antonio Giannotta, Isleworth and Syon School, London, UK

7. 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

8. What is 0.6 as a percentage?

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This question was suggested by Nonny Smith, Bangkok

9. If 20% of the population of a country is 11 million. What is the population of that country?

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10. 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

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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