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

 A. £32.40 B. £31.60 C. £31.20 D. £30.60 E. £30.40 This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

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

 A. £45.01 B. £43.22 C. £49.09 D. £51.32 E. £9.32 This question was suggested by Kieran Buchanan, Newcastle

3. 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?

 A. £5.79 B. £6.10 C. £6.75 D. £7.27 E. £6.23 This question was suggested by Terry, Yorkshire

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

 A. 98p B. £1.50 C. £2.06 D. £4.00 E. £3.72 This question was suggested by Charlotte Battista, St. Peters Middle School

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?

 A. £56 B. £60 C. £6.50 D. £50.60 E. £52

6. 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?

 A. \$10,000,000 B. \$15,000,000 C. \$25,000,000 D. \$75,000,000 E. \$12,000,000 This question was suggested by Lorna-Jen Crallan., South Auckland Seventh Day Adventist primary school Auckland New Zealand.

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

 A. £110.25 B. £98.00 C. £213.75 D. £147.50 E. £114.65 This question was suggested by Benny Stheeman, Feltonfleet

8. 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?

 A. £0.50 B. £17.70 C. £16.24 D. £19.78 E. £17.69 This question was suggested by Georgia, Holywell

9. 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?

 A. £172.40 B. £344.80 C. £215.00 D. £255.50 E. £215.50 This question was suggested by Nella Adila, Sheffield

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?

 A. \$4500 B. \$1575 C. \$1653.75 D. \$4728.75 E. \$3075 This question was suggested by Toby Mak, Hong Kong

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