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. 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

2. Which decimal is the same as 4%?

 A. 0.4 B. 4.0 C. 0.04 D. 0.004 E. 400 This question was suggested by Mrs Pointon, London

3. What is 60% of 240?

 A. 480 B. 400 C. 100 D. 40 E. 144

4. If one third of a class gets 30% on a test, and the rest get 60%, what is the class average?

 A. 33% B. 60% C. 50% D. 54% E. 36.66666% This question was suggested by Jane Carroll, Perth, Australia

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?

 A. \$2.50 B. \$7.50 C. \$6.90 D. \$7.00 E. \$6.85 This question was suggested by Jess Newson, South Auckland SDA primary, Auckland, NZ

6. what is 10% of £75?

 A. £7.05 B. £0.75 C. \$7.50 D. £7.50 E. £7.75 This question was suggested by Jack, Muzza and Lois, Manchester England

7. 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

8. What is 55% of 120?

 A. 33 B. 44 C. 55 D. 66 E. 77

9. Which is worth more? 30% of £90 or 90% of £30

 A. 30% of £90 B. They are both equal C. 90% of £30 D. None of the above E. £120 This question was suggested by Bubbles, Kingsmead School

10. 1/5 of a large wall was covered in red paint, 1/10 in blue paint, and 1/4 in green paint. What percentage of the whole wall is covered in paint (of any colour)?

 A. 19% B. 32% C. 55% D. 50% E. 68% This question was suggested by Tristan L, Wellington, NZ

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