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 10% of £75?

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

2. If Sara has £15.40 and Jayne has only 10% of this amount, how much does Jayne have?

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This question was suggested by Terry, Yorkshire

3. 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

4. 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

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 55% of 120?

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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 60% of 240?

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9. 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

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

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This question was suggested by Bubbles, Kingsmead School

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