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. 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

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 1/8 as a percentage?

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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

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. During Black Friday, I got a new laptop for $799.60, which is 40% of the original retail price. What is the price of the laptop at the original retail price?

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This question was suggested by Tristan L, Wellington, NZ

9. Two cities, Aleph and Beth, are 144 km apart. A full tank of petrol allows me to travel 900 km. What is the percentage of petrol used up to travel from Aleph to Beth?

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This question was suggested by Tristan, Wellington, New Zealand

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

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