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. If one tie is £100 and there is 60% off in a sale, how much is the tie now?

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This question was suggested by Eilish, Benet Biscop Northumberland

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. what is 10% of £75?

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

7. What is 56% of 300?

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This question was suggested by Phoebe, United Kingdom

8. Which decimal is the same as 4%?

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This question was suggested by Mrs Pointon, London

9. Georgina got 43/50 in her Maths test. What percentage did she get?

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This question was suggested by Tahlia, Bunbury, Western Australia

10. What is 0.6 as a percentage?

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This question was suggested by Nonny Smith, Bangkok

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