# 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?

 A. £40 B. £100 C. £60 D. £20 E. £10 This question was suggested by Eilish, Benet Biscop Northumberland

2. If you were paid \$20 per hour, then received a 10% pay rise. What will your hourly rate by after a 10% pay cut?

 A. \$19.80 B. \$20 C. \$20.20 D. \$20.02 E. \$18 This question was suggested by Mr. Stanton, Aotearoa

3. 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

4. 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?

 A. 10% B. 12.5% C. 14.4% D. 16% E. 20% This question was suggested by Tristan, Wellington, New Zealand

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?

 A. 6% B. 10% C. 30% D. 3% E. 20% This question was suggested by Antonio Giannotta, Isleworth and Syon School, London, UK

6. What is 60% of 240?

 A. 480 B. 400 C. 100 D. 40 E. 144

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?

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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

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