Test Your Percentages Knowledge Quiz

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Test Your Percentages Knowledge Quiz

This is a quiz that you can take to see how well you actually understand percents, and what you studied in class. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Express the decimal as a percent:0.746
    • A. 

      7.46 %

    • B. 

      74.6%

    • C. 

      .746%

    • D. 

      746%

  • 2. 
    Express the fraction as a percent:4/100
    • A. 

      4%

    • B. 

      0.4%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      400%

  • 3. 
    The senior boys basketball team has 20 players come out for the tryouts.  7 of the boys are over 6 feet tall.  What is the percentage of boys that are under 6 feet tall?
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      65%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 4. 
    What is the following fraction in lowest terms, and then expressed as a percent?45/75
    • A. 

      3/5 ; 60%

    • B. 

      4/7 ; 57%

    • C. 

      9/11 ; 81.1%

    • D. 

      2/3 ; 66.6%

  • 5. 
    Jordan's football team won 15 games and lost 7 games.  What percents of its games did Jordan's team win?
    • A. 

      65%

    • B. 

      32%

    • C. 

      47%

    • D. 

      68%

  • 6. 
    Express the percent as a decimal: 35.87%
    • A. 

      35.87

    • B. 

      0.3587

    • C. 

      3.587

    • D. 

      358.7

  • 7. 
    Bobby passed 95% of the 14 exams he wrote in math this year.  How many did he pass?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      13

  • 8. 
    Find 70% of $6570.00.
    • A. 

      4600

    • B. 

      4323

    • C. 

      4599

    • D. 

      4965

  • 9. 
    In a survey of 50 grade 8 students, 62% liked horror movies.  How many did not like horror movies?
    • A. 

      31

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      39

    • D. 

      28

  • 10. 
    The graph below describes the Milton Family's budget.   If they spend $2350.00 a month, how much are they spending on clothes?
    • A. 

      435.75

    • B. 

      536.25

    • C. 

      325.00

    • D. 

      352.50

  • 11. 
    Ms. Green took a poll to find out the most commom pets her grade 5 students had. If there was a total of 29 pets, what percentage of rabbits is there? 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      1

  • 12. 
    It is recommended that no more than 30% of a person's income be spent on housing.  The mortgage for Jake's house is $605.00 a month.  What is the minimum income Jake should have coming in per month to pay this mortgage?
    • A. 

      3017.00

    • B. 

      2017.00

    • C. 

      1210.00

    • D. 

      2323.00

  • 13. 
    Sportcheck is giving a 35% off discount on all running shoes, and 20% off their winter jackets for their Boxing Day sale.  If the pair of running shoes Jesse is looking at is 130.00, and the winter coat she wants is 270.00 how much will she actually have to pay for both of these items?
    • A. 

      300.50

    • B. 

      279.50

    • C. 

      332.50

    • D. 

      305.50

  • 14. 
    Brittany buys a laptop for 950.00 plus the extra sales tax, in Alberta where she has to pay 7% taxes.  How much is the total of the laptop with the sales tax included?
    • A. 

      1045.50

    • B. 

      1036.50

    • C. 

      1074.50

    • D. 

      1016.50

  • 15. 
    Bridget goes to Walmart and purchases lotion for $5.62, shampoo for $3.95, toothpaste for $3.87, chocolate for $6.34 and a Jonas Brothers CD for $14.97.  The bill came to 38.92.  What percent of tax was added to the bill?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      12%

    • C. 

      11%

    • D. 

      9%

  • 16. 
    Mastercard charges 19.76 percent on any outstanding balance on the credit card bill.  Mike has a balance owing of 546.00.  How much is it costing Mike in interest?
    • A. 

      176.64

    • B. 

      3.76

    • C. 

      107.89

    • D. 

      67.64

  • 17. 
    Tessa opened up a bank account, and any balance that is in her account, the bank pays 8% per year.  Her balance is 200.00, how much is the bank paying her?
    • A. 

      18.00

    • B. 

      16.00

    • C. 

      20.00

    • D. 

      15.00

  • 18. 
    When macaroni is cooked, it increases in volume by 300%.  How much cooked macaroni is made from 340 mL of uncooked macaroni?
    • A. 

      204 mL

    • B. 

      2040 mL

    • C. 

      102 mL

    • D. 

      1020 mL

  • 19. 
    A puppy is over weight at 34 lbs.  The vet says that for him to be a healthy weight he needs to lose 18% of his body weight.  How much weight does the puppy have to lose?
    • A. 

      8 lbs

    • B. 

      7 lbs

    • C. 

      6 lbs

    • D. 

      3 lbs

  • 20. 
    Bootlegger has a sale on for the month of July.  Jackie purchases a pair of jeans that are regular $62.00 and she pays $37.20.  How much of a discount is she getting?
    • A. 

      40% off

    • B. 

      35% off

    • C. 

      50% 0ff

    • D. 

      25% off

  • 21. 
    Mrs. York's homeroom recorded the total number of books read per month.  In May, they read 72 books, and in June they read 56 books.  What was the approximate percent decrease from May to June?
    • A. 

      4% decrease

    • B. 

      4.5% decrease

    • C. 

      16% decrease

    • D. 

      22% decrease

  • 22. 
    The cost of a lamp is $29.95.  Sales tax is 6%.  About how much will the lamp cost, including tax?
    • A. 

      $29.00

    • B. 

      $30.00

    • C. 

      $32.00

    • D. 

      $33.00

  • 23. 
    Joe's science average in the first quarter was an 83.  In the second quarter, his average was 93.  What was the percent increase in his math grade?
    • A. 

      6% increase

    • B. 

      8.3% increase

    • C. 

      11% increase

    • D. 

      12% increase

  • 24. 
    If the price of ice cream is raised from 50 cents to  60 cents, what is the percent increase in the price?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      16.7%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      83.3%

  • 25. 
    Mark had a salary of $36,500 last year.  This year his salary is $38,325.  what percent raise did Mark receive?
    • A. 

      3%

    • B. 

      4%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      6%

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