Percentage: Practice Test! 8th Grade Trivia Quiz

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 8818

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Percentage: Practice Test! 8th Grade Trivia Quiz

What do you know about percentages? Do you think you understand enough to pass this 8th-grade quiz? A percentage is specifically a number telling you how many of something per hundred. To find a percent, divide the number of a portion of something by the total number possible. Then, you multiply by 100 and move the decimal two places to the right. Take this quiz to learn more about percentages.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sarah's bank account increased by 54%. If bank account was $600, it is now worth:
    • A. 

      $924

    • B. 

      $324

    • C. 

      $276

    • D. 

      $876

  • 2. 
    What is 5% as a decimal?
    • A. 

      0.5

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      0.005

    • D. 

      0.05

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      128,480

    • B. 

      301,928

    • C. 

      340,472

    • D. 

      308,352

  • 4. 
    What is 12.3 as a percentage?
    • A. 

      1230%

    • B. 

      12.3%

    • C. 

      1.23%

    • D. 

      123%

  • 5. 
    16% of people have red hair. In a group of 300 people how many would have red hair?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      64

  • 6. 
    What is 9% of 61?
    • A. 

      54.9

    • B. 

      9.31

    • C. 

      4.96

    • D. 

      5.49

  • 7. 
    Julie got 98 out of 140 for a science exam, what percentage did she get?
    • A. 

      98%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      68%

    • D. 

      78%

  • 8. 
    5 out of 8 students attended the Meeting, what percentage is this?
    • A. 

      1.6%

    • B. 

      160%

    • C. 

      72%

    • D. 

      62.5%

  • 9. 
    Jordan lost 30% of his marbles, what is this as a Fraction in it's simplest form?
    • A. 

      30 / 100

    • B. 

      3 / 10

    • C. 

      30 / 1000

    • D. 

      3 / 100

  • 10. 
    What is 6.5% as a fraction, in it's simplest form?
    • A. 

      6.5 / 100

    • B. 

      13 / 200

    • C. 

      0.65 / 10

    • D. 

      65 / 200

  • 11. 
    Sally calculated that 34% of students ride the bus to school, this percentage as a fraction is ___ (remember to simplify fully. write your fraction in the from x/y)
  • 12. 
    Out of 400 students, if 34% of students ride the bus to school, the number of students that ride the bus is ___
  • 13. 
    11% as a fraction is ____ (remember to simplify fully. write your fraction in the from x/y)
  • 14. 
    If 21.3% of Australians watch cricket, this percentage as a decimal is ___
  • 15. 
    The fraction 7/8 is written as the percentage ____ (write your answer to 1 decimal place)
  • 16. 
    For an English test, Sally got 7/10, John got 24/40 and Sam got 15/20. The person who got the best test percentage was ____
  • 17. 
    0.71 as a percentage is ___
  • 18. 
    86% of students passed their Maths exam. If 600 students sat the exam, the number of people who FAILED is ___
  • 19. 
    35% of $650 is ___ 
  • 20. 
    14% of $310 is ___
  • 21. 
    6 out of 15 as a percentage is ___ 
  • 22. 
    Gary has 30 animals on his small farm.  He has 16 cows, 11 sheep, 2 donkeys, and 1 horse. The percentage of Gary's animals that are sheep is ____
  • 23. 
    A hat that is worth $300 is on sale and is reduced by 40%, the amount that you would save is ___