Year 8 Percentage - Practice Test

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  • 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. 
    There are 321,200 people who played tennis last year, this year the number of players has decreased by 6%. How many people played tennis this year?
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
  • 12. 
  • 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 a 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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 ___