# Percentage: Practice Test! 8th Grade Trivia Quiz

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 14488  Settings  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.

• 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.
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 ___
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