 Math: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Percentages 2 (Questions)

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Percentages are proportions of whole numbers. You will probably have come across adults talking about a 5% pay rise or 10% inflation for example. But what does this actually mean? Well, 5% is the same as one twentieth so a 5% pay rise means an extra 5 cents in every dollar. But 10% is the same as one tenth so 10% inflation means that prices have gone up by 10 cents in every dollar!

1. What percentage is 34?
 [ ] 25% [ ] 50% [ ] 75% [ ] 100%
2. Which percentage is equivalent to 0.28?
 [ ] 20% [ ] 25% [ ] 28% [ ] 30%
3. Which is roughly 13?
 [ ] 25% [ ] 30% [ ] 33% [ ] 40%
4. Which of these is more than half?
 [ ] 0.35 [ ] 18% [ ] 0.01 [ ] 62%
5. Which is roughly equivalent to 67%?
 [ ] 1⁄2 [ ] 3⁄4 [ ] 1⁄3 [ ] 2⁄3
6. Which of these is less than 25%?
 [ ] 0.4 [ ] 1⁄3 [ ] 1⁄20 [ ] 0.25
7. What is 50% of 250?
 [ ] 25 [ ] 100 [ ] 125 [ ] 200
8. What is 25% of 40?
 [ ] 4 [ ] 5 [ ] 10 [ ] 400
9. A dress is \$40. There is a 10% discount off the dress. How much is the dress?
 [ ] \$20 [ ] \$30 [ ] \$36 [ ] \$44
10. A football team played 20 games. They lost 25% and won the rest. How many games did they win?
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1. What percentage is 34?
 [ ] 25% [ ] 50% [x] 75% [ ] 100%
75% and 0.75 are both the same as 34
2. Which percentage is equivalent to 0.28?
 [ ] 20% [ ] 25% [x] 28% [ ] 30%
0.28 and 28% both mean 28100
3. Which is roughly 13?
 [ ] 25% [ ] 30% [x] 33% [ ] 40%
100 ÷ 3 = 33.333...
4. Which of these is more than half?
 [ ] 0.35 [ ] 18% [ ] 0.01 [x] 62%
50% is half so 62% is the only option which is higher
5. Which is roughly equivalent to 67%?
 [ ] 1⁄2 [ ] 3⁄4 [ ] 1⁄3 [x] 2⁄3
23 is 0.666... or 66.666...%
6. Which of these is less than 25%?
 [ ] 0.4 [ ] 1⁄3 [x] 1⁄20 [ ] 0.25
120 is the same as 5%
7. What is 50% of 250?
 [ ] 25 [ ] 100 [x] 125 [ ] 200
To find 50% of a number halve the number
8. What is 25% of 40?
 [ ] 4 [ ] 5 [x] 10 [ ] 400
To find 25% of a number divide by 4
9. A dress is \$40. There is a 10% discount off the dress. How much is the dress?
 [ ] \$20 [ ] \$30 [x] \$36 [ ] \$44
To find 10% of a number divide by 10
10. A football team played 20 games. They lost 25% and won the rest. How many games did they win?
 [ ] 5 [ ] 10 [x] 15 [ ] 25
If they lost 25% (5 games) then they won 75% (15 games). The two percentages add up to 100