Math: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Numbers - Percentages - Parts (Questions)

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Parts of percentages are parts out of 100. As you will be aware, percentages are a key subject in Math. A percentage is a fraction with a denominator of 100, e.g. 44% = 44/100. Percentages are often seen in day-to-day life.

Try your hand at this numbers quiz which focuses on percentage parts and see if you can get 100%!

1. What is 17% of £100?
[ ] £1.70
[ ] £17
[ ] £25
[ ] £71
2. What is 10% of £480?
[ ] £4.80
[ ] £40
[ ] £48
[ ] £72
3. What is 5% of 84 kg?
[ ] 4.2 kg
[ ] 8.4 kg
[ ] 20 kg
[ ] 23.6 kg
4. Abigail ran 800 meters on school sports day. Ben only ran 40% of Abigail's distance. How far did Ben run?
[ ] 120 meters
[ ] 210 meters
[ ] 240 meters
[ ] 320 meters
5. What is 15% of 3,000 light years?
[ ] 450 light years
[ ] 480 light years
[ ] 663 light years
[ ] 800 light years
6. What is 86% of 200?
[ ] 72
[ ] 150
[ ] 172
[ ] 180
7. Jonah is baking cakes and needs 35% of a bag of sugar weighing 240 g. How many grams will Jonah use?
[ ] 80 g
[ ] 82 g
[ ] 84 g
[ ] 86 g
8. At the market, towards the end of trading, the flower seller reduces her flowers to half price. What percentage has she knocked off?
[ ] 25%
[ ] 33%
[ ] 50%
[ ] 75%
9. Simona buys a dress in the sales at 60% less than the marked price of £38.50. How much does she pay for it?
[ ] £14.40
[ ] £15.40
[ ] £18.60
[ ] £23.10
10. What is 75% of £467?
[ ] £330.65
[ ] £340.80
[ ] £350.20
[ ] £350.25
Math: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Numbers - Percentages - Parts (Answers)
1. What is 17% of £100?
[ ] £1.70
[x] £17
[ ] £25
[ ] £71
2. What is 10% of £480?
[ ] £4.80
[ ] £40
[x] £48
[ ] £72
10% is the easiest to work out because it's the same as one tenth
3. What is 5% of 84 kg?
[x] 4.2 kg
[ ] 8.4 kg
[ ] 20 kg
[ ] 23.6 kg
You can work this out by finding out what 10% is (8.4) and then halving it, as 5 is half of 10!
4. Abigail ran 800 meters on school sports day. Ben only ran 40% of Abigail's distance. How far did Ben run?
[ ] 120 meters
[ ] 210 meters
[ ] 240 meters
[x] 320 meters
5. What is 15% of 3,000 light years?
[x] 450 light years
[ ] 480 light years
[ ] 663 light years
[ ] 800 light years
6. What is 86% of 200?
[ ] 72
[ ] 150
[x] 172
[ ] 180
7. Jonah is baking cakes and needs 35% of a bag of sugar weighing 240 g. How many grams will Jonah use?
[ ] 80 g
[ ] 82 g
[x] 84 g
[ ] 86 g
8. At the market, towards the end of trading, the flower seller reduces her flowers to half price. What percentage has she knocked off?
[ ] 25%
[ ] 33%
[x] 50%
[ ] 75%
Half of 100% = 50%
9. Simona buys a dress in the sales at 60% less than the marked price of £38.50. How much does she pay for it?
[ ] £14.40
[x] £15.40
[ ] £18.60
[ ] £23.10
Sounds like a bargain to me!
10. What is 75% of £467?
[ ] £330.65
[ ] £340.80
[ ] £350.20
[x] £350.25