Grade 6 - Mathematics 8.32 Percentages Review Test

Q 1: 70% of the children in a school buy lunch at the cafeteria and the rest bring their lunch from home. What percentage of the children bring lunch from home? 40% 30% unknown 32%

Q 2: 75/265 Decimal fraction Common fraction Percent

Q 3: kwizNET announced two prizes, namely, 75% of 420 dollars or 35% of 880 dollars for the winner of a math contest. Which prize would you prefer? (hint: select the greater amount) 75% of 420 dollars 35% of 880 dollars

Q 4: A trader purchased 1,000 books at the rate of $5.40 per book and spent $200 towards transportation. If he wants to earn a profit of 12 1/2%, at what price should he sell each book? $5.50 $7.60 $8.45 $6.30

Q 5: Number of motor bikes sold in 1986 and 1987 in U.S. were 636,000 and 579,000 respectively. Find the percentage drop in sales in 1987 over 1986? 89.6% 80% 8.96%

Q 6: 1/20 = 25% 5% 20% 15%

Q 7: 9/10 Decimal fraction Common fraction Percent

Q 8: Elizabeth purchased a home for $75,000 and a home site for $15,000. If she sold the home for $83,000 and the site for $11,000, how much percentage profit or loss did she make on both the transactions together? 3 4/5% loss 4 4/9% loss 5 1/4% profit 4 4/9% profit

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