Name:    Math 8 Percentage 3.1

Multiple Choice
The following practice quiz is to assess student understanding on percentages.  This is the first section for the Percentage Chapter.  So this quiz will only cover the basics of percentages.

1.

Express 35% as a decimal
 a. 0.035 c. 3.5 b. 0.35 d. 35

2.

Express 0.93% as a decimal
 a. 0.000 93 c. 0.0093 b. 0.093 d. 0.93

3.

Express 280% as a decimal:
 a. 28 c. 2.8 b. 0.0028 d. 280

4.

Express as a fraction:
 a. c. b. d.

5.

Express 75% as a fraction in lowest terms
 a. c. b. d.

6.

What is 9.1 as a percent?
 a. 0.091% c. 910% b. 91% d. 9.1%

7.

Express 0.0073 as a percent
 a. 0.073% c. 0.0073% b. 73% d. 0.73%

8.

What percent is 45 out of 80?
 a. 0.6 c. b. 56 d. 56.5

9.

What is 5% of 330?
 a. 165 c. 1650 b. 16.5 d. 12.7

10.

What is 0.70% of 50?
 a. 3.5 c. 0.035 b. 0.35 d. 0.0035

11.

What is 0.08% of 120?
 a. 9.6 c. 0.096 b. 0.96 d. 0.0096

12.

A man has a rectangular patio in his garden.   He decides to enlarge it by increasing both length and width by 10%.  What is the percentage increase in area?
 a. 20% c. 21% b. 10% d. 25%

13.

A team’s record is 20 wins and 25 losses.  To qualify for the playoffs a team must win 60% of its games played.  What is the number of games the team must win for the 15 remaining games to make the playoffs?
 a. 14 c. 13 b. 15 d. not possible