Multiple Choice Quiz
Multiple Choice Quiz
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 1 .83 in percent equals 83 percent A) True B) False 2 8/10 of 1 percent is equal to .008. A) True B) False 3 33 percent in fraction is 33/100. A) True B) False 4 12 1/2 percent is equal in fraction to 3/8. A) True B) False 5 The portion can never be larger than the base. A) True B) False 6 A rate of 40 percent could be expressed as 2/5. A) True B) False 7 To convert a decimal to a percent you: A) Move decimal point two places to left B) Multiply by 100 and delete percent symbol C) Move decimal point two places to right and add a percent symbol D) Drop decimal entirely E) None of the above 8 In the percent increase or decrease problems the portion is: A) Original price B) New Price C) 1/2 the original price D) Amount of increase or decrease E) None of the above 9 .0089 percent converted to decimal is: A) 8.9 B) .089 C) .000089 D) 890 E) None of the above 10 93/100 converted to percent equals: A) .93 percent B) 9.3 percent C) .093 percent D) 93 percent E) None of the above 11 9 3/4 percent converted to a fraction equals: A) 39/400 B) 39/40 C) 390/400 D) 39/4000 E) None of the above 12 The price of a calculator dropped from \$32.88 to \$25.95. What was the percent decrease in price. (Rounded to nearest hundredth percent). A) 26.70 percent B) 26.71 percent C) 21.08 percent D) 21.07 percent E) None of the above 13 Alice Rotter, insurance agent, earned in her first week on the job a commission of \$1,200. Her commission percent is 40 percent. Alice's total sales for the week was: A) \$30,000 B) \$3,000 C) \$4,800 D) \$48,000 E) None of the above 14 At the Museum of Transportation it was estimated 42 percent of all visitors are from in state. On Saturday, 6,000 people attended the museum. What is the number of out of state people in attendance? A) 2,520 B) 3,840 C) 2,250 D) 3,480 E) None of the above 15 Jim, manager of the Green Socks soccer team, was trying to figure the percent of games they lost this season. Their record was 24 wins and 6 losses. What percent of the soccer games did they lose? A) 25 percent B) 24 percent C) 20 percent D) 40 percent E) None of the above