# Percent Proportion Word Problems

## Quiz by Kendra Emerson

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8 questions
• Q1
The movie theater has 250 seats. 225 seats were sold for the current showing. What percent of seats were sold?
85%
95%
75%
90%
120s
• Q2
A class of sixty voted for class president. 30% voted for Brad and 70% voted for Jane. How many votes did the winner get?
120s
• Q3
A survey of 1,000 people was done by New York Times. 80% of the people did not know the name of their representative in Congress. How many of the 1,000 people did not know the name of the Congressman?
980 people
700 people
800 people
1,250 people
120s
• Q4
Bill is in a class of 15 boys and 35 girls. 40% of the students in the class take the bus to school. How many students take the bus to school? HINT: boys + girls
125 students
20 students
8 students
40 students
120s
• Q5
Miss Holman gave a 90-cent tip to a waitress for serving a meal costing \$6.00. What percent of the bill was her tip?
0.15%
15%
150%
1.5%
120s
• Q6
A chimp is taking a multiple-choice test. Of course the chimp can't read and is guessing for every question. If there are 4 choices for each question, and there are 84 questions on the test, how many questions can we expect the chimp to answer correctly? (Hint: there is a 25% chance that the chimp will guess correctly.)
30 questions
21 questions
32 questions
33 questions
120s
• Q7
Donnovan earned 99 points on his science project. If his grade was a 90%, how many points were possible?
91 questions
100 questions
9 questions
110 questions
120s
• Q8
Restaurant etiquette dictates that you should leave an 18% tip for the server if the service is acceptable. If that is the case, how much should you tip if your total bill is \$24.00?
\$7.50
\$2.45
\$4.32
\$1.33
120s

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