# Percent and ratios: Practice Questions NTA (UGC)-NET

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1. If a discount of 20% off the retail price of a table saves Mark \$45, how much did he pay for the table?

1. \$145

2. \$160

3. \$180

4. \$210

5. \$215

2. A customer pays \$1, 100 in state taxes on a newly purchased racing car. What is the value of the racing car if state taxes are 8.9% of the value?

1. \$9.765. 45

2. \$10, 876.90

3. \$12, 359.55

4. \$14, 345.48

5. \$15, 745.45

3. How many years does Ben need to invest his \$3, 000 at 7% to earn \$210 in simple interest?

1. 1 year

2. 2 years

3. 3 years

4. 4 years

5. 5 years

4. Sina's boss state that she will increase Sabrina's salary from \$12, 000 to \$14, 000 per year if she enrolls in business courses at a local community college. What percent increase in salary will result from Sina taking the business courses?

1. 15%

2. 16.7%

3. 17.2%

4. 85%

5. 117%

5. 35% of what number is 70?

1. 100

2. 110

3. 150

4. 175

5. 200

6. What number is 5% of 2000?

1. 50

2. 100

3. 150

4. 200

5. 250

7. What percent of 90 is 27?

1. 15%

2. 20%

3. 30%

4. 33%

5. 41%

8. Jack works for \$15.50 per hour for a health care facility. He is supposed to get a 75 cent per hour raise at one year of service. What will his percent increase in hourly pay be?

1. 2.7%

2. 3.3%

3. 133%

4. 4.8%

5. 105%

9. If 45 is 120% of a number, what is 80% of the same number?

1. 30

2. 32

3. 36

4. 38

5. 41

10. How long will Lily have to wait before for her \$2, 500 invested at 6% earns \$600 in simple interest?

1. 2 years

2. 3 years

3. 4 years

4. 5 years

5. 6 years