# Percent and ratios: Practice Questions Punjab PSC

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% Answer: d 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 Answer: a 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