# Ratios & Percentages: Dollars and Sense Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Ratios & Percentages? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The price of a movie ticket has increased dramatically in the past twenty years. In the early 1990s, a ticket was approximately \$5; now, the price per ticket is around \$12. What is the percent increase?

240%
100%
140%
58%
42%
Q. A local bookstore is giving 25% of all sales to a public school. If the school earned \$2580, what were the total sales for the bookstore?

\$645
\$3225
\$7740
\$8219
\$10,320
Q. All t-shirts are 10% off, and all sweaters are 20% off. You buy two t-shirts originally priced at \$25 each and one sweater originally priced at \$42. How much do you owe?

\$78.60
\$56.10
\$18.00
\$16.00
\$76.50
Q. What is 10% of 20% of 30% of 100?

40
60
0.46
0.4
0.6
Q. 48% of all students dread 1st period class. Out of 600 students, how many do NOT dread it?

312
288
52
48
96
Q. You buy 3 books priced at \$12.99, \$8.99, and \$15.99. After applying a coupon for 15% off and adding in a 7.5% sales tax, what is your total?

\$6.12
\$29.85
\$34.50
\$35.94
\$36.77

14% decrease
14% increase
17% decrease
17% increase
No change in percentage
Q. 50% of 50% of 50% of a number is 10. What is the original number?

1.25
80
800
100
1000
Q. At a restaurant, your bill comes to \$25.60 before tax and tip. After first applying a 6.5% sales tax, and then a 20% tip, how much is your total?

\$28.75
\$29.05
\$30.45
\$32.38
\$32.70
Q. If you invest \$800 in an account that earns 5.9% annually, about how much will you have in 5 years?

\$829
\$930
\$1036
\$1065
\$8130