Directions: The following questions involve working with percents. Read carefully.

1.
The Student Council conducted a vote to determine whether the homecoming dance should have live music or a DJ. The number of students voting for live music was 215. The number of students voting of a DJ was 645. What percent of the students voted for the DJ?

Choose:
 75% 80%

2.
The new 12 mile hiking trail is 150% of the length of the original trail. How long was the original trail?

Choose:
 6 miles 8 miles 9 miles 10 miles

3.
A batter's average is 0.316. Express this average as a percent.

Choose:
 316% 31.6% 3.16% 0.316%

4.
The regional skateboarding competition was held in an arena seating 2,500 people. Pre-sale tickets were sold filling 75% of the seats. How many pre-sale tickets were sold?

Choose:
 625 750 1000 1875

5.
In a class of 30 students, 40% of the students received a grade of A on a project. How many students received an A?

Choose:
 10 12 15 18

6.
It is possible in northern New York to see snow 7 months out of the year. What percent of the year can these New Yorkers potentially see snow?

Choose:
 50% 58% 60%

7.
The school dance band is made up of 9 boys, with the rest being girls. If 75% of the band is boys, how many students are in the dance band?
Choose:
 12 15 18 21

8.
The table at the right shows the results from a survey asking students to state their favorite color. To the nearest percent, what percent of the students participating in the survey stated blue as their favorite color?

Choose:
 24% 28% 39% 40%

9.
An "Arnold Palmer" drink is a combination of ice tea and lemonade. If 40% of the drink is lemonade, how many ounces of a 10 ounce glass will be ice tea?
(This was the favorite drink of famous golfer Arnold Palmer.)

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 8 oz 6 oz 4 oz 2 oz

10.
Of the students attending a rock concert, 80 of them were 8th graders. Of these 8th graders, 25% of them were wearing ear plugs. Of these ear plug wearing students, 10% of them were male. How many of the 8th graders wearing ear plugs were female?

Choose:
 10 12 18 20