Q1:

The sharemarket index was 3100 at the start of the week. At the end of the week it was 3165. The percentage increase was approximately 
A. 65 B. 2 C. 0.2 D. 20 
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Q2:

In an election for Cabinet, Mr A received 126 votes. This was 42% of the total votes. The total number of people who voted was 
A. 52 B. 134 C. 210 D. 300 
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Q3:

The cost of a Compact Disk is $20.70 including GST at 12.5%. What is the cost of the CD excluding GST ? 
A. $18.11 B. $18.40 C. $23.29 D. $8.20 
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Q4:

203 people like chicken wings a lot, 81 people think they are OK and 16 people hate them! What percentage of the people think they are OK? 
A. 24.3 B. 81 C. 27 D. 3.7 
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Q5:

15% of $300 is 
A. $33 B. $45 C. $153 D. $315 
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Q6:

A woman receives a 10% increase on her weekly wage of $300. How much will she earn in a YEAR at the increased rate 
A. $3 960 B. $17 160 C. $15 600 D. $33 000 
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Q7:

What is the simple interest on $450 for 2 years at 6% per annum? 
A. $5.40 B. $9.00 C. $27.00 D. $54.00 
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Q8:

What percentage of 5 kg is 85 g? 
A. 1.7% B. 5.9% C. 17% D. 85% 
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Q9:

What is 20% of 20? 
A. 40 B. 20 C. 2 D. 4 
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Q10:

Decrease 200 by 8% 
A. 160 B. 184 C. 192 D. 208 
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