## Comparing Quantities – Chapter 8 /MCQ

CBSE CLASS 8 MATHEMATICS
MCQ / Comparing Quantities – Chapter 8
Multiple Choice Questions

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
1. The ratio of 5m to 10 km is ————–
A. 1:2
B. 1:200
C. 1: 2000
2. Convert ratios to percentages 3:4
A. 25%
B. 50%
C. 75%
3. 80% of 50 students are interested in Mathematics. How many are not interested in mathematics?
A. 10
B. 20
C. 30
4. ————– is a reduction given on the marked price of the article.
A. Profit
B. Discount
C. Loss
5. Discount = ——————
A. Marked price – Sale price
B. Sale price – Marked price
C. Marked price + Sale price
6. An item marked at Rs 840 is sold for Rs 714. What is the discount?
A. 1554
B. 126
C. -126
7. A shop gives 20% discount .What would be the sale price of a dress marked at Rs 120?
A. 24
B. 96
C. 144
8. ———- is the extra money paid by Institutions like banks or post offices on money deposited with them.
A. Profit
B. Interest
C. Loss
9. The time period after which the interest is added each time to form a new principal is called the ———-
A. Conversion Period
B. Estimation period
C. Current period
10. If interest is compounded half yearly, we compute the interest ——— times.
A. One
B. Two
C. Three
11. Additional expenses made after buying an article are included in the cost price and are known as ————–
A. Miscellaneous expenses
B. Overhead expenses
C. Local expenses
12. ————- is the interest calculated on the previous year’s amount.
A. Simple interest
B. Compound interest
C. Multiple interest
13. Discount = Discount % of ——————-
A. Sale price
B. Marked price
C. Cost price
14. ———— is levied on supply of goods or services or both.
A. GST (Goods and Services Tax)
B. VAT (Value Added Tax)
C. Capital Gains Tax
15. Buying Price + Overhead expenses = ————
A. Selling Price
B. Cost Price
C. Marked Price

ANSWERS:

1. 1:2000
(We can write 10km = 10000m
5m to 10km = 5: 10000 = 1: 2000 (Common factor is 5)
2. 75%
(¾ x 100 = 75%)
3. 10 students
(20% of 50 students are not interested.
20% of 50 = 20 x 50/100 = 10students)
4. Discount
5. Marked Price – Sale Price
6. 126
(Discount = Marked Price – Sale Price = 840 – 714 = 126)
7. 96
(Marked price = 120
Discount = 20% of 120 = 120 x 20/100 = 24
Sale price = 120 – 24 = 96)
8. Interest
9. Conversion Period
10. Two
11. Overhead expenses
12. Compound Interest
13. Marked Price
14. GST
15. Cost Price

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