# 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**