Multiple Choice Questions Series 4 – Using Academic Expressions to Describe Statistics

January 19, 2018


Questions 1-10: Replace each of the following figures with a similar word-based expression.


1. 21%


a. A quarter

b. Just more than a fifth

c. A fifth

d. Just below two thirds



2. 32%


a. One out of ten

b. Approximately one out of four

c. Just below a third

d. More than a half



3. 49%


a. One in every four

b. About two thirds

c. Just less than a half

d. More than one fourth



4. 67%


a. Just higher than two thirds

b. About a quarter

c. Approximately a half

d. One out of seven



5. 25%


a. Every three in four

b. Two in every ten

c. Approximately three quarters

d. A quarter



6. 75%


a. About two in three

b. A fourth

c. Just below three out of five

d. Three in every four



7. 80%


a. Exactly eight out of ten

b. Approximately three fifths

c. A quarter

d. Two in every three



8. 60%


a. Three fifths

b. Six out of nine

c. About three quarters

d. Just higher than two thirds



9. 41%


a. Approximately three in every five

b. Just more than two fifths

c. About six out of ten

d. Just below three quarters



10. 99%


a. Approximately all

b. Almost all

c. About one tenth

d. Just below nine in every ten



Please find the answers here.



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Note: This article was written by author Mai Duc Nguyen and originally posted on VnExpress (the most read Vietnamese newspaper).





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