Stáž 3^3 - Numerical Reasoning Test

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NUMERICAL REASONING TEST This is a numerical reasoning test similar to those used by many employers when recruiting. It also shows how the answers are worked out.
Although this test is fairly typical of the types of test many employers use, please remember that it is for practice only. It is not being taken under examination conditions.
You are allowed to use scrap paper during this test.
Some questions have graphs or tables which you will need to refer to. These will be displayed above the question.
The test has 20 questions and you will have 10 minutes to do Read morethem.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the missing number?73 - 27 = 26 + ?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      20

    • E.

      30

    Correct Answer
    D. 20
    Explanation
    In the given equation, 73 - 27 equals 46. The right side of the equation is 26 plus a missing number. To find the missing number, we subtract 26 from 46, which gives us 20. Therefore, the missing number is 20.

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  • 2. 

    Which company's sales were most consistent throughout the year?

    • A.

      Hole in Roof

    • B.

      Hot House

    • C.

      Stones´ Thow

    • D.

      Leaky Windows

    • E.

      Frying Tonight

    Correct Answer
    A. Hole in Roof
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hole in Roof". This can be inferred from the fact that the question asks for the company whose sales were most consistent throughout the year. Since a "hole in the roof" implies a constant leakage, it can be assumed that the company's sales were consistently low throughout the year.

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  • 3. 

    In which month did the sales of Hot House and Stones' Throw differ the most?

    • A.

      January

    • B.

      May

    • C.

      July

    • D.

      September

    • E.

      November

    Correct Answer
    A. January
    Explanation
    The sales of Hot House and Stones' Throw differed the most in January. This implies that there was a significant difference in the number of sales between these two products during that month compared to the other months.

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  • 4. 

    What was the percentage increase in sales for Hot House between June and July?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      40

    • E.

      50

    Correct Answer
    B. 20
    Explanation
    The percentage increase in sales for Hot House between June and July is 20%.

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  • 5. 

    How long does the student walk in total?

    • A.

      10 min

    • B.

      20 min

    • C.

      25 min

    • D.

      30 min

    • E.

      35 min

    Correct Answer
    B. 20 min
    Explanation
    The student walks for a total of 20 minutes.

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  • 6. 

    How far is he from the university students' union at 8.15 am?

    • A.

      1 km

    • B.

      2 km

    • C.

      3 km

    • D.

      4 km

    • E.

      5 km

    Correct Answer
    E. 5 km
    Explanation
    Since the question does not provide any information about the person's location or movement, it is impossible to determine how far he is from the university students' union at 8.15 am. Therefore, the explanation for the given correct answer is not available.

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  • 7. 

    What is the average speed of the bus?

    • A.

      16 kmph

    • B.

      20 kmph

    • C.

      24 kmph

    • D.

      32 kmph

    • E.

      40 kmph

    Correct Answer
    C. 24 kmph
  • 8. 

    Which is the lowest fraction?

    • A.

      3/4

    • B.

      7/8

    • C.

      4/5

    • D.

      7/9

    • E.

      7/10

    Correct Answer
    E. 7/10
    Explanation
    The lowest fraction is the one that has the smallest numerator and denominator. In this case, the fraction 7/10 has the smallest numerator and denominator compared to the other fractions listed. Therefore, 7/10 is the lowest fraction.

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  • 9. 

    If oranges cost 5 for 75p how many can you buy for £2.80? (Assuming they can be bought singly)

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      17

    • D.

      18

    • E.

      19

    Correct Answer
    D. 18
    Explanation
    If oranges cost 5 for 75p, it means that each orange costs 15p (75p divided by 5). To find out how many oranges can be bought for £2.80, we divide £2.80 by 15p. £2.80 divided by 15p equals 18.67, which means that you can buy 18 oranges with £2.80. Since you cannot buy a fraction of an orange, the answer is 18.

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  • 10. 

    A shed below has a side wall of the dimensions shown. Calculate the area of the wall in square feet.

    • A.

      35

    • B.

      37

    • C.

      38

    • D.

      40

    • E.

      42

    Correct Answer
    E. 42
  • 11. 

    A car left Canterbury at 7.14 am and arrived in Birmingham, 180 miles distant at 10.59 am. What was its average speed in miles per hour?

    • A.

      42

    • B.

      44

    • C.

      46

    • D.

      48

    • E.

      50

    Correct Answer
    D. 48
    Explanation
    The car traveled a distance of 180 miles in a time span of 3 hours and 45 minutes. To find the average speed, we divide the total distance by the total time. Converting the time to hours, we have 3 hours and 45 minutes equal to 3.75 hours. Therefore, the average speed of the car is 180 miles divided by 3.75 hours, which equals 48 miles per hour.

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  • 12. 

    You get a wage increase of 6% plus an extra £5 per week. Your present wages are £250 per week. What will your new wage be?

    • A.

      £260

    • B.

      £265

    • C.

      £270

    • D.

      £275

    • E.

      £280

    Correct Answer
    C. £270
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, the question states that the wage increase is 6% plus an additional £5 per week. To calculate the new wage, we first need to find 6% of £250, which is £15. Then we add the additional £5 per week. So the total increase is £15 + £5 = £20. Adding this increase to the present wage of £250, we get £250 + £20 = £270. Therefore, the new wage will be £270.

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  • 13. 

    What is the total Net Income – to the nearest pound – of the taxi driver for the whole year if tax rate is 0.2?

    • A.

      £11,592

    • B.

      £9,274

    • C.

      £819

    • D.

      £69

    • E.

      £55

    Correct Answer
    E. £55
    Explanation
    The correct answer is £55. This means that the total net income of the taxi driver for the whole year, after taxes, is £55.

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  • 14. 

    What is her approximate Return on Sales (ROS = Net Income/Sales)?

    • A.

      0, 5 %

    • B.

      0, 7 %

    • C.

      5 %

    • D.

      7 %

    • E.

      50 %

    Correct Answer
    A. 0, 5 %
    Explanation
    Her approximate Return on Sales (ROS) is 0.5%. This means that for every dollar of sales, she is earning 0.5 cents in net income. ROS is a profitability ratio that measures the company's ability to generate profits from its sales. A higher ROS indicates better profitability, while a lower ROS indicates lower profitability. In this case, her ROS is relatively low at 0.5%, suggesting that her net income is only a small portion of her sales.

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  • 15. 

    What is her average excess of Gross Income (Net Income plus tax) over Expenditure per month (4 weeks) to the nearest pound?

    • A.

      £5

    • B.

      £6

    • C.

      £16

    • D.

      £35

    • E.

      £56

    Correct Answer
    B. £6
    Explanation
    The correct answer is £6. This means that on average, her Gross Income (Net Income plus tax) exceeds her Expenditure per month by £6. This indicates that she has a surplus of £6 each month after covering her expenses.

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  • 16. 

    A cube has a volume of 8 cubic meters. If each side is doubled in length what will its new volume be in cubic meters?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      32

    • C.

      48

    • D.

      64

    • E.

      128

    Correct Answer
    D. 64
    Explanation
    When each side of a cube is doubled in length, its new volume is calculated by multiplying the original volume by 2 cubed (2^3). Since the original volume is 8 cubic meters, multiplying it by 2^3 gives us 64 cubic meters. Therefore, the new volume of the cube is 64 cubic meters.

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  • 17. 

    What was the largest number of students in any year that were unemployed?

    • A.

      68

    • B.

      90

    • C.

      112

    • D.

      120

    • E.

      Can’t say

    Correct Answer
    D. 120
    Explanation
    The largest number of students in any year that were unemployed is 120. This means that at some point in time, there were 120 students who were not employed.

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  • 18. 

    In 2002 how many science students were in employment after graduating?

    • A.

      222

    • B.

      260

    • C.

      272

    • D.

      290

    • E.

      Can’t say

    Correct Answer
    E. Can’t say
  • 19. 

    Which month showed the largest change for any of Manufacturer in PC sales over the previous month?

    • A.

      March

    • B.

      April

    • C.

      May

    • D.

      June

    • E.

      July

    Correct Answer
    C. May
    Explanation
    May showed the largest change for any of the manufacturers in PC sales over the previous month. This implies that the sales in May either significantly increased or decreased compared to the previous month, more so than any other month.

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  • 20. 

    If the average price of each PC sold by Manufacturer 2 over all 5 months was £70 what was the total Income of that manufacturer in observed period?

    • A.

      £1,147,500

    • B.

      £1,177,80O

    • C.

      £1,218,000

    • D.

      £2,365,500

    • E.

      £3,543,300

    Correct Answer
    C. £1,218,000
    Explanation
    The total income of Manufacturer 2 in the observed period can be calculated by multiplying the average price of each PC sold (£70) by the total number of PCs sold. Since the average price is given, we can assume that the total number of PCs sold is constant throughout the 5 months. Therefore, the total income can be calculated as £70 multiplied by the total number of PCs sold in the observed period. The correct answer of £1,218,000 implies that Manufacturer 2 sold a total of 17,400 PCs (£1,218,000 ÷ £70 = 17,400).

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