# Numeracy Diagnostic Test

38 Questions  Settings  Answer all 59 questions on this paper. Each question shows FOUR possible answers letter (‘a’, ‘b’, ‘c’, ‘d’). Only ONE is correct.

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• 1.
10 - [] = 2The number that should go in the [] is?
• A.

5

• B.

8

• C.

12

• D.

20

• 2.
.        .                .   . .    .  .    .  .  .1     2        3Fig. Shows the first three triangular numbers. What is the next triangular number?
• A.

9

• B.

10

• C.

11

• D.

12

• 3.
How many minutes are there in half an hour?
• A.

15

• B.

20

• C.

30

• D.

50

• 4.
15.30Refer to the above. The time shown on the digital clock is?
• A.

3.30 am

• B.

5.30 am

• C.

3.30 pm

• D.

5.30 pm

• 5.
Refer to Fig. 0175. The smallest number of packets was sold on
• A.

Monday

• B.

Tuesday

• C.

Wednesday

• D.

Friday

• 6.
Refer to Fig 0402. I estimate the mass of one potato. Which one of the following could be a correct estimate?
• A.

1 g

• B.

10 g

• C.

100 g

• D.

1 kg

• 7.
Fig. 0406 Shows a square table-cloth. The area of the table-cloth is
• A.

1 m²

• B.

2 m²

• C.

3 m²

• D.

4 m²

• 8.
The total mass of the letters in Fig. 0409 is
• A.

81 g

• B.

85 g

• C.

95 g

• D.

131 g

• 9.
Which one of the following personal CD players costs nearest to £ 90.
• A.

£80.99

• B.

£90.45

• C.

£89.95

• D.

£99.25

• 10.
Refer to Fig. 0400. In which direction is Crawley from East Grinstead?
• A.

North

• B.

South

• C.

East

• D.

West

• 11.
Telephone calls cost 4.2p per unit. The cost of 100 units it
• A.

42p

• B.

£1.42

• C.

£4.20

• D.

£42.00

• 12.
Refer to Fig. 0410. A length of 18 cm is cut from a rod of length 76 cm. The length of rod remaining is?
• A.

42 cm

• B.

58 cm

• C.

62 cm

• D.

68 cm

• 13.
Refer to Fig. 0411. The cost of 2 kg of carrots will be
• A.

84p

• B.

87p

• C.

94p

• D.

97p

• 14.
The perimeter of the rectangle in Fig. 0418 is
• A.

6 m

• B.

8 m

• C.

12 m

• D.

24 m

• 15.
• A.

5

• B.

9

• C.

10

• D.

30

• 16.
A County Council quotes its stock of library books as 3.75 m. The number of books is the same as
• A.

375,000

• B.

3,750,000

• C.

37,500,000

• D.

375,000,000

• 17.
One hundred and seven thousand and seventy point one seven in figures is
• A.

107,070.17

• B.

107,070.7

• C.

1,007,070.17

• D.

1,007,070.7

• 18.
The distance from Manchester to London is 200 miles. Approximately how many kilometers is this? (1.6 Kilometers= 1 mile)
• A.

100

• B.

125

• C.

200

• D.

320

• 19.
Which one of the following temperatures would be a hot summer day in England?
• A.

15º C

• B.

27º C

• C.

20º C

• D.

72º C

• 20.
A block of flats in Hong Kong has 37 floors. There are 16 flats on each floor. The total number of flats in the block is
• A.

259

• B.

342

• C.

552

• D.

592

• 21.
A college buys a set of 15 posters. The total cost is £49.50. How much does 1 poster cost?
• A.

£3.03

• B.

£3.30

• C.

£3.33

• D.

£3.35

• 22.
9/10 - 1/15=
• A.

7/50

• B.

8/50

• C.

7/10

• D.

8/10

• 23.
20% of the lettuce eaten is 'waste'. I eat 50g of lettuce. How many grams of 'waste' is this?
• A.

10g

• B.

20g

• C.

30g

• D.

40g

• 24.
It costs £95 to hire a car for 5 days. How much would it cost to hire the same car for 7 days at the same rate?
• A.

£97

• B.

£126

• C.

£133

• D.

£142.50

• 25.
Solve the equation 2x - 1= 9
• A.

X=4

• B.

X=5

• C.

X=6

• D.

X=8

• 26.
Refer to Fig. 0792. Which is not accurately drawn. What is the size of the angle marked a?
• A.

60º

• B.

75º

• C.

120º

• D.

135º

• 27.
Which one of the following cylinders has radius 3cm and height 12cm?
• A.

A( 3cm x12cm)

• B.

B(12cmx 6cm)

• C.

C(12cmx3cm)

• D.

D(6cmx12cm)

• 28.
The area of the letter L shown in Fig. 0794 is
• A.

38 cm²

• B.

40 cm²

• C.

44 cm²

• D.

50 cm²

• 29.
The results in Fig. 0799 are to be represented on a pie chart. What angle should be drawn for shoe size 6?
• A.

18º

• B.

21º

• C.

36º

• D.

42º

• 30.
A cross number puzzle gives a clue as 5³.  What number is this?
• A.

8

• B.

15

• C.

125

• D.

555

• 31.
I put some food at 16º C into my refrigerator. The temperature in the refrigerator is -4º C. By how many degrees Celsius will the temperature of the food fall?
• A.

-20

• B.

-12

• C.

12

• D.

20

• 32.
A child's party dress is to be finished with lace. It needs 2m around the bottom, 0.18m around each sleeve and 0.6m around the neck. How much lace will be left from a piece 3m long?
• A.

0.04m

• B.

0.22m

• C.

0.58m

• D.

0.76m

• 33.
A company recorded profits of £ 3 3/8 M in 1992 and £2 1/2 M in 1993. What is the decrease in profits?
• A.

£ 7/8 M

• B.

£ 1 1/8 M

• C.

£ 1 1/3 M

• D.

£ 1 7/8 M

• 34.
• A.

A

• B.

B

• C.

C

• D.

D

• 35.
A receipt for 4 people used 60g of frozen peas. What weight of frozen peas would be needed for 6 people?
• A.

30g

• B.

90g

• C.

360g

• D.

420g

• 36.
The metric equivalent of 4 pounds weight is
• A.

Less than 2kg

• B.

Exactly 2kg

• C.

More than 2kg

• D.

Exactly 4lbs

• 37.
• A.

39

• B.

41

• C.

42

• D.

43

• 38.
A shopkeeper has ten identical items in stock. He sells 6 @£25 each. The average selling price per item is
• A.

£20.50

• B.

£27.50

• C.

£28.00

• D.

£33.00