Test Your Numeracy Skill

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Test Your Numeracy Skill

This quiz will test your numeracy skill as most employers look for numeracy skills. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A car left Canterbury at 7.12 am and arrived in Birmingham, 180 miles distant at 10.57 am. What was its average speed in miles per hour?
    • A. 

      55mph

    • B. 

      48mph

    • C. 

      35mph

    • D. 

      60mph

  • 2. 
    If oranges cost 5 for 75p how many can you buy for £2.70? (Assuming they can be bought singly)
    • A. 

      18 oranges

    • B. 

      21 oranges

    • C. 

      10 oranges

    • D. 

      15 oranges

  • 3. 
    You get a wage increase of 4% plus an extra £5 per week. Your present wages are £250 per week. What will your new wage be?
    • A. 

      £235

    • B. 

      £220

    • C. 

      £265

    • D. 

      £300

  • 4. 
    A cube has a volume of 8 cubic metres. If each side is doubled in length what will its new volume be in cubic metres?
    • A. 

      52 cubic metres

    • B. 

      81 cubic metres

    • C. 

      66 cubic metres

    • D. 

      64 cubic metres

  • 5. 
    9) What is the missing number? 56 / 7 = ? - 5
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      10

  • 6. 
    The English department in a school required that all 140 pupils taking English in Year 11 had a copy of each book A to D Book Percent stock Cost per book A 44 £3.95 B 80 £4.75 C 133 £7.95 D 30 £5.99 A 10% discount was given for any book where 10 or more copies were ordered. What was  the total cost of the order to the nearest penny?
  • 7. 
    The entrance fee for an exhibition is three pounds seventy five.What will be the total entrance fee for a school party of 50 pupils?
    • A. 

      £170.50

    • B. 

      £187.50

    • C. 

      £150

    • D. 

      £275.50

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