Numeracy Test Quiz Questions

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Numeracy Test Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    Which is the largest fraction: 3/4 or 7/8 or 4/5 or 7/9 or 7/10 ?
    • A. 

      3/4

    • B. 

      7/8

    • C. 

      4/5

    • D. 

      7/9

    • E. 

      7/10

  • 2. 
    If 5 oranges costs 75p how many can be bought for £2.70?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      20

  • 3. 
    Identify the missing number.
    • A. 

      41

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      37

  • 4. 
    Identify the missing number.
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      122

    • C. 

      130

    • D. 

      132

    • E. 

      98

  • 5. 
    Simon, Cheryl and Dannii are all going by train to London to watch a singing competition. Cheryl gets the 2.15 pm train. Simon's train journey takes 50% longer than Dannii's. Simon catches the 3.00 train. Dannii leaves 20 minutes after Cheryl and arrives at 3.25 pm.  When will Simon arrive? 
    • A. 

      3:45

    • B. 

      4:00

    • C. 

      4:15

    • D. 

      4:30

    • E. 

      4:45

  • 6. 
    What is the angle between the hands of a clock at 10.30? 
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      105

    • D. 

      120

    • E. 

      135

    • F. 

      150

  • 7. 
    Tim was given a large bag of sweets and ate one third of the sweets before stopping as he was feeling sick. The next day he ate one third of the remaining sweets and the following day he ate one third of the remainder, before counting the sweets he had left which totalled eight.  How many sweets was he given in the beginning? 
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      27

    • E. 

      30

    • F. 

      33

  • 8. 
    George thinks of a number. He squares it, then takes away 5, next multiplies it by 4, takes away 7, divides it by 3 and finally adds 6. His answer is 9. What number did he start with?   
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

  • 9. 
    How many million cars were there in Korgolia in 2001?
    • A. 

      9.2

    • B. 

      9.7

    • C. 

      10.2

    • D. 

      10.7

    • E. 

      11.2

  • 10. 
    What was the population of Botsibia (millions) in 2006 ? 
    • A. 

      14.5

    • B. 

      15.5

    • C. 

      16.5

    • D. 

      17.5

    • E. 

      18.5

  • 11. 
    Which country had the greatest percentage change in the number of cars per person between 2001 and 2006?
    • A. 

      Normark

    • B. 

      Serbistan

    • C. 

      Botsiba

    • D. 

      Velumbia

    • E. 

      Korgolia

  • 12. 
    If in 2001 the ratio of cars per person in Velumbia had been the same as that of Normark, how many cars would there be in Velumbia? 
    • A. 

      6.5m

    • B. 

      6.75m

    • C. 

      6.85m

    • D. 

      6.95m

    • E. 

      7.05m

  • 13. 
    If It takes one man 4 hours to paint a house and It takes another man 6 hours to paint a house. How long will it take for both men to paint one house?
    • A. 

      2 hours

    • B. 

      2 hours 24 minutes

    • C. 

      2 hours 50 minutes

    • D. 

      3 hours 10 minutes

    • E. 

      4 hours

    • F. 

      6 hours

  • 14. 
    5 bricklayers can lay a total of 50 bricks in 30 minutes.  How many bricklayers will be required to lay a total of 60 bricks in 18 minutes?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      11

    • E. 

      12