# Numerical Test

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The Numerical Reasoning tests assess understanding of arithmetic processes to solve abstract and real-world numerical problems. The tests require candidates to discover relationships among apparently different or similar numerical concepts, and to apply those relationships.

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• 1.
What is the missing number?  83 - 17 = 56 + ?
• A.

6

• B.

10

• C.

16

• D.

20

• E.

30

• 2.
SEE GRAPH ABOVE.. Which company's sales were most consistent throughout the year?
• A.

Hole in Roof

• B.

Hot House

• C.

Stone's Throw

• D.

Leaky Windows

• E.

Frying Tonight

• 3.
In which month did the sales of Hole in Roof and Stones' Throw differ the most?
• A.

January

• B.

March

• C.

July

• D.

August

• E.

October

• 4.
Which month gave the largest number of sales for all the companies combined?
• A.

April

• B.

May

• C.

June

• D.

July

• E.

August

• 5.
What was the percentage increase in sales for Hot House between July and August?
• A.

20

• B.

30

• C.

40

• D.

50

• E.

60

• 6.
SEE GRAPH ABOVE... How far does the student walk in total?
• A.

1km

• B.

2km

• C.

3km

• D.

4km

• E.

5km

• 7.
How far is he from the university students' union at 8.20 am?
• A.

1km

• B.

2km

• C.

3km

• D.

4km

• E.

5km

• 8.
What is the average speed of the bus?
• A.

14kmph

• B.

24kmph

• C.

32kmph

• D.

40kmph

• E.

48kmph

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

11

• B.

13

• C.

14

• D.

15

• E.

16

• 10.
What is the missing number?  20 / 0.8 = ?
• A.

14

• B.

15

• C.

16

• D.

24

• E.

25

• 11.
Which is the largest fraction:  3/4     7/8     4/5     7/9     7/10
• A.

3/4

• B.

4/5

• C.

7/8

• D.

7/9

• E.

7/10

• 12.
If oranges cost 5 for 75p how many can you buy for ?2.70? (Assuming they can be bought singly)
• A.

15

• B.

16

• C.

17

• D.

18

• E.

19

• 13.
• A.

24

• B.

27

• C.

28

• D.

30

• E.

36

• 14.
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.

42

• B.

44

• C.

46

• D.

48

• E.

50

• 15.
An aircraft flies 930 miles in 75 minutes. How many miles does it fly in 4 hours 45 minutes assuming a constant speed?
• A.

3112

• B.

3477

• C.

3512

• D.

3522

• E.

3534

• 16.
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.

\$260

• B.

\$265

• C.

\$270

• D.

\$275

• E.

\$280

• 17.
What is the total income of the taxi driver for the whole year?
• A.

11,592

• B.

12,192

• C.

12,692

• D.

12,992

• E.

13,192

• 18.
What is her total expenditure over the year to the nearest pound?
• A.

9,353

• B.

9,953

• C.

10,453

• D.

10,953

• E.

11,523

• 19.
What is her average excess of income over expenditure per month to the nearest pound?
• A.

6

• B.

16

• C.

36

• D.

56

• E.

76

• 20.
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.

16

• B.

24

• C.

32

• D.

48

• E.

64

• 21.
A driver drives 8 km South then 6 km W. and 2 km S. again. She then drives 3 km E. to avoid a traffic jam before driving 6 km N. How many kilometres is she from her starting point?
• A.

4

• B.

5

• C.

6

• D.

7

• E.

8

• 22.
What was the largest number of students in any year that went on to further study?
• A.

561

• B.

576

• C.

585

• D.

592

• E.

Can't say

• 23.
What was the decrease in the number of graduates in employment between 2002 and 2004?
• A.

125

• B.

135

• C.

140

• D.

180

• E.

Can't say

• 24.
In 2004 how many social science students were in employment after graduating?
• A.

260

• B.

272

• C.

284

• D.

290

• E.

Can't say

• 25.
Which month showed the largest total decrease in PC sales over the previous month?
• A.

March

• B.

April

• C.

May

• D.

June

• E.

July

• 26.
What percentage of Manufacturer 2's sales were made in April (to the nearest percent)?
• A.

16

• B.

22

• C.

27

• D.

33

• E.

38

• 27.
If the average profit made on each PC sold by Manufacturer 3 over all 5 months was ?78 what was the total profit on all sales in this period by that manufacturer?
• A.

650,400

• B.

820,700

• C.

980,300

• D.

1,095,600

• E.

1,177,800