Sc Numerical Reasoning Test

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Sc Numerical Reasoning Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the missing number at the END of the series.3, 11, 19, 27, ?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      37

    • D. 

      39

    • E. 

      41

  • 2. 
    Identify the missing number at the END of the series.3, 6, 11, 18, ?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      26

    • D. 

      27

    • E. 

      28

  • 3. 
    Identify the missing number at the END of the series.516, 497, 478, 459, ?
    • A. 

      436

    • B. 

      440

    • C. 

      438

    • D. 

      452

    • E. 

      442

  • 4. 
    Identify the missing number at the END of the series.316, 323, 332, 343, ?
    • A. 

      356

    • B. 

      357

    • C. 

      358

    • D. 

      351

    • E. 

      359

  • 5. 
    Identify the missing number at the END of the series.662, 645, 624, 599, ?
    • A. 

      587

    • B. 

      566

    • C. 

      589

    • D. 

      575

    • E. 

      570

  • 6. 
    Identify the missing number WITHIN the series.33, ?, 19, 12, 5
    • A. 

      31

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      27

    • E. 

      24

  • 7. 
    Identify the missing number WITHIN the series.11, 19, ?, 41, 55
    • A. 

      31

    • B. 

      29

    • C. 

      26

    • D. 

      39

    • E. 

      34

  • 8. 
    Identify the missing number WITHIN the series.98, 94, ?, 70, 38
    • A. 

      89

    • B. 

      85

    • C. 

      86

    • D. 

      87

    • E. 

      88

  • 9. 
    Identify the missing number WITHIN the series.  86, ?, 79, 75, 72, 68
    • A. 

      82

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      85

    • D. 

      84

    • E. 

      83

  • 10. 
    Identify the missing number WITHIN the series.20, 30, 25, 35, ? 40
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      30

    • E. 

      50

  • 11. 
    Identify the missing number.
    • A. 

      41

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      37

  • 12. 
    Identify the missing number.
    • A. 

      51

    • B. 

      56

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      55

    • E. 

      52

  • 13. 
    Identify the missing number.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      48

    • E. 

      17

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      122

    • C. 

      130

    • D. 

      132

    • E. 

      98

  • 15. 
    Identify the missing number.
    • A. 

      86

    • B. 

      96

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      106

    • E. 

      56

  • 16. 
    Identify the missing number.
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      10

    • E. 

      9

  • 17. 
    It costs a manufacturer X Euros per component to make the first 1,000 components. All subsequent components cost X/3 each.When X = €1.50, how much will it cost to manufacture 4,000 components?
    • A. 

      3,500

    • B. 

      3,000

    • C. 

      4,000

    • D. 

      3,250

    • E. 

      4,500

  • 18. 
    A train travelling at 60 km/h enters a tunnel that is 5 km long. The train is 1 km long. How many minutes does it take for the whole train to pass through the tunnel?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      55

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      90

    • E. 

      80

  • 20. 
    A total of 800 copies of a CD were sold. 60% were sold at a 50% discount, 20% were sold at a 30% discount and the remainder were sold at the full price of €8,95. What was the approximate total revenue in Euros?
    • A. 

      4,679

    • B. 

      4,579

    • C. 

      4,779

    • D. 

      4,499

    • E. 

      4,521

  • 21. 
    In a survey, 3/16 of people said that they preferred to use self service gas stations. 5/8 said that they preferred not to pump their own gas. The remaining 75 responders said that they had no clear preference. How many people preferred self service?
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      125

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      133

    • E. 

      150

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    In 2004 how many social science students were in employment after graduating?
    • A. 

      144

    • B. 

      222

    • C. 

      398

    • D. 

      555

  • 24. 
    Which month showed the largest total decrease in PC sales over the previous month?
    • A. 

      March

    • B. 

      April

    • C. 

      May

    • D. 

      June

    • E. 

      July

  • 25. 
    What was the decrease in the number of graduates in employment between 2002 and 2004?
    • A. 

      125

    • B. 

      135

    • C. 

      140

    • D. 

      180

  • 26. 
      What was the largest number of students in any year that went on to further study?
    • A. 

      561

    • B. 

      576

    • C. 

      585

    • D. 

      592

  • 27. 
    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

  • 28. 
    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

  • 29. 
     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

  • 30. 
    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

  • 31. 
    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

  • 32. 
    A car left Point A at 7.12 am and arrived in Point B, 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

  • 33. 
    If oranges cost 5 for 75 cents how many can you buy for $2.70? (Assuming they can be bought singly)
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      19

  • 34. 
                                                                      A shed has a side wall of the dimensions shown. Calculate the area of the wall in square feet.
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      30

    • E. 

      36

  • 35. 
    What is the missing number?  20 / 0.8 = ?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      24

    • E. 

      25

  • 36. 
    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

  • 37. 
    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

  • 38. 
    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

  • 39. 
    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

  • 40. 
    What is the missing number?  56 / 7 = ? - 5
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      15

    • E. 

      16

  • 41. 
    What is the average speed of the bus?
    • A. 

      14kmph

    • B. 

      24kmph

    • C. 

      32kmph

    • D. 

      40kmph

    • E. 

      48kmph

  • 42. 
    SEE GRAPH ABOVE... How far does the student walk in total?
    • A. 

      1km

    • B. 

      2km

    • C. 

      3km

    • D. 

      4km

    • E. 

      5km

  • 43. 
    What was the percentage increase in sales for Hot House between July and August?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      50

    • E. 

      60

  • 44. 
    Which month gave the largest number of sales for all the companies combined?
    • A. 

      April

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      June

    • D. 

      July

    • E. 

      August

  • 45. 
     What is the missing number?  83 - 17 = 56 + ?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      30