NUMERICAL REASONING TEST

In this test you will be using facts and figures present in various statistical tables to answer questions designed to assess your ability to evaluate numerical data.

In each question you are given either five or ten options to choose from. One, and only one, of the options is correct in each case.

Please refer to the statistics tables below in order to correctly answer each question.

1. What was the approximate percentage fall (to the nearest 5%) in the price of coffee from the beginning of 1978?

A. None
B. 5%
C. 10%
D. 15%
E. 20%
AB. 25%
AC. 30%
AD. 35%
AE. 40%
BC. Cannot Say

2. If Brown’s car uses 25% less fuel than Jennings’, in which week was their combined petrol consumption the lowest?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. Cannot say

3. By approximately what percentage did Barlow Chemicals’ turnover increase during the period 1986-90?

A. 11%
B. 19%
C. 25%
D. 32%
E. 48%
AB. 67%
AC. 75%
AD. 82%
AE. 89%
BC. Cannot say

4. How many ferries from the two French ports re due to arrive at Dover between 1.45pm and 4pm (Dover time)?

A. 0
B. 1
C. 2
D. 3
E. 4
AB. 5
AC. 6
AD. 7
AE. 8
BC. None of these

5. Over which 2 year period did Devondale Orchards’ total output of pears equal that of apples?

A. 1983-84
B. 1984-85
C. 1985-86
D. 1986-87
E. 1987-88

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