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. If the output figure for the Galileo field represents crude oil only, which was 30% of the total output with the remainder being water, how many thousands of barrels of water were produced per day along with the oil?

A. 270
B. 340
C. 680
D. 910
E. 1190
AB. 1380
AC. 1700
AD. 2300
AE. 2860
BC. Cannot Say

2. 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

3. What proportion of the total populations of the 4 tourist nations shown was equivalent to the number visiting Italy in 1981?

A. 0.1%
B. 02%
C. 0.3%
D. 0.4%
E. 1%
AB. 2%
AC. 3%
AD. 4%
AE. 10%
BC. 20%

4. 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

5. If Simms & Co’s sales reps each receive 32p per mile, how much more than Brown should Jennings have received for week 1?

A. £18.60
B. £24.20
C. £30.80
D. £38.40
E. £44.80
AB. £64.60
AC. £76.80
AD. £88.00
AE. £94.80
BC. Cannot Say

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