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 pears sold for £385 per tonne what was the value of Devondale Orchards’ crop of pears for 1987?

A. £7475
B. £8475
C. £9475
D. £10,475
E. £11,475
AB. £12,475
AC. £13,475
AD. £14,475
AE. £15,475
BC. Cannot Say

2. What was the approximate pre-tax profit of Barlow Chemicals as a percentage of turnover in 1990?

A. 1%
B. 5%
C. 8%
D. 11%
E. 15%
AB. 19%
AC. 23%
AD. 28%
AE. 32%
BC. Cannot Say

3. If Devondale Orchard’s crop of apples was or equal value to their crop of pears in 1983, and pears were worth £300 per tonne, how much were apples worth per tonne?

A. £100
B. £125
C. £150
D. £175
E. £200
AB. £225
AC. £250
AD. £275
AE. £300
BC. None of these

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. 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


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