Numerical Critical Reasoning

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. How many daily sailings are there from Dover to Boulogne?

A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6
E. 7
AB. 8
AC. 9
AD. 10
AE. 11
BC. None of these

2. What proportion of the UK population in 1981 was equivalent to the number of UK tourist visiting France in that year?

A. 0.2%
B. 04%
C. 0.8%
D. 1%
E. 2%
AB. 4%
AC. 6%
AD. 8%
AE. 10%
BC. Cannot Say

3. 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

4. At the start of which year did the coffee price index show the greatest percentage change, relative to the start of the previous year?

A. 1976
B. 1977
C. 1978
D. 1979
E. Cannot Say

5. If I catch the latest ferry from either French port which is due to arrive in Dover by noon, how long before noon (Dover time) would I arrive?

A. 15 minutues
B. 30 minutues
C. 45 minutes
D. 60 minutes
E. 75 minutes
AB. 90 minutues
AC. 105 minutes
AD. 120 mintues
AE. 135 minutes
BC. Cannot Say


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