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. 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

2. Between which two weeks was there the greatest proportional increase or decrease in Brown’s mileage, relative to the previous week?

A. Weeks 1-2
B. Weeks 2-3
C. Weeks 3-4
D. Weeks 4-5
E. Cannot say

3. 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

4. Which oil field has the highest ratio of annual operating costs to exploration and capital costs?

A. Orion
B. Jupiter
C. Galileo
D. Sirius
E. Neptune

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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