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. Approximately how many miles did Brown cover during the five week period?

A. 2100
B. 2300
C. 2500
D. 2700
E. 2900
AB. 3100
AC. 3300
AD. 3500
AE. 3700
BC. 3900

2. What was the appropriate turnover of Barlow Chemicals in 1989?

A. £274,200
B. £324,600
C. £494,300
D. £605,280
E. £804,300
AB. £1,100,000
AC. £1,316,000
AD. £1,576,000
AE. £1,836,000
BC. Cannot Say

3. Which category of professional associates had the greatest ratio of non-graduate to graduate new admissions in 1984?

A. Accountancy & Law
B. Engineering
C. Science & Technology
D. Others (Commercial)
E. Others (Technical)

4. 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

5. 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


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