Numerical Reasoning

In a numerical reasoning test, you are required to answer questions using facts and figures presented in statistical tables. In each question you are usually given a number of options to choose from. Only one of the options is correct in each case. Test takers are usually permitted to use a rough sheet of paper and/or a calculator. However, the use of a calculator may not be permitted in all tests.

For each question below, click the appropriate button to select your answer. You will be told whether your answer is correct or not.

Newspaper Readership

Daily Newspapers

Readership (millions)

Percentage of adults reading each paper in Year 3

Year 1

Year 2

Males

Females

The Daily Chronicle

3.6

2.9

7

6

Daily News

13.8

9.3

24

18

The Tribune

1.1

1.4

4

3

The Herald

8.5

12.7

30

23

Daily Echo

4.8

4.9

10

12

Question 1: Which newspaper was read by a higher percentage of females than males in Year 3?

A

 

B

 

C

 

D

 

E

The Tribune

 

The Herald

 

Daily News

 

Daily Echo

 

The Daily Chronicle

Question 2: What was the combined readership of the Daily Chronicle, the Daily Echo and The Tribune in Year 1?

 

B

 

C

 

D

 

E

10.6

 

8.4

 

9.5

 

12.2

 

7.8

Amount Spent on Computer Imports

Amount spent on computer imports

Question 3: In Year 3, how much more than Italy did Germany spend on computer imports?

 

B

 

C

 

D

 

E

650 million

 

700 million

 

750 million

 

800 million

 

850 million

Question 4: If the amount spent on computer imports into the UK in Year 5 was 20% lower than in Year 4, what was spent in Year 5?

 

B

 

C

 

D

 

E

1,080 million

 

1,120 million

 

1,160 million

 

1,220 million

 

1,300 million

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