The Advanced Numeracy Test Workbook: Review Key Quantitative Operations and Practise for Accounting and Business Tests (Testing Series)
The Advanced Numeracy Test Workbook provides essential preparation for graduates and managers who face difficult numerical psychometric tests. Offering plenty of expert tips, Mike Bryon puts the emphasis firmly on acquiring the necessary key skills: number sense, computation, geometry, probability and statistics.
A companion title to the successful How to Pass Advanced Numeracy Tests, it contains even more practice material and realistic timed mock tests. Crucially, these are relevant to the selection tests of many top organizations. The workbook format is conducive to learning, leaving plenty of room for working and calculations. Detailed explanations of the answers and interpretations of scores mean that readers can see which areas they need to improve on, and understand where they are going wrong. Packed with plenty of expert tips, and with the emphasis firmly on acquiring the necessary skills, no other book provides this level of support.
original amount × the original amount as a decimal C The original amount = the new amount × D The original amount = the new amount/ Answer Q23. Read the question and decide what combination of statements (1) and (2) is required to answer the question, if it can be answered. In a horse race, Horse A and Horse B use different strategies to try to win the race. Which horse will be ahead at the end of the race? (1) Horse A covers the first half of the
course 40 seconds faster than Horse B. (2) Horse B runs the second half of the race twice as quickly as Horse A. There is sufficient information to be able to solve the question: A In (1) but not in (2) B In (2) but not in (1) C In (1) and (2) together D In (1) and (2) separately E In none of the statements Answer Q24. Read the question and decide what combination
days were lost while staff attended the Effective e-mail module? A 500 B 425 C 380 D 345 Answer Q14. What total cost to Training Unlimited for sales staff is identified in the data set? A $25,200,000 B $25,956,000 C $26,460,000 D $42,000,000 Answer Q15. What percentage of the sales staff attended the Closing a sale module? A 100% B 90% C 80% D Cannot tell Answer Q16. What is the theoretical maximum number of days of training that a person in sales can attend? A 3 B 4 C 5
None divide exactly into 113, so it is a prime number. Q6. Answer B. Explanation The list is divided into four quarters so the first quartile has three-quarters of the list above it. Q7. Answer B. Explanation 595 items; average is 393; so sum = 595 × 393 = 233,835. Q8. Answer B. Explanation This is a list of composite (ie non-prime) whole numbers. Q9. Answer D. Q10. Answer C. Explanation Arrange the data into numerical order. The median lies between 0 and 1, given that there are eight
(2%) and it is clear that the statement is not valid). All the other suggested answers are valid. Interpretations of your test scores Test 1: Key quantitative operations A score above 60 If you face one of the higher-level psychometric tests such as GMAT, Fast Stream or SHL Graduate Battery, this is the only category of score that you should be content with. To excel in these tests you must be able to demonstrate speed, accuracy, confidence and familiarity with these basic operations and