# Numerical Reasoning Test Questions and Answers

## Free Numerical Reasoning Test Questions and Answers

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Car Brand | Cost Price | Monthly Payment | 0–60 mph (secs) | CO2 Emissions (g/km) | Economy (mpg) |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

Flume | £9,999.00 | £329 (3-year) | 7.8 | 94 | 85 |

Rouser | £8,899.00 | £299 (3-year) | 10.1 | 86 | 91 |

Lior | £9,499.00 | £185 (5-year) | 8.9 | 99 | 45 |

Itro | £9,250.00 | £230 (4-year) | 9.4 | 87 | 90 |

Gaz | £8,250.00 | £275 (3-year) | 10.5 | 89 | 75 |

### Q1) For which car is it most expensive to finance via a monthly payment plan versus purchasing outright?

A) Flume B) Rouser C) Lior D) Itro E) Gaz

#### Answer

**Step 1 - Calculate the total payment plan cost for each car**
Flume = 329 x 36 (months) = 11,844
Rouser = 299 x 36 = 10,764
Lior = 185 x 60 = 11,100
Itro = 230 x 48 = 11,040
Gaz = 275 x 36 = 9,900

**Step 2 - Find the difference in cost for each car**
Flume: 11,844 - 9,999 = 1,845
Rouser: 10,764 - 8,899 = 1,865
Lior: 11,100 - 9,499 = 1,601
Itro: 11,040 - 9,250 = 1,790
Gaz: 9,900 - 8,250 = 1,650

**Step 3 - Review to ﬁnd the car with the highest total monthly cost versus buying the car outright**
Thus the correct answer is (B), Rouser

### Q2) How far can a Lior-owning family travel on a two-week holiday in the South of France on a daily petrol budget of £35; if they buy all their petrol at the local hypermarket at 1.9 Euros per litre? (Assume 1.25 Euros to the £, 1 litre = 0.22 gallons)?

A) 3,119 miles B) 3,191 miles C) 3,550 miles D) 3,640 miles E) 3,645 miles

#### Answer

**Step 1 - Find how much petrol can be purchased over the two week holiday**
£35 x 14 (days) = £490

**Step 2 - Convert this ﬁgure to Euros**
£490 x 1.25 = 612.5 Euros

**Step 3 - Find how much petrol can be purchased**
612.5 / 1.9 = 322.4 litres
322.4 x 0.22 = 70.9 gallons

**Step 4 - Find how far a Lior will travel using that much petrol**
70.9 x 45 = 3,191 miles

Thus the correct answer is (B), 3,191 miles

### Q3) Assuming that after reaching 60mph, each car can accelerate to 90 mph with a 40% reduction in the time taken to reach 60mph, which car will reach a speed of 90 mph in 15 secs?

A) Flume B) Rouser C) Lior D) Itro E) Gaz

#### Answer

**Step 1 - Calculate for each car the time taken to go from 60-90mph**
Flume: 7.8 x .6 = 4.68
Rouser: 10.1 x .6 = 6.06
Lior: 8.9 x .6 = 5.34
Itro: 9.4 x .6 = 5.64
Gaz: 10.5 x .6 = 6.3

**Step 2 - Add this time to the 0-60mph time for each car**
Flume: 4.68 = 12.5 secs
Rouser: 6.06 = 16.2 secs
Lior: 5.34 = 14.2 secs
Itro: 5.64 = 15.0 secs
Gaz: 6.3 = 16.8 secs

Thus the correct answer is (D), Itro

### Q4) A Flume, a Rouser and a Lior car are driven around a test track for 450 miles. How much CO2, to the nearest kg, is emitted by the three cars? (1.61 km = 1 mile)?

A) 200 kg B) 201 kg C) 202 kg D) 203 kg E) 204 kg

#### Answer

**Step 1 - sum the CO2 emissions for the 3 cars**
94 + 86 + 99 = 279

**Step 2 - put into a miles: km ratio**
279 x 1.61 = 449.19 g / per mile

**Step 3 - convert the emissions from g/km**
449.19 x 450 = 202,136 g = 202 kg

Thus the correct answer is (C), 202 kg

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