Career Insider Numerical Aptitude Test 0004

Question 1

Your manager has sent you the expenditure on machinery enhancements for the last four years. 
 Based on the data provided, what was the % increase in cost from year 1 to year 2?

  1. 13.12 
  2. 11.11
  3. 14.62   
  4. 10.87   
  5. 12.50

Question 2

Your manager is interested in how many apprentices joined different departments across the business last year. 35% of apprentices that joined the Finance department are female and only one third of apprentices that joined the Amin department are female.

How many more females joined Admin than joined Finance?

  1. 11
  2. 12   
  3. 13   
  4. 14   
  5. 15

 

Question 3

Your manager is interested in looking at the number of engineers in different service lines across the business.

Based on the data provided, what is the ratio of mechanical engineers to electrical engineers?

  1. 1 to 2.42
  2. 1 to 3.20
  3. 1 to 2.89
  4. 1 to 2.40
  5. 1 to 4.34 

Question 4

Your manager would like to understand how performance compares between the five Sales Managers.

Between January and February, which person increased the number of units sold the most?

  1. Peter Klein
  2. David Thomas
  3. Tamsin Syeda
  4. Petra Puchova
  5. David Mason

Question 5

Your manager has asked you to look at the number of pieces sold across a series of exhibitions. How many more pieces were sold at exhibition C compared to exhibition E? 


  1. 14
  2. 9
  3. 17   
  4. 15   
  5. 16

Question 6

Your manager has asked you to review the marketing techniques used by your organisation, with a view to using only the most cost-effective techniques.


Based on the data provided, which marketing techniques is the least effective?

  1.  Social Media
  2. Billboards
  3. Sponsorship
  4. Cold Calling
  5. Billboards and Sponsorship 


Question 7

Your Operations Manager has given you last year’s predicted and actual figures of items processed from Q1-Q4. 


Based on the data provided, what was the difference between projected and actual items processed for Q1? 


  1. 300,000
  2. 3,000 
  3. 1,000,000   
  4. 3,000,000   
  5. 1,000

Question 8

What is the ratio of administration enquires to engineering-related enquires on your company’s website? 


  1. 1:1.625
  2. 1:0.615   
  3. 1:2.125 
  4. 1:1.885   
  5. 1:1.175

Question 9

You are analysing the annual revenue from the top 5 coffee maker models manufactured in your company, and want to know the comparative revenue made from each different model.


Please RANK these 5 coffee maker based on the revenue made this year, from HIGHEST to LOWEST.

 

Question 10

You are analysing the top 5 coffee maker models manufactured in your company, and want to know how many units were produced per engineer for each of the 5 models.


Please RANK these 5 coffee makers based on the number of units manufactured per engineer, from HIGHEST to LOWEST.

 

Question 11

You are comparing the end of year production figures between your five different assembly plants. You are interested in the percentage change in vehicle production between Q3 and Q4.

Please RANK your five plants from HIGHEST % increase to HIGHEST % decrease in production between Q3 and Q4.

 

Question 12

You are looking into employee gender split in five different departments. Based on your company’s quotas, you expect there to be an equal proportion of men to women in each department.

Please RANK these 5 departments from MOST equal gender balance to LEAST equal gender balance.

Question 1

Your manager has sent you the expenditure on machinery enhancements for the last four years. 
 Based on the data provided, what was the % increase in cost from year 1 to year 2?

  1. 13.12 
  2. 11.11
  3. 14.62   
  4. 10.87   
  5. 12.50

Question 2

Your manager is interested in how many apprentices joined different departments across the business last year. 35% of apprentices that joined the Finance department are female and only one third of apprentices that joined the Amin department are female.

How many more females joined Admin than joined Finance?

  1. 11
  2. 12   
  3. 13   
  4. 14   
  5. 15

 

Question 3

Your manager is interested in looking at the number of engineers in different service lines across the business.

Based on the data provided, what is the ratio of mechanical engineers to electrical engineers?

  1. 1 to 2.42
  2. 1 to 3.20
  3. 1 to 2.89
  4. 1 to 2.40
  5. 1 to 4.34 

Question 4

Your manager would like to understand how performance compares between the five Sales Managers.

Between January and February, which person increased the number of units sold the most?

  1. Peter Klein
  2. David Thomas
  3. Tamsin Syeda
  4. Petra Puchova
  5. David Mason

Question 5

Your manager has asked you to look at the number of pieces sold across a series of exhibitions. How many more pieces were sold at exhibition C compared to exhibition E? 


  1. 14
  2. 9
  3. 17   
  4. 15   
  5. 16

Question 6

Your manager has asked you to review the marketing techniques used by your organisation, with a view to using only the most cost-effective techniques.


Based on the data provided, which marketing techniques is the least effective?

  1.  Social Media
  2. Billboards
  3. Sponsorship
  4. Cold Calling
  5. Billboards and Sponsorship 


Question 7

Your Operations Manager has given you last year’s predicted and actual figures of items processed from Q1-Q4. 


Based on the data provided, what was the difference between projected and actual items processed for Q1? 


  1. 300,000
  2. 3,000 
  3. 1,000,000   
  4. 3,000,000   
  5. 1,000

Question 8

What is the ratio of administration enquires to engineering-related enquires on your company’s website? 


  1. 1:1.625
  2. 1:0.615   
  3. 1:2.125 
  4. 1:1.885   
  5. 1:1.175

Question 9

You are analysing the annual revenue from the top 5 coffee maker models manufactured in your company, and want to know the comparative revenue made from each different model.


Please RANK these 5 coffee maker based on the revenue made this year, from HIGHEST to LOWEST.

 

Question 10

You are analysing the top 5 coffee maker models manufactured in your company, and want to know how many units were produced per engineer for each of the 5 models.


Please RANK these 5 coffee makers based on the number of units manufactured per engineer, from HIGHEST to LOWEST.

 

Question 11

You are comparing the end of year production figures between your five different assembly plants. You are interested in the percentage change in vehicle production between Q3 and Q4.

Please RANK your five plants from HIGHEST % increase to HIGHEST % decrease in production between Q3 and Q4.

 

Question 12

You are looking into employee gender split in five different departments. Based on your company’s quotas, you expect there to be an equal proportion of men to women in each department.

Please RANK these 5 departments from MOST equal gender balance to LEAST equal gender balance.

Test Solutions

Question 1

Suggested solution: E

Question 2

Suggested solution:D

Question 3

Suggested solution: D

Question 4

Suggested solution: D

Question 5

Suggested solution: E

Question 6

Suggested solution: D

Question 7

Suggested solution: A

Question 8

Suggested solution: D, C, B, A, E

Question 9

Suggested solution: C, D, B, E, A

Question 10

Suggested solution:B, C, A, D, E

Question 11

Suggested solution:

Department A, Department E, Department B, Department D, Department C