Numerical reasoning questions

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1. Age
Numerical Reasoning Linear systems Public

How old is John if, in 38 years, he will be 3 times as old as he is today?

Easy  
3min
13
17
19
21
24
38
   

2. Real Estates
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The chart below shows how many properties an employee sold last month:

A chart showing how many properties each employee has sold in the last month.

What was the total number of properties sold last month?

Easy  
3min
23
21
19
17
16
15
   

3. Tires
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If a tire scores less than 5 in any category, it fails the test. Which tire that passes the test has the highest average score?

Conditions
Dry Wet Snow
Desert 10 4 1
Ocean 6 8 6
Rainforest 6 10 6
Glacier 4 9 10
Prairie 7 7 7
Easy  
3min
Desert
Ocean
Rainforest
Glacier
Prairie
   

4. Apples
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John has some apples, and two brothers, Jack and Jim.

John eats 3 of his apples, and splits the remainder equally between himself and his brothers. Jack and John both eat half the apples they have been given. Together the three brothers have 4 apples left.

How many apples did John start with?

Easy  
5min
< 8
8
9
10
11
> 11
   

5. Car Dealer
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The charts below show the number of cars John sold last year and the profit per car he made.

A chart showing the number of cars sold and the profit per car.

How much did John earn last year?

Easy  
5min
< $92,500
$92,500 - $94,999
$95,000 - $97,499
$97,500 - $99,999
> $99,999
   

6. Profit per Employee
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In which year did the company make the largest profit per employee?

A chart showing the profit per employee.

Hard  
3min
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
   

7. Shares
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A brother and sister own equal parts in a company. The minority shareholders have the remaining 12,000 shares or 30% of the company.

How many shares does the sister own?

Hard  
3min
12,000 - 12,999
13,000 - 13,999
14,000 - 14,999
15,000 - 15,999
16,000 - 16,999
> 17,000
   

8. Fence
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It takes Billy 4 hours to paint a fence by himself. It takes Suzy 6 hours to paint the same fence by herself.

How long will it take them if they start working on the same fence together and neither of them stops until the fence is completely painted?

Hard  
5min
2 hours 24 minutes
2 hours 12 minutes
2 hours 0 minutes
2 hours 15 minutes
3 hours 0 minutes
2 hours and 20 minutes
   

9. Income
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Which product line saw the largest absolute increase in income (dollar amount, not percentage) in the second half of the year compared to the first half of the year?

Product line Quarters
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
C# $26,000 $27,000 $33,000 $15,000
JavaScript $20,000 $25,000 $30,000 $18,000
HTML/CSS $1,000 $5,000 $7,000 $1,000
PHP $12,000 $11,000 $14,000 $13,000
Ruby $4,000 $4,000 $5,000 $6,000
Hard  
5min
C#
JavaScript
HTML/CSS
PHP
Ruby
   

10. Car Dealer Profit
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The charts below show the number of cars John sold last year and the profit per car he made.

A chart showing the number of cars sold and the profit per car.

In which quarter did John make the largest average profit per car?

Hard  
7min
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
   

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