NDLEA Recruitment Past Questions and Answers (2020)

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This Ndlea past questions e-book is a compilation of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) recruitment past questions and answers.

This ebook provides you an insight on how National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) set their questions and the format they use for recruitment.

This NDLEA recruitment past questions and answers is suitable for those sitting for National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) recruitment test in Nigeria.

 

 

NDLEA English Language Past Questions And Answers

Which of the following words can be formed from the words in capital.

FINGERPRINTING

Finger
Printings
Fern
Granite

Answer C

MADELEINE

Deed
Date
Elder
Line

Answer D

ENVANGELISM

manager
Glid
Slim
Ever

Answer C

DICTATION

Icon
Tate
Ione
Data

Answer A

ECONOMICS

Economical
Come
Cooks
Song

Answer B

In law, trespass can be: the criminal act of going into somebody else’s land or property without permission of the owner or lessee; it is also a civil law tort that may be a valid cause of action to seek judicial relief and possibly damages through a lawsuit. In some jurisdictions trespassing is an offence or misdemeanour covered by a criminal code. In other jurisdictions, it is not considered a crime or penal in nature, property is protected from trespass under civil law and privacy acts. In England and Wales, despite the prevalence of notices asserting that “trespassers will be prosecuted”, unless the trespass is aggravated in some way, it will only be a civil wrong. Although criminal and civil trespass laws vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, most have the following facets in common: Property owners and their agents (for example, security guards) may only use reasonable force to protect their property. For example, setting booby traps on a property to hurt trespassers or shooting at trespassers are usually strictly forbidden except in extreme circumstances. Not all persons seeking access to property are trespassers. The law recognizes the rights of persons given express permission to be on the property (“licensees”) and persons who have a legal right to be on the property (“invitees”) not to be treated as trespassers. For example, a meter reader on the property to read the meter is an invitee, as would be a travelling salesperson, or a police officer seeking to execute a warrant.

It is very difficult to successfully prosecute someone for trespass.

True
False
Can’t say

Answer : C
Property is only ever protected from trespass under civil law and privacy acts.

True
False
Can’t say

Answer :B

In Texas it is legal to use deadly force against trespassers after dark.

True
False
Can’t say

Answer : C

Invitees are people who have been specifically invited onto the property by the owner.

True
False
Can’t say

Answer : B

Aggravated trespass is a civil wrong and offenders cannot be prosecuted

True
False
Can’t say

Answer : B

Identify the relationship between the word pair in the question.
Select the answer where the word pair shown has the most similar relationship.

deplete : decrease A. shun : avoid

B. overlook : find
C. danger : evade
D. like : detest

Answer : A
Explanation : Deplete and decrease are synonyms. Shun and avoid are synonyms.

anaesthetic : numb A. vaccine : virus

B. disease : drug
C. sedative : drowsy
D. action : lunacy
Answer: C

Explanation : An anaesthetic makes something numb. A sedative makes something drowsy.

 

corrode : acid

A. shoal : bird
B. ocean : wave
C. pack : cat
D. pod : dolphin

Answer : D

Explanation: Heard is the collective noun for cows. Pod is the collective noun for dolphins.

evaporate : vapour

A. centrifuge : gas
B. petrify : stone
C. saturate : fluid
D. corrode : acid

Answer : B

Explanation : Vapour may be the result of evaporation. Stone may be the result of petrifaction.

welt : blow

fall : height
strike : pain
stain : spill
throw : fly

Answer : C
Explanation : A welt is the result of a blow. A stain is the result of a spill.

paltry is to substantial as acute is to ——-

angle
redundant
obtuse
sharp

Answer: C

Explanation : Paltry and substantial are opposites. Acute and obtuse are opposites.

 

chapter is to book as color is to ——-

hue
artist
palette
spectrum

Answer : D

Explanation : A book is divided into chapters. A spectrum is divided into colors.

liability is to asset as expenditure is to ——-

income
payments
benefit
D.costs

Answer : A

Explanation : Liability and asset are opposites. Expenditure and income are opposites.

sculptor is to marble as painter is to ——-

easel
artist
canvas
brush

Answer : C

Explanation : A sculptor works with marble. A painter works with canvas.

hold is to hatch as room is to ——-

ship
window
space
door

Answer : D
Explanation : A hatch is the entrance to a hold. A door is the entrance to a room.

 

Instruction: Identify the relationship between the word group in the question.
Select the answer which fits best with the group.

nile, amazon, rhine

baltic
michigan
danube
victoria

Answer: C
Explanation: These are all rivers.

snake, lizard, tortoise

frog
crocodile
newt
toad

Answer : B

Explanation: These are all reptiles.

capricorn, aries, aquarius

gemini
zodiac
andromeda
astrology

Answer : B

Explanation: These are all signs of the zodiac.

ash, beech, elm

pine
Cactus
ivy
Oak

Answer : D

 

Explanation: These are all deciduous trees.

diamond, ruby, sapphire

gold
emerald
platinum
pearl

Answer : B

Explanation: These are all gemstones.

Identify the relationship between the word pair in the question.
Select the answer where the word pair shown has the most similar relationship.

submerge : dip

A. avoid : evade
B. dismiss : ban
C. plead : ask
D. crave : covet

Answer : C

Explanation: To submerge is the extreme of to dip. To plead is the extreme of to ask

bulky : streamlined

A. cluttered : neat
B. sleek : fast
C. bloated : sink
D. light : massive

Answer : A

Explanation: If something is bulky, it cannot be streamlined. If it is cluttered it cannot be neat.

rook : chess

A. cricket : ball
B. chip : poker
C. football : goal
D. swing : golf

 

Answer : B
Explanation: A rook is used in a game of chess. A chip is used in a game of poker.

satchel : bag

A. foot : shoe
B. cup : mug
C. hand : glove
D. top : hat

Answer : D

Explanation : A satchel is a type of bag. A top hat is a type of hat.

cohesion : unity

A. belief : denial
B. dearth : scarcity
C. fear : unknown
D. death : famine

Answer : B

Explanation: Cohesion leads to unity. Dearth leads to scarcity.

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – heed

ignore
express
converse
attend

Answer : A

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – frustrate

mollify
pacify
encourage
irritate

Answer : C

 

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – abandon

keep
discover
recover
locate

Answer : A

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – mordant

serene
gentle
penetrating
acerbic

Answer : B

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – dissonance

note
conformist
chord
harmony

Answer : D

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – refute

believe
prove
allow
contradict

Answer : B

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – sedentary

exciting
inanimate
wearisome
active
Answer : D

 

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – compromise

confrontation
concession
indulgence
allowance

Answer : A

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – opulence

magnanimity
abstinence
moderation
poverty

Answer : D

Choose the word most nearly opposite in meaning to – deliberate

purposeful
conscious
accidental
intentional

Answer : C

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – mesmerize

contradict
fascinate
attack
confuse

Answer : B

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – quirky

appreciation
ungrateful
interruption

peculiar Answer : D

 

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – exonerate

deteriorate
convey
deliberate
absolve

Answer : D

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – consecrate

dedicate
decay
appease
plead

Answer : A

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – lament

mourn
impulse
peril
fraud

Answer : A

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – manipulate

gerrymander
condescend
conciliate
deviate

Answer : A

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – abstruse

simple
unadorned
painful

perplexing Answer : D

 

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – incorporeal

unbiased
insubstantial
deceptive
agricultural

Answer : B

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – undermine

subvert
demand
depreciate
dishearten

Answer : A

Choose the word most similar in meaning to – ignominious

thorough
senseless
discomfiting
vague

Answer : C

Which word means – to waste away; to wither

atrophy
shrink
desiccate
contract

Answer : A

Which word means – to understand; to figure out

dissemble
improvise
Cosset

fathom Answer : D

 

Ndlea General Knowledge Past Questions And Answers

Which of these is a domestic animal.

Cat
snake
Lion
Giraffe

Answer A

We keep food in the ____________ to prevent spoilage.

Shelve
cupboard

Fridge
Store

Answer C

Scientists perform Experiments in the ________.

Library
Lavatory
Laboratory
Lobby

Answer C

Which of these seasons of the year is not present in Nigeria?

Harmattan
Dry

Raining D. Winter

Answer D

Which of these options can be used to control plant growth around the house.

Genocide
herbicide
Insecticide
Kerosene

Answer B

A pedestrian travel on ___________.

Water
Bicycle
Foot
Train

Answer C

The sun or any star and the planets which move round it is referred to as ____.

A. Sunny system
B. Solar System
C. Solar Plexus
D. Solar power

Answer B

How many months of the year have less than 31 days?

1
3
5
7

Answer C

The patient was taken to the _________ by the doctor for the surgery.

A. Labour room
Laboratory
Theatre
Ward

Answer C

A female sheep is called

Kid
Fingerling
Ewe
Ram

Answer C

Which of these options is the act of killing oneself deliberately. A. Poisoning

B. Suicide C. Homicide D. Patricide

Answer B

A distant object can appear closer if a__________ is used.

Microscope
Telescope
Stethoscope
Microphone

Answer B

The examination takes place quarterly means the examination takes place

A. Once in four months
B. Once in three months
C. Only in four places
D. Only in three places

Answer B

You can catch a glimpse of the queen means __________.

A. You can follow the queen
B. You can get a brief look at the queen
C. The glimpse belong to the queen
D. Queen can be seen always

Answer B

Which of these describe the way of life of a group of people.

Believe
religion
Culture
Food

Answer C

Which of these is not a type of religion.

Buddhism
Christianity
Cannibalism
Islam

Answer C

The bony framework of an animal is its ____________.

Shape
Skeleton
Image
Archeologist

Answer B

Common salt is chemically called _____________.

A. Table Salt
B. Sodium chloride
C. food salt
D. Sodium Carbonate

Answer B

Iron can be prevented from rusting by __________.

Adding water
Painting
Exposure to air
Adding water and air

Answer B

To be able to sing the anthem I must know the __________. A. Vocals

B. Choir C. Lyrics D. Title

ANswer C

Which of these diseases is caused by tse – tse fly. A. Cholera

B. Dysentery

C. Sleeping sickness D. Malaria

Answer C

Which of these does not belong to the group?

Dog
Goat
Rat
Hen

Answer D

The process of making beer is called___________.

Brewing
Browning
Bearing
Boring

Answer A

Which of these is an example of body building food. A. Yam

B. Egg C. Coke D. Butter

Answer B

Which of these is a good source of vitamin c. A. Orange

B. Beans C. Meat D. Butter

Answer A

The period used by the fetus in the womb is called __________ period.

Hibernation
Gestation
Acclimatization
Growing

Answer B

Which of the professional travels into space.

Pilots
Divers
Astronaut
Space wagon

Answer C

The rainbow has __________ colours.

5
6
7
D.8

Answer C

Which of these does not belong?

Teacher
Doctor
student
lawyer

Answer C

Divide 22 by half and deduct 4. What do you have?

20
30
40

7 Answer C

Tuned and Ade shared a certain sum of money. Tuned got #48 which was three times Ade’s share. What was the amount shared?

#62
#64
#144
#96
Answer B

 

32) Great misfortune or disaster like thunderstorm which are not caused by man is called ___________.

A. Death problem
B. Natural disaster
C. Industrial disaster
D. artificial disaster

Answer B

If your father has two wives, the daughter of the other wife is your ______.

Sister
Half sister
Cousin
Step sister

Answer B

Electricity does not flow through rubber because it is ____________.

A. An insulator
B. A conductor
C. A condenser
D. A circuit

Answer A

The excretory system in the body does the work of ___________

A. Carrying blood
B. Removing food waste
C. Digesting food

Breathing Answer B

A ruler is 30cm long. How many times can it be used to measure a distance of 4.2m?

10
14
140

12 Answer C

 

Which of the instrument is used to measure rainfall.

A. Rain meter
B. rain gauge
C. rain level
D. water rate

Answer B

Butter and soap can be made from ___________.

Cocoa
Cotton
Palm oil
Crude oil

Answer C

Which of the following is not a voluntary organization?

A. Boys scout
B. Girls Guild
C. Red Cross
D. Road safety

Answer D

A place where people keep their money and Valuables is called ______.

Save
Security house
bank
Treasury

Answer C

The main implement used in mechanized farming is ___________. A. Cutlass

B. Bull dozer C. tractor D. Hoe ANswer C

Which of the following is a member of the nuclear family?

Grandmother
Aunt
Brother
Nephew

Answer C

Which of these diseases is contagious?

A. Head ache
malaria
Cough
Stomach ache

Answer C

For proper ventilation, a house must have _____________ .

A. Toilets and bathrooms
B. Furniture and carpet
C. Windows and doors
D. Kitchen and store

Answer C

Malaria is a disease transmitted by _____________.

Water
Insect
Air

Food Answer B

Lizard, crocodile and snake are examples of _______________ .

Mammals
Herbivores
Amphibians
Reptiles

Answer D

 

The plate _________________ by Ayo.

A. Was breaking
B. was broken
C. is broken

break Answer B

Nigeria is surrounded by _____________ speaking countries.

English
French
German
Swahili

Answer B

Bello’s recent success got into his head. This means it made him ____________ .

Humble
More careful
Proud
Happy

Answer C

Bread is ________ in the oven

Made
Cooked
Dough
Baked

Answer D

 

 

Ndlea Mathematics Past Questions And Answers

1. A rectangle is twice as long as it is wide. If the width is a, what is the length of a diagonal?

A. a√2

B. a√3

C.a√5

D. 3a

E. 5a

Ans = c

 

2. Last year Jose sold a painting for $2000. If he made 25% profit on the sale, how much had he paid for the painting?

A. $1200

B. $1500

C. $1600

D. $2400

E. $2500

Ans:

Jose made 25% profit, so if he bought the painting for x, he sold it for: x + 0.25x = 1.25x = 2000 ⇒x

2000 ÷ 1.25 = 1600. The answer is (C).

3. A lacrosse team raised some money. The members used 74% of the money to buy uniform, 18% for equipment, and the remaining $216 for a team party. How much money did they raise?

2400

2450

2500

2600

2700

SINCE 74% + 18% = 92%, THE $216 spent on the party presents the other 8 % 0f the money raised. Then: 0.08m = 216 ⇒ m = 216 ÷ 0.08 = 2700. The answer is (E).

4. In the figure below, what is the sum of the degree measures of all of the marked angles?

600

620

700

720

750

Each of the 10 marked angles is an exterior angle of the pentagon. If you take one angle at each vertex, the sum of the degree measures of those five angles is 360; the sum of the degree measures of the other five also is 360: 360 + 360 = 720. The answer is (720).

5. In the figure below, ABCD is a parallelogram. What is the value of y – z?

A. 50

55

60

65

70

The sum of the degree measures of two consecutive angles of a parallelogram is

180, so 180 = (3x – 5) + (2x – 15) = 5x – 20 ⇒ 5x = 200 ⇒ x =40. Since opposite angles of a parallelogram are equal, y = 3x – 5 = 115 and z = 2x – 15 = 65. Then y – z = 50. The answer is (50).

6. If the length of a rectangle is 4 times its width, and if its area is 144, what is its perimeter?

6

24
30

60

96

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7. If the measures of the angles of a triangle are in the ratio of 1:2:3, and if the perimeter of the triangle is 30 + 10 (3)½, what is the length of the smallest side?

20

18

15

12

10

8. What is the area of Triangle ABC?

350

360

370

375

390

The area of Triangle CDE = 0.5(8)(15) = 60. Since the ratio of similitude for the two triangles (as calculated in solution C15) is 2.5, the area of Triangle ABC is (2.5)2 times the area of CDE: (2.5)2 × 60 = 6.25 × 60 = 375. The answer is (375).

 

What is the perimeter of Triangle ABC?

A. 80 B. 85 C. 95 D. 100 E. 105

Solution

By the Pythagorean theorem, 82 + 152 = (CE)2 (CE)2 = 64 + 225 = 289 CE = 17. Then the perimeter of CDE = 8 + 15 + 7 = 40. Triangles ABC and CDE are similar (each has a 900 angle, and the vertical angle at C are congruent). The ratio of similitude is = 2.5, so the perimeter of ABC is 2.5 × 40 = 100. The answer is (100).

 

If the difference between the measures of the two smaller angles of a right triangle is 200, what is the measure, in degrees, of the smallest angle?

35

40

45

50

What is the perimeter of Triangle ABC A. 48

72

It cannot be determined from the information given

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What is the area of Triangle BED in the figure below were ABCD is a triangle?

A. 12 B. 24 C. 36 D. 48 E. 60

You can calculate the area of the rectangle and subtract the area of the two white right triangles, but don’t. The shaded area is a triangle whose base is 4 and whose height is 12. The area is (4)(12) = 24. The answer is (B).

What is the value of PS in the triangle below?

A. B. 10 C. 11

D. 13

E

Use the Pythagorean Theorem twice, unless you recognize the common right triangle in the figure. Since PR = 20 and QR = 16, PQR is a 3x-4x-5x right triangle with x = 4. Then PQ = 12, and PQS is a right angle triangle whose legs are 5 and 12. The hypotenuse, PS, therefore is 13. The answer is (D).

15)

 

40

45

50

55

57

Solution

Since lines l and k are parallel, the angle marked y in the given diagram and the sum of the angles marked x and 45 are equal:

Y = x + 45 y – x = 45.the answer is (45).

In an office there was a small cash box. One day Ann took half of the money plus $1 more. Then Dan took half of the money plus $1 more. Stan then took the remaining $11. How many dollars were originally in the box?

$50 B. $45

ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ̀Ā Ȁ ⸀Ȁ ̀Ā ȀĀ⸀Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ $42

ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ̀Ā Ȁ ⸀Ȁ ̀Ā ȀĀ⸀Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ Ā ᜀ $40 E. $38

Solution

You can avoid some massy algebra by working backwards. Put back the $11 Stan took; then put back the extra $1 that Dan took. There is now $12, which means that, when Dan took his half, he took $12. Put that back. Now there is $24 in the box. Put back the extra $1 that Ann took. The box now has $25, so before Ann took her half, there was $50. The answer is ($50).

Each of the 10 players on the basketball team shot 100 free throws, and the average number of baskets made was 75. When the highest and lowest scores were eliminated the average number of baskets for the remaining 8 players was 79.What is the smallest number of baskets anyone could have made?

22 B. 20

 

18

16 E. 14

Since the average of all 10 players was 75, the total number of baskets made was 10 × 75 = 750. Also, since 8 of the player had an average of 79, they made a total of 8 × 79 = 632 points. The other 2 players, therefore, made 750- 632 = 118 baskets. The most baskets that the player with the highest number could have made was 100, so the player with the lowest number had to have made at least 18. The answer is 18.

Karen played a game several times. She received $5 every time she won and had to pay $2 every time she lost. If the ratio of the number of times she won to the number of times she lost was 3:2, and if she won a total of $66, how many times did she play the game?

30

35

40
45

48

Karen won 3x times and lost 2x times, and thus played a total of 5x games. Since she got $5 every time she won, she received $5(3x) = $15x. Also, since she paid $2 for each loss, she paid out $2(2x) = $4x. Therefore, her net winning were $15x – 4x = $11x, which you are told was $66. Then, 11x = 66 ⇒ x = 6, and so 5x = 30.

The answer is 30

Since 1950, when martin graduated from high school, he has gained 2 pounds every year. In 1980 he was 40% heavier than in 1950. What percent of his 1995 weight was his 1980 weight?

80

85

87.5

90

95

 

Solution

Let x = Martin’s weight in 1950. By 1980, he had gained60 pounds (2 pounds per year for 30 years) and was 40% heavier:

60 = 0.40x x = 60 ÷ 0.4 = 150. In 1980, he weighed 210 pounds, 15 years later, in 1995, he weighed
240:
210/240= 7/8= 87.5%. The answer is C.

Henry drove 100 mile to visit a friend. If he had driven 8 mile per hour faster than he did, he would have arrived in of the time he actually toke. How many minute did the trip take?

100

120

125

144

150

Two printing presses working together can complete a job in 2.5 hours. Working alone, press A can do the job in 10 hours. How many hours will press B take to do the job by itself?

10/3

4

5

25/4 E. 15/12

Multiply each term by 10x: 2.5x + 25 = 10x
.Subtract 2.4x from each other: 25 = 7.5x
. Divide each side by 7.5: x = 3 hours. The answer is A.

 

The table above shows the specializations of North West Medical School graduates in 2005. Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number. One hundred and nineteen students graduated that year. Use this information to answer the following.

If seven students changed their specialization from family practice to paediatrics, approximately what fraction of students would then be specializing in paediatrics?

1/7
1/4
1/7
1/5
1/15

Answer: D

Explanation: Thirteen percent of 119 students (119/100) * 13 = 15 specialized in paediatrics. If 7 students joined them then there would be 22 students studying it. This equates to 22/119 = 0.18 which is approximately 1/5.

What is the approximate ratio of students specializing in sports medicine, emergency medicine and family practice?

6:4:10
1:4:5
2:8:10
3:2:10
3:2:5

Answer: D

 

Explanation: The ratio of students specializing in each is (15:11:48) which approximates to 3:2:10.

One twelfth of the students who chose to specialize in family practice plan to work abroad. How many is this?

7
8
5
9
3

Answer: C

Explanation: Forty eight percent of 119 students (119/100) * 48 = 57 specialized in family practice. One twelfth of these equates to 57/12 = 5 who planned to work abroad.

How many students decided to specialize in immunology?

9
11
14
7
15

Answer: B

Explanation: Nine percent of 119 students decided to specialize in immunology. This equates to (119/100) * 9 = 11 students

The table above shows the amount spent by Ace Marketing Consultancy to promote their clients.
‘Marketing’ spend does not include the time of any Ace employees, this is billed separately as ‘Personnel’.
Use this information to answer the following questions.

 

Approximately what percentage of Ace Marketing’s total business is accounted for by their three smallest clients?

18%
17%
20%
16%
22%

Answer: C

Explanation: The total value of Ace’s business is $41,427 (marketing) plus $40,614 (personnel) which gives $82,041. Since we know that Aardvark account for 54% of the business, the quickest way to work out how much the three smallest clients account for is to calculate how much Blue Arrow accounts for ($21,659 which is 26%), add this to the

54% to give 80%, which leaves 20% to be accounted for by the smallest three
Approximately what percentage of Ace Marketing’s total business is for Aardvark Cellular?

A.49%
57%
50%
54%
56%

Answer: D

Explanation: The total value of Ace’s business is $41,427 (marketing) plus $40,614 (personnel) which gives $82,041. Aardvark Cellular account for (21,340+22,749 =) $44,089. This equates to (44,089/82,041) * 100 = 54%.

If flyers for Aardvark Cellular cost $150 per thousand. Approximately, how many thousand have been produced?

23
20
17
14
18

Answer: B

 

Explanation: Fourteen percent of $21,340 was spent on flyers for Aardvark Cellular. This equates to (21340/100) * 14 = $2,987. If flyers cost $150 per thousand then approximately (2987/150 =) 20,000 have been produced.

If Ace charges their clients cost price plus 20%, how much will they bill Aardvark Cellular for their website?

$1,536
$1,174
$1,744
$1,280
$1,474

Answer: A

Explanation: Six percent of $21,340 was spent on the website for Aardvark Cellular. This equates to (21340/100) * 6 = $1,280. If Ace add 20% then they will bill Aardvark for $1,280 * 1.2 = $1,536.

Approximately how much was spent by on brochures for Aardvark Cellular?

$4,994
$4,774
$4,632
$4,694
$4,624

Answer: D

Explanation: Twenty two percent of $21,340 was spent on brochures for Aardvark Cellular.
This equates to (21340/100) * 22 = $4,694.

 

The table above shows the numbers of passengers flying from New York to four European capital cities by low cost airline SleazyJet. These numbers have been rounded to the nearest thousand. Use this information to answer the following questions.

Approximately, what fraction of passengers who travelled in Q4 2005 flew to Berlin?

1/8
1/4
1/7
1/5
1/15

Answer: C

Explanation: The number of passengers travelling in Q4 2005 was:
London 10,000
Paris 14,000
Rome 20,000
Berlin 7,000
This gives a total of 51,000 of whom 7,000 were travelling to Berlin.
This equates to (7,000/51,000 = 1/7.

How many more passengers travelled to Rome in Q2 2005 than in the same quarter the previous year?

5,000
4,000
3,000
2,000
1,000

Answer: E

Explanation: The number of passengers travelling in to Rome Q2 2004 was 12,000.
The number of passengers travelling in to Rome Q2 2005 was 13,000.
Therefore 1,000 more passengers travelled in Q2 2005.

What was the ratio of passengers travelling to London and Paris in Q2 2004?

2.2:1
1.8:1
2:1

 

0.75:1
1:2

Answer: B

Explanation: The number of passengers travelling in to London Q2 2004 was 18,000.
The number of passengers travelling in to Paris Q2 2004 was 10,000.
This equates to a ratio of 1.8:1

How many passengers travelled in Quarter 4 2004?

46,000
44,000
43,000
45,000
42,000

Answer: A

Explanation: The number of passengers travelling in Q4 2004 was:
London 11,000
Paris 14,000
Rome 13,000
Berlin 8,000
This gives a total of 46,000.

The table above shows the total sales figures for three models of SUV. It also shows the percentage of customers who specified additional equipment when buying from the dealer network. Use this information to answer the following questions.

How much extra profit would be generated if dealers doubled the number of Body Kits fitted when they sold a FreeRanger?

$2,268
$4,534
$1,130
$1,238
$226

Answer: A

Eplanation: Twenty percent of the 10,804 FreeRangers sold (2,161) were fitted with body kits. The total revenue generated was 2,161 * $350 = $756,000. The profit margin on this is 30%, therefore (756,000/100) * 30 = ) $2,268. If dealers doubled the number sold then the additional profit would be $2,268.

The table above shows the total sales figures for three models of SUV. It also shows the percentage of customers who specified additional equipment when buying from the dealer network. Use this information to answer the following questions.

How much profit (margin), in millions of dollars, can be attributed to Cruise Control fitted to the FreeRanger?

 

0.61
0.48
0.21
4.80
3.60

Answer: B

Explanation: Fifty percent of the 10,804 FreeRanger customers (5,402) specified cruise control. The total revenue generated was 5,402 * $220 = $1.19 million. The profit margin on this is 40%, therefore (1.19/100) * 40 = ) $0.48 million.

How much profit (margin), in millions of dollars, can be attributed to Body Kits fitted to the SportRanger?

0.49
1.48
4.80
0.36
0.21

Answer: A

Explanation: Sixty percent of the 7,762 SportRangers sold (4,657) were fitted with body kits. The total revenue generated was 4,657 * $350 = $1.63 million. The profit margin on this is 30%, therefore (1.63/100) * 30 = ) $0.49 million

How much total revenue, in millions of dollars, did Alloy Wheels generate for FreeRanger sales?

1.41
1.28
1.30
1.36
11.20

Answer: D

Explanation: Sixty percent of the 10,804 FreeRangers sold (6,482) were fitted with alloy wheels. Therefore the total revenue generated was 6,482 * $210 = $1.36 million.

How many customers specified cruise control when ordering a FreeRanger?

5,320
2,566
4,861
2,861
5,402

Answer: E

Explanation: Fifty percent of the 10,804 FreeRanger customers (5,402) specified cruise control.

The table above shows agricultural imports for the island of South Cerney for a period of five months. Use this information to answer the following questions

Approximately what fraction of the total tonnage of imports is rice?

1/5
1/4
1/3
2/5
3/10

Answer: E

Explanation: Total tonnages imported over the 5 months are as follows:
Rice 141
Wheat 176
Potatoes 152

This means that the total tonnage of imports was 469 tons of which 141 tons were of rice. Therefore (141/469 = 0.3) which is 3/10

Identify the missing number at the end of the series. 100, 96, 91, 85, ?

74
75
77
78
79

Answer: D

Explanation: The difference between the numbers in this series increases by 1 each time: -4, -5, – 6, etc.
This will produce a difference of -7 between 85 and the next number in the series, which is therefore 78.

Identify the missing number at the end of the series. 11, 16, 26, 41, ?

51
56
61
66
46

Answer: C
Explanation: The difference between the numbers in this series increases by 5 each time – 5, 10, 15, etc.
This will produce a difference of 25 between 41 and the next number in the series, which is therefore 66.

Identify the missing number at the end of the series. 5, 12, 19, 26, ?

31
33
35
34
37

Answer: B

Explanation: The numbers in this series increase by 7 each time. Therefore the next number is 33.

Anna bought $4,000 of company stock. She sold 75% of it when the value doubled, and the remainder at four times the purchase price. What was her total profit?

A.$4,000
$6,750
$6,000
$6,500
$5,000

Answer: C

Explanation: Anna sold 75% of her stock when it was worth $8000. So she took $6000 cash, leaving her with $2000 worth of stock, which she had purchased for $1000. When this stock increased in value to $4000 she sold it and added this to the first $6000 giving her $10,000 in cash. Subtracting the initial $4000 coat of the stock, Anna has made $6,000.

A total of 1600 copies of a CD were sold. 30% were sold at 55% discount, 10% were sold at 30% discount and the remainder were sold at the full price of $7.95. What was the approximate total revenue in dollars?

10,369
10,569
10,569
10,234
10,669

Answer: D
Explanation: Of the 1600 CDs sold:
60% or 960 were sold at $7.95 = $7632
10% or 160 were sold at $5.56 = $889
30% or 480 were sold at $3.57 = $1713
Therefore the total revenue was $10,234

Anna and John both receive stock as part of their remuneration. Anna receives $400 worth plus a bonus of 12%. John receives $300 worth plus a bonus of 20%. What is the difference between the values of the two bonuses?

$12.00 B.$10.00 C. $20.00

 

$14.00
$11.50

Answer: A
Explanation: Anna receives a bonus of ($400 * 0.12 =) $48. John receives a bonus of ($300 * 0.20 =) $60.
The difference between their bonuses is therefore $12.

Components X,Y and Z are ordered in the ratio 1:5:4. How many Z components will be in an order for 8000 components?

A.3,200
B.1,600
6,400
4,600
1,800

Answer: A

Explanation: The components are ordered in the ratio 1:5:4 and the total order is for 8,000.
To work out the numbers of each add 1+5+4 = 10.

Divide $8,000 by 10 = 800. You can then calculate that the number of Z components will be (800 * 4 =) 3,200.

A bank offers 10% per annum interest which is calculated and added at the end of the year. Another bank offers 10% per annum which is calculated and added every six months. What is the difference on a deposit of $800 after one year?

$2.00
$2.60
$2.40
$2.20
$4.00

Answer: A

Explanation: At the bank paying 10% interest calculated each year, the amount will be $880 ($800 * 1.10) at the end of the first year. At the bank paying 10% per annum added every 6 months, the amount will be $840 ($800 * 1.05) at the end of the first six months and $882 ($840 * 1.05) at the end of the year. Therefore the difference will be $2.00.

It costs a manufacturer X dollars per component to make the first 500 components.

All subsequent components cost X÷5 each. When X = $4.50 How much will it cost to manufacture 4,000 components?

$5,600
$4,600
$5,400
$5,200
$5,450

Answer: C

Explanation: The first 500 components are $4.50 each which gives $2,250. The 3500 subsequent components cost $0.90 each which gives $3,150. Therefore the run of 4000 components will cost $5,400

Identify the missing number.

2 6 44 8 10
15 19 ? 21 23

72
66
73
57
55

Answer: D

Explanation: The numbers on the bottom row are 13 more than those on the top row. Therefore the missing number is 44 + 13 = 57..

 

 
 
 
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