32 What is the total cost of 6 months’ subscription to all mag-
azines?
(A) £161.82
(B) £164.82
(C) £167.82
(D) £170.82
(E) £173.82
33 Which magazine offers the greatest saving in taking out an
annual subscription rather than a monthly subscription?
(A) Magazine a
(B) Magazine b
(C) Magazine c
(D) Magazine d
(E) Magazine e
34 Which magazine offers the least saving in taking out an
annual subscription rather than a monthly subscription?
(A) Magazine a
(B) Magazine b
(C) Magazine c
(D) Magazine d
(E) Magazine e
35 The cost of monthly contract ‘a’ rises by 15%. What is the
new cost of 6 monthly payments?
(A) £30.00
(B) £32.50
(C) £34.50
(D) £35.00
(E) £36.50
To answer the following five questions refer to the pie charts
showing the Percentages of different sources of Australian electricity
demand (actual 2008 and projected figures for 2050).
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36 What is the 2008 demand ratio between gas, renewables
and coal?
(A) 2 : 1 : 3
(B) 3 : 2 : 5
(C) 3 : 2 : 7
(D) 4 : 2 : 5
(E) 4 : 2 : 7
37 What fraction of total electricity production for 2008 are
gas and coal respectively?
(A)
1
5;
7
20
(B)
7
20;
1
5
(C)
1
3;
7
20
(D)
7
10;
1
3
(E)
1
3;
7
10
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10%
2008 Australian Electricity Demand
(
million tonnes of oil equivalent)
7%
20%
35%
28%
Nuclear
Gas
Coal
Oil
Renewables
Nuclear
Gas
Coal
Oil
Renewables
10%
7%
20%
34%
29%
2050 Australian Electricity Demand
(
million tonnes of oil equivalent)
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38 The total Australian electricity demand is 280 billion kWh
in 2008. How much of this is produced by gas?
(A) 28 billion kWh
(B) 42 billion kWh
(C) 56 billion kWh
(D) 70 billion kWh
(E) 84 billion kWh
39 Between 2008 and 2050 the production of Australian elec-
tricity demand from renewables is forecast to change by
what percentage?
(A) 3% more
(B) 3% less
(C) 13% more
(D) 13% less
(E) 10% less
40 Between 2008 and 2050 which form of electricity gener-
ation exhibits the least change?
(A) Gas
(B) Nuclear
(C) Coal
(D) Oil
(E) Renewables
Use the figures provided in the Timetables of weekday and Sunday
train times from Keen to answer the following five questions.
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Timetables of weekday and Sunday train times from Keen
Mondays to Saturdays
DESTINATION TRAIN TIMES
Keen train station 0630 0730 0830 Then at 1445 1545
Brume 0646 0746 0846 these mins 1501 1601
Gingford 0657 0757 0857 past each 1512 1612
Kisley 0715 0815 0915 hour until 1530 1630
Detton Central 0728 0828 0928 1543 1643
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41 How long does a train journey take between Brume and
Kisley on a Wednesday?
(A) 21 mins
(B) 23 mins
(C) 25 mins
(D) 27 mins
(E) 29 mins
42 What is the time difference between the Sunday and the
weekly train service?
(A) 2 minutes slower
(B) 1 minute slower
(C) No time difference
(D) 1 minute faster
(E) 2 minutes faster
43 Due to engineering works the Sunday train service is
replaced by a bus between Detton Central and Gingford.
The bus takes 20 mins longer than the train service. What
time can a passenger taking the 08.45 hrs train from Keen
expect to arrive in Detton Central?
(A) 09.13 hrs
(B) 09.44 hrs
(C) 09.54 hrs
(D) 10.04 hrs
(E) 10.14 hrs
Sundays
D
ESTINATION TRAIN TIMES
Keen train station 0730 0845 then at 2045
Brume 0747 0902 these mins 2102
Gingford 0758 0913 past each 2113
Kisley 0816 0931 hour until 2131
Detton Central 0829 0944 2144
There is no Bank Holiday service on this line
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44 What time does the 13.46 hrs Monday train leaving Brume
arrive in Detton Central?
(A) 14.28 hrs
(B) 14.29 hrs
(C) 14.30 hrs
(D) 14.31 hrs
(E) 14.32 hrs
45 At what average speed does the weekday train travel the 18
miles between Gingford and Kisley?
(A) 18 mph
(B) 28 mph
(C) 40 mph
(D) 50 mph
(E) 60 mph
Use the figures provided in the table Simple interest paid on £10
at different interest rates to answer the following five questions.
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Simple interest added to £10 at different interest rates
Time frame Interest rate
7% 8% 9% 15%
1 year 10.7 10.8 10.9 11.5
5 years 13.5 14 14.5 17.5
10 years 17 18 19 25
50 years 45 50 55 85
46 What is the interest paid on £15 over 10 years at 9%?
(A) £13.50
(B) £14.50
(C) £18.00
(D) £19.00
(E) £28.50
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