Aptitude Tests 4 Me

Basic Numeracy/Quantitative Aptitude

433. In 1970 the populations of town A and town B were the same. From 1970 to 1980, however, the population of town A increased by 60% while the population of town B decreased by 60%. In 1980, the population of town B was what percent of the population of town A?

 (a) 25% (b) 36% (c) 40% (d) 60%

434. From 2003 to 2004, the number of applicants to a college increased 15% to 5060. How many applicants were there in 2003?

 (a) 759 (b) 4301 (c) 4400 (d) 5819

435. The population of a town doubled every 10 years from 1960 to 1990. What was the percent increase in population during this time?

 (a) 600 (b) 700 (c) 800 (d) 900

436. If the ratio of boys to girls at a school picnic is 5:3, which of the following CANNOT be the number of children at the picnic?

 (a) 24 (b) 40 (c) 96 (d) 150

437. The measures of the two acute angles of a right triangle are in the ratio of 5:13. What is the measure of the larger acute angle?

 (a) 30 (b) 45 (c) 65 (d) 75

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