Can you pass the National Numeracy Challenge?

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Take the test and post your results in the thread!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...Challenge.html

I dare you...
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I only got 50%... That's pretty worrying
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Thank you for completing this quiz.

You scored 88%!

Can't believe I got a question wrong :lol:.

Could care less.
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Only 88%
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Thank you for completing this quiz.

You scored 63%!

Q.1 ENTRY LEVEL: The sum of Jim and Si's ages is 61. I know that Si is one year older than Jim. How old is Jim?
29
31

30
32

Q.2 ENTRY LEVEL: The bus will take one hour, then the train will take two and a half hours. I need to allow half an hour to change between them. How long will the whole journey take?
5 hours

4 hours
3 hours
4 hours 30 mins

Q.3 BRONZE LEVEL: I decided to save ten pounds in January, then double the amount each month. How much will I need to save in April?

£80
£90
£60
£100

Q.4 BRONZE LEVEL: Jeff spent £1.80 on six eggs. Work out how much each egg cost.
35p
40p
60p

30p

Q.5 SILVER LEVEL: The World Series Snooker tournament starts with 64 contestants. How many rounds must be played before a champion is found?
8 rounds

6 rounds
22 rounds
10 rounds

Q.6 SILVER LEVEL: John is planning to go for a walk in the country. The map uses a scale of 1:50,000 (2cm to 1km) and he wants to walk for 20km. How many cm is this on the map? And, if he plans a route which is 50cm on the map, how many km will this be?

40cm and 25km
25cm and 40km
40cm and 50km
50cm and 25km

Q.7 GOLD LEVEL: Five years ago there were 25 people in the office, and the ratio of men to women was 3 to 2. Since then, 5 men and 5 women have joined. What is the new ratio of men to women?
It has stayed the same
An equal ratio of men to women
5 to 3

4 to 3

Q.8 GOLD LEVEL: Sian bought a TV in the January sales which had been reduced by 20 per cent. If she paid £290 for it, what was the original price?
£348
£406.50

£362.50
£360


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100%. Then again, it would be worrying if I couldn't do GCSE questions.
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You scored 100%!

Easy
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100% ( I did take A level maths though, so, I would have worried if I'd done badly :laugh: )
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100%.

Pretty easy test tbh but i'm a comp sci. Give me an artistic test and you'll get stickmen back. :lol:
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100% - easy, but I do study maths… (although I'd class those as engineering rather than maths :P )
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88% got the ratio question wrong ha ha. I kind of thought they'd cancel each other out ah well!
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88% got the ratio question wrong ha ha. I kind of thought they'd cancel each other out ah well!
That's what I got wrong too

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Dear god that was easy. I'm worried if that is the test used to set standards.
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88%


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100%

Obviously
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