How to Pass Data Interpretation Tests: Unbeatable Practice for Numerical and Quantitative Reasoning and Problem Solving Tests

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Data interpretation tests are fast becoming the most common type of numeracy questions set in psychometric tests. Almost every battery of psychometric tests will include a data interpretation subtest, or series of questions and at some point in their career almost everyone will have to pass one.

How to Pass Data Interpretation Tests provides over 300 practice data interpretation questions, with answers and detailed explanations. With help and advice on how to prepare for a data ...

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Overview

Data interpretation tests are fast becoming the most common type of numeracy questions set in psychometric tests. Almost every battery of psychometric tests will include a data interpretation subtest, or series of questions and at some point in their career almost everyone will have to pass one.

How to Pass Data Interpretation Tests provides over 300 practice data interpretation questions, with answers and detailed explanations. With help and advice on how to prepare for a data interpretation test, this book includes 20 mini-tests and 3 realistic full-length tests, enabling candidates to become familiar with the approaches needed, develop exam techniques and achieve results.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749462321
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2011
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,002,263
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Bryon is an expert in psychometrics and training solutions. He is also the author of The Advanced Numeracy Test Workbook, How to Pass Graduate Psychometric Tests, How to Pass the Civil Service Qualifying Tests, How to Pass Selection Tests, How to Pass Technical Selection Tests and The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book, all published by Kogan Page.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Data interpretation tests and the winning approach 1

2 One hundred and forty warm-up data interpretation questions 6

Data set 1 The Lagoon Hotel 7

Data set 2 Means of travel to work 10

Data set 3 Sea breezes, balls, balloons and submarines 13

Data set 4 Distribution of women across professional and managerial grades 16

Data set 5 Distances from New Zealand by sea 19

Data set 6 Facts of light 22

Data set 7 Booking a flight 26

Data set 8 Predicted change in employment by industrial classification 30

Data set 9 Mary's Gums 33

Data set 10 Railway enquiries 37

Data set 11 Households and their use of instruments of mass media 40

Data set 12 Marco glass 43

Data set 13 Data files 46

Data set 14 The web-building company 49

3 Twenty mini data interpretation tests 53

Mini test 1 Speeding vehicles 56

Mini test 2 The mail order company 58

Mini test 3 Analysis of a population by economic activity and district 61

Mini test 4 "What young people find most and least interesting 63

Mini test 5 Global sales by world regions 65

Mini test 6 The recruitment agency 67

Mini test 7 Population growth 70

Mini test 8 Pi Corporation 72

Mini test 9 Worldwide.com 74

Mini test 10 Number of couples celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary 76

Mini test 11 Employment trends by region 78

Mini test 12 Observations of cetaceans 80

Mini test 13 Average propensity to save 82

Mini test 14 Paper is big business 84

Mini test 15 The aged debt recovery process 87

Mini test 16 World population 90

Mini test 17 A survey of age and attitudes 92

Mini test 18 Where there is muck there is money 94

Mini test 19 The reasons young people commit crime97

Mini test 20 All good things come to an end 99

4 Three full-length realistic data interpretation tests 102

Test 1 105

Test 2 119

Test 3 133

5 Answers and detailed explanations 149

Chapter 2 Warm-up data interpretation questions 149

Chapter 3 Twenty mini data interpretation tests 175

Chapter 4 Three full length tests 196

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