Canterbury Christ Church University Numeracy Test

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Canterbury Christ Church University Numeracy Test

Nursing Selection Day

Sample Numeracy and Literacy Test Paper

Sample Numeracy Test Paper

Candidate name: ………………………………………… Date: …………………………….

Marker’s name ……………………………

MARK:             %

Marker’s signature ………………………

Instructions

  • Please complete the test in pen
  • You are allowed to use the calculator provided for this test
  • You should attempt all questions
  • You have 20 minutes to undertake this test, 5 minutes to read through and 15 minutes to complete the questions
  • Do not open this test paper until instructed by the invigilator
  • The questions below are indicative of the types of questions used across all three nursing degree programmes. Each programme will define the number ofquestions used, which may be more
 QuestionAnswerRough Working
1Jude has a pay increase from £15 to £18  
 an hour. What percentage increase is% 
 this?  
    
2A patient is in hospital for 9 and half  
 days. How many hours are there in 9 andhours 
 a half days?  
    
3An IV drip holds 1 litre, of which 156mls  
 has been given to the patient. Whatmls 
 volume is left?  
    
4£792 is divided in the ratio 7:2. Find the  
 larger share.£ 

 

  • A medicine spoon holds 1/12 of a bottle of medicine. How many spoons can be filled from 1 and 2/3 bottles of medicine?
  • A patients’ temperature rises from 38.5˚C to 39.6˚C. By how much has the
temperature increased?˚C

 

  • Multiply 51 x 1000
  • 471/1000
  • 7 – 19.

What is the average of 15, 19, 46, 77, 12 and 10 to 2 decimal places?

11 How many grams in 4 kilograms