## Canterbury Christ Church University Numeracy Test

**Nursing Selection Day**

**Sample Numeracy and Literacy Test Paper**

**Sample Numeracy Test Paper**

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**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 of****questions used, which may be more**

Question | Answer | Rough Working | |

1 | Jude has a pay increase from £15 to £18 | ||

an hour. What percentage increase is | % | ||

this? | |||

2 | A patient is in hospital for 9 and half | ||

days. How many hours are there in 9 and | hours | ||

a half days? | |||

3 | An IV drip holds 1 litre, of which 156mls | ||

has been given to the patient. What | mls | ||

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