# FREE Epic Skills Assessment: Cognitive Assessment Questions and Answers

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#### How much longer does Project 2 take to finish? Time required to complete 2 projects: Task 1: 8 hours Task 2: 12 hours.

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Explanation
First Calculate the increase in hours
12-8=4
Then divide the increase by the original hours
4/8* 100%=0.5*100%=50% increase

#### Calculate the consumption of petroleum. Natural gas, petroleum, coal, nuclear power, and renewable energy all have a ratio of 8:6:4:3:3. 3 billion USD are spent on energy usage overall. How much petroleum was consumed in terms of USD?

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Explanation
Consumption Ratio = 8:6:4:3:3
Total Units: 8+6+4+3+3=24
Total Expense = 38 USD (Answers in Min)
3B = (3*1000)M
3B = 3000M
Petroleum represents 6 units out of 24
Total consumption of Petroleum:
(6/24*3000)M USD
0.25*3000=750M

#### There are 15 orange, yellow, and green marbles in the box. There is 7 times more green than yellow marbles. What number of orange marbles is in the box?

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Explanation
The box can't have more than one of the yellow marbles, because if there were two then there would've ben 14 of the green.
There's one yellow marble
There're seven green marbles: Green x 7 = 7
The remaining ones are orange marbles:
1 yellow + 7 green + X orange = 15
8 + X = 15
X = 15 - 8
x = 7

#### The candidate has answered 60% of the first 20 questions on an exam comprising 60 multiple-choice questions correctly. What proportion of the test's remaining questions must be answered properly for the candidate to receive a score of 70%?

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Explanation
How many questions need to be answered correctly to get to a 70% passing rate:
42 - 12 = 30 questions
What is the percentage of remaining questions to answer correctly:
30 / 40 * 100% =
= 0.75 * 100% = 75%

#### Do the math?

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Explanation
Pattern: The difference between numbers in diagonally opposite corners of large and small squares is 10:
15 - 5= 10
23 - 13 =10
32 -22 =10
To calculate the missing number.
11 -? = 10
? = 11 - 10 = 1

#### Calculate ♥

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Explanation
First step - Calculate ★
★ = 48/3 = 16
© = 40 - ★ = 40 - 16 - 24
Last Step - Calculate ♥
♥ = © / 2 = 24 / 2 = 12