# FREE Epic Skills Assessment: Cognitive Assessment Questions and Answers

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

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

Correct Answer 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?

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

The answer is 750 M

#### 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?

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

Answer 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%?

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%

Correct Answer: 75%

#### Do the math?

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

Answer is 1

#### Calculate ♥

Explanation

First step - Calculate ★

★ = 48/3 = 16

Next Step - Calculate ©

© = 40 - ★ = 40 - 16 - 24

Last Step - Calculate ♥

♥ = © / 2 = 24 / 2 = 12

Answer is 12

#### Find the object that is not a part of the group.

Explanation

Pattern: All squares contain similar shapes but 3 of the half circles are in near proximity to the corners of the square.

Shape D contains similar shapes as other squares, except its square, is placed in places not similar to the others.

The half circle is in the center of the Lower part of the square.

The correct answer is D.