# FREE GGST Numerical Reasoning Question and Answers

#### How much more fuel (diesel/petrol) than food/groceries were sold in 2015, if the total amount of sales was £265m?

Explanation:

10% (Food/groceries) represents £26.5 million; 62% (Fuel) represents £164.3 million. The right answer is "£137.8m," as £164.3m - £26.5m equals £137.8m.

#### Which group's bonus represents the biggest proportion of basic pay?

Explanation:

The greatest bonus as a percentage of base pay goes to finance supervisors. Since the other functions are smaller than 11.9%, £5370/£45100*100 equals 11.9%. So, the appropriate answer is "Finance Supervisors."

#### What percentage of the investment will these profits be if a corporation purchases SDSS Engineering for £14,000,000 and profits increase by 20% in year 7?

Explanation:

Profits rise by 20% - £610k+20%=£732k. £732,000/£14,000,000% = 5.2%, therefore "5.2%" is correct.

Should be: Profits rise by 20%

Therefore, profit in Year 7 = (100% +20%) of £610k=£732k.

Outlay = £14,000,000

(732,000/14,000,000)*100 = 5.2;

therefore "5.2%" is correct.

#### In 2015, how many tons (millions) of fuel were sold?

Explanation:

How many tons of fuel were sold is not mentioned or indicated. So "Cannot Say" is the proper response.

#### Which role between supervisors and support staff exhibits the biggest difference in total (base and bonus) average pay?

Explanation:

With IT Support Staff, the total base salary and bonus for IT Supervisors is £52940 plus £4500, or £57440. The difference between £57440 and £16800 is £40,640, which stands out as the function with the biggest difference. It follows that "IT" is correct.

#### Which department also receives a commission on top of their bonus?

Explanation:

There is no mention of whether any employee in any function received an additional commission. Consequently, "Cannot Say"

#### Which job has the highest average bonus for supervisors and support staff combined?

Explanation:

Finance has the highest supervisor average bonus at £5370. (all other functions are lower). Finance has the largest average bonus for support personnel, at £1480, compared to all other categories, which are lower. As a result, "Finance" is the right response.