Numeracy

The Naval Service Recruiting Test (NSRT) is an important part of the joining process. The example questions below are your opportunity to practice. The mark you need to achieve in order to pass will be dependent on the branch you’re joining. Ask your AFCO for more information.

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The NSRT will prove your suitability for a career in the Naval Service. Make sure you’re properly prepared by answering the example questions below, and keep trying to improve your score. 

Numeracy

Numeracy

Part three is designed to measure your ability to quickly make accurate calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Fractions, percentages and basic algebra are also included.

To make the most of this practice test, keep track of the timer on screen and plan your answers accordingly. Your score is calculated solely on the number of correct answers you achieve, so if you get stuck move onto the next one and revisit if you have time. On the day of your test you will have 16 minutes to complete 30 questions. On the next page you will have 4.5 minutes to complete 8 questions, this allows you slightly more time to practice and get to know the test.

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Q1

Subtract 3776 - 634

 

 

Q2

The mat and floor are similar shapes.  How many mats would be needed to cover the floor?

Q3

If you multiply a whole number by 4 and then divide it by 2, what will the final answer be?

Q4

If a distance of 250 nautical miles is shown on a chart by a 5cm long line, then 1cm represents:

Q5

A Wildcat helicopter flies clockwise from B. Where will it be if it flies through 540°?

Q6

A and B are numbers. How many times greater than the average of ½ A and ½ B is the average of 4A and 4B?

Q7

A rectangle has an area of 12cm². The length of one side is 4cm. What is the perimeter of the rectangle?

Q8

What is the number 7.8649 to three significant figures?

Reasoning

Verbal Ability

Numeracy

Mechanical Comprehension