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PWC Recruitment: Numerical Reasoning Questions And Answers 4

Question 16
How many households were there in Canning Turn in 2004?

A. 20000
B. 60927
C. 88200
D. 115472
E. Cannot say
Correct answer: C
How many households were there in Canning Turn in 2004?

Explanation
In 2004, the approximate ratio of households to vehicles in canning town is 2.1:1.
Total number of vehicles in canning town = 42,000
Therefore number of households in canning town = 42,000 x 2.1
= 88,200

Question 17
What was the percentage of households who had 2 or more vehicles relative to the total number 

of households in Kinsop?


A. 12.5%
B. 17.5%
C. 22.5%
D. 27.5%
E. Cannot say
Correct answer: A
What was the percentage of households who had 2 or more vehicles relative to the total number
of households in Kinsop?

Explanation
Ratio of households to vehicles in Kinsop = 2.2:1

Total number of vehicles = 64,651
Total number of households is therefore
64651 x 2.2 = 142,232.2
Households with two or more vehicles is 17,756
percentage of households who had 2 or more vehicles
relative to the total number of households in Kinsop =
(17,756/142,232.2) x 100
= 12.5%


Question 18
In which town was the percentage of households with 2 or more vehicles the largest, relative to 

the total number of vehicles in that town?

A. Kenville
B. Old Catdown
C. Amber Hill
D. Canning Turn
E. Kinsop
Correct answer: C
In which town was the percentage of households with 2 or more vehicles the largest, relative to
the total number of vehicles in that town?

Explanation
Divide the total number of households with two or more vehicles in each town by the total
number of vehicles in that town and take the percentage. You will notice that Amber hill has the
highest ratio, ie
(8235/16470) x 100 = 50%


Question 19
What is the percentage difference between Kinsop and Amber Hill in terms of the total number 

of households

A. 22%
B. 24%
C. 26.5%
D. 30%
E. 32%
Correct answer: B
What is the percentage difference between Kinsop and Amber Hill in terms of the total number
of households

Explanation
Total number of households in Kinsop = 2.2 x 64561 = 142,034
Total number of households in Amber hill = 2.5 x 16470 = 41,175
Percentage difference = (142,034 - 41175)/41175 x 100
= 24%

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