National Numeracy Day
National Numeracy Day is an annual celebration of the importance of numbers in everyday life. From getting the best supermarket deals to managing family finances, understanding salaries or getting a promotion at work - we all use numbers every day. Try out our short quiz or log onto the National Numeracy website and try out the Numeracy Challenge to test basic skills which you need in daily life and the workplace.
You can download the questions and the answer sheet below.
Can you write the following number using digits?
Ten thousand, five hundred and fifty three.
Should the < or > sign replace the @ sign to make the following statement true:
11960 @ 11959
There are 20 people in the park, if 5 people leave, what percentage of people will be left in the park?
What is 849 divided by 10?
Can you write 10:02 pm as 24-hour time?
What is 1000 + 700 + 40 + 3?
Henry pays £10 for 8 balloons, can you work out the price of each balloon?
Fred does 2 sit ups in January, 4 sit ups in February, 8 sit ups in March and 16 sit ups in April. If this pattern continues, how many sit ups will Fred do in May and June combined?
What number must be multiplied by 4 to make the sum of 44?
When added together, how many days are there in the months of March, May, September, November and December?