# Police

POLICE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND ASSESSMENTS

Police Entry Test involves a Psychometric Assessment Test. There are three parts to the psychometric assessment: verbal, numerical, and abstract reasoning.

The “Numerical” part is the mathematical part of the test which includes basic numerical functions of Year 8 and Year 9 NZ Mathematics Curriculum.

Questions are mostly based on Decimals; Fractions; Percentages; converting currencies; Increase and Decrease by Percentages; Speed, Distance and Time; Time differences between different locations around the world and flight time differences; and Number Sequences.

Numerical Reasoning

(25 questions to be attempted in 10 minutes)

1.   What’s 20% off of \$10.50?

6.40   5.40   18.40   2.10   9.40

2.   1/3 is to 1/7 as 7 is to

317   3/7   3/1

3.   2, 2, 2, 2, 4, 4, 4, 8, 8, …..

8   32   18   16   6

4.   1.09,   1.2,   1.31,   1.42,   1.53, …..

1.59   16.3   1.64   16.4   19.3

5.    8 is to 0 as 18 is to

0 8   28   10   100

6.   12 is 10 as 7 is to

14    2    17    15    5

7.   1.12 is to 0.56 as 0.56 is to

0.38   1.28   2.28   0.28   1.12

8.   2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, …..

68    48    54    50    55

9.   18 is to 6 as 12 is to

6 2   1.64    24    30

10.   13 is to 169 as 11 is to

121   131    119    22    33

11.   1.08, 2.16, 3.24, 4.32, 5.40, …..

7.56    6.48    3.58    5.82    6.28

12.   1, 2, 4, 7, 11, 16, …..

32   16    22    21    20

13.   1.5 dollars in a pound, how many dollars in 8 pounds?

14    12    22    32    12.5

14.   Buy 3 pens at 30c each and a notebook at 42c if you have the total of \$32.34 how much will you have leftover?

41.2     31.20    31.02    41.02    30.20

15.   New York is 5 hours behind London L.A is 3 hours behind New York. what is the time in L.A if it’s 1 pm in London?

4px    5pm    5am     4am    6am

16.   For every 20 seconds is 3 bottles, how many bottles are there in 3 minutes?

20     29      27     127

17.   For every 24 hours you gain 4 seconds, so how many seconds will you gain over 4 days?

16    20    24    12   32

18.   Convert 3/5 into Percentage:

16%    9%   12%    60%  1.6%

19.   41% into a decimal:

4.1    0.014    0.41    0.4    1.4

20.   A 4 hour trip at 140km/hr, first 3 hours at 30km/hr, what was the speed for the last hour?

60km/hr    30km/hr    40km/hr    50km/hr    15km/hr

21.   A plane leaves at 9 am. If the journey would be 13 hours and 20 minutes, what time will the plane land?

11.20pm   11.20am   10.20am   10.20pm   12pm

22.   5000, 1000, 200, 40, …..

5     10     18    20    8

23.   9 is to 7 as 14 is to

10     7    12     2     19

24.   Decrease \$80 by 25%.

18    66    20    60   100

25.   Which of the following is the odd one out?

1/4    1/2     1/12    1/8   1/3