Thank you for registering for the Master Builders Apprenticeship Aptitude Test. This test is used to help us evaluate your ability to undertake the classroom based learning component of your apprenticeship. Before you begin, make sure you have a calculator and some working out paper and a pen handy.
You will have 30 minutes to complete this test. You must answer all questions without any assistance.
The questions we ask are equivalent to Year 10 standard English and Maths.
If you score below 75% you will be given the opportunity to retake the test one additional time.
You must receive a pass mark of 75% or above to be considered for a carpentry apprenticeship however, if you score below 75%, you may still be considered for other apprenticeships or traineeships opportunities in the building and construction industry.
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Thank you for completing the Master Builders Apprenticeship Aptitude Test. You have scored below the pass mark of 75%. If this was your first attempt, you are able to restart the test and try again with a different set of questions.
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Question 1 of 32
1. Question
Solve the following equation

826 + 523 + 338 =
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Question 2 of 32
2. Question
Solve the following equation

6051 + 5428 + 2194 + 3752 =
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Question 3 of 32
3. Question
Convert: Write the number in the space

1.3 m = cm
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Question 4 of 32
4. Question
Convert: Write the number in the space

2.4 m = mm
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Question 5 of 32
5. Question
Convert: Write the number in the space

18 m = cm
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Question 6 of 32
6. Question
Calculate to 2 decimal places, don’t include ‘$’ in answer
$4.32 for 18gms of cleaning fluid. How much for 45gms?
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Question 7 of 32
7. Question
Calculate to 2 decimal places, don’t include ‘$’ in answer
$10.90 for 2 boxes of nails. How much for 5 boxes?
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Question 8 of 32
8. Question
Answer correct to two decimal places where necessary – Calculator may be used

56 ÷ 5 =
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Question 9 of 32
9. Question
Answer correct to two decimal places where necessary – Calculator may be used

21 ÷ 9 =
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Question 10 of 32
10. Question
Answer correct to two decimal places where necessary – Calculator may be used

758 ÷ 9 =
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Question 11 of 32
11. Question
Solve the following

Five hundred and ninetyseven students from Kudgee High School are going on a Geography Excursion that costs $9.05 per student. The School Principal, Mrs Blake, estimates the total cost by rounding the numbers off to 600 students at $9.00 per head.
 How much is the estimate $
 Will Mrs Blake’s estimate be above or below the actual cost?
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Question 12 of 32
12. Question
Solve the following

What is the date 14 weeks after the 3rd of January? (eg. 25 December)
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Question 13 of 32
13. Question
Find the area and perimeter of the shape (all units are in cm)

 Area ^{2}
 Perimeter
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Question 14 of 32
14. Question
Find the area and perimeter of the shape (all units are in cm)

 Area ^{2}
 Perimeter
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Question 15 of 32
15. Question
Solve the following

What is the sum of 1/3 and 3/4? Give answer as a mixed fraction (eg. 2 1/8)
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Question 16 of 32
16. Question
Choose the correct answer
Travis has a 35kg bag of cement that is two thirds empty. How much is remaining in the bag?
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Question 17 of 32
17. Question
Choose the correct answer
Lulu reduces a 5.4m length of timber by a quarter. How much remains?
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Question 18 of 32
18. Question
Fill in the spaces to make the answers correct

12 × = 132
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Question 19 of 32
19. Question
Fill in the spaces to make the answers correct

9 × = 36
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Question 20 of 32
20. Question
Fill in the spaces to make the answers correct

× 4 = 60
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Question 21 of 32
21. Question
Write your answer to the following
42% of 960
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Question 22 of 32
22. Question
Write your answer to the following
36% of 850
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Question 23 of 32
23. Question
Write each ratio three ways: using “to”, with a colon, and as a fraction.
There are 133 students at preapprenticeship course, and 49 of them have an iPhone. What is the ratio of the number of students who have an iPhone to the total number of students?

to
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Question 24 of 32
24. Question
Write each ratio three ways: using “to”, with a colon, and as a fraction. (Reduce if necessary)
Ana’s class is organizing a bake sale. They have 33 cakes to sell, and 84 of them are cookies. What is the ratio of the number of cookies to the total number of baked goods?

to
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Question 25 of 32
25. Question
Write each ratio three ways: using “to”, with a colon, and as a fraction. (Reduce if necessary)
Jessie made 25 boxes, and she sold 14 of them at a craft fair last weekend. What is the ratio of the number of boxes Jessie still has to sell to the total number of boxes made?

to
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Question 26 of 32
26. Question
Find and correct the 6 misspelt words in order
Good carpenters and builders keep track of new technology and trends in there field, so they can offer the latest servises. For example, many customers want to lower their monthly costs, and reduse the impact on the envirenment. Or they want a hightech look in their kitchen and bathroom, with “smart”, digitaly controled fixtures. Successful builders are familiar with the latest products and can offer install and repair solutions.
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Question 27 of 32
27. Question
Find and correct the 7 misspelt words in order
So, you’re thinking of becoming a plumber, carpenter or joiner and working in the building trade! We rely so compleetly on water services, that good tradespeople are always in demand. The need for exsellent, skilled trades people is growing constently as our population grows! Perhaps you are particulerly interested in the world of plumming fixtures, water system design, and all the new tecnology coming up in this field. Whatever your motivation, your first step is to consider the steps involved in plummer training, and the skills you’ll need to build a successful career.
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Question 28 of 32
28. Question
Solve the following equation

763 – 579 =
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Question 29 of 32
29. Question
Solve the following equation

555 – 378 =
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Question 30 of 32
30. Question
What unit of measurement would be used for measuring the height of a window?
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Question 31 of 32
31. Question
What unit of measurement would be used for measuring the temperature in Norwest?
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Question 32 of 32
32. Question
What unit of measurement would be used for measuring a length of hardwood timber?
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