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UMAT test tactics and preparation part 3: UMAT questions involving percentages

What you need to know about percentage % questions before starting your UMAT preparation:  Problems involving percent are common on the UMAT. The word percent means “divided by one hundred.”When you see the word “percent,” or the symbol %, remember it means 1/100. For example, 25Percent 25 x1/100 =1/4 To convert a decimal into a percent, move the decimal point two places to the right. For example, 0.25 = 25%0.023 = 2.3%1.3 = 130% Conversely, to convert a percent into a decimal, move the decimal point two places to the left.   For example, 47% = .473.4% = .034175% = 1.75 To convert a fraction into a percent, first change it into...
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FREE UMAT PRACTICE EXAM

As you probably know ACER has changed the format of the UMAT test for 2013.It will no longer be three separate sections each with their own time limit. Sections 1, 2 and 3 type questions will now all be mixed up together in one big exam of 134 questions and 3 hours duration.It would be a good idea to start practising with such type of questions, because that is exactly what you will now have to do in the UMAT test. The most efficient and effective approach to use in tackling such questions will also be discussed during the UMAT courses.One way of...
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UMAT Practice

UMAT Practice Questions can be found at the following four websites:UMAT PracticeUMAT blogs (there are several UMAT Practice questions here)for example: http://blog.medentry.edu.au/umat/umat-sample-question-3UMAT Practice QuestionsUMAT Sample Questions  

UMAT sample question Section 2

The following passage is an extract from a novel. The narrator comes home to find her mother has attempted suicide. Hakkim is her mother’s live in boyfriend.One Sunday afternoon in late winter, after spending the weekend at Joanne’s, I arrived home to find out house surprisingly silent. Hakkim’s car was not in the driveway and, as I walked down the hallway, it seemed that everyone was out. I put my bag in my room. In the kitchen, I was puzzled to see my mother’s purse sitting on the counter, because she never left home without taking it. I ran to her...
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UMAT Sample questions

Pick the Middle in the sequenceAnswer and Solution:Both dots start in the top position. One dot moves one space clockwise each turn. The other dot moves 1 space anticlockwise, then 2 spaces anticlockwise, then 3 spaces anticlockwise, then 4 spaces anticlockwise. The rectangle moves 90° clockwise, then 180°clockwise, then 270° clockwise, then 360° clockwise. Therefore the answer is D.The order is:

Free UMAT Sample Questions 2

The following is an example of a question you may expect in section 2 of the UMAT:Two Afghani women, Miriam and Laila, are married to the same abusive husband. Miriam is the older wife, and has just given some baby clothes to Laila.“Thank you, the clothes are lovely.” Laila said.“I had no use for them,” Mariam muttered. She dropped the fish on a newspaper smudged with slimy, gray juice and sliced off its head. “It was either your daughter or the moths.”“Where did you learn to clean fish like that?”When I was a little girl, I lived by a stream. I used...
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