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Can I See the Questions in the Tests?

No, sorry. This would invalidate the tests. But you can see some example questions:

Example Numerical Questions

Example Verbal Questions

Example Inductive Questions

We take great care to not over-expose the questions in our tests. Any question that gets circulated risks undermining the psychometric properties of that question. If a candidate gets hold of any of the questions there might be the temptation to pass it on to their friends who can work out and share the answers.

We continually update our database of questions to minimise the risk of test items becoming compromised. If we start sharing the questions they might become compromised at a faster rate, which means we have to write new ones at a faster rate to replace them.

If however you'd like to have a go at one of our tests we can give you a free trial to see a live test for yourself. 

We have invested years of research and thousands of man-hours in test development to arrive at robust, legally-defensible, thoroughly-validated test questions. So we guard our intellectual property carefully. 

Some clients have explained that the reason they want to see the questions is to see how hard the test is, which is a good point. The answer to how difficult each test is in the way we score candidates. Like all psychometric test publishers, we don't give raw test scores (e.g. "They scored 12 out of 18") as that isn't very meaningful. Instead we use percentile scores, which rank the candidates' scores against thousands of other people's results. So pick a suitable comparison group you want your candidates' scores compared with, and you can see whether your candidate finds our tests more or less difficult than other people of a similar level.

The difficulty of our tests is determined by the norm groups. Your candidates' scores will be compared against scores in the norm group so you can clearly see whether your candidates' scores are high, low, or average compared to what other people got.

As part of the extensive trials our tests go through, we get thousands of people to try our questions to see how difficult they are. If too many people get them right, the question doesn't get included. If too many people get it wrong, the question doesn't get included. We have designed each test to be of a difficulty which stretches the most able, whilst not alienating the least able. This did not happen overnight; our tests are the result of months of trials on real people.

 

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