English Vocabulary

The English Vocabulary test assesses a candidate’s knowledge of English vocabulary, including analogies, foreign words, professional terms.


Use the English Vocabulary test to assess a candidate’s knowledge of English vocabulary.   Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Analogies
  • Challenging words
  • Foreign words used in the English language
  • Professional terms

This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.

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The English Vocabulary test measures the candidate’s knowledge of English vocabulary. Designed for all English speakers, this test covers the following topics: Analogies, Challenging words, foreign words used in the English language, and Professional terms.

Job Family: Writers/Editors/Administrators
Details Time Allowed: 90 minute time limit
Average Testing Time (minutes): 30
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Multiple Choice – Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) technology dynamically adjusts the test to the level of the test taker resulting in shorter test times, increased accuracy and enhanced security.
Product Category: Administrative – Clerical

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Measured

Academic Terms

  • History/Government
  • Language
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Social Science


  • Cause/Effect
  • Degree of Difference
  • Part/Whole
  • Synonyms/Antonyms

Challenging Words

  •  Adjectives Of Appearance
  •  Adjectives Of Size
  • Commonly Misused Words
  • Nouns
  • Verbs
  • Words Derived From Numbers

Foreign Words Used In English

  • French
  • Italian
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Professional Terms

  • Business Terminology
  • Legal Terminology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Professional Terminology
  • Technical Terminology

Additional information

Appropriate For


Administration Time


Scoring Options



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