General Reasoning Aptitude Test

Use the General Reasoning Aptitude Test to assess assess candidates in several types of reasoning including numerical, verbal, spatial, logic math and more.

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Hire the right person with the General Reasoning Aptitude Test and assess candidates in several types of reasoning including numerical, verbal, logic, and more.   Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Logic
  • Spatial Reasoning
  • Basic Knowledge

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

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Evaluate different areas of knowledge and mental ability based on several types of reasoning including numerical, verbal, logic, and more.

Purpose: The General Reasoning Aptitude Test provides a quick, easy-to-administer test of a job candidate’s general mental ability.  Like most general intelligence tests, it taps several types of reasoning: Verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, logic, math skills, spatial reasoning, and basic knowledge. It is designed to give a single measure of mental ability based on several types of mental processes. If you want a quick timed measure of general mental ability that provides one score this is the right choice.

The General Reasoning Test can be used with our other tests for more in-depth analysis of candidates.

About the Test: This 12-minute timed test has 50 multiple-choice items.

When To Use It: If you want a quick timed measure of general mental ability that provides one score this is the right choice.

Target Group: This test can be used with any type candidate.

High Scorers: High scorers are quick to pick up new information, are alert to new ideas that might be applied to their jobs, are capable of grasping difficult concepts on their own, handle a large fund of information, deal with various forms of complexity in a job with ease, and are able assess relevant factors in ambiguous situations to come up with logical, insightful decisions.

Low Scorers: Low scorers need structured learning experiences to consume new information. They need rules and procedures to guide their decision making on the job. Preferring jobs with narrow assignments and responsibilities, low scorers do not cope well with complexity or volume of information.

Validity: The test correlates highly (r=.76**) with the Wonderlic Personnel Test, r=.83** with MAB-Verbal, r=.91** with MAS-Performance, and r=.91** with MAB-Full Scale.(MAB is the Multiple Aptitude Battery). It also correlates r=.72** with the Resource Associates Cognitive Aptitude Test, r=.36** with the B scale on the 16PF,r=.86..with the Otis Lennon Mental Ability Test, and .90** with college grade point average (i.e. academic achievement).These data are solid evidence that the predictive power of scores on the General Reasoning Test is very similar to other tests of general mental ability, thus demonstrating convergent validity.

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