Numerical Reasoning Test

Numerical reasoning test measures the ability to derive meaningful conclusions from numeric data presented in form of table or graph. Numerical reasoning is an essential requirement for a variety of job roles. By using our numerical reasoning test, you can consistently select, develop and retain only high performing and high potential candidates who contribute to most significantly to the business objectives.

Our tests have helped hundreds of business organizations in India, Europe and Middle East to select, develop and retain the best talent and we would be happy to help you with your talent acquisition practices.

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Quick facts

Here is a quick fact sheet about the test. To get detailed information on reliability, validity and utility of Numerical Reasoning Test, please contact us.

Psychometric properties
Sample size of normative group ~10000
Reliability estimates Alpha (0.89) , Test-Retest (0.92)
Predictive validity coefficients from 0.50 to 0.59
Other details
Number of questions  20
 Question format  MCQ, Fill in the blank
Time required  20 minutes
 Report Availability  Instant, Online in PDF 
Qualification required to administer and interpret the test IIBP-Level-1 or EFPA-level-1 or equaivalent

Sample question

Please study the table carefully and read the questions given below. For each question, click the appropriate radio button to select your answer.

Newspaper Readership
Daily Newspapers Readership (millions) Percentage of adults reading each paper in Year 3

Year 1

Year 2

Males

Females

The Daily Chronicle

3.6

2.9

7

6

Daily News

13.8

9.3

24

18

The Tribune

1.1

1.4

4

3

The Herald

8.5

12.7

30

23

Daily Echo

4.8

4.9

10

12

Question 1: Which newspaper was read by a higher percentage of females than males in Year 3?

The Tribune        The Herald        Daily News       Daily Echo       The Daily Chronicle

Use cases and benefits

Numerical Reasoning Test is a very useful screening and selection tool for pre-employment assessment. Our clients use this test to create a pool of qualified candidates to select from and it forms an integral part of their selection process. It brings following benefits when used in volume recruitment, campus hiring or lateral hiring:

  1. Reduced time to hire per position as it reduces the interview to selection ratio.
  2. Lower cost of hiring as the most expensive step in selection process, interview, is reduced by more than half.
  3. Better quality hire which leads to significant savings on training and getting ready-to-work human capital.
  4. Scientifically accurate and legally justifiable selection process.

 

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