Verbal Reasoning Test

The Verbal Reasoning Test of The Psychometric World measures candidate`s ability to analyze, categorize and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from them. Analyzing relationships among parts of sentences and recognizing relationships among words and concepts are also constituent of Verbal Reasoning Ability.

Our verbal reasoning test comes in several alternate forms and versions created to suit the a wide variety of candidate groups and purposes. We have CTT (Classical Test Theory) as well as IRT (Item Response Theory) scored forms of this test.


Sample question

And then, I felt the rough wall of the tunnel shiver. My alarm rang through my earphones. Almost simultaneously, Natasha yelled down to me that there was a warning light on. Momentary but spectacular sights snapped into my view, the snow, the moon,the shower of debris – all of that. The last eight hours before re-entry were particular bone-chilling. During this period, I had to go up in to command module. Even after the fiery re-entry splashing down in 81o water in north pacific, we could still see our frosty breath inside the command module.

The word ‘Command Module’ used twice in the given passage indicates perhaps that it deals with
A. an alarming journey
B. a commanding situation
C. a journey into outer space
D. a frightful battle.

Use cases

This test is most suitable for those job and occupations which require dealing with a lot of written material as part of their job. Typical job roles where this test can be very useful are:

  1. Customer service representatives
  2. Back office support staff
  3. Copy writers and editors
  4. Sales professionals
  5. Transcription professionals
  6. Clerks
  7. Secretaries
  8. Research analysts
  9. Business analysts

Verbal reasoning tests, delivers the following results when used in selection and assessment processes:

  1. Increased organisational performance
  2. Reduced cost per-hire
  3. Reduced time to hire
  4. Lower employee turnover as only the most suitable ones are hired

Often used in combination with

Other tests used along with verbal reasoning test to evaluate candidates are as the following:

  1. Corporate IQ Test
  2. Numerical Reasoning Test
  3. Abstract Reasoning Test or Inductive Reasoning Test

Using personality tests along with the ability tests gives a more comprehensive picture of the unique strengths and weaknesses of the candidate. Most common personality tests used with this test are:

  1. Big Five Plus Personality Test (BF5+)
  2. Occupational Interest Inventory (OII)
  3. Emotional Quotient Inventory for Professionals (EQiP)
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