It's pretty short so it's good for those who are busy and don't have much time, but still want to test their skills.
Analytical Reasoning Tests
Analytical reasoning tests examine an individual’s ability to apply logic to solve problems. The questions vary depending on the type of analytical reasoning test you’re taking: from extracting key information from complex passages of text (verbal reasoning), to looking for patterns in a series of images (non-verbal reasoning), or using given information to draw conclusions or make predictions (inductive and deductive reasoning).
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5 Free Example Analytical Reasoning Questions
Here are five example analytical questions to try out. Answers for all five are below the tests. If you need further practice, try out our full free tests.
Verbal Question 1
Statement: A derivative could be used by an airline to secure the price of oil now, which it won’t use until six months time.
Verbal Question 2
Statement: More people taking early retirement is the major contributory factor to the public sector pension deficit.
Diagrammatic Question 1
Which is the next logical image in the sequence?
Numerical Question 1
What was the ratio of the cost of a Google click in April compared to the cost of a Facebook and Yahoo click in February?
Abstract Question 1
Which of the boxes comes next in the sequence?
Verbal Question 1: True – “to secure the price of a commodity which is to be “bought” at a future date, but at a price that is set today.”
Verbal Question 2: Cannot tell – the passage refers to both this fact, extended life expectancy, and that the value of pension fund assets has fallen.
Diagrammatic Question 1: There is a central figure and four figures with one in each corner: (i) The central figure firstly increases in size over a series of three, then decreases in the same fashion; (ii) The central figure changes from white, to having a dotted outline, to black; and (iii) The four figures rotate around the four corners, moving two corners at a time. So the correct answer is F.
Numerical Question 1: Step 1. Extract the relevant figures from the graph Cost of per click in April. Google 18 cents : Facebook + Yahoo (14 + 6 = 20 cents). Step 2. Divide 20 by 18 to calculate the ratio. 20 ÷18 = 1.11 Step 3. Present as a ratio 1 : 1.11
Abstract Question 1: Arrow changes direction from pointing up, to pointing down, with each turn. 2. Triangle moves from top left corner in an anti-clockwise direction around the frame with each turn. So the answer is B.
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Analytical Reasoning Tests Tips
Get as much background information as possible on the test you’ll be taking from the employer or recruiter, so you know which areas to focus on.
2Prepare with mock tests
Preparation is key – take mock tests in a quiet, distraction-free area and always make sure you go back through your answers at the end to identify any areas you need to work harder at.
3Tips for test day
On the test day itself, make sure you have everything you need to complete the test. When you start, ensure you know roughly how long you’ve got to answer each question, as although you’ll always need to work quickly, it’s important to read the question thoroughly and ensure you’ve understood it before getting started.
Try and remain positive. The tests are designed to be challenging, since employers want to push you. If you’ve put the time and effort into practising aptitude tests, you should feel confident you’ve given yourself the best chance possible to succeed.
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Reviews of our Analytical Reasoning tests
What our customers say about our Analytical Reasoning tests
July 04, 2021
Fun and relatively easy
June 28, 2021
Looks simple yet needs high observation
The questions are non-verbal reasoning based. There are minute details that need to be observed before answering. If that is taken care of, the rest is easy.
June 28, 2021
I liked the simplicity of the test, but I did not like how it was easy to confuse the boxes for the patterns from the next pattern choices.
June 27, 2021
Take care of directions
Number of items in each shape, their directions, and their frequency of appearance are the keys to get the right sequence of shapes
June 17, 2021
Basics of analytics
I liked that the difficulty level of the questions kept steadily increasing from 1 to 10 questions. I didn't like that there were no word-based questions.
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June 05, 2021
It's quite simple, yet interesting. It really tested my analytical skills.
I think that the test was pretty great, I can't really judge because I'm not an expert when it comes to these things, the only thing I know is that this helped me in testing my skills.
May 28, 2021
You have to sharpen your brain to do this test
May 27, 2021
complicated to understand what is needed
May 27, 2021
super interesting test and it is good practice for my improvement skills
May 26, 2021
Great way to prepare for an entrance test
I would recommend it to everyone , either giving an entrance or applying for a job