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Talent Q Elements Logical Test

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talent q logical test

The Talent Q Elements logical test is one of the most popular logical reasoning tests used by recruiters. It’s designed to assess your logical and analytical skills, while measuring how quickly and accurately you’re able to identify abstract patterns.

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Free example Talent Q logical questions

Get a jump on the competition and start practising your logical reasoning skills now. Here are two example questions in a similar style to what you’ll encounter on a Talent Q test. Answers follow the questions.

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Example Question 1

Which of the 5 options comes next in the sequence?

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Solution The triangle dictates which block is unshaded with the next turn. The remaining blocks remain shaded.

So the answer is C.

Example Question 2

Which of the 5 options comes next in the sequence?

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Solution The unshaded arrow dictates a decrease of one half-circle in the following frame with every turn. The arrow is unshaded every first and fifth frame with each turn. The arrow is shaded every second, third and fourth frame with each turn.

So the answer is D.

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Talent Q Elements Logical Test FAQs

Are Talent Q tests hard?

In short, yes. The test is designed to be challenging and will adapt to continuously challenge you, no matter how skilled you are with logical reasoning. This is what helps recruiters identify the best candidates. Ensure you practise and prepare for the time-restricted format.

How are Talent Q logical tests scored?

Talent Q tests are scored comparatively, meaning there is no pass or fail mark. All applicants’ results are gathered and compared against each other. This takes into account how advanced each candidate’s set of questions was versus a simple normative scoring system.

How long is a Talent Q logical test?

The test is made up of 12 questions, with a maximum answering time of 75 seconds per question. This makes for a maximum test time of 15 minutes, though an average completion time for the logical reasoning test is approximately nine minutes.

Can you fail a Talent Q test?

Talent Q tests cannot be failed. All tests are adaptive, meaning you will be served easier or harder questions based on whether you answered the previous one correctly. Therefore your score will only show the level at which you were able to correctly answer questions.

How can I improve my logical reasoning?

Practice really is the best way to improve your logical reasoning. Doing so will help you step into your real test confident in the process, able to answer questions in time and with accuracy.

What's the difference between Talent Q and Korn Ferry tests?

There is no difference between Talent Q and Korn Ferry assessments. Talent Q Elements Logical Tests are administered by Korn Ferry, the contents remain the same.


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Talent Q Elements Logical Test Tips

1Read the questions carefully

It’s important to have a clear understanding of what the question is asking of you. There may be distractors within the data, or multiple-choice answers to throw you off track, and answering incorrectly due to having misinterpreted the question is a common fault.

2Follow the instructions

Clear instructions on how to complete the questions, including the correct way to answer them, will always be provided. Take time to familiarise yourself with this guide before starting any practice questions, so as to avoid errors.

3Practice logic every day

Online practice tests aren’t the only way to sharpen your logical reasoning skills. Activities such as sudoku, chess and crossword puzzles are an interesting and effective way to engage your logical skills.

4Work out your answer first

When assessing the stimulus, try to come to your own conclusion before looking at the multiple-choice selection. If you do not have a reasonably strong idea of what the answer will be, the distractors are likely to influence your reasoning and lead to an incorrect answer.

5Be prepared for any set of questions

Each test is unique and simulated to adapt to your answers as you progress. Just because you have answered with a certain rule, this doesn’t mean it won’t appear again, even in the very next question. Remember, these tests are designed to challenge your mental agility to its capacity, so don’t be put off by intentional tricks.

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What our customers say about our Logical Reasoning tests

  • India

    June 07, 2023

    Thrilling Reasoning Test

    The reasoning mock test was an exhilarating challenge that truly put my problem-solving skills to the test. It was an engaging and enriching experience that left me feeling confident and eager for more!

  • Sweden

    May 07, 2023

    Good practice questions

    Would be nice to have more questions within this timeframe to challenge you more.

  • India

    April 29, 2023

    Nice logical reasoning test

    This was a wonderful test - a great effort in building such a useful practice package.

  • India

    April 15, 2023

    Enjoying practising

    I liked how they looked complicated but once you sit down and think, they are not that difficult after all, thank you for creating this test.

  • Denmark

    April 14, 2023

    Good test structure

    I think the structure of the test was much easier than other providers like Mensa for example. The fact you seem to have a certain pattern is easier to follow here

  • South Africa

    April 10, 2023

    Challenged my mind finding pattern sequences

    I liked the fact that initially the question seemed difficult which challenged my mind and I had to take a few minutes to solve the question.

  • Philippines

    April 06, 2023

    I found it hard since I'm a first timer.

    I like this test because it helps me exercise my brain which I find helpful because my entrance exam is coming up soon.

  • Australia

    April 02, 2023

    Practice makes perfect

    I liked that there is a practice test which gives you an introduction - so you know what the test is like without the worry of the time limit.

  • United States of America

    March 15, 2023

    It was really helpful.

    I'm doing this in order to prepare for highschool and so far, this has been really helpful! It provides a perfect simulation of what kind of questions will be there and how much time we get.

  • New Zealand

    March 14, 2023

    To go quickly, then double check

    It moved from page to page quickly, and the timer was at the top. Also, the questions and answers were easy to see.