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TFL Diagrammatic and Logical Reasoning Tests

You may be asked to take this type of test, depending on the role that you are applying for. The TFL Diagrammatic and Logical Reasoning tests comprise of questions relating to sequences of shapes and patterns. In each question there will be a missing step and you will be provided with a number of answers to choose from. These are designed to test your logical reasoning as well analytical and problem-solving skills. Again these will be timed and so practice is advisable. You may be asked to sit this again at the assessment centre.

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TFL Presentation

For the TFL presentation you’ll be topic or case study in which you’ll be asked to prepare a presentation on, to be given in front of one of the assessors. You will then be required to answer questions in order to demonstrate your knowledge of the company and how you would work under pressure. Your presentation and analytical skills will also be tested. It’s important to have a good background knowledge of the organisation beforehand.

TFL Group Exercise

For the TFL Group Exercise you may be required to participate in group work. This is designed to test your people skills and how you work within a group. You will be required work within the team and process a lot of information given. The tasks will vary so ensure that you have a lot of background knowledge about the company. You will be assessed not just on your ideas but also on how you interact and work within a team.

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Sample TFL Tests question Test your knowledge!

After reading a proposal for a new ticketing system, you deduce that the underlying objective is to:

  • Decrease the operational costs associated with ticket sales.
  • Increase the complexity of the fare calculation for users.
  • Limit the mobility of passengers during peak hours.
  • Discourage the use of public transport for environmental reasons.

If a transportation network operates a fleet of 50 buses and each bus can carry 40 passengers, what is the maximum number of passengers that can be transported at once?

  • 1000 passengers
  • 2000 passengers
  • 1500 passengers
  • 500 passengers

A city's public transport system had an increase in ridership from 100,000 to 120,000 over the past year. What percentage increase does this represent?

  • 15%
  • 20%
  • 25%
  • 10%

On a high-visibility jacket, the reflective tape must cover exactly 15% of the total area. If the total area of the jacket is 0.8 square meters, how much area does the reflective tape cover?

  • 0.12 square meters
  • 0.08 square meters
  • 0.10 square meters
  • 0.15 square meters

Which of the following best summarizes the main point of a passage discussing the benefits of investing in public transportation infrastructure?

  • Investments in public transport can lead to economic, environmental, and social improvements.
  • Public transport investments only benefit the urban areas and not the rural regions.
  • The return on investment in public transportation is always immediate and measurable.
  • Investing in public transport is less important than investing in other areas such as healthcare.

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TFL Tests Tips

1Stay Calm and Focused

Staying calm is key when taking any sort of assessment—in a relaxed state, your brain can recall information more efficiently. Before the test, take deep breaths and maintain a positive attitude to help ease nerves.

2Understand the Format

Each test has its own format. Familiarize yourself with the types of questions and structure of the TFL tests you’ll encounter to boost your confidence and performance on the big day.

3Time Management is Crucial

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4Simulate Test Conditions

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TFL Tests FAQs

What are the TFL tests?

The TFL tests are designed to gauge the aptitude and skills relevant to roles within Transport For London. These typically include numeracy, logical reasoning, and situational judgment tests tailored to the transport sector.

Are the TFL tests hard?

While the TFL tests can be challenging, they’re primarily a measure of your existing skills and how well these align with the demands of the job. Approaching them with preparation and practice can significantly ease the difficulty.

How do I prepare for TFL tests?

Preparing for TFL tests is all about practice. Practice Aptitude Tests offers a great selection of practice tests that mirror the ones you’ll face in the recruitment process, helping you familiarize yourself with the format and types of questions.

How long does the recruitment process take at TFL?

The duration of Transport For London’s recruitment process may vary based on the role and department. However, knowing each step from the initial application to testing and interviews can help you navigate the timeline seamlessly.

What are TFL's core values?

Transport For London’s core values emphasize safety, customer service, and innovation. These values guide their commitment to providing excellent public transport and road network management in the capital.

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  • Zambia

    May 03, 2021


    i liked the aspect of calculating the distance and the durations in relation to costs