The Aptitude Test Workbook

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Kogan Page Publishers, Nov 1, 2003 - Business & Economics - 172 pages
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Most organizations and many educational institutions use some form of psychological testing as part of their employment or selection procedures. The tests aim to discover the ability of candidates and also assess their aptitude or future potential.

The Aptitude Test Workbook is designed to help you get into the right frame of mind for taking such tests, see where you can improve your key skills and gain awareness of your strengths and where they can take you. A unique new book, it is the companion title to the best-selling Test Your Own Aptitude, but with a more spacious layout, help sections and expert tips. There are 16 tests with over 400 questions categorized as follows:

verbal tests;

numerical tests;

perceptual tests;

spatial tests;

practical tests.

The results will help you to assess your aptitude, and decide which type of career might suit you best. Also a great source of practice material, this valuable new book will help you to prepare for the real thing.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Verbal tests
8
Verbal knowledge and precision
9
Verbal concepts
18
Critical application
25
Numerical tests
35
Numerical proficiency
37
Numerical reasoning
45
Perceptual tests
57
Perceptual deduction
73
Power focus
85
Spatial tests
99
Shapes
100
Practical tests
123
Interpreting your test results 162
762
Blocks 107
764

Number logic
51

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About the author (2003)

Jim Barrett

Jim Barrett is a chartered psychologist and consultant with many years` experience in advising organizations of all sizes on their selection procedures and assessment systems. He is the co-author of the international best-seller Test Your Own Aptitude, and also How to Pass Advanced Aptitude Tests, Career, Aptitude & Selection Tests, Test Yourself and Total Leadership (all published by Kogan Page).

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