Mental Arithmetic Test

Assess how Candidates solve Mathematical Problems

Why you need a Mental Arithmetic Test

If you’re hiring for a position within your company requiring specific mental numeracy skills to solve mathematical problems, then our specific Mental Arithmetic Test is exactly what you need to ensure your job applicants have what it takes before you hire them. Also known as a Mental Maths Test, it’s fast, efficient and will give you confidence to make a smarter hiring decision. Or do you want to re-train your existing employees? Develop them with the relevant mental maths skills they need to improve their day-to-day work without the use of a calculator or other tool.

Overview of a Mental Arithmetic Test

Designed to test an individual’s mental arithmetic ability. Candidates are presented with short mathematical problems and are required to type the answer. Candidates do not require a calculator. All levels contain questions relating to: decimals, fractions, whole numbers, percentages and time. The Fundamental level, tests a candidate’s ability to do simple calculations. At Core and Professional, the difficulty is increased by raising the complexity of the numbers used.

Recommended Applications:

Persons who need to use and understand how to work out mental arithmetic in their day-to-day work.

Complementary Tests:

As well as our Online Arithmetic Skills Test, there are several complementary tests that come under the Numeracy Skills Tests module:

Mental Arithmetic Sample Question

You are taking the ferry. It is scheduled to leave at 17:10 & you need to be there 90 minutes before. It will take you an hour to drive to the port.

What is the latest you need to leave by to arrive at the port on time?

[Type your answer / additional comments here]

Mental Arithmetic Test sample question

Require Bespoke Adjustments to these Tests?

All assessments can be adjusted to meet your specific needs. Bespoke activities often include the addition of organisation specific questions relating to specific software, company policies and procedures as well as the removal of questions if required.

To find out more about our bespoke assessments, click here.

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