Mental Arithmetic Skill Test
What is a Mental Arithmetic Skill Test?
Candidates are presented with short mathematical problems and are required to type the answer. Calculators are not used.
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.
Candidates are presented with 30 questions to complete in 15 minutes. Responses are automatically marked and a point is awarded for each correctly answered question.
Why should I use a Mental Arithmetic Skill Test?
If you’re hiring for a position where candidates will be required to work with numbers quickly and efficiently, this test is for you.
The Mental Arithmetic Skill Test assesses a candidates numerical skills, their mental agility and reasoning skills.
The test is fast, efficient and will give you confidence to make a smarter hiring decision.
Or do you want to re-train your existing employees? Use the Mental Arithmetic Skill Test to develop them with the relevant literacy skills they need to improve their day-to-day work.
Example Test Question
What time did you get home?
(Note: Please answer in 24-hour format)
For further information on each of the levels of the test and the types of questions asked, view our Mental Arithmetic Fact-file.
To get an understanding of how the results are presented once a candidate takes a test, you can also view the Mental Arithmetic sample report.
With a Mental Arithmetic Skill Test you will assess
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