Elite Cognitive Reasoning Ability Test

Measure Logical and Verbal Reasoning

12 mins

40 Questions

Scientifically Valid

The Elite Cognitive reasoning test helps you to make better science-driven talent management decisions by measuring peoples’ ability to quickly grasp new concepts and strategies.

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What do Cognitive Reasoning Tests Measure?

The Elite Cognitive Reasoning test or assessment measures the logical and verbal reasoning and abilities of a person, providing you with valuable insights into their suitability for a specific job role.

When your people’s cognitive skills are well aligned with the job, it means they are likely to be challenged in the right areas, keeping them engaged and motivated.

It is a powerful predictor of an individual’s potential performance and allows you to make better people management and hiring decisions.

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Expected Behaviours

Follow-up interview Questions

Online Administration

Instant Score Report

Managament Suggestions

Job Fit Analysis

IQ Equivalency Score

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What is Logical Reasoning?

The logical reasoning aspect of the Cognitive Ability Test measures the person’s ability to reason logically and solve basic to more complex mathematical, logical and abstract problems.

While research has shown that logical reasoning is important for most jobs, this ability is especially critical for jobs requiring analytical problem solving.

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What is Verbal Reasoning?

The verbal reasoning component of the test identifies the person’s ability to understand relationships among written or spoken words.

This ability is especially important for jobs requiring quick and fluid thinking where conclusions are drawn from moderate to complex verbal or written communications.

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Make Better Science-backed Decisions

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Talent Acquisition

Make quick, effective and confident hiring decisions and ensure your people are equipped with the skills needed to perform in the job role.

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Talent Retention

Stop losing your best talent to competitors. Retain your best people and keep them challenged and engaged in the job.

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Talent Development

Unlock hidden talent and make your people your strongest asset by equipping them with the skills to adapt and grow with your company.

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Talent Matching

Use proven methods to match the right people with the right job, whether you are hiring new talent or promoting employees internally.

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Get a Free Personalised Quote

Get a free quote on our cognitive reasoning and ability tests personalised to your own or your organisation’s needs. A free sample report is also included.

Cognitive Test Reliability and Scientific Validation

The Elite Cognitive Ability test has been developed and validated by industrial psychologists with 30+ years of expertise across all industries.

The research conducted to establish the validity of the this assessment complies with The Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (Federal Testing Guideline) and the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). The results consistently demonstrate that it is a valid predictor of critical aspects of job performance.

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Dr, Jesse Llobet, psymetrics tests and assessments author

Author of the Elite Cognitive Reasoning Assessment

Dr, Jesse Llobet has 30+ years of experience in the development, validation and implementation of leading edge assessments across all industries.

Dr. Llobet’s experience in employment screening includes having consulted with Fortune 500 companies across the U.S., and his assessments have been implemented by over 10,000 companies. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists

Cognitive Ability Test Sample Questions Quiz

Below you will find 3 sample questions, similar to those found in the cognitive ability and reasoning test.
These are designed to assess various aspects of logical and verbal reasoning.
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Tips to Help You Pass Your Cognitive Ability Test

Passing cognitive ability tests requires both preparation and strategy. These tests are designed to assess your problem-solving ability, logical reasoning, verbal reasoning, and sometimes numerical reasoning.
Here are some tips to help you prepare and perform your best:
  • Practice Regularly using sample questions or practice tests specific to logical and verbal reasoning.
  • Focus on weak areas and identify areas where you struggle and focus your practice on these topics.
  • Improve your sequential reasoning skills by practicing with sequences of numbers, letters, or symbols.
  • Concentrate on exercises that challenge you to find synonyms and antonyms for words.
  •  Work on your time management skills by timing yourself during practice sessions. Learn to spend the right amount of time on each question without lingering too long on difficult ones.
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Cognitive Ability and Reasoning Test Questions

What score is needed to pass the cognitive reasoning test?

The score needed to pass a cognitive ability or reasoning assessment depends on the requirements of the specific job or business.

Often a score above the 50th percentile will be desired, but in other cases a businesses might be looking to hire someone with a higher score.

Why is cognitive ability testing used by employers?

Cognitive ability tests are widely used by employers for employee selection during the hiring process for several reasons. These tests offer a reliable and objective measure of an individual’s mental capabilities, including problem-solving skills, memory, reasoning, and the ability to process and use information effectively. They are great predictors of job performance and help to identify potential, while reducing staff turnover.

What will cognitive ability results and reports tell me?

The cognitive ability test results are shown in a comprehensive report, highlighting your scores, strengths and weaknesses.

The report also includes useful questions for employers to ask in interviews, as well as key recommendations for developing the candidate further.

How long does the cognitive reasoning assessment take to complete?

The Elite Cognitive reasoning assessment is timed, giving the candidate 12 minutes to complete.

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