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    I've been going through a lot of graduate recruitment selection processes and virtually all the tests up until now have been verbal reasoning and numerical reasoning tests: this has been the case for Merrill Lynch, BT, JPMorgan, Civil Service, Orange...

    Verbal reasoning test: 40 questions in about 20 minutes. You read short articles (paragraph) and have to answer the questions relying ONLY on information in the text: no deductions or assumptions.

    Numerical reasoning test: graphs, statistics and figures which you have to observe in order to answer questions, usually regarding growth rates and percentages.


    and all of a sudden I got a logic test at this assessment centre abroad. I totally froze up (the fact I had one of the worst headaches I've ever had didn't help either) as I've never seen one. It's hard to discover a new kind of test when you're in such a stressful environment: it involved mostly series of numbers and letters with no explanation.



    Like:
    1)

    AC
    Z

    BD
    X

    CE
    U

    DF
    Q

    Choose between:
    a)
    EG
    F

    b)
    EG
    L

    c)
    EG
    P



    2)

    A X E ? I P M
    Z C V ? R K N

    Choose between:
    a)
    G
    D

    b)
    T
    G

    c)
    B
    H

    Ok those two examples are fairly straightforward
    The two following ones are a bit tougher (at least to me)



    3)

    A43 - C52 - E61 - G8?

    Is the ? to be replaced with

    a) 5 or b) 1 or c) 6



    4)

    108 C

    648 S

    325 T

    214 ?



    a) A

    b) D

    c) X



    Those still remain rather simple examples (I chose some which are easy to transcribe here) compared to the **** I got at the assessment centre (40 questions, 20 mins, in a stressful environment)

    Anyway the actual question I wanted to ask, when starting this thread was: which companies in the UK use logic tests (most use verbal and numerical reasoning tests in my experience)? Who has had similar tests with similar questions?
 
 
 
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