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    I've been doing a practice test and I can't seem to do this question correctly and there is no feedback, except for whether I'm correct or not.
    I worked out the increase to be 21.875% so 21.9% to one D.P. (By (3.9/3.2)-1)

    Can anybody tell me if I'm doing something daft, I really can't see it.
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    (Original post by TwoManMidfield)


    I've been doing a practice test and I can't seem to do this question correctly and there is no feedback, except for whether I'm correct or not.
    I worked out the increase to be 21.875% so 21.9% to one D.P. (By (3.9/3.2)-1)

    Can anybody tell me if I'm doing something daft, I really can't see it.
    I think you're right.

    For the sake of completeness try 17.9% (0.7/3.9), which would be wrong by the wording but is about all I can think of as an alternative.

    Is that all the information you had?
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    (Original post by Hedgeman49)
    I think you're right.

    For the sake of completeness try 17.9% (0.7/3.9), which would be wrong by the wording but is about all I can think of as an alternative.

    Is that all the information you had?
    Hey, I just tried that answer as well but is wrong as expected.
    This is so frustrating! I have to take the test soon, and I don't want to drop marks on silly things like this. My practice score was lower than I expected, and I think I'm dropping marks whenever I have to input the answer rather than clicking on multiple choice ones.

    Yeah everything on the image is all there is, Deloitte have changed their tests to a new provider called Pearson:TalentLens.
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    (Original post by TwoManMidfield)
    TalentLens.
    One letter out if the provider is Pearsons.
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    In all seriousness, you're right, the answer is wrong. Clearly.

    Perhaps Deloitte are trying to test your objectivity?
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    As others have mentioned, your answer is clearly correct so the question must be faulty. Maybe point it out to your HR contact. Either way in the actual test if there are any dodgy ones then it should impact everyone equally, so you shouldn't be disadvantaged.

    (Original post by AW1983)
    One letter out if the provider is Pearsons.
    Haha - good pun
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    (Original post by M1011)
    As others have mentioned, your answer is clearly correct so the question must be faulty. Maybe point it out to your HR contact. Either way in the actual test if there are any dodgy ones then it should impact everyone equally, so you shouldn't be disadvantaged.
    I'm not sure how they work out who passes and who doesn't, but interestingly I'm not sure it would normally be possible to put all candidates in a given year in direct competition with one another. The firms tend to do multiple recruitment events throughout the year and I'm assuming that's still the case, with those applying earlier getting in before latecomers even to the tests.

    My theory is that these tests actually have a set pass mark, probably based on averages from prior year results and the numbers of people attending the assessment days vary.

    I wouldn't worry about one dodgy question in the practice test though. Personally, I think Pearson are a crock and Deloitte has probably worked that out by now.
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    I'm applying for a 2015 industrial placement. I completed the numerical test last Wednesday. Beforehand, it said I would receive my result within 2 working days.

    However, after completing the test, I received a notice saying that Deloitte would be making changes to the selection process, and so there will be a delay after completing the online tests. I've still not heard back from Deloitte.

    Whether Deloitte has realised there are problems with the tests, and are trying to find a solution, I'm not sure. But there certainly seems to be something amiss.
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    Thanks for all the feedback, will probably just suck it up and take the test. Hopefully the pass mark isn't particularly high haha.
    And yeah Pearson are absolutely horrific, had a look at their critical thinking test and the solutions are just ridiculous.
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    (Original post by TwoManMidfield)
    Thanks for all the feedback, will probably just suck it up and take the test. Hopefully the pass mark isn't particularly high haha.
    And yeah Pearson are absolutely horrific, had a look at their critical thinking test and the solutions are just ridiculous.
    No pic no proof!

    I imagine mistakes like this must be seldom exceptions rather than the norm?
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    (Original post by M1011)
    No pic no proof!

    I imagine mistakes like this must be seldom exceptions rather than the norm?
    I would suspect so. Most of these computer testing centres make minor mistakes (or in my experience with Pearson, frustrating mistakes with their exam booking system , although that was about 3 years ago now).
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    Hey guys
    Just wanted to know what is the pass mark or % for deloitte critical thinking test ? Secondly are the solutions to critical thinking test available anywhere ?? Please lemme know asap.
    Thanks in advance
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    The answer is indeed 21.9%. You most likely had another incorrect question, because this one is definitely correct. By the way what did you think of the actual numerical. Is it similar to the practice test in level of difficulty? Thanks!
 
 
 
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