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Leadership Psychometric Test

The Psychometric Test for Placement evaluates candidates on their personality traits and cognitive abilities through scenario-based MCQs. The test covers the Big 5 personality traits, situational judgment, logical reasoning, verbal reasoning, and spatial reasoning.

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Questions:
  • 50 Personality MCQs
  • 5 Situational Judgement MCQs
  • 5 Logical Reasoning MCQs
  • 5 Verbal Reasoning MCQs
  • 5 Spatial Reasoning MCQs
Covered skills:
Big 5 traits
Conscientiousness
Agreeableness
Openness
Extraversion-Introversion
Neuroticism
Emotional Intelligence
Conflict Management
Communication Skills
Decision Making
Problem Solving
Time Management
Strategic Thinking
Spatial Intelligence
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The Leadership Psychometric Test helps recruiters and hiring managers identify qualified candidates from a pool of resumes, and helps in taking objective hiring decisions. It reduces the administrative overhead of interviewing too many candidates and saves time by filtering out unqualified candidates at the first step of the hiring process.

The test screens for the following skills that hiring managers look for in candidates:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Possess effective communication skills
  • Show proficiency in conflict management
  • Exhibit problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrate strong decision-making skills
  • Display emotional intelligence
  • Possess good time management skills
  • Show strategic thinking capabilities
  • Demonstrate spatial intelligence
  • Exhibit conscientious behavior
  • Possess high levels of agreeableness
  • Show openness to new ideas and experiences
  • Exhibit extraversion-introversion characteristics
  • Possess strong neuroticism management skills
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🧐 Question

Medium

Email on Friday evening
Solve
Emily spent the entire week at a client's site as part of the accounting team. Emily is just about to leave for the weekend, when she notices that there is an email from another small, but growing client that they have been working closely for the past 3 months. Emily has a good professional relationship with Rebecca, who sent the email. Rebecca has a question, which she needs an urgent response to. Answering the question in detail will require Emily to access a number of files in her own office. What should Emily do first?
A: Reply immediately that she needs more information before she can respond in detail, and that she will do it first thing on Monday morning.

B: Rebecca will have gotten an out of office (OOO) response, so she can leave it for now and respond first thing on Monday morning.

C: Call Rebecca to find out by when they need the information. If they need it right away, Emily can go to office, give the required details and provide a more detailed response on Monday.

D: Reply to the email immediately, based on the information Emily has already and assure Rebecca that she will double check and send over a more detailed response first thing on Monday.

Medium

Handling Disruption in Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management
Risk Mitigation
Strategic Planning
Solve
You are the Head of Supply Chain for a large automobile manufacturer. Your supply chain is highly globalized, with key components sourced from various international suppliers. Recently, a significant geopolitical event has caused disruption to the supply of a critical component sourced from a particular region, causing production delays. You need to quickly resolve this issue while also planning for future disruptions. How should you approach this situation?
A: Find a local supplier for the critical component, regardless of cost and quality.
B: Stockpile components to mitigate future disruptions.
C: Invest in developing the component in-house, regardless of the time and resources it may take.
D: Lobby with government bodies to prioritize your company's needs.
E: Seek alternative international suppliers, renegotiate contracts with a risk mitigation clause, and invest in dual sourcing for critical components.
F: Shift the burden to the production department to figure out how to handle the component shortage.
G: Initiate legal action against the current supplier for not fulfilling their contract.

Medium

Interpersonal Skill in Team Management
Conflict Resolution
Emotional Intelligence
Decision Making
Solve
You are the team leader of a project team in a software development company. Your team consists of experienced and talented individuals. However, two of your team members, Alice and Bob, are frequently having disagreements, which is affecting the team's morale and overall productivity. The disagreements seem to stem from a clash in their working styles. Alice is very detail-oriented and likes to plan ahead while Bob is more spontaneous and likes to tackle problems as they come. You need to address this issue to ensure the project deadlines are met. What approach would you take?
A: They are both adults, wait for them to fix the issue by themselves. 
B: Pick the more competent team member's side and ask the other team member to adjust.
C: Have a private conversation with both Alice and Bob separately, to give feedback on their behaviors.
D: Organize team-building activities to improve team dynamics.
E: Report the situation to your manager and ask for their advice.
F: Terminate the less competent team member from the project team, and move them to another project.
G: Organize a meeting with both Alice and Bob, facilitating a discussion where they understand each other's perspectives and find a middle ground.

Easy

The Discrepancy
Solve
You are a data analyst for a marketing agency. While reviewing the quarterly reports, you notice a discrepancy in the sales data for a major client. The total sales for the quarter, as per the report, are $200,000. However, when you add up the monthly sales data given in the same report, the total is $210,000. The senior analyst is already preparing to present this report to the client. What is your next step?
A: Immediately inform the senior analyst about the discrepancy and offer to recalculate all the data.
B: Assume it's a minor mistake and ignore it, focusing on your other tasks.
C: Cross-verify the data with the original data source before bringing it to the attention of the senior analyst.
D: Prepare an amended report and replace the existing report without informing anyone.
E: Inform the IT department about the potential data integrity issue.
F: Talk to the person who prepared the report about the discrepancy.
G: Submit a report to the senior management detailing the discrepancy.

Medium

The Medical Mix-Up
Patient Safety
Solve
Sarah, a hospital administrator, was reviewing the medication administration records of patients. She came across a patient, Mr. Brown, who was reported to have an allergy to Penicillin. However, she noticed that the same patient was prescribed Amoxicillin for a bacterial infection. Knowing that both Penicillin and Amoxicillin are from the same drug family - beta-lactams, she should:
A: Assume the doctor knows best and ignore
B: Change the medication herself to a non-beta lactam drug
C: Contact the pharmacy to change the drug
D: Speak with the prescribing physician about the discrepancy
E: Consult the nurse who administered the medication
F: Immediately call the patient's family to inform them of the mistake
G: Report the case to a medical malpractice lawyer

Medium

Tennis Players
Solve
A tennis coach was trying to put together a team of 4 players for a tennis championship out of 7 players. R, S, T are the male players, and W, X, Y, Z are the female players. Note that all players have equal ability, and the team needs to have atleast 2 male players. While selecting the team we need to keep in mind that all 4 players should be able to play with each other. 
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We also need to keep the following restrictions in mind:
- R cannot play with Y
- S cannot play with W
- T cannot play with Z
Which of the following are true:

A: S and Z cannot be in the team together.
B: T and Y cannot be in the team together.
C: T and X cannot be in the team together.

Hard

CID Agent
Logical Deduction
Pattern Recognition
Solve
A code ("EIG AUC REO RAI COG") was sent to the criminal office by a CID agent named Batra.  However, four of the five words are fake, with only one containing the information. They also included a clue in the form of a sentence: "If I tell you any character of the code word, you will be able to tell how many vowels there are in the code word." Are you able to figure out what the code word is?
A: RAI 
B: EIG
C: AUC
D: REO
E: COG
F: None

Medium

Positive correlation
Correlation vs. Causation
Solve
Myra is working on her thesis for which she created a scatter plot of the number of teachers and the number of college graduates for cities in Australia. She noticed a positive correlation. Which of these do you think is the probable explanation for this correlation?
A: Teachers encourage people to go to college, so an increase in the number of teachers leads to an increase in the number of college graduates. 

B: Some college graduates choose teaching as a profession after graduating, so an increase in the number of college graduates also leads to an increase in the number of teachers.

C: There are more college graduates and teachers in higher income cities, so income is a confounding variable here, make it difficult to prove causation between number of teachers and number of college graduates. 

D: Cities with a higher population have more teachers and more college graduates, so the correlation is due to a third variable (population of city).

E: The provided data is insufficient, so it is extremely difficult to establish the reason for the correlation.

F: Most college students choose non-teaching professions after graduating, which explains the correlation. 

G: In Australia, college students are encouraged by their teachers to choose teaching as a profession after graduating.

Easy

Overseas office
Inferential Reasoning
Reading Comprehension
Solve
Your company recently opened a second office overseas. Some of the people from the original office will be relocating. All the people hired in the last six months will continue working in the original location where they were hired. Which of the following statements can be true regarding employees relocating?

Medium

China manufacturing
Economic reasoning
Cost analysis
Solve
The cost of manufacturing phones in China is twenty percent lesser than the cost of manufacturing phones in Vietnam. Even after adding shipping fees and import taxes, it is cheaper to import phones from China to Vietnam than to manufacture phones in Vietnam. Which of the following statements is best supported by the given information. 
A: The shipping fee from China to Vietnam is more than 20% of the cost of manufacturing a phone in China.
B: The import taxes on a phone imported from China to Vietnam is less than 20% of the cost of manufacturing the phone in China. 
C: Importing phones in Vietnam will cut 20% of the manufacturing jobs in Vietnam.
D: It takes 20% more time to manufacture a phone in Vietnam than it does in China.
E: Labour costs in Vietnam are 20% higher than in China.

Medium

Commerical Premises
Reading comprehension
Solve
A large real estate company conducted a recent study of their customers. The study was designed to uncover insights regarding the main criteria for choosing to invest in a residential property. A majority of the customers surveyed stated the 'returns profile' was their main priority, followed by 'development potential' and 'stability of income'. 'Portfolio legacy' ranked at the bottom in the list of factors. It was interesting to note that respondents were less likely to have residential holdings that formed part of mixed-use assets i.e. as an add on to commercial investment. One might assume that more investors are proactively investing in residential real estate rather than having incidental exposure via business investments. 
Based on the given passage, what can we say about the following statement?

Business owners having commercial premises often have a residential property as part of their portfolio.

Easy

Assemble Triangle
Visual assembly
Geometric Reasoning
Solve
Which of the following set of shapes can be assembled to create the shape displayed:
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Easy

Odd One Out
Pattern recognition
Solve
Shown below is a group of 4 objects, which might be rotated in different directions. One of the 4 objects is different from the other 3 in some way. Can you figure out which one?
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Medium

Four Blocks
Direction sense
Logical movement
Solve
The city has been divided into 4 blocks. Block 1 in the north and Block 4 in the east of the city.
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A postman, who delivers the letter in the city is standing at the intersection of the two lines. The postman travels the city in the following order:

1. North-West 20 steps
2. South-West 30 steps
3. South-East 40 steps
4. North-East 50 steps
5. North-West 15 steps 
Now, find the location where the postman is standing?
A: Block 3
B: Block 2
C: Block 4
D: Block 1
E: On the line intersecting Block 1 and Block 4
F: On the line intersecting Block 3 and Block 4
🧐 Question🔧 Skill

Medium

Email on Friday evening

2 mins

Situational Judgement
Solve

Medium

Handling Disruption in Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management
Risk Mitigation
Strategic Planning

2 mins

Situational Judgement
Solve

Medium

Interpersonal Skill in Team Management
Conflict Resolution
Emotional Intelligence
Decision Making

2 mins

Situational Judgement
Solve

Easy

The Discrepancy

2 mins

Situational Judgement
Solve

Medium

The Medical Mix-Up
Patient Safety

2 mins

Situational Judgement
Solve

Medium

Tennis Players

3 mins

Logical Reasoning
Solve

Hard

CID Agent
Logical Deduction
Pattern Recognition

3 mins

Logical Reasoning
Solve

Medium

Positive correlation
Correlation vs. Causation

2 mins

Logical Reasoning
Solve

Easy

Overseas office
Inferential Reasoning
Reading Comprehension

2 mins

Verbal Reasoning
Solve

Medium

China manufacturing
Economic reasoning
Cost analysis

2 mins

Verbal Reasoning
Solve

Medium

Commerical Premises
Reading comprehension

2 mins

Verbal Reasoning
Solve

Easy

Assemble Triangle
Visual assembly
Geometric Reasoning

2 mins

Spatial Reasoning
Solve

Easy

Odd One Out
Pattern recognition

2 mins

Spatial Reasoning
Solve

Medium

Four Blocks
Direction sense
Logical movement

2 mins

Spatial Reasoning
Solve
🧐 Question🔧 Skill💪 Difficulty⌛ Time
Email on Friday evening
Situational Judgement
Medium2 mins
Solve
Handling Disruption in Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management
Risk Mitigation
Strategic Planning
Situational Judgement
Medium2 mins
Solve
Interpersonal Skill in Team Management
Conflict Resolution
Emotional Intelligence
Decision Making
Situational Judgement
Medium2 mins
Solve
The Discrepancy
Situational Judgement
Easy2 mins
Solve
The Medical Mix-Up
Patient Safety
Situational Judgement
Medium2 mins
Solve
Tennis Players
Logical Reasoning
Medium3 mins
Solve
CID Agent
Logical Deduction
Pattern Recognition
Logical Reasoning
Hard3 mins
Solve
Positive correlation
Correlation vs. Causation
Logical Reasoning
Medium2 mins
Solve
Overseas office
Inferential Reasoning
Reading Comprehension
Verbal Reasoning
Easy2 mins
Solve
China manufacturing
Economic reasoning
Cost analysis
Verbal Reasoning
Medium2 mins
Solve
Commerical Premises
Reading comprehension
Verbal Reasoning
Medium2 mins
Solve
Assemble Triangle
Visual assembly
Geometric Reasoning
Spatial Reasoning
Easy2 mins
Solve
Odd One Out
Pattern recognition
Spatial Reasoning
Easy2 mins
Solve
Four Blocks
Direction sense
Logical movement
Spatial Reasoning
Medium2 mins
Solve

Test candidates on core Leadership Psychometric Hiring Test topics

Big 5 traits: The Big Five traits are a set of five broad dimensions of personality: openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. These traits provide an understanding of a person's overall personality, which can be useful in assessing their fit for leadership positions.

Conscientiousness: Conscientiousness refers to the degree to which a person is organized, responsible, and dependable. This skill is measured in the test because leaders who are conscientious are more likely to be diligent in their work, follow through on commitments, and pay attention to detail.

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a measure of how well a person gets along with others and their tendency to be cooperative and sympathetic. This skill is important for leaders as it reflects their ability to build positive relationships, resolve conflicts, and create a harmonious team dynamic.

Openness: Openness refers to an individual's receptiveness to new ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This skill is measured in the test because leaders who are open are more likely to be innovative, adaptable, and willing to consider alternative approaches.

Extraversion-Introversion: Extraversion-Introversion measures where an individual falls on the spectrum between being outgoing and sociable (extraversion) and being reserved and reflective (introversion). This skill is important for leaders as it can influence their communication style, ability to motivate others, and preference for teamwork or independent work.

Neuroticism: Neuroticism refers to the extent to which a person experiences negative emotions such as anxiety, depression, and irritability. This skill is measured in the test to assess a leader's emotional stability, resilience, and ability to manage stress.

Emotional Intelligence: Emotional intelligence encompasses the ability to identify, understand, and manage one's own emotions, as well as to recognize and empathize with the emotions of others. This skill is crucial for leaders as it enables them to navigate social interactions, inspire and motivate their team, and make emotionally informed decisions.

Conflict Management: Conflict management involves the ability to identify, address, and resolve conflicts in a constructive manner. This skill is measured in the test to assess a leader's ability to mediate disagreements, foster collaboration, and maintain a harmonious work environment.

Communication Skills: Communication skills refer to the ability to effectively convey information, ideas, and messages to others. This skill is essential for leaders as it enables them to articulate their vision, provide clear instructions, actively listen, and build strong relationships.

Decision Making: Decision making involves the process of selecting the best course of action from multiple alternatives. This skill is measured in the test as it is a fundamental aspect of leadership, reflecting a leader's ability to gather relevant information, analyze options, and make informed and timely decisions.

Problem Solving: Problem solving refers to the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve complex issues or challenges. This skill is important for leaders as they often encounter problems that require creative thinking, critical analysis, and innovative solutions.

Time Management: Time management is the ability to effectively allocate and prioritize one's time to maximize productivity and achieve goals. This skill is measured in the test because leaders who excel in time management are more likely to meet deadlines, avoid procrastination, and maintain a balanced and efficient workflow.

Strategic Thinking: Strategic thinking involves the ability to analyze situations, anticipate future trends, and develop long-term plans and strategies. This skill is crucial for leaders as it enables them to set direction, align objectives, and guide their team towards achieving organizational goals.

Spatial Intelligence: Spatial intelligence refers to the ability to perceive, interpret, and mentally manipulate visual information and spatial relationships. This skill is measured in the test as it can be valuable for leaders who need to visualize and communicate concepts, organize physical spaces, and comprehend maps, charts, and diagrams.

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