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The Psychometric Test for Placement uses scenario-based MCQs to evaluate candidates on their cognitive and behavioral skills. The test assesses candidates' understanding of topics such as verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, abstract reasoning, attention to detail, decision-making, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.

Covered skills:

  • Big 5 traits
  • Agreeableness
  • Extraversion-Introversion
  • Data Interpretation
  • Grammar
  • Business English
  • Conscientiousness
  • Openness
  • Neuroticism
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Vocabulary

9 reasons why
9 reasons why

Adaface Psychometric Test For Placement is the most accurate way to shortlist Entry Level Graduatess



Reason #1

Tests for on-the-job skills

The Psychometric Test For Placement 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:

  • Analyzing and interpreting data
  • Applying numerical reasoning skills
  • Solving spatial reasoning problems
  • Reasoning with verbal information
  • Demonstrating good command of English
  • Understanding and utilizing the Big 5 traits
  • Evaluating Conscientiousness
  • Assessing Agreeableness
  • Measuring Openness
  • Gauging Extraversion-Introversion
  • Evaluating Neuroticism
  • Interpreting data sets for data interpretation skills
  • Applying mathematical concepts for numerical reasoning
  • Understanding and scrutinizing grammar rules
  • Expanding vocabulary through word usage
  • Applying business English language skills
Reason #2

No trick questions

no trick questions

Traditional assessment tools use trick questions and puzzles for the screening, which creates a lot of frustration among candidates about having to go through irrelevant screening assessments.

View sample questions

The main reason we started Adaface is that traditional pre-employment assessment platforms are not a fair way for companies to evaluate candidates. At Adaface, our mission is to help companies find great candidates by assessing on-the-job skills required for a role.

Why we started Adaface
Reason #3

Non-googleable questions

We have a very high focus on the quality of questions that test for on-the-job skills. Every question is non-googleable and we have a very high bar for the level of subject matter experts we onboard to create these questions. We have crawlers to check if any of the questions are leaked online. If/ when a question gets leaked, we get an alert. We change the question for you & let you know.

How we design questions

These are just a small sample from our library of 10,000+ questions. The actual questions on this Psychometric Test For Placement will be non-googleable.

🧐 Question

Medium

Dividends
Financial Analysis
Percentage and Average Calculations
Solve
Consider the following line chart which shows the money invested by a company in production each year and the sales made by the company each year. If the pie chart shows the shareholding pattern of the company and the company gives 10% of the profit as dividends to its share holders then what is the average dividend received by retail investors from 2000 to 2004?
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Medium

Laptop Brands
Proportions and Percentages
Financial Reasoning
Solve
Given below is the list of laptop brands and their details in which some data is missing. If the cost price of Dell is 3/5 of the cost price of Lenovo, then what will be the %profit of Dell?
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Hard

Median
Trend Analysis
Statistical Reasoning
Solve
 Consider the following line chart which shows the sales of five different companies from 2000 to 2009. Which of the following companies has the maximum percentage increase in the median from 2000 to 2004 and 2005 to 2009.
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Medium

Increasing monthly gross profit
Percentage Calculations
Solve
The CEO of Snipr. Inc wants to grow monthly gross profit by 4%. If costs stay the same, what does the sales turnover need to be in February to achieve this goal?
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Hard

Magic bag
Arithmetic Sequences
Solve
Alex’s uncle is a magician who gave them a magic bag in which coins get doubled each time you put those coins into it. Initially, Alex had few coins with them. So, Alex put all the coins, and the coins got doubled. Alex took out all the coins and gave a few to their friend and then again put the remaining coins back in the bag. The coins doubled again; Alex took out all the coins again and gave a few coins to their second friend. Alex then put the remaining coins in the bag and the coins doubled again. Alex took out all the coins and gave a few coins to their third friend. 
There were no coins left with Alex when Alex gave coins to the third friend and Alex gave an equal number of coins to each friend. What is the minimum number of coins Alex had initially and how much did Alex give to each friend?
A: Started with 3 coins
B: Started with 5 coins
C: Started with 6 coins
D: Started with 7 coins
E: Started with 9 coins
F: Gave 3 coins in every turn
G: Gave 4 coins in every turn
H: Gave 5 coins in every turn
I: Gave 7 coins in every turn
J: Gave 8 coins in every turn
K: Gave 9 coins in every turn

Medium

Three Clocks
Time Calculations
Solve
In my house, there are three clocks of different shapes – a round clock, a square clock, and a rhombus clock. The rhombus clock is always accurate whereas the round clock gains 2 minutes every day and the square clock loses 2 minutes every day. I checked the clocks on July 22nd, 2007 at 10 PM, and they were showing different times.
Two hours later, when I checked, the clocks were showing the same time, then on which date will all three clocks show the same time again?
A: 17 July 2008 
B: 23 Sep 2007
C: 25 July 2009
D: 19 Aug 2008
E: 26 July 2008
F: 28 Nov 2007
G: 11 June 2008
H: 15 Aug 2007

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

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.

Medium

Airline Operators
Solve
Four airline operators A, B, C and D operate on a popular route between 2 cities, Rome and Venice in Italy. Airline A wanted to increase the number of seats sold, so they reduced their fares for this route. Airlines B, C, D imitated this move immediately. The general belief is that the volume of air travel between Rome and Venice would increase as a result of this. Which of the following statements, if true, would add trust to the general belief?
A: All 4 airlines see increased profits.
B: Airlines start slashing rates for other routes as well.
C: A study shows that around 80% of air travel in Italy is company sponsored.
D: A study shows that air travellers in Italy are price sensitive.

Medium

Call Gurj Clooners
Solve
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Folks should call Gurj Clooners if they want to:

Medium

Cigarette taxation regime
Solve
Cigarettes account for only 23% of tobacco consumption, and only 16% of 250 million tobacco consumers use cigarettes. However these 16% contribute 85% of the tax revenues to the Exchequer from the tobacco sector. The punitive cigarette taxation regime has kept the tax base narrow, and lowering taxes will expand this base. Which of these best bolsters the conclusion that lowering duties will expand the tax base?
A: The cigarette manufacturers’ association has decided to indulge in aggressive promotion.

B:  Cigarette manufacturers are lobbying for a reduction on duties.

C: There is a likelihood that tobacco consumers will shift to cigarette smoking if cigarette prices reduce.

D: An increase in duties on non-cigarette tobacco may lead to a shift in favor of cigarette smoking.

E: There is a likelihood that tobacco consumers will shift to cigarettes if cigarette prices reduce.

F: A decrease in duties on non-cigarette tobacco may lead to more tobacco consumers shifting to cigarettes. 

G: Cigarette smokers are becoming increasing aware of associated health risks.

H: Increased health warnings could reduce the tax base.

Easy

Reading Comprehension
Solve
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This note informs Savannah that:

A: she can purchase new toys at a discounted rate.
B: the toy store has a new collection that she can purchase from now.
C: she can sell her used toys to the store.
D: she can get used and new toys in the ongoing sale at the store.
🧐 Question🔧 Skill

Medium

Dividends
Financial Analysis
Percentage and Average Calculations

3 mins

Data Interpretation
Solve

Medium

Laptop Brands
Proportions and Percentages
Financial Reasoning

2 mins

Data Interpretation
Solve

Hard

Median
Trend Analysis
Statistical Reasoning

3 mins

Data Interpretation
Solve

Medium

Increasing monthly gross profit
Percentage Calculations

2 mins

Numerical Reasoning
Solve

Hard

Magic bag
Arithmetic Sequences

3 mins

Numerical Reasoning
Solve

Medium

Three Clocks
Time Calculations

3 mins

Numerical 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

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

Medium

Airline Operators

2 mins

English
Solve

Medium

Call Gurj Clooners

2 mins

English
Solve

Medium

Cigarette taxation regime

2 mins

English
Solve

Easy

Reading Comprehension

2 mins

English
Solve
🧐 Question🔧 Skill💪 Difficulty⌛ Time
Dividends
Financial Analysis
Percentage and Average Calculations
Data Interpretation
Medium3 mins
Solve
Laptop Brands
Proportions and Percentages
Financial Reasoning
Data Interpretation
Medium2 mins
Solve
Median
Trend Analysis
Statistical Reasoning
Data Interpretation
Hard3 mins
Solve
Increasing monthly gross profit
Percentage Calculations
Numerical Reasoning
Medium2 mins
Solve
Magic bag
Arithmetic Sequences
Numerical Reasoning
Hard3 mins
Solve
Three Clocks
Time Calculations
Numerical Reasoning
Medium3 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
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
Airline Operators
English
Medium2 mins
Solve
Call Gurj Clooners
English
Medium2 mins
Solve
Cigarette taxation regime
English
Medium2 mins
Solve
Reading Comprehension
English
Easy2 mins
Solve
Reason #4

1200+ customers in 75 countries

customers in 75 countries
Brandon

With Adaface, we were able to optimise our initial screening process by upwards of 75%, freeing up precious time for both hiring managers and our talent acquisition team alike!


Brandon Lee, Head of People, Love, Bonito

Reason #5

Designed for elimination, not selection

The most important thing while implementing the pre-employment Psychometric Test For Placement in your hiring process is that it is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. In other words: you want to use the test to eliminate the candidates who do poorly on the test, not to select the candidates who come out at the top. While they are super valuable, pre-employment tests do not paint the entire picture of a candidate’s abilities, knowledge, and motivations. Multiple easy questions are more predictive of a candidate's ability than fewer hard questions. Harder questions are often "trick" based questions, which do not provide any meaningful signal about the candidate's skillset.

Science behind Adaface tests
Reason #6

1 click candidate invites

Email invites: You can send candidates an email invite to the Psychometric Test For Placement from your dashboard by entering their email address.

Public link: You can create a public link for each test that you can share with candidates.

API or integrations: You can invite candidates directly from your ATS by using our pre-built integrations with popular ATS systems or building a custom integration with your in-house ATS.

invite candidates
Reason #7

Detailed scorecards & benchmarks

View sample scorecard
Reason #8

High completion rate

Adaface tests are conversational, low-stress, and take just 25-40 mins to complete.

This is why Adaface has the highest test-completion rate (86%), which is more than 2x better than traditional assessments.

test completion rate
Reason #9

Advanced Proctoring


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About the Psychometric Test For Placement

Why you should use Psychometric Test For Placement?

The Psychometric Test For Placement makes use of scenario-based questions to test for on-the-job skills as opposed to theoretical knowledge, ensuring that candidates who do well on this screening test have the relavant skills. The questions are designed to covered following on-the-job aspects:

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Proficiency in numerical reasoning
  • Strong spatial reasoning skills
  • Excellent verbal reasoning capabilities
  • Fluency in English language
  • In-depth understanding of Big 5 traits
  • High level of conscientiousness
  • Effective communication in business English
  • Vocabulary expertise for effective communication
  • Knowledge of grammar for precise communication

Once the test is sent to a candidate, the candidate receives a link in email to take the test. For each candidate, you will receive a detailed report with skills breakdown and benchmarks to shortlist the top candidates from your pool.

What topics are covered in the Psychometric Test For Placement?

  • Big 5 traits

    The Big Five traits, also known as the Five Factor Model, is a framework used to describe human personality. It consists of five dimensions: Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism. These traits are important to measure in this test as they can help recruiters assess an individual's suitability for a particular job role based on their personality characteristics.

  • Data Interpretation

    Data interpretation is the ability to analyze and make sense of complex sets of data. This skill is essential in many job roles, especially those that involve dealing with large amounts of data or making data-driven decisions. Assessing data interpretation skills in this test can help recruiters identify candidates who are proficient in analyzing data and drawing meaningful insights.

  • Numerical Reasoning

    Numerical reasoning involves the ability to understand and manipulate numbers, and to use mathematical concepts to solve problems. This skill is crucial in jobs that require quantitative analysis, financial modeling, or statistical analysis. Evaluating numerical reasoning skills in this test allows recruiters to gauge a candidate's ability to work with numbers effectively and accurately.

  • Grammar

    Grammar refers to the rules and structures that govern a language. Strong grammar skills are important in written communication, as they ensure clarity, accuracy, and coherence. Including a grammar component in this test enables recruiters to assess a candidate's proficiency in using grammar correctly, which is crucial in roles that involve written communication, such as content writing or editing.

  • Vocabulary

    Vocabulary relates to a person's knowledge and understanding of words and their meanings. Having a rich vocabulary is beneficial for effective communication and comprehension. Assessing vocabulary skills in this test allows recruiters to determine a candidate's breadth of word knowledge, which can be advantageous in various roles, such as copywriting, translation, or teaching English as a second language.

  • Business English

    Business English refers to the language and communication skills used in professional or business settings. Strong business English skills are crucial for conducting meetings, giving presentations, writing emails, and negotiating contracts. Including a Business English component in this test enables recruiters to evaluate a candidate's ability to effectively communicate in a professional environment, which is essential for many job roles across industries.

  • Full list of covered topics

    The actual topics of the questions in the final test will depend on your job description and requirements. However, here's a list of topics you can expect the questions for Psychometric Test For Placement to be based on.

    Data analysis
    Statistical interpretation
    Graphical representation
    Mathematical calculations
    Quantitative reasoning
    Pattern recognition
    Logical deduction
    Problem-solving skills
    Verbal comprehension
    Logical reasoning
    Critical thinking
    Grammar rules
    Sentence structure
    Word meanings
    Synonyms and antonyms
    Idiomatic expressions
    Business vocabulary
    Big 5 personality traits
    Conscientiousness
    Reliability
    Goal-oriented behavior
    Agreeableness
    Cooperation
    Empathy
    Openness
    Curiosity
    Imagination
    Extraversion
    Sociability
    Assertiveness
    Introversion
    Reservedness
    Reflectiveness
    Neuroticism
    Emotional stability
    Anxiety
    Stress tolerance
    Numerical operations
    Data interpretation
    Percentages
    Ratios and proportions
    Financial calculations
    Sales and revenue analysis
    Geometry and spatial visualization
    Shape manipulation
    Verbal reasoning
    Reading comprehension
    Inference and deduction
    Argument evaluation
    English grammar
    Vocabulary expansion
    Business communication
    Email writing
    Report writing
    Presentation skills

What roles can I use the Psychometric Test For Placement for?

  • Entry Level Graduates
  • Freshers
  • Entry Level Roles

How is the Psychometric Test For Placement customized for senior candidates?

For intermediate/ experienced candidates, we customize the assessment questions to include advanced topics and increase the difficulty level of the questions. This might include adding questions on topics like

  • Advanced data interpretation skills
  • Profound numerical reasoning abilities
  • Expertise in spatial reasoning techniques
  • Exceptional verbal reasoning aptitude
  • Advanced English language proficiency
  • Comprehensive understanding of Big 5 traits
  • Extensive knowledge of conscientiousness
  • Proficient in utilizing data for decision-making
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent critical thinking abilities
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The hiring managers felt that through the technical questions that they asked during the panel interviews, they were able to tell which candidates had better scores, and differentiated with those who did not score as well. They are highly satisfied with the quality of candidates shortlisted with the Adaface screening.


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reduction in screening time

Psychometric Test For Placement FAQs

Can I combine multiple skills into one custom assessment?

Yes, absolutely. Custom assessments are set up based on your job description, and will include questions on all must-have skills you specify. Here's a quick guide on how you can request a custom test.

Do you have any anti-cheating or proctoring features in place?

We have the following anti-cheating features in place:

  • Non-googleable questions
  • IP proctoring
  • Screen proctoring
  • Web proctoring
  • Webcam proctoring
  • Plagiarism detection
  • Secure browser
  • Copy paste protection

Read more about the proctoring features.

How do I interpret test scores?

The primary thing to keep in mind is that an assessment is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. A skills assessment is optimized to help you eliminate candidates who are not technically qualified for the role, it is not optimized to help you find the best candidate for the role. So the ideal way to use an assessment is to decide a threshold score (typically 55%, we help you benchmark) and invite all candidates who score above the threshold for the next rounds of interview.

What experience level can I use this test for?

Each Adaface assessment is customized to your job description/ ideal candidate persona (our subject matter experts will pick the right questions for your assessment from our library of 10000+ questions). This assessment can be customized for any experience level.

Does every candidate get the same questions?

Yes, it makes it much easier for you to compare candidates. Options for MCQ questions and the order of questions are randomized. We have anti-cheating/ proctoring features in place. In our enterprise plan, we also have the option to create multiple versions of the same assessment with questions of similar difficulty levels.

I'm a candidate. Can I try a practice test?

No. Unfortunately, we do not support practice tests at the moment. However, you can use our sample questions for practice.

What is the cost of using this test?

You can check out our pricing plans.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, you can sign up for free and preview this test.

I just moved to a paid plan. How can I request a custom assessment?

Here is a quick guide on how to request a custom assessment on Adaface.

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