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Ability Test - Critical Reasoning


Acumen Critical Reasoning Test Suite

Critical Reasoning is an important component of decision making as in influences how well somebody can understand and make use of complex information.

Acumen is an Australia & New Zealand designed critical reasoning test that measures a person's ability to conceptualise, analyse, question and evaluate ideas.

The Critical Reasoning Test assesses aptitude in recognising assumptions, evaluating arguments, drawing conclusions, identifying trends, making effective decisions.

Aimed at Graduate to Director Level, the Acumen Assessment consists of Numerical and Verbal Critical Reasoning Tests.

Clients find the Acumen series questions focus on business scenarios relevant and valuable in identifying candidates who can tease out strong from weak arguments, true from false information, summarise salient points from lengthy documents, spot anomalies and trends in data and turn blocks of raw data into relevant management information.

Test Features

  • Suitable for Accountants, Managers and Graduates
  • Includes Numerical & Verbal Critical Reasoning tests
  • Typically takes 50 minutes to complete
  • Australasian norm groups
  • Reports sent to you within 24hrs of questionnaire completion
  • Phone feedback available to ensure you get the most from every assessment

Sample Candidate Test Report - Click Here

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Delivery Of Test Links & Candidate Reports

We need to generate the links for this test.  We will do this and have the links to you within 4 New Zealand business hours (9am to 5pm).  We'll forward the completed candidate report to you within the same timeframe.  No links for the test will arrive in the automatic confirmation emails you receive directly after purchase.