Critical Reasoning Test Battery

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Appropriate For New Applicants
Existing Employees
Comprehensiveness Intermediate
Administration Time - 30 min
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Scoring Options hand icon Internet icon
Language English
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The Critical Reasoning Tests (CRT), two cognitive assessments for managerial and professional staff, help you make better selection and development decisions. In an hour and a half, you can gather invaluable
information that can tell you if the individual has the thinking skills necessary to succeed. Professionally developed and trusted by major corporations world wide for over a decade.


The tests focus on the analytical aspects of a role such as problem solving and decision making. This makes them powerful, complimentary tools to work styles assessment and a structured interview.

Increase the probability that you select the right people
Reduce your costs by making the entire hiring process more efficient
Identify hidden reasons for weak performance
Allow you to plan a more customized and effective development strategy

The Critical Reasoning Test Battery is designed to assess reasoning skills at administrative, supervisory and junior management levels, including office supervisors, senior personal assistants, sales and customer service staff, and management trainees.

Suitable for:

School leads, administrators/supervisors, junior managers, and management trainees.

VC1.1 Verbal Evaluation

Measures the ability to understand and evaluate the logic of various kinds of arguments. It includes a variety of topics relevant to supervisory and junior management grades.

Time: 30 minutes

NC2.1 Interpreting Data

Measures the ability to make correct decisions or inferences from numerical data. Straightforward statistical information and other numerical data are presented. The test is appropriate for any job involving analysis or decision-making based on numerical facts. Calculators are not used.

Time: 30 minutes.

DC3.1 Diagrammatic Series

Measures reasoning with diagrams and requires the recognition of logical rules governing sequences. It is suitable for any occupation where logical or analytical reasoning is required, e.g. technical research, computer programming.

Additional Norms Available:
Sales managers, managers in manufacturing, managers in consumer products, health care administrators, managers from a federal government agency, college students plus a range of international norm groups.


The CTT tests have been validated for use with higher clerical, sales, junior and middle management positions including sales representatives, account managers, software designers and developers, administrative support staff in an insurance company, sales representatives in financial services, insurance agent, insurance claims assessors, financial services managers and account executives.

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