Online practice tests


  • SHL
    example questions, practice tests, assessment advice -  verbal, numerical, inductive reasoning, personality/motivation questionnaires, situational judgement tests,
  • Psychometric Tests
    information, advice and FAQs;  downloadable practice tests – numerical, verbal, abstract reasoning; downloadable e-books for sale,
  • AssessmentDay
    practice tests for numerical, verbal and inductive reasoning; example of situational judgement test; further online tests available for sale,
  • Norton Assessment - Free trial tests - numeracy & verbal
  • Cubiks
    numerical and verbal practice tests; downloadable practice leaflet for diagrammatic reasoning,
    practice test for graduates - numerical, verbal, diagrammatic reasoning, mechanical reasoning and situational judgement
  • TARGETjobs
    information/advice and links to sources of practice tests
  • Practice Psychometric Tests
    information/advice about tests; example questions (verbal, numerical, abstract reasoning)
  • Graduate Jobs Numeracy Test
    (Top Employers Publishing) – numeracy test.
  • PwC
    Advice and e-learning from PwC 
  • JobTestPrep
    Wide range of free tests including verbal, numerical, abstract, situational judgement and mechanical reasoning
  • Practice Reasoning
    range of tests including verbal, numerical, logical, diagrammatic and e-tray
  • Capp 
    Practice situational, numerical, verbal and critical reasoning tests. Used by NHS Management Training Programme
    Free logical reasoning test
    Free inductive reasoning test
  • Test Partnership
    Free numerical reasoning test
    Free verbal reasoning test
    Free critical reasoning test
    Free inductive reasoning test
  • Applying for the NHS Scientist Training Programme in England? Be prepared for numerical reasoning and logical reasoning tests which you can practice here

Personality Profile Assessments  

  • Career Psychometrics
    personality tests for career development,
  • Finding Potential
    Personality questionnaire, with report. Also supporting workbooks (PDFs) - small charge.
  • Jobtestprep
    Free personality test
  • KeirseyKeirsey Temperament Sorter-II - free,
  • Human Metrics- Myers Briggs based questionnaire
  • SHL
    questionnaire examples and free personality questionnaire with feedback report,
  • Team Technology
    advice about personality tests & links to free online tests. Includes information about Myers Briggs model of personality.

Critical thinking test, used by a number of Law firms

  • Hogan Lovells - example critical thinking test from AssessmentDay - scroll down to access the free test
  • Linklaters

Sample questions from 


iPrep Online free critical thinking test


Top tips

Blog from career coach

Situational judgement : a graduate perspective Blog from Manchester University Careers Service

Example questions

KPMG example on youtube

Sample from EY examples

Civil Service examples

Psychometrictest example

Abilitus - need to create an account

Surrey University - sample questions as part of research study

Norton Assessment - free trial situational judgement tests 

Jobtestprep example

Crisis Point - a day in A&E - example from Bolt Burdon Kemp

Capp are developing critical reasoning tests (CRT) and are currently trialling with students.

The following links require you to sign-up in order to complete the test.  Capp state that:

  • You will have an opportunity to practice a test that many employers are currently using to select for insight days, internships, placements and graduate careers
  • You will receive a personalised report detailing how you performed and feedback on how you can develop your critical reasoning
  • By completing this assessment, at no cost to you, you will put yourself in a much better position to secure a role or placement that will benefit you in your career

They will use student scores to gauge the difficulty of the tests as they refine them.   


Judging arguments and identifying assumptions

Deducing conclusions

Evaluating evidence

Drawing logical inferences

All tests take 15-20 mins.