How to Pass Advanced Verbal Reasoning Tests: Essential Practice for English Usage, Critical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension Tests

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If you are applying for employment or training at the graduate or managerial level, then you are bound to face verbal reasoning tests as part of the selection process. Practice will ensure that you show your true potential.

How to Pass Advanced Verbal Reasoning Tests covers the many different types of more intellectually demanding question you will face as part of the recruitment process online and at a test or assessment centre. Containing over 500 practice questions and timed ...

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Overview

If you are applying for employment or training at the graduate or managerial level, then you are bound to face verbal reasoning tests as part of the selection process. Practice will ensure that you show your true potential.

How to Pass Advanced Verbal Reasoning Tests covers the many different types of more intellectually demanding question you will face as part of the recruitment process online and at a test or assessment centre. Containing over 500 practice questions and timed tests, as well as advice on the value of practice and how to improve your score, it reflects the difficulty of the real tests and assessments currently used by top employers.

It includes sections on: English usage; written assessments; presentations; group exercises; assessment centres; reading comprehension; critical reasoning. With answers, detailed explanations and interpretations of scores, this book from testing expert Mike Bryon will help you to significantly improve your advanced verbal reasoning skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749467937
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 5/28/2013
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 974,515
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Bryon is an expert in psychometrics and training solutions. He is also the author of The Advanced Numeracy Test Workbook, The Graduate Psychometric Test Workbook, The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book, How to Pass Graduate Psychometric Tests, How to Pass the Civil Service Qualifying Tests and How to Pass Advanced Numeracy Tests, and co-author of How to Pass Selection Tests and How to Pass Technical Selection Tests, all published by Kogan Page.

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Table of Contents

Preface     v
Verbal reasoning tests     1
Tests that hide in a bundle of forms!     3
Tests of verbal ability     4
If you are invited to an assessment centre     5
For some candidates, verbal tests are their worst nightmare     6
If English is not your first language     6
If you are dyslexic or suffer some other disability     7
The winning approach     8
150 Warm-up questions     14
Word link: opposites     15
Word link: synonyms     22
Find the new word     28
Word swap     32
Sentence sequence     38
100 English usage questions     48
Correctly complete the sentence     49
Identify the correct sentence     61
100 True, false or cannot tell questions     81
Written assessments, presentations, group exercises and assessment centres     119
An example of what such a day might include     120
The group exercise or role-play     122
Presentations     126
Written exercises     130
Five timed realistic tests with interpretations of your score     133
Synonyms and antonyms     134
Sentence sequence     141
Word swap     159
English usage     167
Reading comprehension and critical reasoning     179
An interpretation of your score in the practice tests     193
Answers and detailed explanations     196
150 Warm-up questions     196
100 English usage questions     201
100 True, false or cannot tell questions     211
Five timed realistic tests with interpretations of your score     222
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