In this article, you will learn about the psychometric tests asked by various companies. 

About Psychometric Test

Psychometric tests are a standard and scientific method used to measure individuals’ mental capabilities and behavioral style. Psychometric tests are designed to measure candidates’ suitability for a role based on the required personality characteristics and aptitude (or cognitive abilities).

In Musigma Interview process psychometric test plays a vital role in recruiting candidates, They identify the extent to which candidates’ personality and cognitive abilities match those required to perform the role. Employers use the information collected from the psychometric test to identify the hidden aspects of candidates that are difficult to extract from a face-to-face campus interview.

Personality Test

You can expect 25 personality test interview questions. Kindly refer below examples for better understanding.

 

The personality test is designed to find out what you are like as a person and your work-related personality. It asks you about the way in which you react in different situations and how you deal with other people in the workplace. In this test, there are no right or wrong answers. Simply answer in a way that is most like you.

 

In each of the 25 questions, you will be presented with a statement about a personal attribute. You are asked to consider the extent to which the statement is relevant to you.

 

For example:

 

‘I enjoy making detailed plans.’

 

You are required to respond to this statement by selecting how strongly you agree with it on a five-point scale:

  • a) Strongly Disagree
  • b) Disagree
  • c) Neutral   
  • d) Agree   
  • e) Strongly Agree

 

Some of the similar questions are,

My goals in life are clear

  • a) Strongly Disagree
  • b) Disagree
  • c) Neutral   
  • d) Agree   
  • e) Strongly Agree

 

If people are rude to me I just shrug it off

  • a) Strongly Disagree
  • b) Disagree
  • c) Neutral   
  • d) Agree   
  • e) Strongly Agree

 

I am confident in what I do

  • a) Strongly Disagree
  • b) Disagree
  • c) Neutral   
  • d) Agree   
  • e) Strongly Agree

The personality test is designed to find out what you are like as a person and your work-related personality.

Situational judgment tests:

This test measures the ability to make sound judgements and apply effective decision-making in workplace relevant settings.

 

You will be presented with an overall scenario, and several potential actions based on that scenario. For each action, you will need to rate the effectiveness of that action in addressing that scenario. For each action, you must select one of the following ratings:

 

1) Very Ineffective:     An action that is likely to make the situation worse.

2) Ineffective:             An action that will not help the situation.

3) Fairly Ineffective:   An action that is somewhat unlikely to improve the situation.

4) Fairly Effective:      An action that somewhat likely to improve the situation.

5) Effective:                An action that will help the situation.

6) Very Effective:       An action that will significantly improve the situation.

 

 

In this section 2 scenario are given and each scenario will have 6 questions total of 12 questions

 

Example:

 

Scenario:

Your organisation has recently dismissed several staff members due to poor performance. Most of these staff members were recommended by a specific recruitment agency that the organisation works with. Your organisation has worked with this agency for many years, and until now they have been providing high-quality candidates. However, now it seems that the quality of their work has dropped and it is negatively impacting your organisation. Vetting a new consultancy would be a lengthy and expensive process, as strict official procedures must be followed.

 

Arrange a meeting with the recruitment agency, express your concerns and work together to find a solution.

  • a) Very Ineffective
  • b) Ineffective          
  • c)Fairly Ineffective
  • d) Fairly Effective
  • e) Effective         
  • f)Very Effective

 

Immediately discontinue working with the recruitment consultancy and demand a refund for their fees.

  • a) Very Ineffective
  • b) Ineffective          
  • c) Fairly Ineffective
  • d) Fairly Effective
  • e) Effective         
  • f) Very Effective

All the Best!


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