(Intelligence and creativity tests)
Verify Interactive Inductive Reasoning assessment measures a candidate’s ability to identify patterns within pieces of information and generate innovative solutions. The test measures the ability to infer rules, patterns, or sequences and then use that information to predict outcomes. The task presents candidates with information presented as shapes and alphanumeric sequences.
This kind of test measures the logical reasoning skills of the candidate with the help of graphs. As many researches have confirmed, this kind of test indicates the suitability of software developers well.
The test is a companion to the Raven’s Matrices which measure nonverbal intelligence. It contains words that an intelligent person would probably “know” yet would not be necessarily aware of their meaning. The candidate has to choose the synonym of the words from a list of alternatives.
Reasoning is necessary but not sufficient in most jobs: one needs original ideas as well. In many cases it is creativity that differentiates the outstanding and the average manager. This version was designed primarily for recent graduates and junior managers. The test is widely used as part of an Assessment Centre. The test measures in a structured way how creative the candidate is when facing problems, and how much they are able find solutions and explanations. Based on the answers of the candidate one can draw inferences about the fluency, diversity, and originality of their ideas.
The tests consist of 36 items of increasing difficulty. It also contains a practice set of 12 items (Set 1).
A test with the same structure as SPM but with more difficult items.
New test, equally difficult as the SPM.
There are five sets of increasing difficulty, with 12 items in each. The candidate has to choose the correct answer from eight alternatives.
New test, equally difficult as the CPM.
There are three sets of 12 items, arranged in increasing difficulty. The colourful design of the task helps to maintain the interest of the testees.