Ultimate Aptitude Tests (3rd ed.)

Assess and Develop Your Potential with Numerical, Verbal and Abstract Tests

by Jim Barrett

Series: Ultimate Series

Measuring your competence as well as your potential for achievement, aptitude tests are increasingly used by organisations to select the best new staff for their teams as well as to develop those already employed. With them, businesses gain a greater level of certainty in their recruitment decisions and also use them to fast track potential leaders.

Ultimate Aptitude Tests, now in its third edition and part of the best-selling Ultimate series, is the largest and most comprehensive book of its kind, boasting over 1000 varied practice questions with accompanying detailed answers and explanations. In such a competitive job market, this is the perfect book to ensure you're entirely prepared to get those high scores and impress potential employers.

Providing essential practice, it includes psychometric tests that mirror those you are likely to encounter, including abstract visual tests, verbal and numerical reasoning aptitudes test, practical skills and understanding tests as well as different types of mechanical and spatial awareness tests. This new edition also now includes a brand new section on online testing environments as well as free access to a separate full online test to evaluate your abilities. Ultimate Aptitude Tests is brilliant preparation for candidates wishing to outshine their competition on the job market and secure their dream job.


  • Kogan Page; July 2015
  • ISBN: 9780749474089
  • Edition: 3
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Ultimate Aptitude Tests
  • Series: Ultimate Series
  • Author: Jim Barrett
  • Imprint: Kogan Page

About The Author

Jim Barrett is a chartered psychologist with many years of experience in advising organizations on their selection procedures. He is a best-selling author and has written many testing books, including The Complete Personality Assessment, How to Pass Advanced Aptitude Tests, The Aptitude Test Workbook and he is the co-author of Test Your Own Aptitude, all published by Kogan Page.

Tom Barrett runs a consultancy specialising in online software development. He specialises in web software architecture, web standards, usability and content management. Tom is a psychology graduate and has developed the software for the online psychometric tests available at insight-tests.com.