Engineering Test IV
We offer five personality and aptitude tests for engineers, tailored to meet your pre-employment testing needs. Test batteries range from basic questions to multi-answer and open-statement questions.
Purpose: Hiring an engineer today can be challenging. There are a lot of candidates of enormously varying engineering qualifications. Our online personality test and engineering aptitude test finds the top candidates. It will help you identify the person who can communicate well, be a strong team player, adapt well to your company procedures and culture, work hard, and have the mental ability to handle intellectually challenging job duties.
If you are wondering which of our five engineering aptitude assessments would best meet your needs, please see the Engineering Test comparison table below to help you understand the content of each one.
What the Report Gives You: Graphical display of scores, explanation of aptitude results, list of strengths and developmental concerns, and suggested interview questions.
About Test IV: This test takes approximately 2 to 2.5 hours to complete and contains two timed and three untimed sections.
- An untimed personality assessment
- A timed test of three-dimensional reasoning
- A test of general cognitive aptitude (equally divided among verbal, numerical, and abstract reasoning)
- A timed mechanical reasoning test
- Open-ended statements to which the candidate has to type in a short answer.
View Engineer IV Test Chart of Behaviors Evaluated
View other engineering tests: Engineer I • Engineer II • Engineer III • Engineer IV • Engineer V
Which Engineering Test Should I Use?
Sample Personality Item:
|For the statement |
on the left
|For the statement |
on the right
People at work would say I focus on the upside of plans and downplay the possibility of problems.
People at work would say I always focus on what can go wrong.
|Sample Question for 3-D Spatial Reasoning Test|
How many blocks is the X touching?
(A) 4 (B) 3 (C) 7 (D) 6
|Sample Questions for General Cognitive Aptitude Test|
Sample verbal reasoning item: House is to dwelling as car is to ____________.
Sample numerical reasoning item: Which number comes next in this series? 3 6 9 19 22 25
Sample abstract reasoning item: Which figure would come next in the series?
|Sample Question for Mechanical Reasoning Test|
Which system will allow the 50 lb. crate to be picked up with the least effort?
(A) System A
|Sample Question for Short Answer|
The three things I want most from my job are...
(Sample questions differ from actual test appearance and do not contain real test content.)
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