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How To Answer Aptitude Tests With Speed and Accuracy

The challenge in aptitude tests is not just to supply accurate answers but to do so with a speed that stand out. This is is because the competition is quite tough and many people are involved. The recruiters usually set questions giving very short time to answer so as to get nothing but the bests of the bests. Below are Eleven helpful tips to help yourself out in any occassion when you have to answer aptitude tests in an annoyingly short amount of time. The points are tailored to be applied before and during your test 1. Ensure you practice many aptitude tests before sitting your assessment. Practicing more questions will make you more confident and will familiarize you with many “tough” and “challenging” see. There are many sites where materials are made available but we recommend that you use either,, or Their services are top-notch. 2. Practice more online. It’s very likely you’ll sit your aptitude test on a computer; get used to practicing online.  A good site to do this is They offer sales of materials as well as online practice. Get all the right tools – rough paper, pens and a stopwatch. Get used to practicing with all these essentials so you’re used to using them when it comes to your real assessment. 3. Pray to God before commencing your test. Ask for speed and accuracy. You will always need a divine had to help you. 4. Be in a relax mood during your actual test. Don’t sit it during work (if you are currently on a job), just before attending to a person or when you’re going to be disturbed. It’s important to give them your full attention even when you are practicing too. 5. Read any rubrics provided carefully before sitting your assessment. Take note of how each question type should be answered even if it seems familiar. 6. Take a note of how much time you have and roughly how long you use on each question. It is advisable to calculate this as duration per question and to jot it down somewhere noticeable. 7. Don’t get held down on a question. If you get stuck, don’t let the clock run down, move on. Most times, the subsequent questions are easier and you’ll pick up more marks by moving on. 8. Answer the easiest before the hardest. Many a time, the questions carry equal marks regardless of the difficulty, it just most reasonable to answer all the easy ones first. 9. Don’t guess at first. It is often better to skip anyone proving difficult than to guess the answer. If you find any question too tough, don’t re-visit until you have answer all you know. Usually, as you go on, you’ll find hints too answer those questions you do not know at first and if that is not the case you can now guess smartly. 10. Spend a few seconds familiarising yourself with the provided graph/table/pie chart before launching into the question. Have a mental picture of what the labeling on the axis and the title to have an idea of what information you have been provided with. 11. Use a good calculator. Don’t use your phone or a very small calculator. Ensure you use a calculator you are familiar and comfortable with where all the buttons are located. Your speed with the calculator will  determine your score.  
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