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Cut-e Logic Thinking Sample Questions

 

Scales lst Sample Questions (Deductive)

Within these questions, you will encounter a 4x4 grid. Your objective is to accurately determine which shape, among four alternatives, can replace the question mark while adhering to the following guidelines:

  • Each shape must appear only once within a specific column.
  • Each shape must appear only once within a specific row.

There is only one correct answer per question.

Question 1 -

Identify which shape, out of four options, can replace the question mark such that the following rules are kept:

aon scales lst example

Answer Options:

1.

2.

3.

4.

Answer:

The shape missing from the third row is the X.

Therefore, the correct answer is :

Question 2 -

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Answer Options:

1.

2.

3.

4.

Answer:

The shape missing from the fourth column is the X.

Having added the X to the bottom row, the shape missing from the bottom row is a circle.

Therefore, the correct answer is :

Scales ix Sample Questions (Inductive)

 

Each scales ix question consists of nine similar images. All but one follow a pattern or a rule, and your task is to deduce that rule and select the one image that does not comply with it.

Question 3 -

Please mark the object that doesn't fit the rule.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer:

The correct answer is object #5.

All objects conform to the following rule (regardless of their order): Each object contains a 4-sided polygon.
The only object that does not fit this rule is object #5, which contains a 5-sided polygon.

Note: The alternations in the polygons’ colour (black, grey, white, grey, black…) are kept throughout the entire series, and thus cannot be the key to solving the question; they only serve as a distraction.

Question 4 -

Please mark the object that doesn't fit the rule.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer:

The correct answer is object #3.

All objects conform to the following rule (regardless of their order): Each object contains at least one horizontal rectangle.
The only object that does not fit this rule is object #3, which only contains vertical rectangles.

Note: The variations in the rectangles’ colour and location serve as a distraction; the only thing that matters is whether or not there is a horizontal rectangle. 

Scales clx Sample Question (Inductive)

 

Scales clx questions require you to examine a pair of shape grids, figuring out what rule or pattern characterizes both of them. Then, using this discovery, you must select the two shape grids out of the answers panel that follows the same rule.

There are two correct answers per question.

Question 5 - 

Which two of these grids follow the same rule?

Aon cut-e scales clx example

 Answer Options:

The rules are as follows:

  • The upper row and the lower row contain the same kind of shapes.
  • In the middle row, each slot contains a different kind of shape. Their order is irrelevant.

Therefore, grids 1 and 4 are the only grids that follow the rules.

 

Scales cls Sample Question (Inductive)

 Each exercise within the scales cls test comprises six tables featuring numbers and letters. These tables are categorized into two distinct groups, with each group adhering to a specific rule or set of rules governing the arrangement of numbers and letters. Additionally, each table is designated by a color, either orange (above the table) or violet (below the table).

At the lower section of the test screen, you will encounter an additional set of four tables containing numbers and letters. Your objective is to determine the appropriate group to which each of these tables belongs.

Question 6 -

Assign the correct market (orange or violet) to each of the bottom four tables

aon cut-e scales cls example

Pattern: All tables with marking below (violet) have N's in the 5 places that are not the 4 corners. The tables with the marking above (orange) do not.

The correct markings, from left to right, are therefore: Orange, violet, orange, violet.

 

Scales sx Sample Questions (SwitchChallenge)

The SwitchChallenge is part of the smartPredict series. In the following question, choose the sequence that represents the new position of each of the shapes from the bottom of the operator to the bottom.

Question 7:

aon cut-e switchchallenge example

First, take note of the position of each of the input shapes; they are numbered from left to right (1-4).

1 - Diamond   2 - Hexagon   3 - Triangle   4 - Star

Look at the answers (the operators): Starting with the left one, let's look at the first digit.

Figure out whether the shape in the first position of the output sequence is in the position indicated by this digit in the input sequence.
If it is not, eliminate that answer.

In this example, the first operator begins with the digit 4, which would make the output figure in the leftmost position a star. Since that is not the case, this cannot be the answer.

Go through the first digits of the rest of the answers and eliminate or keep them as you go.

If you are left with more than one possible answer, keep using this method with the rest of the digits in each answer.
Eliminate answers as you go according to the information you gathered.

In this example, we are left with our answer after two rounds of elimination: (1, 3, 2, 4).

Cut-e Test Tip: The logical abilities section of the Cut-e assessment consists of diverse questions designed to evaluate inductive, deductive, and spatial skills. These competencies are assessed through distinctive methods, including figures, patterns, the application of specific rules, and more. Similar to previous sections of the test, the time constraints for the logical questions are quite tight. Sometimes, there is no fixed number of questions; rather, it's about providing as many correct answers as possible within the allotted time. You can access practice tests and guides covering all the various logical assessments, along with additional logical practice questions, in our Cut-e PrepPack. 

What Is the Best Strategy for Getting Ready for the cut-e/Aon/maptq Tests?

The cut-e Assessments are renowned for their distinctive method of evaluating aptitude and cognitive capabilities. One of the key aspects that sets cut-e tests apart is their emphasis on adaptive testing, where question difficulty adjusts based on an individual's performance.

The most effective strategy for overcoming the challenge posed by cut-e adaptive assessments is to concentrate on establishing a strong foundation of knowledge and skills in the relevant areas. Achieving this involves familiarizing yourself with the precise test structure and the unique question formats.

Within our comprehensive cut-e (AON) All-Inclusive PrepPack, you will discover the most precise preparation resources for virtually every cut-e assessment. This encompasses aptitude tests like Scales numerical and gamified logic assessments such as switchChallenge, Scales cls, and many others. Each question is accompanied by step-by-step explanations that provide immediate corrections, allowing you to learn from your mistakes and enhance your overall score.

For a mere £39, you can ensure that you are thoroughly prepared when facing any cut-e Aon assessment, enabling you to tackle the test with confidence and success!

 


Cut-e Numerical Reasoning Sample Questions

The numerical questions within the cut-e test demand fundamental arithmetic proficiency, the capacity to deduce information from charts and tables, and the ability to merge multiple data points while conducting swift calculations, all while utilizing a calculator. The time allocated for completing these numerical tasks is exceedingly limited (18 questions within 6 minutes), making it highly probable that you won't be able to answer all of the questions. Therefore, practice becomes indispensable to enhance your ability to address a greater number of questions.

Scales Numerical Sample Questions

The Scales Numerical test follows a structure with six tabs. To respond to each question, you must determine which tab pertains to the information being requested and then locate the answer within that tab. For instance, if the query pertains to expenses, you should select the "Operating Expenses" tab.

Let's go over how to solve a scales numerical question:

Sales
cut-e numerical test diagram
Human Resouces
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Stores
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Shares
cut-e numerical test diagram
Departments
cut-e numerical test diagram
Item Sales
cut-e numerical test diagram

Question1 - 

While 11% of Flying Colours stores are located in France, just 9% of the stores are located in the United States.

  1. True
  2. False
  3. Cannot Say

Answer:

The word 'stores' implies that the answer to the question is in the 'Stores' tab. The pie chart presents the distribution of store locations across different countries.

We can see that 11% of the stores are, indeed, in France (the purple segment). However, 13% of stores are in the US (the green segment), not 9%. 

Therefore, the statement is FALSE.

 

Question 2

In FY 7, Flying Colours profited about 26,000 Euros from its women's department alone.

  1. True
  2. False
  3. Cannot Say

Answer:

The word 'department' implies that the answer to this question is under the 'Departments' tab. the graph presents the varying share in profit for each of the different departments across a three-year period. 

Look at the graph. in FY 7 the women's department was responsible for 26% of the company's total profit. However, without the actual, absolute profit the company made that year, we cannot determine how much these 26% really are.

Since this crucial piece of information is missing, we cannot say whether this statement is true or false. 

 

Question 3- 

While Flying Colours' sales increased during the second quarter of financial year 1, they decreased during the fourth quarter of that financial year.

  1. True
  2. False
  3. Cannot Say

Answer:

The word 'sales' implies that the answer to this question is under the 'Sales' tab. The graph presents the sales volume per quarter across a three-year period. 

The graph for FY 1 is coloured in blue. We can see that the graph increases towards the second quarter (from 3.15 to 3.53), so the first part of the statement is true. However, the blue line increases towards the fourth quarter as well (from 3.14 to 3.55). This is the exact opposite of the trend suggested in the second half of the statement. 

We can therefore conclude the statement is FALSE.

Scales eql Sample Question

The structure of the questions presented in this test is straightforward: you'll encounter an equation where the outcome and operators have already been specified, but the remaining components are left empty. Your objective is to complete the equation by inserting digits from 1 to 9, ensuring that each digit is used only once, in order to transform the equation into a valid statement.

Let's examine an illustrative example:

aon cut-e scales eql example

Answer:

Applying BODMAS rules, we should start with multiplication. The quotient of the first two digits has to be lower than 14, as we will need to add more digits later. 

In determining the most prudent digits to use for these positions, we can take advantage of the unique properties of the number 1, enabling us to twin it with a high number. For example, we can choose 9, and divide it by 1 to arrive at 9 - a number close enough to our predefined result that simple addition can get us to it. 

9 + x + y = 14

Next, we will use inverse operations on both sides of the equation to simplify it:

x + y = 5.

All that remains is to find an appropriate combination for X and Y. One possible combination is: (3, 2).

Therefore, a possible solution is: (9, 1, 3, 2)

Other possible solutions: (8, 4, 9, 3), (5, 1, 6, 3).

 

Cut-e Test Tip: The mathematical section of the Cut-e Assessment comprises scales numerical and scales eql questions. While scales eql involves straightforward calculations, the numerical scales present a formidable challenge. They demand the ability to swiftly navigate diverse graphs and tables, gather and analyze data, and arrive at solutions. Candidates employ various strategies—some opt for a rapid scan of data to answer questions promptly without repeated revisions, while others prefer addressing questions individually to avoid spending time on irrelevant information. Given the exceedingly tight time constraints in both tests (approximately 20 seconds per question), it is crucial to master techniques for quick question scanning, skipping difficult items, and responding with the minimal necessary data.

To prepare effectively for the test, it is advisable to engage in targeted practice for these distinctive scale questions. Concurrently, you should explore educational guides to refine your arithmetic skills and practice using calculators under time constraints. Additionally, it is beneficial to simulate full-length tests under actual assessment time conditions, featuring unique data pertinent to various job roles, which can be found in our comprehensive Cut-e PrepPack.

 

Now, let's proceed to the following section of the aptitude test, which encompasses the scales verbal questions. These inquiries demand proficiency in verbal skills, reading comprehension, drawing inferences from the text, extracting written information, and more. Similar to the numerical scales, these questions come with stringent time constraints, necessitating swift reading, data gathering, and the ability to perform effectively under pressure. Let's proceed to explore the verbal questions.


Cut-e Verbal Sample Questions

 

Scales Verbal Sample Questions

 The following six passages are provided for the purpose of addressing the five questions presented below each passage. This presents a dual challenge: for each question, you must initially identify the passage most likely to contain the solution and then utilize that passage to respond to the question. The critical factor for success is to swiftly pinpoint the correct passage, allowing you more time to locate the necessary information.

Products & Services
cut-e verbal passage
Corporate Scheme
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Business Plan
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Geographic Positioning
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Corporate Values
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Board Of Directors
cut-e verbal passage

Question1 - 

Flying Colours tries to maintain uniform campaigns and undeviating collections across its locations.

  1. True
  2. False
  3. Cannot Say

Answer:

Although none of the words or phrases in the statement seem to suggest a specific tab, by reading the statement as a whole we can gather that it relates to business strategy, and the most relevant tab would be 'Business Plan'. 

The most relevant section of the tab seems to be 'International Expansion', as it relates to the company's "different locations", mentioned in the statement. 

According to the text, "Flying Colours offers several specific collections tailored for every country, as well as country-specific marketing campaigns". This contradicts the statement, which means that it is FALSE.

Note that the use of the phrase "across its locations" could throw us off and lead us to the 'geographic positioning tab first. This should not be too time-consuming, as we would quickly see that this tab does not contain information regarding the company's collections, and a search for further information in the other tabs would bring us to the same conclusion.

 

Question 2

John Summers got his doctorate in design from the University of Manchester.

  1. True
  2. False
  3. Cannot Say

Answer:

The mention of a person's name should automatically direct us to the 'Board of Directors' tab, as this is the only tab that offers information regarding personal history and qualifications.

The relevant section can only be 'Dr. John Summers', as he is the only one mentioned in the statement. According to the text, Dr. Summers is a certified designer and received a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester. However, we must avoid automatically linking the two, as the text makes no such connection. We have no way of ascertaining whether Dr. Summers' Ph.D. from the University of Manchester is indeed in design.

Therefore, the answer is CANNOT SAY.

 

Question 3- 

Flying Colours has only one marketing department.

  1. True
  2. False
  3. Cannot Say

Answer:

None of the words or phrases in the statement seem to suggest a specific tab, but by reading the statement as a whole we can gather that it addresses the company's structure, which is detailed in the 'Corporate Scheme' tab.

The only section of the tab mentioning the company's marketing department is the opening sentence, which states: "The four of them (product divisions) operate with a unified marketing department". 

Given that the company consists only of these four divisions, the statement is TRUE.

Cut-e Score Tip –  At this point, you might be wondering how to achieve a high score on the Cut-e test. It's worth noting that the Numerical and Verbal sections demand rapid responses under a challenging time limit, allowing roughly 20 seconds for each question. What's more, we've only covered part of the test so far. The more you practice this test under such time pressure, the more you can refine your skills and become proficient at employing techniques to solve problems swiftly. You can access precise simulation tests containing numerous aptitude questions, categorized by specific job roles (such as Finance, Industry, and Consumer) to closely replicate the actual test conditions. These tests are designed for practice and include solving strategies summarized by our Cut-e experts, all within the time constraints of the real test, available in our Cut-e PrepPack.

The verbal scale questions follow a similar format to the numerical ones, demanding quick reading, data interpretation, summarization abilities, and the ability to perform effectively under pressure. To enhance your basic reading comprehension skills, we recommend engaging in extensive reading of books and articles. Additionally, it's advisable to engage in targeted practice for the Cut-e verbal questions.

In our upcoming discussion, we will explore novel question types – Special Knowledge and Skills. These questions encompass a variety of skills, including capacity calculation, reaction time assessment, sense of direction evaluation, and more.

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Cut-e Special Knowledge and Skills Sample Questions

 

Scales tmt Sample Questions (calculating capacity)

 

This is an applied numeracy test that assesses your skills in percentages calculations, translation, translation of units, and calculation of areas and spaces.

Try to solve the following:

Question 1 -

A train travels 90 miles in 15 minutes. How many miles does it travel in 2 hours?

  1. 542
  2. 720
  3. 789
  4. 800
  5. 942
  6. None of These

Answer:

15 minutes are a 1/4 of an hour. To reach 2 hours from a 1/4 of an hour, we need to multiply by 8. Since the time is multiplied by 8, we also multiply the distance traveled by 8:

90*8 = 720 miles

 

Scales rt Sample Questions (Reaction Time)

 

Question 2 -

Quickly determine whether the figures are identical or not. In the test – press the space key if identical and do nothing if they do not.

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aon2

Answer:

As can be seen – the first pair is identical, while the second pair is not. While this question type seems rather easy, the test includes tens of pairs, and each answer must be decided in a second – making the overall test very challenging. As the test progresses, you may become tired, and mistakes may shake your confidence. Practicing and keeping composure even if mistakes are made are key to success in those questions.

 

Scales nav Sample Questions (Sense of Direction)

Question 3 -

Choose the movement direction according to the previous movement and the current arrow. Note that the movement is to the right, left, up, or down, while the maneuver is from the driver’s perspective.

Initial movement: 

aon3

Select the correct driving manoeuvre, according to:

aon 3.3

 

Answer Options:

aon4

Answer:

The correct answer is:

left


The previous direction was UP, and the current direction is RIGHT. Thus, the correct answer is RIGHT TURN.

Question 4 -

Select the correct driving manoeuvre, according to:

aon 3.3

Answer Options:

aon4

Answer:

The correct answer is:

aon5

The previous direction was RIGHT, and the current direction is RIGHT. Thus, the correct answer is KEEP STRAIGHT.

Scales cmo Sample Question (Monitoring Ability)

Question 5 -

How many objects do you see?

aeon
  1. 6
  2. 7
  3. 8
  4. 9
  5. 10

Answer:

The correct answer is 2 (7 objects).
Look carefully at the circle and quickly determine the number of objects when they do not overlap. Note that in the real test – you have a very short time to answer as many questions as possible – therefore, you should answer quickly and move forward.

 

Cut-e Test Tip: Special Knowledge and Skills encompass a wide range of competencies, spanning from swift calculations (similar to the numerical questions) to spatial orientation, rapid decision-making, and more. It's important to note that not every Cut-e assessment includes all these skills, as they correspond to the specific requirements of various positions. However, mastering the format, employing special problem-solving strategies to boost your score, and practicing diverse questions within tight time constraints, just as in the actual test, are pivotal for success.

The AON Cut-e assessment features a distinct set of questions (Numerical, Verbal, Logic, and Special Knowledge and Skills) that differ from other assessments and aptitude tests. Furthermore, the primary challenge across all Cut-e questions lies in the strict time limits, which demand quick information gathering, comprehension, and problem-solving abilities, often under conditions where most wouldn't even manage to answer half of the questions. For a starting price of $39, you can access comprehensive preparation resources, including guides, practice tests, and full-scale simulations, all designed to enhance your response efficiency and pace, thereby optimizing your chances in advance of the test. All these resources can be found in our Cut-e PrepPack.

The subsequent segment of our AON Cut-e Free Test delves into Logical Abilities. These questions exhibit varying formats and assess both inductive and deductive reasoning skills, as well as abstract reasoning abilities. To excel in these questions, you must follow specific instructions and apply logical thinking—a challenge that many individuals find more demanding than the preceding scenarios. Let's continue with the logical questions.

Congratulations! You have successfully completed the Scales (cognitive) segment of our AON Cut-e Free Test. However, for most candidates, the test journey continues. The next segment comprises behavioural (Situational Judgement) ChatAssess and personality Squares Integrity questions. These questions are unique because they often lack a definitive answer, or at least not without employing specific techniques and understanding the values Cut-e measures through these inquiries. Let's proceed with these questions:


Cut-e Behavioural Tests Sample Questions

 

Aon chatAssess

Question 1 - 

There are new policies regarding safety in the office. All personnel must take an online course on the company website, and then take a safety regulations test at a designated time and place. You are responsible for administering and collecting the exams in your office.
What would you do first?

  1. Read the instructions and regulations regarding the test administration.
  2. Circulate an email with the instructions for the test so that your office can start preparing.
  3. Talk to IT about potential network problems that could occur during the test.
  4. Schedule the room in which the test should be administrated.
Answer:

Best response: A

In general, it is good practice to understand the goals and principles guiding a task before trying to accomplish it. This is a common theme in SJT questions (ChatAssess), and you should always ask yourself if you fully understand a task before trying to accomplish it.

By reading the instructions and regulations first, you can fully understand how to administer the exam. Choosing this response demonstrates your ability to prioritise tasks and define action plans— this being a good indication of your decision-making and organizational skills.

Additional Responses:

  1. This could be a good thing to do, as it enables the staff to familiarise themselves with the test instructions and gives them plenty of time to prepare for the test. However, you need to choose the best first response. Sending the instructions before reading them yourself is definitely not the first task to take. As the administrator of the test, you are required to know more about the test than anyone else. You, therefore, need to familiarise yourself with the instructions and make sure they are clear to you prior to distributing them to the staff.
  2. Talking to IT seems like a responsible thing to do, but it is hardly the first response you should take. You should first read the test instructions to see what the test entails, and only then raise any potential problems with the IT department.
  3. It is obvious that you will eventually need to schedule a room to administer the test. However, you first need to know if there are special instructions and regulations for this action. Only by reading the instructions first can you determine where and how to administer the exam.

 

Aon squares Integrity Test

 Up to this point, every question on this page has tasked you with discerning the correct answer from a set of distractors. The squares integrity test, however, brings a different approach, where none of the responses can be classified as right or wrong. The test is most effective when answered candidly.

In the current cut-e personality and integrity test, you will be presented with a statement and asked to rate the degree to which you feel it describes you accurately. Because the test is timed, it is advisable not to think too long about any particular answer but rather to select the choice you instinctively feel is best. Don't try to answer as you believe your potential employer would like you to, as the test can detect falseness.

aon squares test example
Answer:
This statement refers to the Empathetic trait.
Empathetic people are great teammates and caregivers and usually are a great asset to every team. They bring the best out of their team members and create a better and more trustworthy environment. Therefore, this statement should be ranked high on the scale.

 Well done! You have successfully completed our AON Cut-e Free Test. Now that you are acquainted with the different sections of the Cut-e test and have been introduced to various problem-solving strategies, it's time to commence your preparation. Explore comprehensive guides to refresh your understanding of mathematical, verbal, logical, and special knowledge and skills questions. Challenge yourself within tight time constraints to elevate your performance to a higher level for the actual exam, all while making use of unique tips and rapid-solving techniques.

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Our All-Inclusive Cut-e PrepPack includes comprehensive preparation material, including:

  1. cut-e Numerical, Verbal, Logical, and Special Skills Test Practice ("Scales")
  2. cut-e Gamified gridChallenge, switchChallenge, and digitChallenge Practice ("smartPredict")
  3. cut-e Integrity Test Practice ("Squares")
  4. cut-e Behavioural SJT Complete Guide and Practice ("ChatAssess")
  5. Study guides and additional practice tests

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