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What's Included

  • 15 numerical practice tests
  • 9 SHL-style numerical tests
  • 6 SHL-style NMT tests
  • 14 numerical drills
  • 9 word-problems drills
  • 6 study guides and 11 video tutorials
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JobTestPrep makes it its business to help job applicants to become employed. Knowing that many companies ask applicants to take the SHL numerical tests, we have designed practice materials closely approximating the SHL original assessments. The tests brought together in our all-inclusive PrepPack™ are of various levels of difficulty, ranging from the basic to the operational, managerial, and advanced levels, usually taken by candidates vying for positions of managers and supervisors. Our Calculation, Numerical Reasoning, and Numerical Series tests will sharpen your mathematical thinking and will help you make the most complicated calculations quicker and without errors. Our step-by-step study guides will allow you to track your progress and choose tests that you require. Go through a few dry runs with JobTestPrep’s resources and start harnessing customers’ latent potential at the company of your choice.


The Most Efficient Way to Prepare for Your SHL Numerical Tests

JobTestPrep has an impressive array of resources available to job applicants required to take any of the SHL Numerical Tests to be hired at any company administering this assessment. Our tests covering the subjects that applicants encounter during their pre-employment assessment will sharpen their arithmetic and numerical skills together with the ability to interpret numerical data found in tables and charts. Practise with our high-quality PrepPack™ and turn your plans to work in a good company into reality.



The SHL-Style Calculation Test

One of the tests included in JobTestPrep’s comprehensive PrepPack™ is the SHL Calculation Test. The aim of this test is to measure job candidates’ ability to perform basic numerical operations such as adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying. These operations are performed not only with full numbers but also with percentages and fractions.

The format of the test is simple. Each given question features a short mathematical equation with a missing number in any part of it. The missing number is always specified by a question mark (“?”). For example, you may encounter the following equations on the SHL Calculation Test: “234 -? = 117” or “540 + 99 =?” After you have seen a given equation for less than a minute, you will be redirected to a new screen, where you will need to write down your answer in a special slot. Make sure to do calculations quickly, because the screen with the slot will disappear after several moments, giving way to another equation presented for your analysis.

The SHL-Style Numerical Reasoning Test

Another test found among JobTestPrep’s practice materials is the SHL Reasoning Test. It requires job candidates to answer mathematical questions using figures or information presented in statistical tables or graphs. It is a multiple-choice test: applicants need to choose the right answer among several wrong alternatives. As a rule, these questions describe certain situations, in which changes occur to people, companies, or countries over a specified period of time. You need to study tables and graphs carefully to trace these changes and answer questions correctly. Calculators are not permitted on the SHL Numerical Reasoning Test. Yet applicants can quickly jot down their computations on a rough sheet of paper, if needed.

The SHL-Style Word Problem Test

Our practice materials also comprise the SHL Word Problem Test. This test invites job candidates to solve mathematical problems couched in short narratives. These narratives usually talk about people who either spend a certain amount of money on specified goods or receive payments for services they provide. Applicants’ task is to calculate how much money these people either lose or acquire in certain circumstances. Occasionally, they will also be asked to calculate what changes happen to people or objects during designated periods of time. Unlike other numerical tests introduced in our PrepPack™, the SHL Word Problem test evaluates not only applicants’ arithmetic and numerical reasoning skills but also their ability to understand concepts within a descriptive problem. This is a speeded test, where a time limit given to solve each problem is extremely short.

The SHL-Style Numerical Series Test

JobTestPrep has also added to its practice materials the Numerical Series Test. This test is a type of numerical aptitude test that requires job candidates to find an omitted number in a given sequence. These number sequences on the test may be of various difficulty, but the interval between numbers in each sequence is always the key to the solution of the problem. As a rule, there are four numbers in a sequence, the fifth of which should be identified. To calculate the fifth missing number, job applicants first should analyze the arithmetic relationship between numbers and, having done this, to study intervals between them. Note also that sometimes, there will be two number sequences interwoven in one question.  

Or instead of numbers, you may be given a sequence of letters from the English alphabet. Questions with letters are easier, because you can make fewer calculations with them. Yet letters substituted for numbers may appear puzzling, if you encounter this type of the Numerical Series test for the first time. If you are more used to deal with numbers and cannot trace the logical and arithmetic relationship between letters, simply write down ordinate numbers underneath each letter of the alphabet. Thus letter “C” will be allotted number “3,” “N” will acquire “14,” “T” will receive “20,” and the letter “V” will have number “22.” Paired with numbers, English letters may thus be treated as numbers in the regular Number Series Test.   

How Is the SHL Numerical Test Scored?

Most of the numerical tests do not set a passing bar. There is no exact designated number of questions that job applicants should answer correctly to pass the test successfully. Their score is calculated in relation to the raw score of other applicants competing for a similar position. This means that your raw score, that is, a number of correct responses, may prove insufficient, even when you correctly answer, say, 37 out of 40 questions, if most of your competitors get 38 answers right. Even with so many correct answers, you may be considered to have done poorly on the test, when other applicants on average answered more questions correctly.

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