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What You Get:
The PI Cognitive Assessment test (also known as PLI test or PILI test) is divided into three primary categories, which are Numerical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, and NonVerbal Reasoning. Each category will include the following subcategories:
Numerical Reasoning:
Number series  These questions will ensure that you can follow a numerical sequence. It will be your job to find the missing digit/s or find the next digit in the series.
Maths Problems  The math problems presented here are based in the four basic operations, fractions, decimals, rounding numbers, averages, and basic geometry.
Word Problems  You will have to solve the answer without visual aids like charts or graphs. Questions will be presented visually and will demand a logical understanding of what is being asked of you.
Verbal Reasoning:
Analogies  Here you will be tasked to find the relationship between different sets of words. For instance, the question may be posed: As day is to night, so too, is Breakest to (___). The answer would be dinner.
Formal Logic  These questions can be difficult; thus you will need skills in diagraming to reach the right answer.
Antonyms  Each question will feature a word along with a list of potential words with an opposite meaning. It is your job to choose the most relevant option.
NonVerbal Reasoning
Spatial Awareness  If you can mentally manipulate images and do well with either 2D and 3D, then you will do well. You can expect questions with threedimensional cubes, mirror images, a variety of similar shapes.
Logical Reasoning  Logical reasoning tests use logical patterns and shape sequences. Be prepared to answer questions in a variety of ways, including deductive, inductive and abstract.
Inductive Reasoning  You will be presented with a series of figures. Each set contains a question mark, and you will have to choose from among four potential options to replace the question mark and complete the series.
Note: The PI test have different names  PI Cognitive Assessment, PLI, PI LI are all the same test by different names.
Before jumping into the details of the PI Cognitive Assessment, including topics and number of questions, it is essential to give a little background for context.
The overall purpose of the test is to provide the employer with a broad holistic evaluation of the cognitive capacity of the incoming job applicant. The test aims at revealing how your brain functions in terms of attention, speed, memory, and visualization. These skills are necessary to ensure that the candidate is capable of handling any number of roles and their complexities within the hierarchy of the organizations. The test measures your ability to do the following:
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Below is a table of the most popular companies, organizations and job positions that require candidates to successfully pass the PI cognitive assessment. Outscore the competition with JobTestPrep's PrepPacks™ and ensure your success today.
It's important to note that while these companies are known to use the PLI, they may also require candidates to take other assessments, sit for interviews, or participate in group exercises.
Here is a list of the most common companies that use PI cognitive assessment test as part of their requiting process:
There are Several terms of which should become acquainted:
Question 1: The ratio between yellow flowers and red flowers at the shop was 3:2, if there were 8 red flowers how many of the flowers were yellow? 

Explanation
In order to calculate the amount of yellow flowers we can create an equation between the ratio and the real amounts of flowers, letting the amount of yellow flowers be X: 3/2=X/8 24=2X X=12 
Question 2: Assent is the opposite of... 

Explanation
The correct answer is refusal. Assent means 'compliance', so the antonym is refusal. Agreement is a synonym. Climb and cooperation are not related. Climb and cooperation are not related. Therefore, the correct answer is refusal.

Question 3: A shop owner bought some shovels for £5,500. The shovels were sold for £7,300, with a profit of £50 per shovel. How many shovels were involved? 

Explanation
The correct answer is 36.
If the total profit is £1800 and each shovel made £50 profit, the amount of shovels is 1800/50=36. 
Question 4: The ratio between yellow flowers and red flowers at the shop was 3:2, if there were 8 red flowers how many of the flowers were yellow? 

Explanation
In order to calculate the amount of yellow flowers we can create an equation between the ratio and the real amounts of flowers, letting the amount of yellow flowers be X: 3/2=X/8 24=2X X=12 
Question 5: A bucket of cement costs £0.80. If 4.5 buckets are needed to complete one wall, how much will it cost to build 3 walls? 

Explanation
The correct answer is (D). If 4.5 buckets are needed to complete one wall, three walls will require 3*4.5=13.5 buckets. At a price of £0.8 each, the buckets will total at £0.8*13.5=£10.8

Question 6: What is the following number in the series: 8 / 3 / 9 / 10 /17 / ? 

Explanation
The correct answer is D. This series is a variation of the famous Fibonacci sequence: each term equals the sum of the two previous terms minus 2. 9=(8+3)2 Therefore, the following number is: 
Question 7: Assumptions: Neither Charles nor Donna likes to play tennis. Eric likes to play chess. Conclusion: Eric does not like to play tennis. If the assumptions are true, is the conclusion: 

Explanation
Based on the information, the correct answer is: "Cannot be determined". According to the first assumption, neither Charles nor Donna likes to play tennis. According to the second assumption, Eric likes to play chess. However, no information is provided about whether Eric does not like to play tennis.

Question 8: COACH is to TEAM as CONDUCTOR is to: 

Explanation
The correct answer is C.
A CONDUCTOR is the manager of a group of musicians which is called an ORCHESTRA. 
Here are a few useful tips, which can help you better prepare ahead of taking the PLI test.
Accessibility – The test is accessible in over 70 languages and is offered in over 50 countries worldwide.
Validity – The test is backed with science and meets the standards of both the APA (American Psychological Association) and the SIOP (Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology).
Exclusivity – The test is unique because it gives the hiring party tremendous insight into your cognitive ability by taking advantage of specially designed algorithms, thus ensuring that a wide range of difficulty levels are adequately tested.
Does the test score indicate my IQ level?  The PI Cognitive Assessment test is not testing your IQ level; its purpose is to check your adaptability and assess your ability to handle complex problems.
This test is designed to determine if you have the potential to be an asset to the company you are applying to. The company wishes to ascertain if you have the skills required for the job you are applying for. There are two main difficulties in taking this test. Firstly, the questions are confusing to the untrained eye, which may cause you to make mistakes. Secondly, the test includes numerous problems that must be solved in a short amount of time, making it extremely time pressured.
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