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JobTestPrep has created a comprehensive practise pack to help you prepare for all aspects of the PI Cognitive Assessment test. Our pack includes full-length, timed practice tests. These enable you to get a feel for the actual test and thus reduce anxiety. Practise different types of questions, improve your skills, and gain confidence with JobTestPrep's help. Our 2021 PrepPack™ offers you a number of advantages, including; Five full-length simulated practice tests, real-time 12-minute test drills, over 1,300 practice questions, and more.

Note: The PI test have different names - PI Cognitive Assessment, PLI, PI LI are all the same test by different names.


What Is the PI Cognitive Assessment?

The PI Cognitive Assessment is 12 minutes long and includes 50 cognitive questions in various subjects. It is almost impossible to score a perfect 50/50 in the test, and practising beforehand is essential. To learn more about the PLI test, take a look at the following video:

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PI Cognitive Assessment Test Subjects

Employers use tests like the PI Cognitive Assessment Test (PLI test) to see if you have what it takes to perform the job you have applied for. The three main question types appearing on the PLI test include: 

  • Numerical Reasoning
    This section of the PI Cognitive Assessment test (PLI test) is used to evaluate how you approach and solve a variety of math-based questions. Questions in this section include those for number series, word problems and more.  
  • Verbal Reasoning
    Good communication skills are key in most work environments. Expect to solve questions concerning analogies, antonyms, and verbal logic. 
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
    In this section of the test you will find questions for three different types of non-verbal reasoning including spatial, logical, and inductive. You should expect to answer questions in which you decipher and complete patterns as well as mentally manipulate images. 

Your eventual test scores in each of the above-mentioned sections can tell the employer a lot about you, including:

  • Your ability to learn
  • Your ability to adjust to change
  • Your problem-solving skills
  • Your ability to understand and act upon specific instructions

As you can see, the PI Cognitive Assessment Test (PLI test) is not going to be a walk in the park. Practising is the only sure-fire way to ensure that you do your absolute best come test day. Continue reading to find out how JobTestPrep can help you prepare and ultimately pass your PI cognitive ability test below.

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How to Prepare for Various Segments

  • Numerical: Since you are not allowed to use a calculator, brush up on your addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. Make sure you can make simple calculations in your mind or with scrap paper. Remember: these questions were written to be solved without a calculator, so do not be fazed.
  • Verbal: Improve your vocabulary. Antonyms and word analogy questions require you to know the meanings of words. While context and elimination can help, knowing what the word means is ideal. So do some crossword puzzles and take vocabulary quizzes to make sure your mind is sharp.
  • Abstract: When trying to figure out the patterns and relationships, look at the following features: colours, shapes, location, rotation, movement, direction, etc. if you can’t see the pattern in a glance, pick one feature on which to concentrate, and look for a rule. If you can’t find anything, move to the next feature.


Tips for the PLI Test

Most people do not complete the test. Answering 50 questions in 12 minutes is not an easy feat, which is why it is in fact rare for candidates to do so. You should only aspire to answer as many questions correctly as you can and try not to worry about the questions you will not reach. You can still get a good grade without answering all the questions.

  • Incorrect answers do not lose you points. While your grade is made up of all your correct answers, you do not lose points if you get a question wrong. For this reason, it is recommended to not leave blank questions. If you feel like you might be stuck, take your best guess and move on to the next question.
  • You can move back and forth between question. This means that if you choose, you can skip questions in your weaker subjects and answer all the questions in subjects you are confident in first. This way, you will have collected many correct answers and can spend the remainder of the time trying to earn more, instead of going by order and “miss out” on easy questions near the end of the test.
  • Calculators are not permitted. While you are most likely to take the test unsupervised, remember that you are not allowed to use a calculator. Do not be tempted to use one.


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Why Prepare for the PI Test?

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 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 questions that must be solved in a very short amount of time, making it extremely time pressured.

What You Gain by Practising with Our Prep-Packs

The PI Cognitive Assessment Test goes through constant updates and emendations and it is very easy to find old and irrelevant prep-material across the internet. JobTestPrep provides you with most up-to-date practice materials on the market.

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