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Verbal ability test to assess crucial employability skills

Verbal ability test helps assess the candidates’ ability to understand concepts structured in words and think constructively to draw accurate conclusions from textual information. In addition, this verbal ability test determines a person's ability to contemplate, reason, and solve questions differently.

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Candidates with good verbal ability are likely to be good at expressing ideas/thoughts by using proper words, sentence structure, and a good grasp of English grammar. Moreover, the candidate is likely to communicate clear and understandable messages in a business environment. 

Mercer| Mettl's verbal ability test, also known as verbal reasoning test, is a cognitive ability test that assesses candidates on:
Comprehension - the ability to analyze and comprehend written and verbal information
 Vocabulary- the ability to use suitable words/words to express their ideas/thoughts accurately
 Grammar – the ability to construct proper sentences without making grammatical mistakes

Mercer| Mettl's verbal reasoning test helps employers in many ways, including finding a suitable candidate hassle-free and making unbiased hiring decisions. Consequently, it lessens the administrative burden of conducting assessments at scale. This test will help them identify candidates with strong verbal reasoning skills. In addition, they can conduct assessments in a secure, controlled environment with features such as webcam proctoring, limited system access, and window violation. 

Screening and engaging eligible candidates for the next stage of the hiring process becomes easy with Mercer| Mettl's online verbal reasoning test. In addition, the test result reports offer rich insights into the candidates' performance, which is crucial in making objective hiring decisions.

Designed by subject matter experts, this test contains 30 questions to be completed in 30 minutes. Mercer| Mettl's verbal reasoning test identifies its significant usage across industries for employing freshers with a work experience of 0-1 year. The test can be used to assess candidates across job roles and industries.

 Key profiles the test is used for:

  • Graduates/Undergraduate trainees
  • Entry-level profiles across industries


This Assessment is a part of following Skills Libraries

Verbal Ability Competency Framework

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Reading Comprehension Para Jumbles Sentence Formation

This verbal aptitude test measures the ability to read, process, retain and synthesize a large amount of written information and quickly comprehend large pieces of written texts.

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