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How to Pass Professional Level Psychometric Tests, 3rd Edition by Sam Al-Jajjoka

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Verbal critical reasoning (VCR) tests

The principal objective of the verbal reasoning tests is to test skills in understanding, evaluating and analysing arguments in written verbally complex passages and drawing logical conclusions between what the writer is implying in the claim and what is actually stated. The passages are followed by a number of statements and your task is to decide whether each statement is ‘true’ or ‘false’ (from the information given in the passage) or ‘can’t tell’ (because further information is needed to support the claim). Ambiguity occurs when the meanings of words, phrases or statement are easily confused with actual assumptions in the passage. To make the test more difficult the subject of the passage and statements ...

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