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What are Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests?

Diagrammatic reasoning is the ability to understand and make judgments based on diagrams. It requires candidates to be able to quickly recognise the information. Its been around for centuries and has been applied in many different fields from architecture to biology. Diagrammatic reasoning tests measure the candidate's ability to understand the information presented in a diagram.

Diagrammatic reasoning tests are designed to measure a candidate's analytical, decision making, logical and abstract reasoning and critical thinking abilities. Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests display a series of operators and their outputs. The candidate’s task is to infer a set of rules and to apply them to new situations. Candidates will not be required to use any prior knowledge, and the questions on the actual test will not vary depending on the role or specific industry where the candidate is recruited for.

The Diagrammatic Reasoning Test Package helps you ace your actual assessment. All of our practice tests come with extensive explanations and a description of how the questions can be solved. Furthermore, our Personal Progression System will help you track your progress and give a detailed view of your performances. This system will help you identify your stronger and weaker points and provides insight into your areas of development. The progression tool keeps track of your scores, test times and overall progress.

Start training now and get immediate access to the tests and practice 24/7 on your computer, phone or tablet!

Diagrammatic-Reasoning-Test-Example-Question

Example of a Diagrammatic Reasoning Test question. Click here for a free test.

In the Diagrammatic Reasoning question above, you need to choose the symbol that replaces the question mark. You do this by inferring the rules and sequences of the symbol as the following solution explains in detail.

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Example of a solution in a Diagrammatic Reasoning Test.

Does your job application require you to pass a diagrammatic reasoning test? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered! Assessment-Training.com offers realistic test simulations developed by psychologists with years of experience designing tests for large publishers such as CEB/Gartner, Talent Q, Saville Assessment, Kenexa. All our tests are extremely similar to the real test so you will be able to prepare for your diagrammatic reasoning exam in no time!

How Does Diagrammatic Reasoning work?

Does your job application require you to pass a diagrammatic reasoning test? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered! Assessment-Training.com offers realistic test simulations developed by psychologists with years of experience designing tests for large publishers such as CEB/Gartner, Talent Q, Saville Assessment, Kenexa (IBM) and Thomas International.

By clicking the image below you can practice 10 free questions of our diagrammatic reasoning practice tests:
diagrammatic-reasoning-test-example-question

 

What does a Diagrammatic Reasoning Test assess?

Ability tests are a typical part of the selection process, or for development within the workplace. Diagrammatic reasoning tests are one of the most commonly used aptitude tests that come up during a job application. Diagrammatic reasoning tests, often confused with abstract reasoning and inductive reasoning tests, are standardized psychometric assessment tests that provide the employing organization with information about a candidate’s general ability to extract concepts or rules from apparently unrelated visual information.

These tests are designed to measure a candidate’s analytical, decision making, logical and abstract reasoning and critical thinking abilities. Diagrammatic reasoning tests display a series of operators and their outputs. The candidate’s task is to infer a set of rules and to apply them to new situations. Candidates will not be required to use any prior knowledge, and the questions on the actual test will not vary depending on the role or specific industry where the candidate is recruited for.

What you should know about Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests

Employers choose to use psychometric testing during their recruitment process to help give a better overall evaluation of candidate’s and their suitability for the job that they’re applying for. Psychometric testing could help to gauge the future performance of candidate's and also improve employee retention by making successful hiring decisions.

It’s important to remember that the function of a diagrammatic reasoning test will vary depending on the stage of recruitment it is being used in. When given in early stages of recruitment the test is used as a screening tool, which could mean that if you fail the test this may result in an early screening out of the selection process. When the diagrammatic reasoning test is given during the later stages of a recruitment process then this test will usually be used in combination with other aptitude tests and exercises. When this is the case, one single test category will not be the sole decider of the selection process due to the fact that more tests are of influence on your total scoring during the assessment.

The most common way for employers to use aptitude tests such as diagrammatic reasoning, is online. Traditionally, aptitude tests have taken the form of pen and paper but due to benefits such as saving valuable time and money, online testing is used more and more frequently. Undertaking aptitude tests is usually the follow-up action after an employer has accepted your CV or initial job application form. 

If you pass the online test in some cases you are invited to an assessment centre, which is usually done by larger employers. The term assessment centre is used due to the fact that employers conduct these extended assessment in a single centre, either an office of the employers themselves or at a third party venue. The assessment centre is often (but not always) a day that constitutes the final stage of the application process. At the assessment centre they will ask you to sit a repeat test at the assessment centre to verify your earlier test scores, therefore don’t get your friends or family to help you out during the online test! 

Preparing for an assessment centre or online aptitude test can be stressful due to the fact that you don’t know what to expect. The best way to familiarize yourself is with practice aptitude tests that mimic the tests used by employers and recruiters. Assessment-Training.com has prepared thousands of candidates for their assessments and aptitude tests by offering realistic test simulations with fully worked solutions. 

By practicing diagrammatic reasoning tests you can improve your performance during the real test by familiarizing yourself with the format and time-pressure. Important characteristics of diagrammatic reasoning are:

  • Diagrammatic reasoning tests are multiple-choice (only one option is correct in each case).

  • Diagrammatic reasoning tests are administered under exam conditions and strictly timed. The given time per test differs per test publisher; some tests give relatively generous time limits, while others are shorter.

  • Test takers are usually permitted to use a rough sheet of paper.

  • No prior knowledge is required.

Tips and Tricks for solving Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests

Keep in mind these effective tips and tricks when solving Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests:

  • Read the question and instructions properly. Even though this seems logical, often candidates miss out very important information.
  • Know the test publisher. Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests may vary depending on which Test Publisher developed the test. 
    Practicing with similar tests as the ones you will be assessed with, will give you a clear advantage over other candidates.
  • Give yourself time to understand the diagrams and to look for the answer in a methodically way.
  • Take notes while you are practicing these tests, so you can keep track of the sequences and structure your thoughts.
  • Don’t forget to manage your time carefully. Make a mental calculation of how much time you need to solve each question so you have enough time to answer all questions. If you are taking longer answering one question, move to the next one and in case you have time left you can go back to answer the question you skipped.
  • Multiple-choice tests use so called ‘distractors’ as answer possibilities. These distractors are answers options which are deliberately similar to the right answer; in other words, the answer possibilities are designed to test if you read the question and provided information properly.
  • In some cases, you are asked to attend an Assessment Center and you will potentially be asked to re-do a test to verify your previous test results. Large test publishers often use software that compares your response patterns and performance between the online test and the follow-up supervised test.   Therefore, don’t ask for the help of friends or family! They cannot help you during your test at the Assessment Center. 
  • Be prepared with a pen and a piece of paper when doing the online test.

Good luck practicing and successfully completing your assessment!

How to prepare for a diagrammatic reasoning test?

You can prepare for a diagrammatic reasoning test in several ways. First, you need to be familiar with the different types of questions which you can aspect on your real assessment. You can check all kinds of question types on our tests. The second is to maintain a healthy lifestyle in the weeks leading up to your assessment. Make sure you are well-rested and have had enough sleep so that you will be able to stay focused during the test. The third is practising. Practice makes perfect! Practice as much as possible using resources which include multiple-choice tests and short answer-based exercises. Once you feel confident enough try taking an online timed test.

How to solve a Diagrammatic Reasoning Test?

In  Diagrammatic Reasoning tests, you will need to analyze a sequence of symbols and diagrams and identify the patterns or changes.

In each question, you will be presented with either:

 A) An input diagram with one or more 'operators' in the form of a symbol, an illustration of the 'operators' and an output diagram. The effect that the symbols have is described in the 'description' box and illustrated in the 'illustration' box. You must decide which of the options gives the best answer to each question.

 

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B) One single question figure and two sets of figures; set A and set B. All the figures in set A have something in common with each other while all the figures in set B have something else in common with each other. You must decide whether the question figure belongs to Set A, Set B, or neither based on the rules which apply to each set.

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Which Test Publishers include the Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests?

Assessment-Training.com provides realistic test simulations that are designed to simulate, as accurately as possible, professional tests developed by world renowned Test Publishers such as CEB/Gartner, Cubiks, Saville Consulting, Kenexa, Pearson, etc.

The test publishers that offer Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests within their test alternatives are:

Saville Consulting

Saville Consulting, a Towers Watson company, is an international assessment business working with organizations to identify, select and develop talented individuals and teams. The company is a major player in the test publishing market and their tests are used by a wide array of companies, from corporations to small and medium enterprises.

Saville Consulting publishes various psychometric ability tests including the Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests. Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests by Saville Consulting are used to assess an individual's ability to evaluate processes represented through diagrams. The test measures the ability to analyze and draw conclusions from the given diagrammatic data.

Cubiks 

Cubiks is a global HR consultancy firm that publishes various psychometric tests and assessment tools. Cubiks is active in over 50 countries around the world throughout Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. 

The Cubiks Diagrammatic Reasoning Test is used to assess an individual's ability to analyze, evaluate and draw logical inferences from diagrammatic data. To do this the candidate is required to identify patterns in diagrams and identify a missing or following diagram in the given series.

CEB/Gartner

CEB, part of Gartner, is a global psychometric test publisher, talent measurement consultancy, and occupational psychology specialist. CEB/Gartner operates in over 30 languages and has a presence in over 50 countries. They have assessed over 8 million candidates and delivered more than 40 million assessments last year alone. Numerous Fortune 500 companies, FTSE 100 corporations as well as SME’s are among their clients.

CEB/Gartner publishes various psychometric ability tests including Numerical, Verbal, Diagrammatic and Inductive Reasoning Tests that are used for candidate screening purposes and at assessment centers.

IBM Kenexa

Kenexa, an IBM Company, is an international psychometric test publisher, psychology consultancy, and talent measurement specialist. In 1987, Kenexa began providing recruitment services and through international expansion and several acquisitions it came to offer many services in the talent management sector. Kenexa holds over 30 offices around the world, including Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America.

 

Tips and tricks to ace your Diagrammatic Reasoning Test

Doing some research about the tests that you need to take is the most important step in preparation for any aptitude test. If you know what to expect you will increase your chances of performing well due to the fact that you’re familiar with the formats. Also, by practicing aptitude tests you will reveal your own strengths and weaknesses that you can work on in preparation for the actual assessment. 

Therefore, we advise you to find out the test publisher and exact name of the tests that you are about to take, and then search Assessment-Training.com or contact us to get more details about this test. 

These effective test-taking strategy tips and tricks are well worth remembering before you take the actual numerical reasoning tests:

  • Practice, practice and practice some more to ace your assessment and aptitude tests!

  • Read the question and instructions properly. Even though this seems logical, often candidates miss out very important information. Multiple-choice tests use so called ‘distractors’ as answer possibilities. These distractors are answers options which are deliberately similar to the right answer; in other words, the answer possibilities are designed to test if you read the question and provided information property.

  • Therefore, take your time to carefully read the information provided.

  • Be prepared with a pen and a piece of paper when doing the online test.

  • Don’t cheat. This is an important one. Many employers use verification tests to validate your previous results, to see if you have collaborated on your test. Large test publishers often use software that compares your response patterns and performance between the online test and the follow-up supervised test.

What do we offer you?

The Diagrammatic Reasoning Test Package offers you:

  • 10 tests with 25 questions each, this is 250 questions in total! All questions are provided with detailed explanations of the solutions.
  • Our unique Personal Progression Tracking System, that will allow you to track your progression in real time, receive instant insight into your results and test statistics, and let you compare to your norm group. 
    This feedback will let you know how much you need to practice so you can distinguish yourself from other candidates!
  • 24 hours, 7 days a week online customer service to help you with possible and doubts and inquiries you may have.
  • 30 days access to the tests when buying the Diagrammatic Reasoning Test Pack or All Tests Pack.
  • By practicing with our tests, you will identify the skills you need to practice more, improve your score and confidence, and have a solid performance in the real tests.

In most cases, you will get more than just one test during your assessment. For just $29,95 you will get access to all our 18 different psychometric test categories, so you save more than $135,-. Prepare yourself for every test you can encounter during your assessment. 

Why practice?

Practice makes perfect! You will see that through practice your performance will improve. Familiarizing yourself with psychometric tests is the first step to success. Through practice, you will get a clear picture of what these tests are, what they look like, what they measure, and what the testing conditions will be.

Assessment-Training.com is the go-to platform for certification practice, assessment/aptitude test training, and job application preparation. We offer tailor-made preparation packages with tests in the same style as the actual Diagrammatic Reasoning Tests.

In addition to the fact that all our practice tests come with worked solutions and an explanation on how to get to the right answer, we offer you a unique Personal Progression Tracking System.

This progression system will help you track your progress and give a detailed view of your performances. It will help you identify your stronger and weaker points and gives insight into your areas of development. The progression tool keeps track of your scores, test times and overall progression.

We offer you the tools to reduce anxiety and make sure you get the most out of yourself on the day of your certification, assessment test of job application interview! Research among our users showed that through practice your scores can improve up to 80%.

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Diagrammatic Reasoning

Assesses logical thinking and problem-solving skills. You need to analyze a sequence of figures in diagrams and identify the patterns/changes.
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