Royal Navy Psychometric Test - Revision & Practice

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I have my tests on Thursday and am applying for officer, are the minimum requirements for mechanical comprehension 50% for officer then but the others 75%
 

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Evening all,

I felt it was my duty to pass on my experience from the test. Although it's a small step in the mountain ahead, it will stop you in your tracks of you fail.

I passed mine today after 4 weeks of hard graft research and revision and if I had to give you one bit of advice it'll be, purchase the book which ninja recommended above. It gives you 4 mock tests which get progressively harder from 1-4. It also supplies you with how to work out each question and explained answers. I paired this up with other resources online to really help and I managed 87% in total so it really pays off.

One of the lads I was talking to used the navy online test as revision and found it harder. He still passed so its certainly helpful but stay safe and aim for 100%.

Be presentable, turn up on time and do as your told.

Good luck
 

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Please anyone got past questions for the psychometric test? Please can you put it here pdf please..


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Having done the psychometric test a couple weeks ago I can safely say if you just do the tests on the Royal Navy website, the actual test is exactly the same format with similar questions.

I was thinking about purchasing test booklets but decided against it, as long as you practice the tests on the Royal Navy website and have a basic understanding of Maths and English you'll be fine.
 

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Thank
Having done the psychometric test a couple weeks ago I can safely say if you just do the tests on the Royal Navy website, the actual test is exactly the same format with similar questions.

I was thinking about purchasing test booklets but decided against it, as long as you practice the tests on the Royal Navy website and have a basic understanding of Maths and English you'll be fine.
Thanks....
 

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Having done the psychometric test a couple weeks ago I can safely say if you just do the tests on the Royal Navy website, the actual test is exactly the same format with similar questions.

I was thinking about purchasing test booklets but decided against it, as long as you practice the tests on the Royal Navy website and have a basic understanding of Maths and English you'll be fine.
I'll have to disagree here (sorry). The royal navy website does give you a very close comparison but I thoroughly recommend the books mentioned by ninja. I found the test much easier after using the book and other resources online. Stay safe and go for 100%
 

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I'll have to disagree here (sorry). The royal navy website does give you a very close comparison but I thoroughly recommend the books mentioned by ninja. I found the test much easier after using the book and other resources online. Stay safe and go for 100%
I guess it depends on the person really, if someone feels the need to purchase extra study material there's no problem with that. There were a few guys that showed up to the test and they were on their second go, they ended up failing... If only they knew about the extra books ay!
 

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Whatever resources one uses adequate research and preparation is always a wise plan for any element of a selection process, be it for a military or civilian job.

It's been noted on this forum before that university graduates have sometimes performed badly on the OR psychometric test, possibly because they underestimated it.
 

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Got my test booked for tomorrow morning, any last tips or things to look out for would be appreciated, cheers guys.
 

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An anomaly.
On the RN website, the practice Naval Service Recruit Test resembles the real test, but has been shortened to 8 questions....but the original test has 30 questions per section, so the more accurate test can still be found on this link: https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/royal-marines-recruitment-test/reasoning

The shortened, newer and less representative version is on this link: https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/joining/get-ready-to-join/practise-for-rt-test/reasoning

But you can still access the full test, as indicated below:

Screenshot_20200106_185912.jpg


Easy missed. (I did too)
 

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An anomaly.
On the RN website, the practice Naval Service Recruit Test resembles the real test, but has been shortened to 8 questions....but the original test has 30 questions per section, so the more accurate test can still be found on this link: https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/royal-marines-recruitment-test/reasoning

The shortened, newer and less representative version is on this link: https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/joining/get-ready-to-join/practise-for-rt-test/reasoning

But you can still access the full test, as indicated below:

Screenshot_20200106_185912.jpg


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Thanks for this. I have tried all the ones on the naval website, I feel I need more practice with mechanical comprehension because my Afco didn't give me a practice booklet, I might get that book for more practice
 
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