Psychological Tests For Motor Man :Test for measuring your Intelligence
How can tests help you?
1. They will help you to show where your strengths lie.
2. They have been chosen because the skills they involve are used in the job.
3. The tests are carefully designed so that they are fair to all applicants.
4. Taking tests will help you in adjusting on the job.
How can tests help us?
1. We get the right sort of people to do the job.
2. Tests give us unbiased assessment of your strengths and limitations.
3. People who do well on the test usually do well in the job itself.
What sort of tests will you have to take?
The Psychological tests have been designed for various jobs in critical safety categories. You will be given the test battery, consisting of five-six tests, prescribed for the job you have applied for. Generally the tests are administered in groups of 35-150 candidates.
They are required to answer the questions given in test booklets and mark the responses on OMR Answer Sheets.
HOW TO RECORD YOUR ANSWERS
Most paper-pencil tests require you to record your answers on a separate answer sheet so that they can be scored quickly. A sample of the answer sheet used by Indian Railways may be seen here. The answers are marked on the answer sheet by fully darkening the circles which go with your answers. Use a blue ball point pen. Remember you are not permitted to change your answer.
- Your OMR Answer Sheet has spaces for writing your Roll Number, Answers to Practice Problems, Test ID and Test Code for each test and Answers to the main test.
- There is separate space for answering each test of the test battery. Space for practice tests has also been given separately. Be careful in marking your answers at correct place only.
- Remember only one circle is to be darkened for each answer.
- Do not make any stray marks on your Answer Sheet or Test booklets.
- Do not fold your Answer Sheet.
Composition of Motormen’s Test Battery
• Intelligence Test
• Memory Test
• Number Operations Test
• Personality Test
• Field Independence Test
• Reaction Time Test
Each test has separate Time Limits, which will be advised to you during test sessions. You have to solve test items and mark your answers within the prescribed time.
The details of the tests shown here are only indicative. These may change any time without any prior notice.
1. Test for measuring your Intelligence
In this test your have to decide, which of the five figures given in the numbered boxes at right hand shows the parts given in left hand box fitted correctly.
In the above example 5 is the correct answer.
2. Test for measuring your Memory
In this test your task is to memorize the maps given on a Study page and then on Memory page recognize the ones you have seen on the Study page.
Study the sample items given below:
Which of the following maps you have seen above?
Mark ‘Y’ if you have seen the map and ‘N’ if you have not. Your answers should be, Y, N, Y & N.
3. Test for measuring your ability for Number Operations
This is a test of how rapidly and accurately you can do number operations- addition, subtraction and multiplication .
Try following examples:
The correct answers for two examples should be A and D.
4. Test for measuring your Personality-
You will be given some statements. Read each statement carefully. If the statement seems to be true or if you agree with it, mark ‘Y’. If you disagree with it mark ‘N’. If you cannot decide between true or false, mark ‘?’ Be sure to answer every statement.
5. Test for measuring your Field Independence-
This is a test of your ability to find a simple form when it is hidden within a complex pattern. Your task will be to trace the simple form in the complex figure with the help of a pencil. The answers are to be recorded on test booklet itself.
6. Test for measuring your Reaction Time -
Your reaction time will be measured with the help of equipment. Your task will be to respond to some coloured lights, as quickly and accurately as you can, by pressing some buttons.
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO GET BETTER SCORES?
Before the Session
1.Don’t stay up all night. Make sure you get a good night’s sleep.
2.Give yourself plenty of time to reach the examination centre so that you don’t have to rush. At the Session
1.Listen carefully to the instructions.
2.Do exactly as you are told.
3.Don’t hesitate to ask questions.
4.Think about each question before answering.
5.Work quickly and accurately, as most tests have short time limits.
6.Don’t waste time on difficult questions.
7.Do not try to copy the answers of your neighbors as his question
booklet is likely to be different from you