Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Practice Test

The Short Form contains 40 items including the same sections and question types as the Standard Version, and takes about 30 minutes to administer.

Over 20 norm groups are available for the short form.

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The Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal (WGCTA) contains 80 reading passages presenting problems, statements, arguments, and interpretations, each requiring the application of analytic reasoning skills.

Its five exercises cover Drawing Inferences, Recognizing Assumptions, Argument Evaluation, Deductive Reasoning, and Logical Interpretation.

They are based on scientific methods to test (mostly) cognitive abilities, and typically, KBS students encounter verbal reasoning, numeric reasoning and critical thinking/logic tests as well as personality assessments used to clarify a candidate’s strengths and development needs.

Applicants tend to be sent a link to do a test at home, which is often repeated in person at an assessment centre to be fair to all and ensure that nobody is cheating.

You can find out more about each one of these types in the CR video series in the Magoosh product.

Dissertations Using the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal Below is a list of dissertations that use the WGCTA.

The full version of these dissertations can be found on Pro Quest.

For free personality tests and some other free tests and resources from Job Test Prep click here.

The Careers and Employability Service has a large range of information about how to pass these tests. Another helpful site is Practice Reasoning: https://practicereasoningtests.com/psychometric-tests/ There are many different sites, and as a KBS students (currently not including MSc students), you will be a student member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) – https://cmi.careercentre.me/Members) and you can make use of the advice and practise tips provided.

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