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    Psychometric Testing: 1000 Ways to Assess Your Personality, Creativity, Intelligence and Lateral Thinking (IQ Workout) (Paperback) By (author) Philip J. Carter, By (author) Ken Russell

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    DescriptionMore and more employees are having to sit psychometric tests as part of the interviewing process. On paper, a persona s skills and experience may perfectly fit the job description, but the employer also wants to know things about the individuala s personality: for example, their weak and strong points; whether they will fit in with the department; whether they can retain information quickly; and whether they have management potential or whether they will always require supervision. This book is designed to help the individual master taking psychometric tests, and help them decide, before applying for a job, what their individual personality type is -- extrovert, emotional, creative or assertive. Working through the tests will give the reader the ability to improve their skills in the key areas of lateral thinking, problem solving, and intelligence, and the book also provides a guide to assessing performance. aeo Familiarity with the type of questions set in psychometric tests will give readers an idea of what to expect, and will help them relax in a test situation aeo Authors are experts in psychometric and IQ testing and have written over 94 books on all types of tests aeo More and more employers are using psychometric testing at interview -- including government, education, industry, armed forces and commerce. There is a real need for this type of book to guide the potential employee through the structure of psychometric tests Ken Russell and Philip Carter first met in 1984 through their membership of Enigmasig, a special interest group within British Mensa devoted to the setting and solving of puzzles. They published their first book as joint authors in 1987 and with the publication of this series will have over 100 titles to their credit ranging from quizzes, IQ testing and puzzles.


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    Title
    Psychometric Testing
    Subtitle
    1000 Ways to Assess Your Personality, Creativity, Intelligence and Lateral Thinking
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip J. Carter, By (author) Ken Russell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 306 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471523765
    ISBN 10: 0471523763
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.0
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BIC subject category V2: VSP
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    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
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    DC22: 150.287
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    Ingram Subject Code: CE
    Libri: I-CE
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    BISAC V2.8: BUS012000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 14
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVCLFCRE
    BISAC V2.8: PSY042000, BUS037020
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    LC classification: BF176.C37, BF176 .C37 2001
    Thema V1.0: KJ, VSC, JMBT
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    24 July 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Back cover copy
    Despite the enormous capacity of the human brain, we only utilise on average two per cent of our potential brainpower. There is therefore enormous potential for us to expand our brainpower considerably and regular testing is a key method of doing just that. Included in this book are 40 brand new psychometric tests and two intelligence tests. The psychometric tests cover such subjects as risk-taking, leadership, positivity, aggression, tact, ambition, tolerance and imagination. The intelligence tests use word and number puzzles, maths and diagrams to test your spatial, verbal, numerical and logical ability to the limit. There are nearly 1,000 individual questions in all. Scores and answers to all the tests are included. Use this and other books in the "IQ Workout Series" as a fun and informative way of testing, assessing, and expanding your brainpower! These books are suitable for anyone from 18 to 80 who wants to put themself to the test. Ken Russell and Philip Carter have written nearly 100 books on all aspects of testing, puzzles and crosswords.
    Table of contents
    Introduction. PERSONALITY TESTS. Personality Test One. Personality Test Two. Personality Test Three. How Confident are you? Are You Tactful or Undiplomatic? Laterality. Are You Likely to be a Success? Are You a Risk Taker? Are You Broadminded or Prudish? Are You Anxious or Relaxed? How Strong is Your Sense of Justice? Are You a Leader or a Follower? Creativity. Are You in the Right Job? Are You a Saint or a Sinner? Do You look on the Bright Side? How Agrressive are You? Are You a Night Person? Are You a Shrinking Violet? Are You Imaginative? Are You Honourable? Are You Sensual? Are You Thrifty? Have You Good Humour? Are You Daring? Domination. Are You a Worrier? Are You Absent Minded? Do You Like Work? Are You Sociable? Are You Emotional? Extroversion. Aggression. Are You Artistic? Ambition. Are You Tolerant? Imagination. Are You Obsessive? Are You Assertive? Are You Optimistic? APTITUDE TESTS. IQ Test One. Spatial Ability Test. Logic Test. Verbal Ability Test. Numerical Ability Test. Answers to IQ Test One. IQ Test Two. Verbal Ability Test. Numerical Ability Test. Maths. Diagrams. Answers to IQ Test Two.