Cognitive Ability

one of the most powerful predictors of future work performance

Hire people with high cognitive ability to significantly increase efficiency.

General cognitive ability tests (also known as aptitude tests or general intelligence assessments) are one of the most powerful predictors of future work performance.

The Revelian Cognitive Ability Test comprises verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning questions and the resulting score reflects the person’s ability to acquire, retain, organise and apply information.

Hiring people with high cognitive ability can lead to a significant increase in efficiency and a decrease in involuntary employee turnover.

Candidates are presented with a unique set of randomly streamed questions. This is achieved through Revelian’s application of Linear-on-the-Fly (LOFT) item streaming. The questions become more difficult as the test progresses. Find out more about LOFT and cognitive ability testing.

This broad range of question types and difficulty levels means that the Revelian Cognitive Ability Test provides a comprehensive assessment of general cognitive ability. As candidates’ scores are compared to relevant normative groups, this test has been proven to accurately predict job performance across all role types.

People who score well on general cognitive ability tests are more likely to:

Demonstrate strong job performance

Make effective decisions

Successfully reason and solve problems

Respond appropriately to new or complex situations

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51 Questions


20 mins (timed)


General cognitive ability – verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning


Future job performance



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