Increasing numbers of companies today, particularly large ones like ICI, IBM and BP, are using aptitude tests to assess applicants for jobs and training places. Colleges and schools are also using the tests with greater frequency. These tests, also known as IQ or psychometric tests may include recognizing patterns and similarities, verbal reasoning, general knowledge, numerical skills, correcting mistakes, spelling tests, spatial awareness tests and "odd-ones-out". Speed is a vital factor, so helpful hints and short cuts are included. This is a practice book that provides examples of the types of tests you are likely to come across, with explanations and tips for completing them.