General Reasoning Test

What does the General Reasoning Test measure?

Considered an in-depth measure of mental agility the General Reasoning Test (GRT2 and IRT4) has been designed to assess general reasoning ability.

An assessment suitable for non-graduate level applicants, the assessment is made up of three sections - measuring verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning ability - which can be administered individually or together.


A quick to complete assessment of mental ability, this assessment is an essential tool for cost-effective selection and assessment across a wide and varied range of roles.

IRT4 and GRT2 have been completed by thousands of people worldwide across a range of professions, locations and cultural backgrounds.

As a result, an extensive range of norms exist enabling respondents' results to be compared to those obtained by a wide range of vocational groups.

The test can identify people who:

  • Take poorly reasoned decisions
  • Are confused by numbers
  • Are slow to benefit from training
  • Make numerical errors
  • Fail to find solutions to problems
  • Fail to grasp abstract ideas
  • Have a poor vocabulary
  • Are slow to understand issues
  • Misuse words
  • Comprehend numerical problems
  • Reason logically
  • Benefit from training
  • Perform complex numerical computations
  • Are effective problem solvers
  • Quickly grasp abstract concepts
  • Understand words and their meanings
  • Are quick thinking

Assessment reports

The following online reports are available for the GRT1 assessments.

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