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Accuracy and Precision Test: This test requires candidates to identify, based on a table and various icons, mistakes, errors, typos or other ‘inaccuracies’ in a control line under a heavy ...

Accuracy and Precision Test: This test requires candidates to identify, based on a table and various icons, mistakes, errors, typos or other ‘inaccuracies’ in a control line under a heavy time-pressure. There are 40 accuracy and precision questions in a competition, and the allocated time is 6 minutes (AST only).

Training 4EU Team provides Coaching and Training Services on potential candidates who would like to become tomorrow’s permanent EU Officials.
With a mix of theory, exercises, and simulation tests we support you οn both stages of the EPSO exams, i.e. Pre-selection Tests and Assessment Centre.
Our Team consists of a group of professionals with extensive experience on EPSO Competitions that can prepare you in an effective and timely professionally manner.

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    • 05 Accuracy and Precision tests Sample Tests - EU EPSO Tests Series Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team
    • Preface EU / EPSO TESTS To assist you in preparing for the EPSO exams Training4EU Team provides you with a series of sample tests with exam- ples of verbal, numerical, abstract, situa- tional judgment, accuracy & precision, and prioritizing & organizing questions. 1. Verbal Reasoning: Using a short para- graph of text on virtually any topic, this test requires to choose from 4 or 5 an- swer options the one that fully matches the statements in the original text. There is always only one correct an- swer because other options may con- tain insufficient information or false statements. There are 20 verbal reason- ing questions in a competition, and the allocated time is 35 minutes. 2.Numerical Reasoning: In the form of multiple-choice this test requires data interpretation and mathematical calcula- tions. Using information presented through tables and graphs, you will be required to draw conclusions and calcu- late changes within these data sets. Ba- sic mathematical skills such as percent- ages, arithmetic operations, and ratios must be reviewed prior to taking the test. There are 10 numerical reasoning questions in a competition, and the allo- cated time is 20 minutes. 3. Abstract Reasoning: Using a series of images, this test requires candidates to identify which one should be next in the row, based on an inherent logic be- iCopyright © 2013 Training4EU Team
    • tween the presented images. There are 10 abstract reasoning questions in a competition, and the allocated time is 10 minutes. 4. Situational Judgement Test: This test requires candidates to choose the most favorable and least favorable course of action in a given situation. Candidates are expected to have a basic understand- ing of corporate culture and code of con- duct to successfully pass the test. There are 20 situational judgement questions in a competition, and the allocated time is 30 minutes. 5. Organizing and Prioritizing Test: This test requires candidates to check a table with various information about sched- ules, timetables, agendas, vehicle ca- pacities and other practical information and find the best solution to a practical organisation or logistics problem. There are organizing and prioritizing 20 ques- tions in a competition, and the allocated time is 24 minutes (AST level only). 6. Accuracy and Precision Test: This test requires candidates to identify, based on a table and various icons, mis- takes, errors, typos or other ‘inaccura- cies’ in a control line under a heavy time-pressure. There are 40 accuracy and precision questions in a competi- tion, and the allocated time is 6 minutes (AST only). iiCopyright © 2013 Training4EU Team
    • Sample Tests Sample tests can give you an idea of the type of questions and level of difficulty you will face during the competitions. Time Limits: Contrary to the actual EPSO tests where they have to be com- pleted within an allowed time, the pro- vided sample tests have no limit for an- swering the questions. The purpose is to get yourself familiarized with EPSO questions concept, and understand their reasoning within a stress-free pace. Great features of these sample tests: No internet connection is required No expiration limit or date for the tests No personal data is extracted No account or registration needed Yes, it helps you practice at your own pace, with helpful hints and solution tips. A great way to enhance your learn- ing About Training4EU Training 4EU Team provides Coaching and Training Services on potential candi- dates who would like to become tomor- row’s permanent EU Officials. With a mix of theory, exercises, and simulation tests we support you οn both stages of the EPSO exams, i.e. Pre- selection Tests and Assessment Centre. Our Team consists of a group of profes- sionals with extensive experience on EPSO Competitions that can prepare you in an effective and timely profession- ally manner. iii
    • iv Training4EU Publications Training4EU publications available for free downloading iTunes slideshare
    • © 2013 Training4EU Publication Team Training4EU is independent from the European Union institutions. The sample tests have been extracted from the EPSO official web site. v
    • Success Tips - Failure Mistakes1 Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team Practice makes perfect
    • Success Tips 1. Prepare well 2. Know the test format 3. Spot the error as quickly as possible 4. Avoid analyzing images too much 5. Be focused, and don’t lose your concentration 6. Budget your time – allow 9 seconds maximum per question 7. Practice, practice, practice. Practice makes perfect 7Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team
    • Failure Mistakes 1. Not preparing for the format of the test 2. Advance fear of the test 3. Worrying about the past 4. Obsession with test score 5. Obsession with accuracy 6. Using poor question solving strategy 7. Not reading the entire statement 8. Marking the wrong answer 9. Insufficient preparation 8Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team
    • 40questions 6minutes in Accuracy and Precision Sample Tests Accuracy and Precision tests2 Practice makes perfect Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team
    • 10Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team A. Meeting Room B. Size (m2) C. Booked D. Size (m2), Supplies E. Meeting Room, Supplies Q1 - Choose one of the answer options shown below to indicate whether there are any errors in the table in the bottom right:
    • 11Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team A. Customer, Price B. Quantity, Price C. Basket D. Price E. Customer Q2 - Choose one of the answer options shown below to indicate whether there are any errors in the table in the bottom right:
    • 12Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team A. Price B. Quantity C. Price, Quantity D. Customer E. Basket Q3 - Choose one of the answer options shown below to indicate whether there are any errors in the table in the bottom right:
    • 13Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team A. Price, Order No B. Item, Order No C. Manufacturer, Price D. Manufacturer, Order No E. Price, Item Q4 - Choose one of the answer options shown below to indicate whether there are any errors in the table in the bottom right:
    • 14Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team A. Meeting Room B. Size C. Booked, Size D. Supplies E. Size, Meeting Room Q5 - Choose one of the answer options shown below to indicate whether there are any errors in the table in the bottom right:
    • 15Copyright © 2013 Training4EU Team Answers 1-B 2-C 3-D 4-D 5-D
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