Every organization has specific requirements during its hiring process. Many professions require their candidate to complete a pre-employment Error Checking Aptitude Test before moving on to the next step.

Every organization has specific requirements during its hiring process. Many professions require their candidate to complete a pre-employment Error Checking Aptitude Test before moving on to the next step. Different types of Data and Numerical Error Checking Tests can be given, depending on the job title. For this prep guide, we will focus on the Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test.

Most Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Tests are timed, ranging from 30 to 45 seconds per question, with 20 questions or more. Most workplaces administer Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Tests online, but some may have you visit a training center to take your test.

A Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test is designed to assess your ability to spot errors in a given set of numerical data. You will be given an original version of a number, and altered versions where a number may be changed, missing, or transposed. The numbers will appear very similar, and it is your job to find the correct or incorrect answer based on the question.

Companies that administer Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Tests do so if error detection and accuracy are required for the position or in industries where you will produce a large amount of numerical data. This test not only measures your error checking skills but shows the hiring manager how you follow directions and timelines and demonstrates your reading comprehension. Companies hiring secretarial, clerical, and administrative positions use a Numerical Error Checking Aptitude test to narrow their candidate pool and find the most qualified person to hire. By requiring a Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test for employment, companies can ensure that everyone they invite for an interview has the skills needed for a particular role in their company.

Jobs that might benefit from a Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test include:

- Bookkeepers
- Secretaries
- Administrative Assistants
- Accountants
- Bank tellers
- Educators
- Finance Professionals
- Hospitality Staff
- Stockbrokers
- Editors
- And many more

Here are a few examples of the types of questions you can encounter on a Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test, with explanations as to why the correct answer was chosen.

Directions: Choose the correct answer to the following questions.

1. Which of the four options matches 546478992134?

a. 546487992134

b. 546478892134

c. 546478992134

d. 546479992134

Correct answer: c

Explanation: "C' matches the number on the left. The remaining answers have transposed or incorrect numbers.

2. A customer asks the bank teller to help them write the check amount as a number on the check for one hundred fifty thousand, three hundred and eighty-two dollars and fifty cents. Which of the following is the correct way to write the number?

a.â‚¬150,382.50

b.$150,382.50

c.£150,382.50

d.$153,082.50

Correct answer: b

Explanation: Answer "a' has a euro sign instead of a dollar sign â‚¬150,382.50, answer "c' has a pound sign £150,382.50, and answer "d' is one hundred fifty-three thousand, eighty-two dollars and fifty cents.

3. Which is the correct account number for Claro Cellular?

a.10121854939468

b.10128145939468

c.10121845999468

d.10121845939468

Correct answer: d

Explanation: The remaining answers have transposed or incorrect numbers.

4. Which of the following is an incorrect account number for North Central Utilities?

a.13579132469817

b.13579132468917

c.13579132468917

d.13579132468917

Correct answer: a

Explanation: The answer has transposed numbers.

5. What is the monthly payment to Manred Internet?

a.$143.34

b.$134.34

c.$143.43

d.$134.43

Correct answer: d

Explanation: The remaining answers have transposed or incorrect numbers.

Here are some common questions you might have about the Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test:

How quickly do I receive the results of my test?

Every company is different. Some may notify you of your results immediately, while others may not inform you of your results. Some organizations will not give you your score but tell you that you passed if you receive an invitation for an interview.

At what stage in the hiring process is the Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test given?

After submitting your application and resume, the hiring manager will schedule a Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test and any other tests required. Upon successfully completing the test, you will be invited to a telephone, video, or in-person interview.

What is a passing score on the Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test?

With most companies, a passing score is 80%. However, the higher score you receive will place you higher on the candidacy list, so you want to achieve as high a score as possible.

How do I prepare for the Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test?

The first step is to take the Mock Questions Numerical Error Checking Aptitude practice test. In addition to taking that test, the best way to prepare for the test is to practice taking other online timed tests.Some companies will offer a testing packet with sample questions. If a company provides a testing packet, study the packet before taking the Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test. It is also recommended timing yourself while taking the practice exams to get an idea of how long it will take you to answer each question.

What do I do if I do not know the answer to a question?

If you do not know the answer to a question, skip over it and move on to the next question. Since the test is timed, you want to answer as many questions as possible. It is not recommended to leave any questions blank, so after you complete the test, go back to the unanswered questions and choose the answer you believe to be most accurate.

If the questions on the test are based on basic knowledge, do I need to study?

The questions are based on basic knowledge, but it is recommended that you study for the exam if you want to achieve a high score. Those who spend time familiarizing themselves with the content on the test and the imposed time limits tend to feel more confident on the day of the test and have a better chance of achieving the highest possible score.

In addition to studying the materials and taking Mock Questions practice tests, here is some more advice to candidates preparing for the Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Test:

- Review test prep guides on error checking
- Take practice error checking tests
- Watch videos about passing error checking tests
- Set aside a certain amount of time each day to dedicate to studying test prep books

After completing the Numerical Error Checking Aptitude Practice Test, check out the other aptitude tests that Mock Questions offers here.