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Mettl Aptitude Test Structure

The Mettl assessment contains three domains:

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning

Each domain contains about 20 questions and is timed 20 minutes, so the total duration of the test is 60 minutes. All questions are multiple-choice with a varying number of answer options (2 to 5, depending on the test’s domain).

The Mettl Aptitude test's domains:

Logical Reasoning domain

  • Consists of various topics: formal logic, seating arrangements, syllogism, deduction, pictures' comparison and analysis, spatial reasoning, blood relations, analogies, number matrices, language coding, data sufficiency, etc.

Quantitative Reasoning domain

  • Consists of various topics: statistics and probability, geometry, combinatorics, averages, ratio, percentages, work rate, travel, algebra, polynomials, charts' analysis, etc.
  • The questions are in high-school and college levels and require refreshing your memory on the topics elaborated above.
  • Calculator and scrap paper for written calculations are permitted during the test.

Verbal Reasoning domain

  • Consists of various topics: reading comprehension, grammar, writing skills, vocabulary, spelling, etc.
  • The Reading Comprehension part contains 4 texts in different lengths, and a question asked about each.

Candidate's Test Report

The Mettl assessment reports are given immediately after completing the test, no waiting required!
The reports are available in three formats:

Excel Report:

  • Test summary sheet with information regarding the amount of correct answers in each section and in total, the raw score of each section and the total test's score, the time it took the candidate to finish each section, etc.
  • Test score sheet with information regarding the candidate scores in the test, the percentage of correct answers in each section and in the whole tests, the percentile the candidate is located in, etc.
  • Test Analysis sheet with information regarding the candidate's sectional performance

PDF Report: presents a sectional score's analytics and a difficulty level analysis of the candidate. It also includes the test's logs and details regarding the candidate's answers to the questions.

HTML Report: an online representation (HTML format) of the PDF report. Each candidate receives her/his own weblink to view their test's results.

Mettl Aptitude Test PrepPack

Our Mettl General Aptitude PrePack is an extensive, highly professional package especially tailored to prepare you for the Mettl General Aptitude Test. It comprises of three full-length practice tests, which cover the Logical, Quantitative and Verbal domains included in the test (each simulation includes 61 questions). In addition, the PrepPack offers you extra practice of the three types of domains with more than 500 questions, to ensure you have a fully satisfying grasp of all the relevant topics.

General Tips for the Mettl Test

  • Practice our Mettl General Aptitude PrePack! It is the most extensive preparation pack online and will thoroughly prepare you to exceed the Mettl test's required standard.
  • Equip yourself with a handheld calculator, as well as pen and paper before starting the test. It is important to use a handheld calculator also while practicing and refrain from using Windows calculator before and during the test.
  • Remember! It is better to guess an answer than to leave a question unanswered, since marks are not deducted for incorrect responses.
  • As long as you don't press the "Submit Test" button, you can go back and revise your answers to previous questions.
  • Make use of the convenience of the Remote proctoring format of the Mettl platform; it allows you to sit the test at a time and place of your choice.

Mettl – Domain-Specific Tips for Preparation

Logical Reasoning Domain

Logical Sample Question

In a hi-tech company, no engineer plays basketball, but some engineers are sprinters.


  1. Programmers who are sprinters, play basketball.
  2. Some sprinters play basketball.


The correct answer is (C) – Neither I nor II follows.

According to the statement, Engineers don't play basketball, and some engineers are sprinters. The following illustration represents the statement:

Mettl Logical Reasoning Answer

Based on the illustration, it is clear that there is no information regarding programmers, which dismisses conclusion I, and there is no information regarding basketball playing among sprinters who are not engineers. One can only tell that engineers, in general (including those who are sprinters), don't play basketball. Therefore, none of the conclusions can be deduced from the statement.

  • In questions with a complex set of information (e.g. seating arrangement questions, family relations riddles, language coding, etc.) use a pen and paper to write down details you discover or answers you rule out. You can also create a table/flow chart and use it to organize your information.
  • When you’re done going over the clues once, do it again – can you infer any new information or rule any answer out, now that you have some new conclusions?
  • Alternatively, go over the answer options one by one and see if any of them works out as true.
  • When dealing with Syllogisms, distinguish between generalizing statements (something always happens with something else) and existence statements (something sometimes happens with something else). Remember - generalizing ≠ existence. Therefore, you should refrain from inferring a general rule out of an existing phenomenon.
  • When dealing with Cause and Effect questions, in which you have to decide whether two sentences maintain a cause and effect relation or not, relate only to the information given in the question and refrain from making personal assumptions. The same advice applies to Data Sufficiency questions, in which you have to decide whether two given conclusions follow a statement/ only one of them follow the statement/ none of them follows the statement.
  • When solving Analogy questions, start by defining the relationship between the pair of given words, by placing them in a sentence that precisely describes that relationship. Then you can pick the answer which replicates the same relationship.
  • When solving Number Matrix questions, read both rows and columns of numbers carefully. Take into account that the logical rule of transition is different between rows and columns, therefore, choose to focus on either rows or the columns of the matrix and find the rule they dictate. For the purpose of validation, you may then find the other rule, and proceed to verify the correctness of your answer by checking whether the number you came up with fulfills the other rule as well.

 Quantitative Reasoning Domain

Quantitative Sample Question

If the sum of squares of two different integers is greater than 144 and their product is smaller than 40, what is the possible value of the integers' difference?


The correct answer is (A) - 12

Let the two integers be x and y.
According to the question:

x² + y² > 144 and x * y < 40

The connection between the integers' sum of squares and their product, in a way that will lead to their difference, is the contracted multiplication formula of:

(x - y)²

(x - y)² = x² - 2xy + y² = x² + y² - 2xy

Knowing that x² + y² > 144 and x * y < 40

x² + y² - 2xy > 144 - 2 * 40 => x² + y² - 2xy > 144 - 80 => x² + y² - 2xy > 144 - 80     =>(x - y)² > 64 => x - y > 8 or x - y < -8

Therefore, a possible value for the integers' difference would be a number greater than 8 or smaller than -8. The only value in the answer options that fits that demand is 12.



  • Refresh your memory regarding the use of a calculator – four basic operations, percentages, exponents, functions, etc.
  • Refresh your memory regarding various high-school and college-level math topics such as: percentage formulas, proportions, unit-conversions, statistics and probability, algebraic formulas, geometry, differential math, work-rate and travel questions, etc. Fortunately, we are here to assist you, with dozens of extra practice quantitative questions in our Mettl General Aptitude PrePack to ensure and solidify your preparation.
  • When facing numerical word-problems, graphs, charts or tables:
  • Read the problem carefully and mark important data.
  • Pay attention to what you are being asked.
  • Understand and process your steps of calculation.
  • Re-check your calculation.

A nice way to build your confidence is to practice mental math in everyday situations, like calculating discounts and change at stores.

Verbal Domain

Verbal Reasoning Sample Question

Identify the error in the given sentence.

'They go to the party without him by the time he got there,' said Jean.


The correct answer is (A).

Since going to the party occurs before he gets there, the verb to go must be in the past tense. Thus, the correct sentence is as follows: 'They went to the party without him by the time he got there,' said Jean.

Note that the going must have happened in the past because the past tense verb 'got' is not an answer choice and, consequently, must be correct.

Therefore, the correct answer is (A).


Reading Comprehension questions

  • For most questions, it is recommended to read the question first, notice what you are being asked and identify the process you need to perform
  • Mark keywords in the question and find the corresponding paragraph in the text.
  • In case of a quote-specific question, locate the paragraph in which the quote appears, and in addition to reading it, also read the ending sentence of the preceding paragraph and the beginning sentence of the next paragraph.

Verbal Ability questions

  • Notice grammar and syntax, by familiarising yourself with the differences between commonly confused words, like there vs. their vs. they're, etc. Learn when and where, in a sentence, each can be used.
  • Familiarise yourself with the correct usage of grammatical times, preposition, adverbs and adjectives, etc.
  • When asked to correctly structure a text, read it afterward as a whole, and verify its logic and coherence.

** Work on expanding your vocabulary – learn different words' meanings, their synonyms and antonyms. Familiarize yourself with different idioms

Related Links

Below you can find links to additional logical, verbal and numerical practice materials:

Logical Reasoning Practice

Verbal Reasoning Practice 

Numerical Reasoning Practice

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