Saville Swift Analysis Aptitude - Accurate Practice Tests (2024)
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What is the Saville Swift Analysis Aptitude Test

The Saville Swift Analysis Aptitude Test includes three sections: verbal, diagrammatic and numerical analysis, each limited to six minutes with the entire test spanning 18 minutes. The Swift Aptitude Test is designed to select candidates for high-level positions such as directors and managers.

The Saville Swift Aptitude Test is one of the more challenging assessment tests because it combines highly complex questions with a tight, stress-inducing time limit. This is why thorough practice with accurate practice test batteries, test reports, and study resources is the best way to get the high score you need to outshine your competition and land that job. 

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Swift Analysis Aptitude Sample Questions

Below is a passage followed by two swift analysis example questions. Simulate the pressure of the real Saville Swift Aptitude Test and set a timer for 1.5 minutes. 


New research suggests that playing a musical instrument improves symptoms of ADHD, a neurobehavioural disorder manifested in problems such as short attention span, impulsive behaviour and hyperactivity. For more than a year, children at the city's Museum School have been taking part in an experiment involving Gamelan, a percussion style of ensemble music from Indonesia that emphasizes synchronicity. Sensors attached to the instruments monitored the children's ability to hit the beat precisely. A correlation was found between the children's ability to synchronise and ADHD symptoms. What this could mean is that musical practice could possibly become a non-pharmacological intervention for problems such as ADHD.


Children with ADHD who took part in the experiment experienced symptom relief.


True on the basis of the passage
False on the basis of the passage
Not possible to say if the statement is true or false on the basis of the passage
Correct Answer
Incorrect Answer

The results of the experiment described in the passage are specified in this sentence: “A correlation was found between the children's’ ability to synchronize and ADHD symptoms.” Although this sentence allows us to conclude that some children in the experiment experienced an improvement in ADHD symptoms (such as short attention span, impulsive behavior or hyperactivity), nowhere in the passage is it mentioned that some of the children who took part in the experiment were diagnosed with ADHD.



Danny has ADHD. Which isn’t one of his symptoms?


Danny can't stay still for more than 2 minutes
Danny doesn't listen to authority
Danny is not able to concentrate in class
Danny finds it hard to postpone his wishes
Correct Answer
Incorrect Answer

This question requires us to translate the list of ADHD symptoms presented in the passage into actual behavior tendencies. The best way to solve this question is to go through the symptoms and possible answers and check their correspondence. There are three symptoms presented in the passage and four possible answers, therefore, one will remain without a corresponding symptom and will be the correct answer. List of symptoms: (1) Problem of short attention span - corresponds with distracter C, having concentration problems in class. (2) Problem of impulsive behavior - corresponds with distracter D, having trouble postponing wishes. (3) Hyperactivity - corresponds with distracter A, not being able to stay put for more than a couple of minutes. We are left with distracter B which is the correct answer, since it does not correspond to any of the symptoms presented in the passage.

More About Saville Tests

Saville Tests encompass a range of assessments that vary in length and difficulty and are used by many top employers in their recruitment process. The common denominator is that they are all seriously challenging, and test your abstract, verbal, abstract, and logical reasoning abilities under serious time pressure.  

The Saville aptitude test aims to mimic work-related tasks from different angles, using a variety of tables, charts, and documents that need to be analyzed under time constraints. To assess a candidate's ability in fields required for different types of positions, Saville Tests are divided into several categories:

  • Executive Aptitudes – Designed to select suitable candidates for managerial, and senior professional positions.
  • Analysis Aptitudes - Designed to select suitable candidates for managerial, and senior professional positions, and management trainees.
  • Comprehension Aptitudes – Designed to select suitable candidates for service apprenticeships, operational, commercial, customer service & administrative level positions.
  • Work Aptitudes – Used for graduates, trainees, technicians, team leaders, and supervisors.

Saville has two main test formats:

  1. Single Aptitude Tests – The longer version of the Saville tests (more than 30 minutes), delivered either online or in hard copy.
  2. Swift Aptitude Tests – This is a short, popular version of the Saville test (less than 30 minutes), designed exclusively for use in an online, unsupervised format.

Both the Swift and Single Aptitude Tests cover the same array of aptitudes and topics, and include questions of varying difficulty levels. The Swift Aptitude Test is a quick preliminary selection tool, while the Single Aptitude Tests are longer and usually used at assessment centres.

Generally speaking, there is a direct link between the number of practice questions you solve and the number of correct answers you get in the real test. Make sure you get a high total score in the Saville aptitude test with our accurate preparation packs and land that job. 

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