About

WorkKeys Reading for Information Test

The Reading for Information assessment measures the skill people use when read and use written text in order to do a job. The written texts include memos, letters, directions, signs, notices, bulletins, policies, and regulations. This test does not include information that is presented graphically.

This test is one of the three WorkKeys assessments used with the National Career Readiness Certificate program.


Reading for Information Test Content

The Reading for Information test consists of 33 items. The length depends on the test version. For the WorkKeys Internet Version the test is 55 minutes, whereas the Paper-and-pencil version is 45 minutes. There are 5 levels of difficulty. Level 3 is the least complex and Level 7 is the most complex. The levels build on each other, each incorporating the skills assessed in the previous level.


Sample Questions

Reviewing sample questions is another way to prepare for the exam. Take a look at a Reading for Information question to get a glimpse of what you will encounter on the exam.

All store employees will now get 30% off the price of electronics they buy here. When working at the Cash register, please follow the new directions listed below.

- Selling electronics to employees
- Ask to see the employee's store identification card.
- Enter the employee's store code number into the cash register.
- Write your initials on the sales receipt.
- Use the cash register to take 30% off the price.
- Then push the sales tax button.
- Sell electronics to employees during store hours only.

You are a cashier when an employee purchases an electronic device. According to the new directions, what should you write on a store employee's receipt?

The employee's identification number
The employee's department number
The amount of sales tax
The 30% discount price
Your initials

Preparation for Information Test Prep

Our WorkKeys PrepPack™ will familiarize you with the test and will prepare you for the exam which will increase your chances of acing the exam. 


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What's Included

  • Two Applied Mathematics practice tests
  • Two Reading for Information practice tests
  • Two Locating Information practice tests
  • Two Applied Technology practice tests
  • 11 extra mathematics practice tests
  • 14 extra reading comprehension practice tests
  • Two video tutorials
  • Four basic math study guides
  • Secured payment