Preparing for Victoria Police Aptitude Tests

If you are applying to join Victoria Police, you will be asked to complete a variety of tests as part of your entrance exam:

Police Spelling Test

In this online test, you are presented with between 30 and 40 words at twenty-second intervals. Your task is to correctly spell each word.

Police Comprehension Test

In this online test, you are presented with a list of words and asked to construct a sentence with each word to demonstrate you understand its meaning.

Police Mathematical Test

The online mathematical test includes 10 questions to determine your abilities with simple mathematical calculations: adding and subtracting fractions; multiplying numbers; calculating percentages and averages, etc.

Calculators are not allowed in this test.

Here is an example of a Mathemtical test questions:

2 x 3/8 = ?

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Police Verbal Reasoning Test

This online verbal test includes about 30 multiple-choice questions designed to assess your verbal reasoning ability. Questions in this test include: word analogy; odd ones out (identify groups of words); synonyms and antonyms; and logical thinking questions.

Here is an example of a verbal reasoning test question:

Car is to road, as boat is to (?)

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Police Numerical Reasoning Test

This online numerical test requires you to answer 34 short numerical questions. These include number series (standard and sudoku-type) questions, and work problems (e.g. speed, time, and distance).

Here is an example of a numerical reasoning test question:

195      196      14        ?          4

Which of the following answers best completes the series above?

a. 18

b. 16

c. 10

d. 12

To discover how to answer this type of numerical reasoning test question, please click here to take our tailored preparation solutions for candidates applying for professional jobs with the police.

Police Abstract Reasoning Test

This online abstract test includes 45 multiple-choice questions. Your task is to identify logical rules and patterns across a group of shapes.

Here is an example of an abstract reasoning test question:

Which figure is next in this series?

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