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Mechanical Aptitude Test

Topics Covered

  • Concepts of Mechanics
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Abstract Reasoning

Useful for hiring

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Design Engineers

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Question

Cogwheel number 1 rotates counterclockwise as shown.
If the red cogwheel rotates in the direction of the arrow choose option 1; if it rotates in the opposite direction choose option 2; if the red cogwheel does not move at all choose option 3.

Answer
    • 1

    • 2

    • 3

Question

The diagram shows two fixed cogwheels which can only rotate around their own axis. A rack is inserted between the two cogwheels and is moved in the direction shown by the arrow. What are the directions of movement and velocities of the cogwheels?

Answer
    • Same direction, same velocities

    • Same direction, different velocities

    • Different directions, same velocities

    • Different directions, different velocities 

Question

The grey cogwheel labelled 1 is being turned at a constant speed in a counterclockwise direction as shown in the diagram. The red cogwheel has 16 teeth while the rest of the cogwheels have 12 teeth. Please choose the sentence which correctly describes the rotation of the red cogwheel in comparison to cogwheel 1.

Answer
    • Clockwise, faster

    • Clockwise, slower

    • Counterclockwise, faster

    • Counterclockwise, slower

    • Counterclockwise, same speed

Test details:

The online mechanical aptitude test enables employers to identify & potential hires by evaluating their working skills and job readiness. For this reason, an emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge.

The mechanical comprehension test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

10 Application Questions

Aptitude test for mechanical engineers contains a combination of application and theory questions that help you to evaluate aptitude, the application as well as practical skills of candidates.

Test description:

Mechanical Aptitude is the level of understanding which an individual holds when working or using mechanical machinery. Mechanical engineers produce specifications to design, develop, manufacture and install new or modified mechanical components or systems. They need to be technically sound to demonstrate numerical and scientific ability and have problem-solving skills. They analyze problems to see how a mechanical device might help solve a given problem.  They must be able to understand and explain blueprints, technical drawings as well as use Computer Aided Design Software.

Our mechanical aptitude test is created & validated by experienced subject matter experts (SMEs) to assess the mechanical aptitude of candidates as per industry standards. Mechanical engineering aptitude test helps recruiting team and hiring managers to assess whether the person is skilled enough in core concepts, analytical thinking, problem-solving and excellent communication skills.

Online mechanical aptitude test evaluates below skills of candidates:

  • Effective technical skills

  • The ability to work under pressure

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Creativity

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Verbal and written communication skills

  • Commercial awareness

  • Team working skill


As the role of a mechanical engineer is to carry out functions and analyze the problems related to machinery. In order to check out his ability and skills for this job, a mechanical engineer aptitude test includes a set of problems on mechanical aptitude that must be completed at a predefined time.

Our hiring analytics of our mechanical reasoning aptitude test will be generated instantly. It will help you make better hiring decisions and predict candidate and employee success.

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