Critical Thinking Quizzes

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They may require some paper to make notes; “visual” thinkers will need some way to visualise the process.

They may require some paper to make notes; “visual” thinkers will need some way to visualise the process.

You’ll soon suss it out if they can’t add up properly! Or did you work out the sneaky little plot twist within?

Again, hasty, unthoughtful answers show a disregard for the interview and interviewer. This cruel interview brainteaser depends on it’s capacity to draw the listener’s attention away from the answer, focusing on the unimportant 4 children’ – the fourth child must be called Tracy! Of course, there is a right answer – Tracy – and anyone who gets it exhibits a critical thinking, common-sensical brain behind those eyes.

We just feel that they’re a little too off-putting for candidates, who are already feeling the pressure and unless utilised correctly, they really don’t reveal that much!

However, if you’re going to do something, you might as well do it right!

There are a variety of ways to answer this question, some great and some not so great, so you’ll have to be the judge…Although varying in practicality, all of the above do genuinely answer the question!

Unlike some of our brainteasers, this question is fairly easy to answer; you certainly don’t have to have any technical knowledge or special skills.

Candidates with no answer whatsoever (no matter how outrageous) are clearly lacking in creativity.

You can use brainteasers at any stage of the interviewing process, from telephone to face-to-face interview……however they’re most effective during group interviews, giving you a chance to assess a candidate’s teamwork, as well as, problem solving skills.

This week, we’re breaking down brainteasers, so you can make a more informed decision – This little gem is attributed to Apple Inc and there clearly isn’t a ‘right answer.’However, you can still use it to assess your interviewee’s ability to think critically and make well-formed arguments.

A great candidate will take time deliberating over exactly what it takes to be a pizza delivery man or woman and will consider exactly how they would use the scissors.


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