Raf Aptitude Test

Royal Air Force's aptitude test,

The Royal Air Force (RAF) conducts an aptitude test known as the Airman/Airwoman Selection Test (AST) to assess candidates’ suitability for various roles within the RAF. The AST is a computer-based test that evaluates different cognitive abilities and aptitudes necessary for RAF service. While I cannot provide specific details about the current content or format of the AST, I can offer a general overview of the test:

  1. Verbal Reasoning: This section assesses your ability to understand and analyze written information, identify key details, and draw logical conclusions.
  2. Numerical Reasoning: The numerical reasoning section evaluates your numerical skills, including arithmetic, data interpretation, and problem-solving abilities.
  3. Work Rate: This section measures your speed and accuracy in completing tasks and processing information within a given time frame.
  4. Spatial Reasoning: This section tests your ability to visualize and manipulate objects mentally, understand spatial relationships, and solve problems using spatial awareness.
  5. Mechanical Comprehension: The mechanical comprehension section assesses your understanding of basic mechanical and physical principles, as well as your ability to apply them to practical scenarios.

It’s important to note that the specific content and format of the AST may vary based on the role you are applying for within the RAF. Additionally, the RAF periodically reviews and updates its testing procedures, so it’s advisable to refer to official RAF resources or contact their recruitment team for the most accurate and up-to-date information on the AST.

Preparing for the AST involves practicing similar aptitude tests, reviewing relevant subject areas, and improving your cognitive skills. The RAF provides resources and guidance for AST preparation, which can be accessed through their official website or by contacting their recruitment team.

Free Raf Aptitude Test Practice

sample questions that resemble the types of questions you might encounter in the Royal Air Force’s aptitude test (AST):

Verbal Reasoning:

Select the word that is most similar in meaning to the word provided:
Harmonious:
a) Aggressive
b) Cooperative
c) Hostile
d) Turbulent

Choose the word that does not belong in the following group:
Apple, Banana, Orange, Carrot, Chair
a) Apple
b) Banana
c) Orange
d) Chair

Select the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word provided:
Eager:
a) Lazy
b) Willing
c) Enthusiastic
d) Committed

Numerical Reasoning:

  1. What is 20% of 150?
    a) 20
    b) 30
    c) 40
    d) 50

If a car travels at an average speed of 60 miles per hour, how long will it take to cover a distance of 240 miles?
a) 2 hours
b) 3 hours
c) 4 hours
d) 5 hours

If the price of an item is reduced by 25%, what is the final price if the original price was $80?
a) $20
b) $40
c) $60
d) $70

Spatial Reasoning:

  1. Which shape completes the pattern?
    Image options: [A] [B] [C] [D]

Identify the missing piece in the pattern:
Image options: [A] [B] [C] [D]
Mechanical Comprehension:

  1. What happens when you apply more force to a lever?
    a) It becomes shorter.
    b) It becomes longer.
    c) It becomes heavier.
    d) It becomes easier to move.

What type of simple machine is a wheelbarrow?
a) Lever
b) Pulley
c) Inclined plane
d) Wedge
Work Rate:

  1. If it takes 6 workers 8 hours to complete a task, how many hours will it take for 4 workers to complete the same task?
    a) 6 hours
    b) 8 hours
    c) 12 hours
    d) 16 hours

A factory produces 120 units of a product in 5 hours. What is the average production rate per hour?
a) 12 units
b) 20 units
c) 24 units
d) 30 units