Understanding Diagrams

"Understanding Diagrams" is an employment test that measures the ability to understand diagrams of objects (graphics test). This skills test assesses basic visual skills required for interpreting graphic materials (e.g., blueprints, drawings, schematics) used to complete certain job tasks.



Understanding Diagrams


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About This Assessment

Type of Assessment

Competency Dimension

Skill and Ability Test


Time Limit

Number of Items

5 min.

20 items

Predicts Effectiveness in These Areas

Examples of Using Skills & Abilities on the Job

  • General Learning Ability
  • Problem Solving
  • Using utility maps and interpreting symbols
  • Assembling products or components
  • Setting up and maintaining machines

Recommended for These Jobs

  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist
  • Skilled Assembler
  • Unskilled / Semi-Skilled Assembler

Assessment Procedure

This assessment includes various diagrams of parts used in a manufacturing process. Each diagram contains a set of notes that provide information about the diagram. Each diagram involves five questions. For each problem, individuals are asked to choose the alternative that they think is the correct answer.

Sample Problem(s)

Sample Problem for Understanding Diagrams