Mechanical Aptitude Test

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iMocha’s mechanical engineer aptitude the ideal pre-hire test for recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidates objectively. Our test is useful for hiring Mechanical Engineers, Industrial Engineers, and Design Engineers. This test has helped our customers to reduce hiring time by 45%.

About Mechanical Aptitude Test

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 and technical drawings as well as use Computer Aided Design Software. 

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 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 the 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. The 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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Test Summary

Mechanical aptitude test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False Questions, etc.

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 Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 20

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Expert

Useful for hiring

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Design Engineers

Topics Covered

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Concepts of Mechanics

iMocha’s mechanical aptitude test helps recruiters to evaluate candidate’s understanding about engineering mechanics which deals with laws and principles of mechanics to solve engineering problems

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Verbal Reasoning

This test helps to evaluate a candidate’s communication skills effectively with words

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Numerical Reasoning

This mechanical reasoning test helps recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidate’s ability to solve numerical problems by interpreting numerical data

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Abstract Reasoning

Our aptitude test for mechanical engineering helps to evaluate candidates' ability to solve problems based on the outside world with sense

Sample Questions

Choose from our 100,000+ question library or add your own questions to make powerful custom tests

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 1. Cogwheel number 1 rotates counterclockwise as shown in the diagram.
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.

Question 1- on Cogwheel

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Multiple Option





Q 2. The given 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 movements and velocities of the cogwheels?

Fixed cogwheels question
Same direction, same velocities
Same direction, different velocities
Different directions, same velocities
Different directions, different velocities 

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 3. The grey cogwheel labeled 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.

Question 2 cogwheel
Clockwise, faster
Clockwise, slower
Counterclockwise, faster
Counterclockwise, slower
Counterclockwise, same speed

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