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Office Clerk Test

iMocha’s clerk aptitude test is the ideal pre-hire test for recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidates objectively. This assessment can reduce hiring cost by 40% and reduces hiring time by 45% by filtering out irrelevant candidates. Our test is useful for hiring an Office Clerk.

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Office Clerk Test Assessment

The ability to communicate both orally and in writing is a key skill required of office clerks. The office clerks answer the phone and greet clients warmly. Some office clerks also compose basic correspondence on behalf of their employers.

Office clerks should be comfortable with calendar and scheduling programs, as well as database, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail and desktop publishing applications. They also need to be skilled at data entry.

Office clerks need to possess a variety of general office skills, including the ability to file, make photocopies, post outgoing mail, sort and distribute incoming mail, sign for deliveries and send faxes. They also must be able to take detailed phone messages and keep accurate paper and electronic records. In some offices, clerks take dictation and transcribe notes, as well as keep track of office supplies and order new ones as necessary. Other duties of an office clerk might include arranging travel for other office workers.

In certain office settings, office clerks might take on more advanced or complicated tasks involving basic bookkeeping. In these instances, office clerks might need to be able to keep records for payroll, make out paychecks or take inventory. If they're being asked to supervise other employees, office clerks also might need some managerial skills.

Key Skills Required:

  • Reading comprehension - Verbal reasoning
  • Oral comprehension- Verbal ability
  • Communicating with peers, supervisors and subordinates- Logical reasoning
  • Numeric ability- Quantitative aptitude
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Test Summary


Verbal ability is essential because grammar and vocabulary is a prerequisite for good spoken and written English.


Reading comprehension indicates the ability to comprehend and reason with the concepts in a written page.


Quantitative ability will indicate analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.


Logical Reasoning is assessed through  

  • Statement/Conclusion
  • Cause /Effect and  
  • Statement/Fact questions

The Clerk 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.

These questions will indicate the quality of deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning which contribute to Critical thinking ability.

Useful for hiring
  • Office Clerk
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Writing Skills

Our clerk test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s ability to write thoughts into words in a meaningful form for better communication

Communication Skills

This test evaluates candidates’ communication skills to effectively communicate with colleagues

Verbal Reasoning

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



Sample Question
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Email writing


As an HR manager, Jack is responsible for hiring new employees and needs to schedule an urgent meeting with the division heads to discuss the hiring process. Jack decides to send an email invite. What information should he include in the subject line?

A. The person who is going to lead the meeting 
B. The purpose of the meeting
C. The date and time of the meeting


  • A and B
  • A and C
  • B and C
  • A, B, and C
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