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Short Cognitive Ability Test: The Bridge Ability Online

The Bridge Ability Online is a short online ability test (IQ test) with three parts: numerical ability, verbal ability, and abstract ability. Within just 18 minutes, a complete picture of the intelligence (cognitive ability) of your candidate is measured.

How does it work

A short online ability test is a "fast" intelligence test that can be used for issues related to selection, recruitment, or career planning. It allows you to screen large groups of candidates without any problems, and you won't make your selection on the basis of the CV alone. Because this way allows you to discover talent during the pre-selection, you can invite fewer candidates, which saves you time and money.

  • You can order The Bridge Ability Online for your candidates.
  • Available at MBO (intermediate), HBO (bachelor), and WO (university) level.
  • Select 'Cognitive Ability Test' and choose the level (MBO/HBO/WO) from the order page.
  • Rates starting from € 75!
  • Only available for businesses and organizations.
  • We will create the Ability Online for your candidate the same day.
  • Your candidate completes the test.
  • If needed, a TestGroup consultant can guide you through the report over the phone.
  • Planning on using tests and online assessments in high volume? Opt for a more cost-efficient corporate account on the Bridge Assessment Platform


With a short ability test, you can determine whether your candidate or employee is at an MBO, HBO, or WO level. This way, you can see whether it makes sense to invest in training for an employee, or you can measure during the selection or recruitment process whether a candidate has the desired level.

  • The short ability test measures three ability tests: verbal ability, numerical ability, and logical thinking.
  • Duration: 18 minutes.
  • Available in 20 languages, including Dutch, English, German, French, and Spanish.
  • Online, reliable, and scientifically based.

Based on scientific research

All Bridge instruments have been developed by TestGroup's research & development team, in collaboration with universities at home and abroad. TestGroup specializes in predicting work behavior with personality questionnaires and intelligence tests. We advise organizations worldwide on the application of online assessments. Additionally, TestGroup publishes scientific articles about online assessments together with universities. Through this link you can view one of our studies. Should you have questions about the use of online assessments, please contact TestGroup Amsterdam by number 020-2621630.

Sample report: The Bridge Ability Online

In the Bridge Ability Online report you will find scores on three components: numerical abilities, verbal abilities, and abstract abilities.

Order your test & online assessments here

  • You can order a test or online assessment here.
  • We will create & send the online assessment within 30 just minutes.
  • Please contact us if you need advice on which type of test or online assessment to use.
  • All prices of the tests & online assessments can be found on the price page.





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