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What Is ISSB Verbal Test?

Written by Awais

Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB) is a department responsible for the selection of candidates in the armed forces of Pakistan. ISSB selection process comprises of many different type of tests. The most important and the most difficult test are ISSB verbal and nonverbal intelligence test. This article is mainly focusing on ISSB verbal test which comprises of multiple sub topics which are thoroughly explained below in this article.

For selection in armed forces of Pakistan scoring good marks in verbal intelligence test of ISSB is very important. Verbal test in ISSB is written type test in which a candidate is asked a question based intelligence and candidate has to choose the correct answer from 4 options.

Verbal Intelligence Test For ISSB

Before starting ISSB verbal test preparation one must know that what the test is all about and what are the topics the test is going to be consist of. So here is a list of sub topics the verbal test of ISSB is going to consist of. We have also provided some ISSB verbal test questions in pdf for free download below the article. So that this will help you in ISSB verbal test preparation.  And to give you guys an idea how the ISSB verbal test is going to be. Here is list of sub topics for verbal test in ISSB.

Missing Letter or Number

Sequence Problems

Direction Sense

Arithmetic

Oddman Out

One word Substitution

Synonym

Jumbled Words

Encoding and Decoding

Down below easch sub topic of ISSB verbal test is explained with examples which is very important for the issb verbal online test preparation.

Missing Letter or Number

This is type of questions in which, a series is given of either word, letter, a figure or digit is missing somewhere in between and the candidate is required to insert the correct one based on sequence logic.

Example:

Find the missing number 2, 4, 8, 16, ___, 64, 128

Sequence Problems

Sequence problem question are in which, the aspirant is required to concentrate on correct sequence of days of the week, months of the year, sequence of words or the sequence of letters of alphabets; etc.

Example

If fifth of the month falls two days after Monday, what day of the week will precede the 19th of the month?

Direction Sense

In here, the aspirants has to make use of a keen sense of direction and remember the distance covered in each direction.

Example

If you start from point A and walk 4 miles towards the east, then turn left and walk 3 miles towards the north, turn left again and walk 2 miles, which choice mentions the direction in which you are going? (a) North, (b) East, (c) South, (d) West.

Arithmetic

Sometimes arithmetical questions involving addition, subtraction, division and multiplication are written but arithmetical sign are omitted . Candidates are required to insert these.

Example

Put the correct signs in the blanks to balance the equation:

24 _ 5 _ 4 = 9

Oddman Out

In here a group of words is given. Some of these words belong to one particular class but one ore more words do not belong to that class.

Example

Write the number of object which is different from the other objects in the following collection: (a) Teacher, (b) Professor, (c) Student, (d) Head Master, (e) Principal.

One word Substitution

In this type of question, you are given a sentence and are asked to give one word representing the whole meaning of the sentence.

Example

A person who dont like to spend even a small amount of money on important matters. The answer is: frugal.

Synonym

In these type of questions pairs of words with the same meaning are given. But a certain pair having meaning of the two words in the pair is not the same. Candidates are required to pick it out and write the number of that pair.

Example

Write the number of the pair, the words which do not have the same type of meaning as the others. (a) Agony and Pain, (b) Danger and Risk, (c) Freedom and Bondage, (4) Integrity and Honesty.

Jumbled Words

In this type of test, jumbled spelling of common words are given. The candidate is required to think out the correct work. Sometimes a hint about the nature of the word is also provided.

Example

Which choice mentions the last letter of the word rearranged from the following jumbled spelling: COYEKH is an outdoor game. Options: Q, X, Y, H.

Encoding and Decoding

In these tests, number, letters of alphabet do not stand for themselves but for some other letters, i.e., they have an changed personaly defined code value. These artificial or code values are given according to some set principle. By applying that principle the candidates can decode a coded word or number.

Example

If HKTG means Fire, what does YCVGT mean?

What is  ISSB verbal test?

One of the most important question students asks is what is ISSB verbal test? For the answer of this question we have provided you pdf file of verbal test comprising of some important verbal test question. You can download it and prepare your self for ISSB verbal intelligence test. You can download it by just clicking on the download button below:

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