The Naval Service Recruiting Test (NSRT) is an important part of the Royal Marines Commando and Royal Marines Band Service joining process. The example questions here are your opportunity to practice.

In order to give you the best chance of passing the NSRT, try and achieve the highest mark in each section, therefore we recommend you practice as often as possible.

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The NSRT will prove your suitability for a career in the Royal Marines. Make sure you’re properly prepared by answering the example questions here, and keep trying to improve your score.


  • REASONING
  • VERBAL ABILITY
  • NUMERACY
  • MECHANICAL COMPREHENSION

REASONING

Reasoning

Part one is a test of your ability to process information, recognise relationships, and tell the difference between relevant and irrelevant information.

To make the most of this practice test, keep track of the timer on screen and plan your answers accordingly. Your score is calculated solely on the number of correct answers you achieve, so if you get stuck move onto the next one and revisit if you have time. On the day of your test you will have 9 minutes to complete 30 questions. On the next page you will have 9 minutes to complete 30 questions, this allows you the same time to practice and get to know the test.

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VERBAL ABILITY

Verbal Ability

Part two is a test of your ability to understand the meaning of words and relationships between them.

To make the most of this practice test, keep track of the timer on screen and plan your answers accordingly. Your score is calculated solely on the number of correct answers you achieve, so if you get stuck move onto the next one and revisit if you have time. On the day of your test you will have 9 minutes to complete 30 questions. On the next page you will have 9 minutes to complete 30 questions, this allows you the same time to practice and get to know the test..

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NUMERACY

Numeracy

Part three is designed to measure your ability to quickly make accurate calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Fractions, percentages and basic algebra are also included.

To make the most of this practice test, keep track of the timer on screen and plan your answers accordingly. Your score is calculated solely on the number of correct answers you achieve, so if you get stuck move onto the next one and revisit if you have time. On the day of your test you will have 16 minutes to complete 30 questions. On the next page you will have 16 minutes to complete 30 questions, this allows you the same time to practice and get to know the test.

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MECHANICAL COMPREHENSION

Mechanical Comprehension

Part four is to test your understanding of basic mechanical principles using both mechanical elements (e.g. gears and pulleys), and domestic objects (e.g. cars). Each item has a written question supported by a technical drawing.

To make the most of this practice test, keep track of the timer on screen and plan your answers accordingly. Your score is calculated solely on the number of correct answers you achieve, so if you get stuck move onto the next one and revisit if you have time. On the day of your test you will have 10 minutes to complete 30 questions. On the next page you will have 10 minutes to complete 30 questions, this allows you the same time to practice and get to know the test.

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