Mechanical Comprehension

For each question in part 1, there are a number of alternative answers labelled a, b, c or d. Choose the best answer for each question. Once you have answered the question press the ‘TRY TEST’ button to move to the next question.

Example Question

The ball is pushed with equal force at the two points shown. In which direction is it most likely to go?

The answer is c because the two equal forces are combined to push the ball in a diagonal downward direction.

Work as quickly and accurately as you can. Don’t spend too long on any individual question. If you are not sure of an answer, choose an option which is your best guess. If you manage to finish, check your answers.

In order to give you the best possible chance of passing the NSRT, try and achieve the highest mark possible in each section.

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.