Police PATI Test Examples

The PATI is a paper-and-pencil test where you have 90 minutes to complete a multiple choice test.  A successful result on the PATI remains valid for a period of three (3) years. If a you are unsuccessful at your first attempt you must wait a period of 3 months before attempting the PATI test again.  If you have not met standard on subsequent attempts, you must wait a period of 6 months before they can test again.  We can make sure you are ready to pass, your first time.

The ATS PATI test example questions
The PATI test covers several areas types of questions aimed at testing:

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Deductive Reasoning

This is the ability to draw appropriate conclusions from information provided.  Deductive reasoning is tested through the Syllogism and Travel Time tasks.

When working with mapping questions make sure to count the Blocks (not the intersections) to calculate time and distance.

PATI Mapping Questions

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PATI Syllogism Questions

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Syllogisms are logical statements that require you to determine a conclusion based on 2 known statements.  Each syllogism has three parts – 2 assumed propositions (premises) and 1 conclusion. 

Inductive Reasoning

This is the ability to identify trends or common characteristics in a series of objects or pictures.  Inductive reasoning is tested through the Classifications and Series Completion tasks.

Image classification ask you to identify the one image that does not belong with a collection of similar images. 

PATI Classification Questions

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PATI Image Series Questions

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Image series requires you to determine the next logical picture or image based on a series of images. 

Quantitative Reasoning

This is the ability to apply basic math skills.  This includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fractions to solve problems.  Quantitative reasoning is tested through Word Problems and Arithmetic tasks.

PATI Mathematics Questions 

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