Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test (BMCT) - Practice Test

Do you need to take the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test (BMCT)? If so, learn more about the content of the BMCT and begin preparing for it with TestPrep-Online.
 
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The BMCT is a popular assessment used in several industries, including technical and industrial occupations. Often, the BMCT is combined with the Bennett Hand-Tool Dexterity Test in order to assess the motor skills and mechanical knowledge of the applicant.

Test Format & Content

The BMCT, from Pearson Assessments, consists of 68 multiple-choice questions with a 30-minute time allotment and can be administered on paper or online. It is currently available in two forms, Form S and Form T. Illustrations and diagrams of encountered mechanisms used in different structures are provided and then followed by questions. The Bennett Mechanical Test is used to identify individuals with good mechanical reasoning abilities and spatial perception. The test measures a person's ability to understand and implement his/her knowledge of physical and mechanical elements in practical situations or in his/her applied job. For those who plan to take the BMCT, it is important to be familiar with basic concepts in physics and physics terminology.

The BMCT is used to assess the following:
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Spatial visualization
  • Application of physics
  • Deduction of "how things work"

There are 136 items split into 18 categories of mechanical principles implemented into the two forms:


Category

Number of Items 

 Acoustics                                    

3

 Belt Drive

2

 Center of Gravity

7

 Centrifugal Force

5

 Electricity 

6

 Gears

10

 Gravity and Velocity

9

 Heat

8

 Hydraulics

16

 Inertia

5

 Levers 

8

 Optics

6

 Planes and Slopes

2

 Pulley Systems 

10

 Resolution and Forces

6

 Shape and Volume

7

 Structures

12

 Miscellaneous

14


Who is Required to Take the BMCT?

Those who work in the following industries may be required to take the BMCT:
  • Engineer
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Equipment Operators/Transportation Trades (Truck Driver)
  • Automotive and Aircraft Mechanic
  • Industrial/Technical Sales Representative
  • Installation/Maintenance/Repair
  • Skilled Tradesperson (Welder, Electrician , Carpenter)
  • Mechanical Trades

Prepare Online

To succeed on your BMCT test, it is important to practice. TestPrep-Online's Bennett Mechanical Comprehension practice test pack covers the mechanical aptitude topics seen on the actual Bennett test. The Bennett practice tests can be taken in real-time simulation mode (to reflect similar test conditions) or step-by-step mode. Practice tests include answers and in-depth explanations.







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