OPI Test Pattern | Solution of OPI Tests
OPI Test is newly introduced in the ISSB tests at ISSB Center Kohat, ISSB Center Malir and ISSB Center Gujranwala. If you are going to appear in the Inter Services Selection Board of Army, Navy or Air Force then you must understand about this Oral Proficiency Interview test.
OPI exam in ISSB is newly introduced for the candidates who are going to appear in ISSB. OPI Test ISSB contains a set of 150 statements and individual is asked to solve it in 40 Minutes by choosing any one of the options given below;
- Strongly Disagree
- Slightly Disagree
- Slightly Agree
- Strongly Agree
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What is OPI Test?
OPI stands for “Oral Proficiency Interview” which is being taken at ISSB centers. In this test, candidates are being checked for their leadership qualities and they are awarded with recommendation or Not-Recommendation letter for forces as an Officer.
Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Test is basically used to check the behaviour of the individual in depth by using a likert scale. Individual mark any one of the option against each statement within a particular time.
OPI also stands for “Occupational Personality Inventory” and in ISSB mostly focus remains on personality of the individual because role of ISSB is to check the candidate’s personality as per set criteria against sixteen leadership qualities which are mentioned below.
- Intelligence Quotient
- Field of Work
- Self Confidence
- Planning Ability
- Emotional Stability
- Influencing Ability
- Social Relations
- General Awareness
- Practical Ability
- Physical Endurance
Difference Between OPI Test and OPQ
If you are confused about OPI Test and OPQ Test then there is no need of confusion because it is very clear that both are the name of one test. OPI means Oral Proficiency Interview and OPQ means Oral Proficiency Questionnaire.
In this ISSB OPI Test, students are given with statements and against each statement student is to mark any one option between Strongly Disagree to Strongly Agree. Passing score in OPI Test depends on getting more than 80% scores against each trait.
Purpose of OPI Test in ISSB
Purpose of OPI Test in ISSB is to measure the students’ oral proficiency that if a candidate actually perform in the field that what would be the behaviour of the person and this is because of knowing about personality in depth because he/she has to face many undecommand JCOs, Havaldar, NCOs and ORs/ Airman/ Sailors.
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Format of OPI Test in ISSB
In OPI Test of ISSB, candidates are given with a questionnaire containing 150 statements including some questions of SRT (Situational Rating Test). In OPI Test candidates are asked to mark one of the option between Strongly Agree to Strongly Disagree. Detail is given below;
- OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) Statements (143 Statements)
- SRT (Situational Rating Test) Statements (07 Situations)
In SRT, candidates are given a situation and against each situation, 4 to 5 statements are given. Candidates are to mark any one of the best option which he/ she thinks the most appropriate answer of the situation. This is actually the type of oral testing that what type of behaviour candidate shows.
Sample Statements of OPI Test for ISSB
In the following see the sample statements which are included in the ISSB OPI Test. Codes from 1 – 7 have been mentioned against each statement which means; 1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Slightly Disagree, 3=Disagree, 4=Neutral, 5=Agree, 6=Slightly Agree, and 7=Strongly Agree
|1.||I do just enough work to get by.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|2.||I do not like things to be a mess, I like to tidy up.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|3.||I am not interested in other people problems.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|4.||I don’t enjoy art exhibitions.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|5.||I get irritated easily.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|6.||I look at the bright side of life.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|7.||I like to take it easy.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|8.||I am always on the go.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|9.||I remain in calm under pressure.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|10.||I often feel sad.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|11.||I feel others emotions.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|12.||I avoid philosophically discussions.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|13.||I love to day dream.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|14.||I take charge of situation and events.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|15.||I insult people.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|16.||I am often drown in dumps.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|17.||I avoid crowds.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|18.||I find it difficult to approach others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|19.||I am not bothered by difficult social situations.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|20.||I have difficulty in starting tasks.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|21.||I experience deep and changing emotions.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|22.||I dislike changes..||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|23.||I keep my promises||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|24.||I love my life.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|25.||I am not easily annoyed.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|26.||I got out of my way to seek adventure.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|27.||I love to help others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|28.||I always leave the place in a mess.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|29.||I break my promises.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|30.||I am not interested in theoretical discussions.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|31.||I do not have time for people.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|32.||I know how to get things done.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|33.||I take advantage of others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|34.||I do more what is expected of me.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|35.||I feel that I am unable to do deal with things.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|36.||I do a lot in my spare time.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|37.||I am afraid of many things.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|38.||I dislike myself.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|39.||We should not trust others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|40.||I am always busy.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|41.||I prefer variety to routine.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|42.||I am easily intimidated.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|43.||I love excitement.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|44.||I like to solve complex problems.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|45.||I often eat too much.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|46.||I radiate joy.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|47.||I tend to vote for liberal political candidates.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|48.||I panic easily.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|49.||I trust others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|50.||I would never cheat my friends.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|51.||I make people feel welcome.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|52.||I go straight for the aim.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|53.||I try my best to follow the rules and regulations.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|54.||I like order.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|55.||I get irritated very easily.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|56.||I don’t like myself.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|57.||I am afraid that I will do anything wrong.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|58.||I don’t know about some of the things that I do.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|59.||I talk to so many people at parties.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|60.||I always try to lead others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|61.||I am always on the go.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|62.||I try to find adventure in everything.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|63.||I believe that there is no absolute right and wrong.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|64.||I like to read challenging material.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|65.||I believe that many people have good intentions.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|66.||I stick to the rules.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|67.||I anticipate the needs of people.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|68.||I excel in everything I do.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|69.||I love to tidy up my belongings.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|70.||I work hard.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|71.||I always keep my promises.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|72.||I get upset easily.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|73.||I am often in a depressed mood.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|74.||I find it tough to approach others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|75.||I feel that I am unable to deal with things.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|76.||I feel good around people.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|77.||I like being part of a group.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|78.||I can talk to others into doing things.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|79.||I like to discover new things in my spare time.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|80.||I express childish joy.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|81.||I love to daydream.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|82.||I see beauty in so many things that others might not notice.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|83.||I am passionate for to achieve my goals.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|84.||I believe that criminals should receive help instead of punishment.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|85.||I trust what others say.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|86.||I have a rich vocabulary.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|87.||I use flattery to reach ahead.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|88.||I like to help others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|89.||Just due to lack of confidence, I have difficulty doing things on my own or starting a new project.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|90.||I find it not easy to throw out worthless items, even though that have no sentimental value.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|91.||I have a problem with being involved in a romantic relationship, for fear of being ridiculed or shamed by my partner.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|92.||I have chronic, never-ending feelings of boredom and emptiness.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|93.||I don’t like to delegate tasks unless the other person agrees to do it exactly the way I say.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|94.||I don’t have any need of social norms, especially when it comes to law.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|95.||I will make an extreme effort to get support from others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|96.||I abide by the rules and regulations.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|97.||I like to do solitary activities over doing things with others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|98.||I avoid any type of job where I have to interact with others, for the fear of rejection or criticism.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|99.||People might say I’ve had a history of unstable, but very intense relationships.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|100.||I will try my best to do anything to avoid abandonment in a relationship.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|101.||I do not like to plan ahead, and some people might call me impulsive.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|102.||I’m quite skeptical about most things.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|103.||I love and get fired up by the social gatherings and parties.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|104.||I just put my stuff wherever I want, I don’t need to go in a specific place.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|105.||I feel like I’m more laid back than energetic.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|106.||I like to plan far ahead.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|107.||I prefer to fit in and stand out.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|108.||I don’t care about yelling when I need to do it.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|109.||I wants people respect more than their love.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|110.||I prefer to get detail as much as possible.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|111.||My life is well organized.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|112.||I just need time to be myself.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|113.||I always get my work done as soon as I can.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|114.||I am normally unsatisfied with the way things are.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|115.||I prefer to make lists to help my memory.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|116.||I prefer to prepare well for things rather than just doing things on the fly.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|117.||I just tend to believe what others tell me wholeheartedly.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|118.||Parties wear me out very rapidly.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|119.||I keep my room neat and clean.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|120.||I prefer to tell people what an event meant to me personally, rather than just describing it.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|121.||I feel I’m more energetic than laid back.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|122.||I like to plan things at the last time.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|123.||I find it not easy to yell at others.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|124.||I need people’s love.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|125.||I prefer to prepare well for things rather than just doing things on the fly.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|126.||I prefer to make lists to help my memory.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|127.||I am normally unsatisfied with the way things are.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|128.||I always get my work done as soon as I can.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|129.||I just need time to be myself.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|130.||My life is well organized.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|131.||I prefer to get detail as much as possible.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|132.||I wants people respect more than their love.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|133.||I don’t care about yelling when I need to do it.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|134.||I prefer to fit in and stand out.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|135.||I like to plan far ahead.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|136.||I feel like I’m more laid back than energetic.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|137.||I just put my stuff wherever I want, I don’t need to go in a specific place.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|138.||I love and get fired up by the social gatherings and parties.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|139.||I’m quite skeptical about most things.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|140.||I prefer to know the “Who”,”when” and “what” of the things.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|141.||People are constantly exploiting, deceiving and trying to harm me.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|142.||I feel like my relationships are serious and deep, even if others don’t see them that way.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|143.||I have serious doubts about the trustworthiness and loyalty of my friends.||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
In OPI Test, there are almost 07 situational questions which contains four option to check the behaviour of the student in certain situations which is called SRT (Situational Rating Test). Sample of the situational statements are given below;
|144.||Suppose you’re in a bus. The bus reaches your stop but still you not purchased a ticket due to heavy rush, then what will you do ? |
1. Jump out quickly to avoid embarrassment
2. call the conductor, and give him the money of the ticket.
3. Hand the money to someone else sitting nearby for to give that to conductor.
4. Give the money to the driver.
|145.||Suppose you’re passing by a river and you also know how to swim. Suddenly, you hear the cry of a drowning child. You would : |
1. dive into the river to save him.
2. wait to see if some other person is there to help.
3. look for the professional divers
4. console the child’s parent.
|146.||Suppose you’re a guest at a dinner. The host asks you to take one more chapati after your stomach is full, You would : |
1. make a blunt refuse
2. take the chapati
3. politely say that the food was too good and you have already eaten much.
4. make a bad face at him
|147.||While travelling in a train, you notice a person from the coach behind yours fall of the train. You would: |
1. Wait till the train stops at the next station and inform the railway authorities there.
2. Pull the alarm chain so that the train may stop and the man may be helped.
3. shout at the falling man asking him to get quickly and entrain.
4. Jump off the train to assist the falling man
|148.||On reaching the railway station, you find that the train you wanted to catch is just to start and there is hardly any time for purchasing the ticket. The best thing for you is to: |
miss the train rather than take the risk of boarding the moving train.
1. first purchase the ticket and then catch the train if it is there.
2. rush to the train and perform your journey quietly.
3. rush to the train rather than miss it and inform the T.T.I at the next stoppage about your
4. inability to purchase the ticket.
|149.||Suppose you are a team leader and you are supposed to hold a convention in HR issue. But your team members are unable to get adequate sponsorship. |
1. You tell them things can work out like this and cancel the event
2. You postpone the event and give then some more time
3. You try and motivate them that they can do it
4. You put in your money and hold the event as scheduled
|150.||You are interviewed for a new job. Which of the following thing is most important for you? |
1. Opportunities for promotion
2. Remuneration you will be paid
3. Scope to develop you ideas and use them to improve the working of the Institute.
4. All of these
Related:- More Statements of OPI Test and SRT
How To Attempt OPI Test at ISSB?
Attempting any test is an art but if you are not familiar with such test then after getting the OPI Test statements take following points in mind so that you may attempt the test very clearly.
- First of all be relax and do not feel it fatigue.
- Just think that someone is asking these statements from you just for guidance.
- Read the statement carefully and try to understand what is in the statement. Like you can think that someone is asking this one to you which you are reading.
- If you do not meanings of any word then do ask from the instructors who are on duty. Always try to give answer after understanding the meaning of the sentence.
- Do not stuck yourself at any statement. If you do not know then just leave the statement and go ahead.
- Try to complete it in a given time and always try to focus on each statement before choosing appropriate answer.
- Be natural and mark the option truly.
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Tips to Solve the OPI Test
If you want to get 100% success in ISSB then there are few things which you must remember before going to ISSB center.
- You must know about yourself that “Who i am?”
- You must prepare yourself at least one year before attempting any ISSB.
- You must do your personality assessment from any authentic psychologist so that you may know about yourself and accordingly you may prepare yourself.
- Remember some demerits take a time to modify, therefore if you timely find out your weaknesses then you will be able to modify them at right time,
- Our experts always suggest that even before applying into any force you must have personality assessment for right direction because most probably you may be selected in Army and if you applied in PAF or Navy then you may be not recommended. Always seek that what qualities you have.
In case of any guidance regarding personality assessment contact us at 03348480890. We shall guide you for right direction.
There are many websites where one can test their personality but remember that is just to have overlook at your end which is not so much authentic and reliable. Always do consult with psychologist or from some reputed organization where psychologists offer their services for finding out personality traits.
In case of Online OPI Test, students can contact us for personality assessment where one can be assessed thoroughly about their personality and they will be told about their merits/ demerits, and also about their recommended fields regarding forces as well as to the civil departments.