Situational Judgement

The Official AFOQT Situational Judgement subtest is 50 questions and must be completed in 35 minutes. Questions are designed to test your reasoning within situations that officers often face in their day to day operations and communications with other U.S. Air Force members.

HOWEVER… The Situational Judgement subtest that you find on our site is shorter and less comprehensive. We are providing a sample of questions of the type that might be found on the Official AFOQT. Here, you will be presented with 10 questions and no time limit. The directions that follow are those found on the Official AFOQT exam.

Situational Judgement

DIRECTIONS: This part of the test measures your judgment in responding to interpersonal situations similar to those you may encounter as an officer. Your responses will be scored relative to the consensus judgment across experienced U.S. Air Force officers.

For each situation, you must respond to two questions. First, select which one of the five actions listed you judge the MOST EFFECTIVE action in response to the situation. Then, select which one of the five actions listed you judge the LEAST EFFECTIVE action in response to the situation. [NOTE: Although some actions may have been judged equally effective or equally ineffective by experienced officers, select only one action (A-E) for each question.]

You are approached by a senior officer, who requests a private meeting with you. He asks you for an off the record honest opinion on your immediate supervisor, who is a subordinate to the senior officer. You have an overall favorable opinion, but you do have a couple of concerns about her performance. Specifically, you feel that she does a poor job of delegating administrative tasks.

Select the most effective action in response to the situation:

Select the least effective action to the situation:

You are a team leader responsible for assigning an important leadership task for the squadron. The team member you believe is the most qualified for the role has expressed doubt in their abilities and is lacking in confidence to perform the leadership role. Meanwhile, another team member who you don't think is as qualified has asked about the role and has specifically expressed their desire in taking on the leadership role.

Select the most effective action to the situation:

Select the least effective action to the situation:

Your direct report has have two very important deadlines to meet by the end of their working day. However it is becoming clear to both you and them that in their final two hours of working that they are in danger of missing both deadlines.

Select the most effective action to the situation:

Select the least effective action to the situation:

You are putting together a report to squad leaders, with an assigned team member. The team member doesn't think the report is important to your superiors and states you the two of you should not spend much time on it putting it together.

Select the most effective action to the situation:

Select the least effective action to the situation:

You received a compliant from a team leader that is on a parallel level of command as yours within your platoon. They are complaining that members of your squad are not treating member of their team in a positive manner.

Select the most effective action to the situation:

Select the least effective action to the situation:

Your score is

The average score is 65%

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