Show you can cope with working pressures
These kinds of exercises test your ability to perform under pressure and your time-management skills.
These are usually based on the types of working situation, case load or problem that you might have to deal with if you got the job. Some organisations might ask you to explain your decisions.
You are usually asked to sort through items and give priority to the most urgent, or you may have to draft letters or a short report and decide which tasks to delegate.
This may involve
Make sure you revise any relevant scientific or technical knowledge that relates to the job.