During your recruiting process with BCG you will have to go through an online case.
The purpose of this exercise is to test your analytical and logic skills as well as your business sense.
This document is a sample of 10 questions put together. Its purpose is to
help you prepare for the actual online exercise you will have to complete. We recommend you take
no more than 20 minutes to take this test.
is divided into 2 parts:
on the bottom, you will find the question itself
on the top, you will find the information you need to answer the question
We recommend you complete this sample test without using a calculator.
You should select one or more answers for each question. During the actual test
you will be able to move onwards and backwards and change your prior answers so you should feel
free to do the same here. For each right answer you will get +3 points, 0 points for no answer and -1
point for a wrong answer.
BCG only makes four questions available to candidates preparing for its online
test. The free sample test you are reading is inspired by these questions as well as conversations
with past BCG candidates and other consulting recruitment tests. Although this free sample test is
unlikely to be a perfect representation of the actual test, we believe it should help significantly in
There are a few uncertainties regarding the BCG potential test that you
should be aware of:
Number of questions and time: In its four-question sample BCG mentions that the online
test includes 23 questions and needs to be completed in 45 minutes. However, past
candidates have also reported slightly varying numbers of questions and time limits.
Maths vs. logic questions: Given the limited number of questions made available by
BCG, the balance of maths and logic questions in the actual test is not known at this