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aptitude test

 [ap´tĭ-to̳d]
one designed to measure the capacity for developing general or specific skills.

ap·ti·tude test

an occupation-oriented intelligence test used to evaluate a person's abilities, talents, and skills; particularly valuable in vocational counseling.

aptitude test

any of a variety of standardized tests for measuring an individual's ability to learn certain skills. Compare achievement test, intelligence test, personality test, psychological test.

ap·ti·tude test

(ap'ti-tūd test)
An occupation-oriented intelligence test used to evaluate a person's abilities, talents, and skills; particularly valuable in vocational counseling.
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She added an agreement was signed with the Higher Education Council that no student would be accepted in university if they don't pass their aptitude test.
He presented evidence that among men technical experience does lead to better scores on technical aptitude tests.
The office has launched an investigation on whether aptitude tests for other aircraft in the Swiss fleet have been flawed, reported The Associated Press.
One resource the Department offers is a free career aptitude test, the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).
Scholastic aptitude tests are limited in that they do not measure a broad range of different skills.
Career Change is not focused exclusively on the MBTI but does discuss it and other career interest and aptitude tests.
As Lemann argues, "Test-prep should consist of mastering the high school curriculum not learning tricks to outwit multiple-choice aptitude tests.
While there is some career counseling involved, coaches don't administer interest and aptitude tests.
Furthermore, even though girls entering grade school score the same or better than boys in every sort of standardized intelligence test (except math), by the time they are ready to take their college aptitude tests (either the SATs or College Board Achievement Tests), girls have fallen behind boys in every academic area of testing.
As with the aptitude tests, all questions are multiple choice.
A central tenet of VG is that general cognitive ability predicts performance on all types of jobs as well or better than specific occupational aptitude tests (Hunter, 1986; Schmidt, 1986).
Our clients will now be able to initiate and assess skills, psychometrics and aptitude tests for their applicants directly from the WorkForceERP(TM) interface.