situational test

sit·u·a·tion·al test

in psychology and psychiatry, a test situation in which a person is observed as he or she performs a task or an actual sample of the job or role to be performed; for example, a test used to select people for the Office of Strategic Services during the Second World War and for managerial positions today.
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At the end of the consult, he consented to an impromptu situational test as a diagnostic confirmation, albeit after an initial refusal and much reassurance that he will be on close monitoring by the medical staff.
This could even include basics like online based situational tests that are required for all users to participate to confirm basic knowledge transfer.
In contrast, some studies feel that personality factors have been underexplored and the situational tests that measure particular paradigms may be more useful than cognitive tests1 alone.
For example, departments may use all or a combination of various methods, such as field background investigations, medical examinations, physical strength and agility tests, situational tests, psychological examinations, polygraph tests, and assessment centers.
During the day-to-day practice they often use psychological inventories, projective techniques and situational tests, in order to measure multiple personality traits.