- any of various tests given to measure abilities, as manual dexterity, visual acuity, reasoning, or verbal comprehension, and used to assist in the selection of a career.
Origin of aptitude test
First recorded in 1920–25
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- a test designed to assess a person's ability to do a particular type of work
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- An occupation-oriented test for evaluating intelligence, achievement, and interest.
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