aptitude test


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aptitude test

[′ap·tə‚tüd ‚test]
(psychology)
Any standardized examination used to evaluate a person'a ability to learn a particular skill.
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SCHOOL aptitude tests conducted by the National Authority for Qualifications and Quality Assurance of Education and Training (QAAET) could soon count towards final grades, it was revealed yesterday.
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This study guide for the United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) offers medical and dental students 600 practice questions that emphasize exam preparation, developing a balance between speed and accuracy and practicing under realistic exam conditions.
A PSYCHOMETRIC testing claims to be able to assess your strengths and weaknesses and usually consists of an aptitude test or a personality questionnaire.
All schools should specialise in some discipline, be it languages, sport, engineering, music, computing or whatever and every child should take an aptitude test for however many of the schools whose specialism interests him.
It is thought to be partly due to a controversial pounds 60 charge other universities demanded sixth-formers pay for the new UK Clinical Aptitude Test.
When Thomas Cooper examined data from 23 high schools in the Southeast in 1987, he found that students who took a foreign language in high school scored significantly higher on the verbal scale of the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
ALMOST 200 foreigners, half of them Chinese, have passed the initial aptitude test to join the Gardai.
It would certainly be better to have a national aptitude test rather than different universities setting their own tests.
Class groups are set up based on the results of a student aptitude test (Logan, 2002).
The program's comprehensive career exploration and planning program includes a multiple aptitude test battery: assessing verbal, math, and science and technical skills bolsters their confidence and encourages students to explore new opportunities, as well as identify and hone their talents.
Willamette and Siuslaw high school seniors scored better than last year's graduating class on the Scholastic Aptitude Test college entrance exams.