an overall assessment instrument or test designed to measure (a) concrete abilities such as dexterity, visual acuity, and clerical performance- (b) abilities of related to professional training, such as in medicine, law, or nursing- or (c) a range of basic abilities required for academic or vocational success, for example, verbal comprehension, numerical ability, mechanical knowledge, and perceptual reasoning,

APTITUDE TEST: "A person took an aptitude test in order to determine whether or not they had the natural abilities required to succeed in graduate school."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "APTITUDE TEST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aptitude-test/ (accessed September 23, 2020).