GENERAL ABILITY TESTS By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 These tests are designed to measure the general factor of intelligence. They usually require, among other things, understanding and applying relations among relatively abstract stimuli, such as geometric forms. GENERAL ABILITY TESTS: "General ability tests measure general intelligence." Related Psychology Terms BLOCK-DESIGN TEST MECHANICAL-APTITUDC TEST ANXIETY SCALE GENERAL INTELLIGENCE EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT TOPOLOGY CEILING EFFECT LEVEL I AND LEVEL II TESTS BOND-SAMPLING THEORY OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE NOEGENESIS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERAL ABILITY TESTS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-ability-tests/ (accessed March 30, 2020).