Arithmetic Computation Test. Form-AC-1

Description
This test consists of four sheets of paper, printed on both sides and stapled together. Included are directions and 50 multiple-choice questions involving numerical calculations. Answers were to be blackened in on answer sheets so that tests could be scored by machine.
World War I had seen major development of standardized testing in the United States. The new tests developed in World War II did not have as large an impact, although they were widely used. This examination was developed at the War Shipping Administration, a U.S. government agency in business from 1942 until 1946. This example is Form-AC-1.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
psychological test
date made
ca 1945
maker
War Shipping Administration
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26.7 cm x 20.5 cm x .1 cm; 10 1/2 in x 8 1/16 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
1989.0710.47
catalog number
1989.0710.47
accession number
1989.0710
subject
Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Psychological Tests
Arithmetic Teaching
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Arithmetic Teaching
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of David Gold

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