Standardized Test, Arithmetic Reasoning

Description
Bruce V. Moore (1891—1977), an industrial psychologist at Pennsylvania State College (later Pennsylvania State University) published this test leaflet in 1941. It consists of twenty word problems involving use of arithmetic, with spaces for writing the answer.
This is one of a series of psychological tests given to the Smtihsonian by Cincinnati Boss Company.
Reference:
For Moore’s autobiography, see the website of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology at: http://www.siop.org/presidents/Moore.aspx.
Accession file.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
psychological test
date made
ca 1941
maker
Moore, B. V.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm x 22 cm x .05 cm; 11 1/32 in x 8 21/32 in x 1/32 in
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, State College
ID Number
2000.3029.06
nonaccession number
2000.3029
catalog number
2000.3029.06
subject
Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Psychological Tests
Arithmetic Teaching
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Arithmetic Teaching
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Cincinnati Boss Company

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

Submit a comment or ask a question about this object using the form below. Submissions are moderated and may receive a curator response. Please note that we cannot evaluate or appraise your personal artifacts. For other questions or general inquiries please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.