Standardized Test, Arithmetic Reasoning

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.
For Moore’s autobiography, see the website of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology at:
Accession file.
Currently not on view
Object Name
psychological test
date made
ca 1941
Moore, B. V.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
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
nonaccession number
catalog number
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 Cincinnati Boss Company

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