Psychological Test, C29


The United States Employment Service of the Department of Labor developed tests for a variety of job skills. This is one of them, designed to test number writing. Examinees were to compare pairs of numbers, circling an S if they were the same and a D if they were different. A mark at the top of the test reads: C29. The test would be adopted by the War Manpower Commission for classifying civilian employees during World War II.


United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps, Civilian Testing Handbook, Washington, DC, 1945, p. 70.

Date Made: 1942

Maker: Department of Labor. United States Employment Service

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: MathematicsPsychological Tests


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Credit Line: Gift of David Gold

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0710.38Catalog Number: 1989.0710.38Accession Number: 1989.0710

Object Name: Psychological Test

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 21.5 cm x 28 cm; 8 15/32 in x 11 1/32 in


Record Id: nmah_692531

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