Psychological Test, Survey of Working Speed and Accuracy


By the mid-twentieth century, industrial and organizational psychologists developed tests for businesses and governments to administer to prospective employees. In 1943, Stanford-trained psychologist and textbook author Floyd Leon Ruch (1903-1982) prepared this test for people applying for clerical jobs that required speed and accuracy.

For another test by F. L. Ruch (in that case with coauthors and a different publisher), and related information, see 1979.3064.08.

Date Made: 1943

Maker: Ruch, Floyd LeonCalifornia Test Bureau

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: 1989.0710.49Catalog Number: 1989.0710.49Accession 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_692542

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