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Standardized Test, Arithmetic Reasoning

Standardized Test, Arithmetic Reasoning

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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.
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, State College
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
ID Number
2000.3029.06
nonaccession number
2000.3029
catalog number
2000.3029.06
Credit Line
Gift of Cincinnati Boss Company
subject
Mathematics
Psychological Tests
Psychology
Psychological Tests
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Science & Mathematics
Arithmetic Teaching
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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