Aptitude vs. Achievement: Definition & Test Types


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What is aptitude?

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1. An aptitude test given at the end of high school, but required for college admissions, is seeking to evaluate what?

2. What is the best way to prepare for an aptitude test?

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The quiz/worksheet combo lets you check your understanding of the differences between aptitude and achievement tests. You need to know how both tests work in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your knowledge of:

  • The best way to prepare for an aptitude test
  • How to prepare for an achievement test
  • What achievement tests evaluate
  • The meaning of aptitude

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what an aptitude test given at the end of high school seeks to evaluate
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ways to prepare for aptitude and achievement tests
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on aptitude vs. achievement tests

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Go through the lesson titled Aptitude vs. Achievement: Definition & Test Types for a closer look at these tests. Other topics you can analyze include:

  • How aptitude tests work
  • What relies on aptitude tests
  • Examples of an achievement test