Mechanical aptitude and spatial relations tests / Joel Wiesen, Ph.D., Director, Applied Personnel Research.

Private employers and public agencies use various mechanical aptitude tests to screen applicants for jobs that range from mechanics and skilled trades apprentices to aerospace engineers and firefighters. These tests often differ in detail but measure similar abilities. This manual presents 18 typi...

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Main Author: Wiesen, Joel P. (Joel Peter) (Author)
Corporate Author: Barron's Educational Series, Inc (Issuing body)
Language:English
Published: Fort Lauderdale, FL : Kaplan North America, LLC, d/b/a Barron's Educational Series, [2023]
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Physical Description:xii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Variant Title:
Barron's Mechanical aptitude and spatial relations tests
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Streetwise test taker
  • How to develop your mechanical aptitude and spatial ability
  • General mechanical understanding
  • Gears
  • Pulleys
  • Tools
  • Map reading
  • Line following
  • Matching shapes
  • Visual comparison
  • Finding rotated shapes
  • Cut-ups
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Hole punching
  • Hidden blocks
  • Counting touching blocks
  • Making rectangular boxes
  • Paper folding--shape known
  • Paper folding-shape unknown
  • Parts assembly
  • Different types of computer-based tests
  • Taking a video-based test
  • Practice Tests:
  • General mechanical understanding
  • Gears
  • Pulleys
  • Tools
  • Map reading
  • Line following
  • Matching shapes
  • Visual comparison
  • Finding rotated shapes
  • Cut-ups
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Hole punching
  • Hidden blocks
  • Counting touching blocks
  • Making rectangular boxes
  • Paper folding-shape known
  • Paper folding-shape unknown
  • Parts assembly
  • Index.