Definitions for "Aptitude test"
A standardised test designed to measure the natural ability of a person to develop skills or acquire knowledge.
An objective test that measures one or more capabilities that involve spatial reasoning, manual dexterity, clerical perception, or other capacities to learn certain behaviors. Aptitude test scores do not rely specifically on knowledge gained but may be enhanced through exposure to like activities.
A paper-and-pencil assessment of a person's intellectual functioning that is supposed to predict how the person will perform at a later time; well-known examples include the Scholastic Aptitude Test and the Graduate Record Examination.