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Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test, Forms S and T)

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Test Name:Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test, Forms S and T)
Author of Original Test: G. K. Bennett.
Local test distributor / publisher:Pearson Assessment
Date of Current Review:1997 Update December 04
Date of Publication of Current Review / Edition:2004
Type of Test:Specific aptitude
Main Area of Use:Work and Occupational
Constructs Measured:Mechanical comprehension.
Administration Mode:Supervised Group administration
Standard testing conditions, plus stopwatch for timing. An audio cassette-tape player will be required for the oral presentation of items.
Response Mode:Paper and pencil
General Description of Test:The BMCT is designed to measure the ability to perceive and understand relationships of physical forces and mechanical elements in practical situations. It contains 68 questions presented as black and white illustrations. Each requires the understanding and application of some physical law or mechanical operation.


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