A test designed to determine a person’s ability in a particular skill or field of knowledge.
- Those reaching a specified minimum points standard would sit an aptitude test in order to determine suitability to become a doctor.
- Overall, boys continue to do better on standardized tests such as the scholastic aptitude test, though more low-income girls than low-income boys take it, thus depressing girls' scores.
- He did so with the aid of nepotistic influence, jumping a long line, despite a 25 percent score on his pilot aptitude test - and despite a series of driving convictions that should have required a special waiver.
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Syllabification: ap·ti·tude test
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