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2. OTIS-LENNON SCHOOL ABILITY TEST (OLSAT) by Arthur S. Otis & Roger T. Lennon
This is a test of scholastic ability designed to estimate the capacity of students to undertake the
next higher level of schooling. The test contains multiple choice items arranged in order of
difficulty. The items involve analogy, classification, cause-effect, logical selection, vocabulary and

arithmetic.

3. CULTURE-FAIR INTELLIGENCE TEST (CFIT) by RB Cattell and AKS Cattell
This test is designed to measure mental ability. It is “culture-fair” and consists entirely of geometric
forms that is effectively used for persons having different cultural or educational backgrounds.

OTHER INTELLIGENCE TESTS

 Wecshler Adult Intelligence Scale-R (David Wecshler, PhD)
 SRA Verbal (L.L. Thurstone)
 Purdue Non-Language Test (J. Tiffin, Alin Grubner, Kay Inaba)

 PERSONALITY TESTS

Personality – the totality of the individual’s identity which makes him a unique person. It includes
one’s overt and inner feelings. It is the combination of physical and mental qualities,
ideals,aspirations,values and interests that characterize a person..

EXAMPLES OF PERSONALITY TESTS

1. Edwards Personal Preference Schedule (EPPS) – this test provides a quick measure of a
relatively convenient normal personality variables. These variables have their origin in a list of
manifest needs presented by H.Q. Murray.
This personality inventory consist of a set of statements that are answered by a Yes or No
response. The EPPS provides measures of 15 personality variables as follows:

Achievement (ach) Dominance (dom)
Deference (def) Abasement (aba)
Order (ord) Nurturance (nur)
Exhibition (ex) Change (chg)
Autonomy (aut) Endurance (end)
Affiliation (aff) Heterosexuality (het)
Intraception (int) Aggression (agg)
Succorance (suc)

2. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (by S.C. Hathaway and Mckinley)
It is a psychometric instrument designed to assess personality characteristics indicative of
psychological abnormalities. The client answer the items by choosing among the three options:
True,False and Cannot say. The items involve attitudes, feelings, motor disturbances,
psychosomatic experiences and behaviors indicative of psychiatric problems.

3. Sixteeen Personality Factors (by Raymond Cattell) This test measures personality according
to 16 dimensions that are based on universally accepted compilation of personality traits.

4. Panukat ng Pagkataong Pilipino (PPP) by Annadaisy Carlota PhD
It is a rating scale for 13 years old and above. It contains 200 items which assess 19 personality
dimensions. Some of these dimensions are listed below:
Pagkamaalalahanin (thoughtfulness)
Pagkamaayos (Neatness)
Pagkamadaldal (Social curiosity)
Pagkamagalang (respectfulness)
Pagkamahinahon (emotional stability)
Pagkamapagkumbaba (humility)
Pagkamapagsapalaran (risk-taking)
Pagkamadamdamin (sensitiveness)

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