Name ____________________

Aptitude Test for Following Instructions


This is a test on following instructions. You will have exactly ten minutes to complete the test. Be sure to read all of the items below, #1 - #25, before you begin.

  1. Write your name at the top, right-hand corner of this paper, in the space provided.
  2. Draw a star after your name.
  3. Sign your name at the bottom, center, of this paper, using your normal handwriting.
  4. Draw a hat on a face in the left-hand margin.
  5. Write the alphabet in small letters, across the top of this page.
  6. Divide 786 by 2. Put the answer here: __________
  7. Softly hum the tune to "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" as you complete item #8.
  8. Draw horizontal stripes in the triangle in the right-hand margin.
  9. Add your zip code to the year you were born. Put the answer here: __________
  10. If you get this far, repeat these words aloud, three times: "One-third finished!"
  11. Draw a heart inside a box in the left-hand margin.
  12. What is your favorite color? __________
  13. Turn around and smile at the person seated behind you. If no one is seated behind you, smile at your teacher.
  14. Write down the name of any teacher you had last year: __________
  15. Spell out your middle name, backwards. (If you don't have a middle name, spell out your last name, backwards.) __________
  16. Stand up and stretch. You deserve a break.
  17. Which do you like better, dogs or cats? __________
  18. Draw a tiny circle in the bottom, right-hand corner of this page.
  19. What is your favorite television program?
  20. Write down the seventh, fourteenth, and twenty-third letters of the alphabet: __________
  21. If you get this far, shout these words: "I'm going to finish on time! I'm going to finish on time!"
  22. Turn this page over and draw a large house.
  23. If the house you drew doesn't have a chimney, draw one. Then draw smoke coming out of it.
  24. Subtract 39 from 2567. Write the answer here: __________
  25. Complete only items #1, #2, and #3 above. Ignore items #4-#25.