Abilities Quiz

Every career requires different activities that use various levels and combinations of aptitudes. Take this quiz to help assess your abilities and find careers that match. From "very easy" to "very difficult", identify your level of ability.

These 39 questions should take approximately 10 minutes to complete.


  • Very Easy
  • Easy
  • About Average
  • Difficult
  • Very Difficult
  1. Learn and understand things quickly?

  2. See fine details in objects?

  3. Draw things accurately?

  4. Use equipment such as a computer keyboard or a cash register?

  5. Read and understand written material?

  6. Hit a moving object, such as a baseball with a bat?

  7. Sort things quickly?

  8. Check for mistakes in adding or subtracting?

  9. Make change when working with money?

  10. Write and correct text?

  11. Move your hands to manipulate things?

  12. Imagine what a box would look like if unfolded?

  13. Thread a needle?

  14. Catch on quickly and reason things out?

  15. Solve arithmetic problems?

  16. Proofread printed pages?

  17. Inspect things for details such as colouring, scratches, dust, and flaws?

  18. Sort small objects into trays?

  19. Pick up tiny objects?

  20. Make accurate measurements?

  21. Pick out differences in two similar pictures?

  22. Figure out and solve problems?

  23. Use a coding system to classify or find information?

  24. Move and turn objects?

  25. Understand and use new words easily?

  26. Repair small objects using your fingers?

  27. Do well at school?

  28. Imagine what something would look like from seeing a diagram of it?

  29. Understand abstract mathematical concepts?

  30. To take things apart and put them back together properly?

  31. Make small finger movements like playing a violin?

  32. Collect data and analyze statistics?

  33. Use hand tools to adjust machines and repair things?

  34. Understand and apply principles of geometry?

  35. Understand instructions or ideas that are explained to you?

  36. Transfer numbers or other information from one place to another without errors?

  37. Use hand tools?

  38. Express information and ideas easily and clearly?

  39. Recognize small parts of machinery, equipment, or products?