Entering Numeric Data

"Entering Numeric Data" is an employment test that measures the ability to enter numeric data into computers with speed and accuracy by applying simple rules (data entry test). This skills test assesses keyboard speed and accuracy required for a wide variety of clerical and administrative job tasks.



Entering Numeric Data


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About This Assessment

Type of Assessment

Competency Dimension

Skill and Ability Test


Time Limit

Number of Items

3 min.

80 items

Predicts Effectiveness in These Areas

Examples of Using Skills & Abilities on the Job

  • General Learning Ability
  • Problem Solving
  • Productivity / Efficiency
  • Overall Efffectiveness
  • Maintaining records and computer data bases
  • Processing invoices and payments
  • Preparing financial statements and reports
  • Posting entries to accounting ledgers

Recommended for These Jobs

  • Accounting Support Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Bookkeeping / Accounting Clerk
  • Cashier
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  • Customer Billing Clerk
  • Customer Correspondence Specialist
  • Customer Order Specialist
  • Customer Payment Clerk
  • Customer Relations Specialist
  • Customer Service Representative
  • EEO/AA Specialist
  • Employee Safety Specialist
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Marketing / Sales Assistant
  • Property Accounting Clerk
  • Retail Sales Representative
  • Staffing Specialist
  • Telemarketing Sales Representative
  • Training and Development Specialist

Assessment Procedure

Individuals are asked to enter the following types of numeric data: dates, social security numbers, telephone numbers, numbers. They are expected to follow certain rules when entering the data (e.g., do not use commas, parentheses, hyphens). The assessment is scored for both speed and accuracy.