Spelling Words

"Spelling Words" is an employment test that measures the ability to recognize the correct spelling of words commonly used in business (spelling test). This skills test assesses language proficiency required for creating and revising documents. It predicts effectiveness in the areas of General Learning Ability and Quality of Work.



Spelling Words


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About This Assessment

Type of Assessment

Competency Dimension

Skill and Ability Test


Time Limit

Number of Items

5 min.

70 items

Predicts Effectiveness in These Areas

Examples of Using Skills & Abilities on the Job

  • General Learning Ability
  • Quality of Work
  • Writing business documents
  • Revising business documents

Recommended for These Jobs

  • Customer Correspondence Specialist
  • Customer Relations Specialist
  • Executive Secretary / Administrative Assistant
  • Librarian
  • Secretary
  • Special Events / Meeting Administrator

Assessment Procedure

Each problem in this assessment involves a sentence in which a word is missing. Each sentence is followed by five choices for spelling the missing word. Individuals are asked to choose the alternative that they think is the correct spelling for the missing word.

Sample Problem(s)

Sample Problem for Spelling Words