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Ontario School Ability Examination Materials

Psychological Tests · Psychology

A set of psychological tests contained in a cardboard box.

The box contains:

29 Painted wood cubes (aprox. 25mm/ side). “13 Red Cubes”, “16 Coloured Pattern Cubes”

1 “Healy Fernald Puzzle” of varnished wood (145mm x 115mm x 15mm)

1 paper envelope containing “1 Ring Design Card”, “2 Double Design Cards”, “1 Set Coloured Pattern Cards”, “2 Matching Design Cards”.

7 weights of black-painted wood. 1 has come open indicating that they are wooden shells filled with varying amounts of lead shot.

20 dominoes of painted wood.

Accession Number: 2015.psy.156

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Wood, Cardboard


Written on bottom
In pen: “Univ. of Toronto. Toronto Ontario Canada”
In pencil: “with [Passalore?] 4 1/2 lbs”

Dimensions (cm):

Height = 4.5; Width = 23.5; Depth = 15.5


A set of “ability examination materials” for use in Ontario schools.


Very good. One of the weights have come open spilling the lead shot inside. This has been placed in a plastic Ziploc bag.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Provenance: Department of Psychology.

Additional Information and References:

The Coloured Pattern Cards and Patterned Cubes are a truncated version of the Kohs Block Design Test and patterned cards distributed by C. H. Stoeling Co.

Historical Notes: