The Mechanical Aptitude Test (MAT) is a general indicator of an individual's knowledge of general mechanical concepts
The degree to which the individual has knowledge of basic measurement and mathematical concepts.
The degree to which the individual can conceptualize how moving one object might affect another.
The degree to which the individual has a basic understanding of how varying weight distribution affects effort and safety.
The degree to which the individual is able to mentally manipulate various objects in order to determine how they might best be assembled or how they might best fit together.