The R.A.T. (Real World Aptitude Test): Preparing Yourself for Leaving Home / Edition 1

The R.A.T. (Real World Aptitude Test): Preparing Yourself for Leaving Home / Edition 1

by Homer E. Moyer, Jr. Homer E.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1892123428

ISBN-13: 9781892123428

Pub. Date: 10/15/2001

Publisher: Capital Books, Incorporated

Do you know how many teaspoons of sugar the average 12 ounce can of soda contains? Can you change a flat tire? Can you identify the ten largest cities in the world? The Real-World Aptitude Test (R.A.T.) answers these questions and more. The R.A.T. is divided into two parts, the first containing questions in thirty different subject areas, and the second providing

Overview

Do you know how many teaspoons of sugar the average 12 ounce can of soda contains? Can you change a flat tire? Can you identify the ten largest cities in the world? The Real-World Aptitude Test (R.A.T.) answers these questions and more. The R.A.T. is divided into two parts, the first containing questions in thirty different subject areas, and the second providing answers and explanations to these life-defining questions. Subject areas include cooking, managing money, etiquette, geography, sports, and many more. The R.A.T. provides answers to some of life’s most common stumbling blocks, as well as facts on generalized knowledge in areas such as geography and politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781892123428
Publisher:
Capital Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/15/2001
Series:
Capital Ideas Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction The Origins of the RAT Anatomy of the RAT administering the RAT II. The RAT A. THE BASICS

1. Managing Money

2. Cooking

3. Carpentry

4. Domestic Skills

5. Emergencies, First Aid

6. Saving and Investing

7. Shopping

8. Employment

B. THINGS WORTH KNOWING ABOUT

9. Automobiles

10. Computers

11. The Bible

12. Geography

13. Electricity

14. Sports

15. Improvising

C. THINGS IT WOULD BE RISKY NOT TO KNOW ABOUT

16. Sex

17. Drugs

18. Alcohol Abuse

19. Cards and Gambling

D. THINGS TO GIVE YOU AN EDGE

20. International Fundamentals

21. Etiquette

22. Multicultural Basics

23. Americana

E. IMPROVING YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE

24. Dancing

25. Dealing with People

26. Nutrition

27. Music

28. Family Facts

29. The Fine Arts

30. Principles and Priorities

III. The Answer Section A. THE BASICS

1. Managing Money

2. Cooking

3. Carpentry

4. Domestic Skills

5. Emergencies, First Aid

6. Saving and Investing

7. Shopping

8. Employment

B. THINGS WORTH KNOWING ABOUT

9. Automobiles

10. Computers

11. The Bible

12. Geography

13. Electricity

14. Sports

15. Improvising

C. THINGS IT WOULD BE RISKY NOT TO KNOW ABOUT

16. Sex

17. Drugs

18. Alcohol Abuse

19. Cards and Gambling

D. THINGS TO GIVE YOU AN EDGE

20. International Fundamentals

21. Etiquette

22. Multicultural Basics

23. Americana

E. IMPROVING YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE

24. Dancing

25. Dealing with People

26. Nutrition

27. Music

28. Family Facts

29. The Fine Arts

30. Principles and Priorities

IV. More Where This Came From (Bibliography)

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