1931/9/10 Rangers Given Low Marks in Graves' Test
' i RANGERS E LOW IRKS IN GRAVES'TEST Decrease of 2.45 Per Cent in Results Under Last Month Are Shown in Papers Falling below the grades of the mental tests given state forestry members last month, the marks for this month's examination averaged 87.82 per cent, according to J. A. Graves, state fire chief for the southern division. Last month the grades averaged 90.27 per cent, a decrease of 2.45 per cent for the results of the tests this month. Graves stated that the fall in the average may be due to the increased number of men taking the quiz this time. Quiz Concerns Fire Fighting The average for the first test was based on 23 sets of papers graded while the later figures showed 35 men turned in answer sheets. There were 40 questions concerning fire, firefighting, and forestry problems given In the tests. Graves inaugurated the system to determine the Instructions to be given the men this winter and also so each man could determine for his own use, his preparedness on all forestry problems.