objective test


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objective test

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(Education) a test, such as one using multiple-choice questions, in which the feelings or opinions of the person marking it cannot affect the marks given
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Anderson and Steubing performed two tests: a subjective test in which patients indicate the distance at which print becomes blurred and out of focus; and an objective test that bounces light into the eye and measures the reflected light focus while the patient is looking at close objects.
The practice utilizes Qb Test, the first objective test in the world to be cleared by the FDA for measuring hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity in both the initial diagnosis phase and treatment evaluation phase.
He has $1 million that will go to any person who can demonstrate a paranormal ability in an objective test agreed upon by both parties.
Shooting off a rest is a more objective test of a gun's accuracy, since it eliminates much of the error induced by the shooter's hold.
Chief Justice John Roberts said he did not understand Clement's response, and Kennedy asked Clement again to describe an objective test the court could use.
It is the first time any objective test for the disorder has been found to work.
The main stumbling block for the rural poor was found to be the so-called objective test used as one of the parameters for short-listing around 10 per cent of the top-scoring candidates and rejecting the remaining 90 per cent.
This assistance is generally determined through either the subjective or the objective test.
In remanding, the Fourth Circuit ruled that the district court had applied the objective test at the wrong level.
Since objective test items only, are used in standardized tests, machine scoring is possible of mass numbers of tests.
Essay questions are good for testing general explanations, interpretations and problem-solving concepts--all of which may be difficult to measure with objective test questions.
There are times when an objective test is better than no test.
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