objective test


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objective test

any test in which the responses are scored by reference to a set of correct answers so that, in this sense at least, no subjective assessment enters the scoring. See also FIXED-CHOICE QUESTIONNAIRE, QUESTIONNAIRE.
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The court correctly analyzed the true threat statute under an objective standard because, when compared to the subjective test, the objective test better protects the safety of the public, particularly regarding the fear of violence.
The test instrument measured the students' performance in the objective test and reflective essay writing in Values Education.
I'm a big believer in objective tests, Justice Kennedy," Clement said.
Financial assistance would meet the objective test if the amount actually paid by the CFC to the related person is not at arm's length.
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.
Defense practitioners must determine whether the jurisdiction applies a subjective or objective test with respect to whether the patient would not have consented to the procedure if he or she had have been informed of the risk.
Since multiple choice is an objective test in a quantitative subject (basic statistics) the possibility of grading bias was minimized.
Hegt said that the Alternative Minimum Tax should be eliminated; that a more objective test needs to be implemented to determine whether workers are classified as employees or independent contractors; that objective, administrable tests relating to the capitalization, expensing and recovery of capitalized costs need to be developed; that capital gains rules need to be simplified; and that estimated tax safe harbors should be rationalized.
With a simple and objective test, it is now possible to obtain all relevant data on cured or uncured rubber with great speed.
Have objective test results or other evidence of obstruction before referring a patient with presumed sleep apnea to the otolaryngologist for surgery.

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