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What is a test?

A test is a method of evaluating a person's knowledge, skills, or abilities in a particular subject or area.

What are the different types of tests?

There are various types of tests including multiple-choice, essay, true/false, practical, and oral exams.

What is the purpose of a test?

The main purpose of a test is to assess a person's understanding and proficiency in a specific subject or skill.

What is a standardized test?

A standardized test is a test that is administered and scored in a consistent manner to ensure fairness and comparability across test-takers.

What is a diagnostic test?

A diagnostic test is used to identify a person's strengths and weaknesses in a particular subject or skill area.

What is a proficiency test?

A proficiency test is designed to measure a person's level of skill or knowledge in a specific area, often used for language proficiency assessments.

What is a summative test?

A summative test is used to evaluate a person's overall understanding and performance at the end of a learning period.

What is a formative test?

A formative test is used during the learning process to provide feedback and guide instruction to improve learning outcomes.

What is a criterion-referenced test?

A criterion-referenced test measures a person's performance against a set of predetermined criteria or standards.

What is a norm-referenced test?

A norm-referenced test compares a person's performance to that of a group of test-takers to determine relative standing or rank.

What is a high-stakes test?

A high-stakes test is a test that has significant consequences or implications based on the results, such as graduation requirements or professional certifications.

What is a low-stakes test?

A low-stakes test is a test that has minimal consequences or implications based on the results, often used for formative assessment purposes.


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