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objective test

noun, Education
a test consisting of factual questions requiring extremely short answers that can be quickly and unambiguously scored by anyone with an answer key, thus minimizing subjective judgments by both the person taking the test and the person scoring it. Unabridged
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  • The written examination will be an objective test covering the six areas designated for that year.
  • Other educators claim that essay tests lack reliability and do not correlate with objective test scores and course grades.
British Dictionary definitions for objective test

objective test

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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