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Standardised test

Definition
Test in which items/tasks or questions, administration conditions, editing, scoring and interpretation of results are applied in a consistent and pre-determined manner for all test-takers.

Test standardisé

Définition
Test dans lequel les items/tâches ou questions, les conditions d’administration, l’édition, la notation et l’interprétation des résultats s’appliquent de façon cohérente et prédéterminée pour toutes les personnes évaluées.

Prueba estandarizada

Definición
Textos en los cuales los ítems, tareas o preguntas, las condiciones de administración y la edición, puntaje e interpretación de los resultados se aplica en forma consistente y predeterminada a todos los evaluados.