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performance test

noun, Psychology.
a test requiring little or no use of language, the test materials being designed to elicit manual or behavioral responses rather than verbal ones.
Origin of performance test
First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Language plays little part in a performance test, and concrete objects are used.

    Psychology Robert S. Woodworth
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performance test

(psychol) a test designed to assess a person's manual ability
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