a test designed to measure the knowledge or proficiency of an individual in something that has been learned or taught, as arithmetic or typing.
Compare intelligence test.
Origin of achievement test
First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for achievement test
psychol a test designed to measure the effects that learning and teaching have on individuals
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Medicine definitions for achievement test
A standardized test used to measure acquired learning.
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