Meaning of the Test:
u Test may be called as a tool, a question, set of questions, an examination which use to measure a particular characteristics of an individual or a group of individuals.
u It is something which provides information regarding individual’s ability, knowledge, performance and achievement.
According to Barrow
A test is a specific tool or procedure or a technique used to obtained response from the students in order to gain information which provides the basis to make judgment or evaluation regarding some characteristics such as fitness, skill, knowledge and values.
Nature of the test:
u The test is reliable.
u The test is valid.
u It is objective.
u Should not be expensive.
u Less time consuming.
u Must produce  results and its implementation.