Book Definition: The process of examining each question on a test to see how it is related to the objectives being tested.

In Your Own Words

  • Measures validity of specific questions by evaluating them individually.
  • Evaluating each aspect of the question, deciding if it relates back to the concept. If it does, the question is valid.
  • Checking to see if the questions on the test relate back to what you were taught.


  • Each question on an Algebra 2 test would relate to something taught to you in class.
  • Every question on the chemistry test relates back to the objectives from the sllyabus
  • Every question on a U.S. History test would relate to a topic that you leanred specifically in U.S. History class.
  • In Keyboarding class, the teacher dictates the keystrokes that you just learned.

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