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noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
See also: attempt, canon, check, criterion, endeavor, experiment, indagation, inquiry, poll, question, research, survey, trial, try, venture

TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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Application of Mann-Whitney U Test in research of professional training of primary school teachers.
According to the Mann-Whitney U Test results, there is no significant difference between the fluent writing levels of the pupils in terms of reading daily newspapers (U=626,000, p>.
We consider three: the Wald-Wolfowitz test, the Mann-Whitney U Test, also known as the Wilcoxon rank sum test, and a re-sampling procedure.
41) of the Mann-Whitney U test, it was observed that the average risk of the male playerswas lower than the average of risk the female players (Table 2).
Standard statistical tests, t-test or Mann-Whitney U test, were used depending on normality and homogeneity of variances among samples (SPSS 11.
In the analysis of the data, independent group t-test and Mann-Whitney U test are used for determining the differentiation of students' self concepts according to the schools attended and genders.
The analysis of POMS data was conducted with a nonparametric Mann-Whitney U Test.
The author provides tools for data analysis that do not require normality assumptions or sample sizes, and step-by-step instructions are given for a variety of sample assessments such as the McNemar Test, the Mann-Whitney U Test and the Friedman Two-Way ANOVA.
Data were analyzed with Mann-Whitney U test, Wilcoxon signed rank test and Chi-square test based on statistical assumptions using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences for Windows (SPSS, version 10.