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testing

the checking of raw materials, components and finished products to ensure that they meet specified performance standards. In principle all materials, components and products could be tested but in practice firms will usually only test a sample of such items. See QUALITY CONTROL. See also ADVERTISING EFFECTIVENESS TEST, NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, TEST MARKETING.
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Many causes for this difference have been hypothesized, such as differences in educational resources and opportunity to learn, and factors related to test bias or inappropriate testing practices.
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