The purpose of a diagnostic test in education is to assess the current state of a student's progress or ability in a particular area. Some diagnostic tests determine if a student qualifies for special education services ... More »

Diagnostic tests are used to determine what repairs are required to ensure a vehicle operates properly. On newer model vehicles, an on-board diagnostics computer interface is used in conjunction with diagnostic tools and... More »

There are various adult reading comprehension tests available, both online and in print. The Literacy Information and Communication System website,, lists the Adult Basic Learning Examination, Adult Measure ... More »

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