OBJECTIVE EXAMINATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 an analysis wherein subjective decisions don't play a part in scoring. In contrast, an essay test is a subjective test. OBJECTIVE EXAMINATION: "Objective examination is required in the majority of scientific trials wherein promotion of a substance or drug is eventually hoped for." Related Psychology Terms OBJECTIVE SCORING FREE-RESPONSE TEST STERNBERG TRIARCHIC ABILITIES TEST (STAT) PLANNED COMPARISON POST HOC COMPARISON WIDE-RANGE TEST RORSCHACH, HERMANN RIDIT ANALYSIS REALISM FACTOR SUCCESSIVE CONTRAST Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBJECTIVE EXAMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/objective-examination/ (accessed October 17, 2019).