What are the stages of test construction???Take a minute and try to think of these stages???. Stages of testing . 1- Statement of the problem. It is important to know what you want and for what purpose.What kind of test is it?? Achievement, ..Proficiency...)?What is the purpose of the exam?? (What do you want to know?)What abilities are to be tested?How detailed must the results be? (long, short, detailed knowledge language abilities...).