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  • a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"

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  • a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"

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Exam Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


An examination, commonly known as exam, is a test to see how good somebody is at something

In its widest sense, to examine somebody or something is to look at it very carefully, perhaps to find out why something is not working properly. Someone who is ill may need to go to a doctor to have a medical examination. A machine that is not working properly may need an examination to find out the cause of the problem.

In education an examination is a test to show the knowledge and ability of a student. A student who takes an examination is a candidate. The person who decides how well the student has performed is the examiner. An examination may be a written test, an on-screen test or a practical test. Examples of a practical test may be: driving a car, speaking a language, playing a musical instrument and doing a scientific experiment. An on-screen test is a test which uses the computer.



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* When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me. - Woody Allen

* I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me. - Woody Allen


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