Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Exam"

The meaning of "Exam" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does mock exams mean?
A: Tests for practice.
Q: What does keep putting off exams mean?
A: Putting off means to procrastinate. putting off exams means you don't want to take the exams so you schedule them for a later time.
Q: What does I finished my last exam this morning, and I finished my two term papers.

what is "two term papers"?

thank you in advance. mean?
A: Term= 1/4 of a school year.
Two term papers are two important assignments/papers/homeworks
Q: What does what was even on the exam? mean?
A: "Even" in this sentence indicates emotion/surprise.

"What was on the exam?" sounds like a question about the exam

"What was even on the exam?" implies the speaker
1) forgot the exam material after they wrote it
2) was unhappy they did not understand the material
Q: What does The exam is not cumulative. mean?
A: only in school.

Example sentences using "Exam"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ‘You must study for the exam now.’

Study is correct? Studying?

Thanks .
A: @Yanny_Wong That sentence is correct.
It doesn’t make sense if you say “studying” instead of “study” in that sentence.
Q: Please show me example sentences with he passed the exam with a high mark in spite of the fact that he is a lazy student.(Is this true sentence? I should use ”in spite of”or ”although”.
A: @suah060802 Yup, if you use “although” there is no reason to use “the fact that” as it would be repetitive !
Q: Please show me example sentences with to sit an exam.
A: "You have to sit down" "can you sit down"
Q: Please show me example sentences with to sit an exam.
A: To sit an exam is kind of slang for "you are going to write an examination" or "you have to write an examination"

Synonyms of "Exam" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Having finished the exam ,l went out and Having the exam finished ,l went out ?
A: "Having finished the exam, I went out" 是对的。
Q: What is the difference between I failed the exam. and I failed in the exam. ?
A: They are both the same.

But there is a grammatical error in the picture. It should say...

I failed in some subjects in THE exam.

I would say it like this...

I failed some subjects in the exam but my friend passed all of them.
Q: What is the difference between exam and test ?
A: Some people might disagree, but they can mean the same thing to me, it really depends.

Some people might say, an exam is more serious than a test. For example, in America, before students take their Summer/Winter break from College/University, they take their final exams (or "finals" many people say). You may take many tests when you are in college/university, but the final exams are what matter the most. There are also midterm exams, which are exams that happen in the middle of the semester. Like final exams, midterm exams (or "midterms" many people say) are also usually worth more points than a standard test.

Q: What is the difference between exam and test ?
A: Yes, that's right too! That's what I mean about the two words meaning almost the same thing - they're so similar.
Q: What is the difference between I'm having/taking an exam this Saturday and I have an exam this Saturday ?
A: They are both the same thing. The second one is however more commonly used.

Translations of "Exam"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I am recently preparing for the exam.
A: Yes. That sounds natural. Another option you could use is "I have to prepare for the test." That is more likely would a native speaker would say as it sounds more casual.
"I've got to prepare for the test." Gives it s more sense of urgency. Still, both options would work.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I will do exam in summer
A: "I will do my exams this summer." It sounds more natural this way, hopefully this helps.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? my exam is in mid of August?
A: *My exam is in the middle of August or My exam is mid August
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 私は来週cfa exam を受験しなければならない。
A: You can say "I have to take the CFA exam next week." (In English, we capitalize acronym letters.)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I just finished my first final exam, and it was great. 1-It was a great beginning. 2-It was a great starter. which of them is correct?
A: You could say "I think I did great in my first final exam! It was a good start."

Other questions about "Exam"

Q: He must have been unable to pass the exam without my help. Does this sound natural?
A: "if it were not for my help, he would've faild." is past tense so that means he already took the test and failed. "if I don't help him he will fail the exam." is future tense so that means he will take the test and "he is taking the test" is present tense so it is happening right now.
Q: I thought I would fail, but surprisingly, I've taken the exam with flying colours. Does this sound natural?
A: I thought I'd fail the exam, but surprisingly, I've passed with flying colours.
Q: The exam was easier than I had thought. Does this sound natural?
A: Very natural! Another way to make this even more casual is to say "The test was easier than I had thought."
Q: I have to take an English exam to enter this school because I am a foreign student. The exam has seven levels in total. The last four are for those students whose first language is English, or some foreign students who are really good at English. I took the test but my score wasn't enough to take regular English classes. So, I need to go to another school to take ELD because my original school doesn't provide any. Does this sound natural?
A: Most of it was great but there are some words I would add/change.
“ I have to take an English exam to enter the school because I am a foreign student. The exam at seven levels in total. The last four are for students whose first language is English, or foreign students who are really good at English. I took the test but my score wasn’t enough to take regular English classes. So, I need to go to another school to take ELD because my original school doesn’t provide any.”
Q: I pass four exams. It's not -...
A lot
So many
Or
So much????
A: Use either It's not a lot" or "It's not many".
PS if reporting how many exams you passed, say "I passed four exams". If you are talking about exams you have yet to take/sit, say "I am sitting four exams".

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