an examination of sb's knowledge or ability, consisting of questions for them to answer or activities for them to perform
智商 / 智力 / 能力倾向测验
an IQ/intelligence/aptitude test
to take a test
to do a test
a test on irregular verbs
通过 / 没有通过测验
to pass/fail a test
a good mark in the test
a good grade on the test
a medical examination to discover what is wrong with you or to check the condition of your health
a test for AIDS
an eye test
a pregnancy test
When can I get my test results ?
of machine/product, etc.
an experiment to discover whether or how well sth works, or to find out more information about it
a nuclear test
Tests have shown high levels of pollutants in the water.
I'll run a diagnostic test to see why the server keeps crashing.
of strength, etc.
a situation or an event that shows how good, strong, etc. sb/sth is
The local elections will be a good test of the government's popularity.
in cricket, etc.
to put sb/sth in a situation which will show what their or its true qualities are
His theories have never really been put to the test.
to prove to be good, popular, etc. over a long period of time
to find out how much sb knows, or what they can do by asking them questions or giving them activities to perform
We test your English before deciding which class to put you in.
Children are tested on core subjects at ages 7, 11 and 14.
Schools use various methods of testing.
to examine the blood, a part of the body, etc. to find out what is wrong with a person, or to check the condition of their health
检查某人的视力 / 听力
to test sb's eyesight/hearing
The doctor tested him for hepatitis.
化验呈阳性 / 阴性
to test positive/negative
Two athletes tested positive for steroids.
to use or try a machine, substance, etc. to find out how well it works or to find out more information about it
Test your brakes regularly.
Our beauty products are not tested on animals.
The water is regularly tested for purity.
They opened a single store in Europe to test out the market.
to be difficult and therefore need all your strength, ability, etc.
The long climb tested our fitness and stamina.
to find out what the situation is before doing sth or making a decision
that you have used or relied on in the past successfully
a tried and tested method for solving the problem
to examine sth to see if a particular substance, etc. is present
testing for oil
The software has been tested for viruses.
Exam is the usual word for a written, spoken or practical test at school or college, especially an important one that you need to do in order to get a qualification. Examination is a very formal word. A test is something that students might be given in addition to, or sometimes instead of, regular exams, to see how much they have learned. A very short informal test is called a quiz in NAmE . Quiz in both NAmE and BrE also means a contest in which people try to answer questions.
a trivia quiz
a quiz show
the act of testing something
- in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
- he called each flip of the coin a new trial
the act of undergoing testing
- he survived the great test of battle
- candidates must compete in a trial of skill
any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
- the test was standardized on a large sample of students
近义词: mental test,mental testing,psychometric test
a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
trying something to find out about it
- a sample for ten days free trial
- a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
近义词: trial,trial run,tryout
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
undergo a test
- She doesn't test well
examine someone's knowledge of something
- The teacher tests us every week
- We got quizzed on French irregular verbs
determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
achieve a certain score or rating on a test
- She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools
put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
- This approach has been tried with good results
- Test this recipe
近义词: prove,try,try out,examine,essay
test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
- screen the blood for the HIV virus
show a certain characteristic when tested
- He tested positive for HIV