Meaning of “exam” - Learner’s Dictionary

exam

noun [ C ] uk us /ɪɡˈzæm/
SCHOOL

A2 an official test of how much you know about something, or how well you can do something:

a geography exam
to fail/pass an exam
UK to sit/ UK/US to take (= do) an exam
MEDICAL US

a series of medical tests:

an eye exam

(Definition of “exam” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)