Examination vs. Inspection

Examination vs. Inspection — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Examination and Inspection

Examinationnoun

The act of examining or the state of being examined

the examination of the evidence.

Inspectionnoun

The act of inspecting.

Examinationnoun

A set of questions or exercises testing knowledge or skill.

Inspectionnoun

Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.

Examinationnoun

A formal interrogation

examination of the witness.

Inspectionnoun

The act of examining something, often closely.

Upon closer inspection, the animal turned out to be a dolphin, not a shark!

Examinationnoun

The act of examining.

Inspectionnoun

An organization that checks that certain laws or rules are obeyed.

The inspection fined the restaurant's owner because the kitchen was dirty.

Examinationnoun

Particularly, an inspection by a medical professional to establish the extent and nature of any sickness or injury.

Inspectionnoun

a formal or official examination;

the platoon stood ready for reviewwe had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator

Examinationnoun

A formal test involving answering written or oral questions under a time constraint and usually without access to textbooks.

Examinationnoun

Interrogation.

Examinationnoun

the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

Examinationnoun

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

Examinationnoun

formal systematic questioning

Examinationnoun

examination of conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

Examinationnoun

the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned