A set of assessed procedures to gauge academic performance following a course of study. However, Marxists would argue that this is in fact a product of 'false consciousness': exams are actually engineered to force the proletariat
of students to undertake the normail
'duties' of everyday life. These usually involve hygeine; for example, washing your clothes, cleaning your room
, or undertaking a meaningless life mission such as adding definitions to the Urban Dictionary.
A: Do you want to come over for a 5-course dinner and literature
discussion group after I finish indexing
all my bank statements?
B: Sure, what's the occasion?
A: I've got exams