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What's the difference between a test and examination?
A test and an exam both tests the knowledge of a student. So, in most cases tests and exams are synonyms. Both test the knowledge of the students with a series of questions and will grade the questions to get a result.
They differ in one aspect: an exam is more formal then a test.
What is online examination?
Online examination is conducting a test online to measure the knowledge of the participants on a given topic. In the olden days, everybody had to gather in a classroom at the same time to take an exam. With online examination students can do the exam online, in their own time, with their own device, regardless of where they live. You only need a browser and an internet connection.
Online exam cheating
Taking online tests increases the chance of cheating in comparison with paper testing. What can you do to prevent students from online cheating? Totally preventing students from cheating seems to be impossible with all the advanced technology going on today. Here are some tips and tricks that will help prevent cheating.