Ναι, ηταν δυσκολη η εξεταση αλλα δυστyχως δεν την ειδα. Ο καθηγητης με εβγαλε με κλωτσες οταν ειπα "τεστ".
I never heard the word τεστ used in Greek before I saw it used here. I am assuming it means test in English as in exam.
Yeah, that context makes sense. I suppose I view a test and exam as different things, and I think "exam" comes from Latin. Is there a word you would use instead? Εξέταση? *"test" also comes from Latin.
Actually, test is used only for the few-minutes, on-spot exams. Otherwise διαγώνισμα is used and εξέταση (mostly for oral exams)
For my entire matriculation at the University of Athens(late 60s-early 70s), our exams, whether final exams, quick spot tests, mid year exams, etc. were always called εξετάσεις. I heard no other term ever used.
Yes, exams in universities are εξετάσεις and the exams period εξεταστική περίοδος. "Τεστ" is something in school only, when the teacher comes in and says "Take out a sheet, we are writing a test"=Βγάλτε μια κόλλα, γράφουμε τεστ. In other words it is "πρόχειρο διαγώνισμα". There is no "τεστ" in universities. Τεστ is an unofficial word. Some prefer to say πρόχειρο διαγώνισμα.