The sign for "exam" as in "a test" is generally done by doing the TEST
sign. See: TEST
If you mean "exam" as in "eye exam" then use the sign for "INVESTIGATE"
If you are talking about an exam as in going to the doctor for a
"physical exam" then you could either sign "BODY INVESTIGATE" or
more commonly: BODY "ANALYZE"
Dear Dr. Bill,
I work as an ophthalmic technician at Hollaway Eye Associates. I've
been learning ASL and hope to be certified one day. For work
purposes though, I was wondering what the sign for exam, as in an
eye exam, would be? I looked online for awhile buy I just wasn't
finding anything. I know you must be incredibly busy, definitely in
the fall season, but if you get the chance, any advice would help.
The best sign for "exam" when referring to an "eye exam" is the
"CHECK" sign repeated twice -- which can be used to mean
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