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When two responses look alike in a multiple choice question
usually one answer is correct and the other is incorrect
When guessing answers to multiple choice questions
choose the option with words that sound familiar
When answering essay questions, it is important to understand the
The best way to deal with test anxiety is to
be well-prepared and practice relaxation techniques
For open book tests
it is important to be familiar with the material so that you understand it and can find it easily.
When the test is returned
learn from your mistakes and use them for feedback on your study techniques
If you are anxious about tests, it not a good idea to
do the hard questions first
If you are anxious about taking math, it probably not a good idea to
take math your last semester in college
Whether taking a test, building a house or designing a business plan, begin with good
A powerful memory technique involves distributing the practice. To distribute the practice:
begin early, break the material into small parts and review frequently
To predict the test questions
turn bold heading in the text into a question.
A decoy is a
If you have a test question with absolute words (such as never, none, or always), the statement is probably
If you have a test question with the words like sometimes, usually, often or generally, the statement is probably
If any part of a true/false statement is false, the whole thing is false
Preparation for exams begins when the professor announces the test
When multiple choice answers contain numbers as answers
the correct answer is likely to be in the middle range
For math tests, it is important to
break the problem into steps.budget your time..answer the easy questions first.
When answering essay questions, the first sentence in your answer should
answer the question directly and repeat part of the question in the answer
Disadvantages of cramming include
you will increase test anxiety.you will learn to dislike education.Your performance will suffer.
If you have to "cram" for a test, the most important emergency procedure is to:
be selective and focus on the main points in the text and notes.
Minimize your test anxiety by
being well-prepared and practicing memory techniques
In the English language, a double negative equals a
When answering a multiple choice question
choose the best or most complete alternative.
Absolute qualifiers always make the test question false.