Higher Education

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Making the Grade 1Ce: Chapter 1

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the 'Submit my answers' button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:

a) understand and respond to the messages you receive
b) memorize most of what you read in your textbooks
c) memorize most of what you hear in lectures
d) record lectures and listen to them several times to help you remember the contents

Question 2:

a) teaching students how to analyze ideas and issues critically
b) developing students? intellectual/thinking skills
c) improving students? aptitude for rote learning
d) helping students comprehend principles or generalizations

Question 3:

a) processing information
b) storing information
c) setting goals
d) reflection

Question 4:

a) help students develop oral communication skills
b) describe to how to carry out a task or procedure
c) address students? questions about course readings
d) allow students to interact with their professor

Question 5:

a) 165
b) 125
c) 95
d) 115

Question 6:

a) 365
b) 125
c) 400
d) 330

Question 7:

a) failing to see listening as work
b) poor note-taking skills
c) prejudice of various kinds
d) physical discomfort

Question 8:

a) tuning in to local radio and television stations
b) having conversations with students whose first language is the same as their own
c) attending guest lectures on topics that are new and interesting to them
d) joining university clubs and societies

Question 9:

a) type out your notes during or after class
b) read your notes over the same day that you take them
c) give yourself a 48-hour break before reviewing them
d) try to write down everything that the professor says in class

Question 10:

a) clarifying ideas introduced in lectures
b) practising your note-taking skills
c) developing independent thinking skills
d) debating ideas with others