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Making the Grade 1Ce: Chapter 6

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) your level of factual knowledge, your ability to synthesize material learned, your ability to perform well under pressure
b) your level of factual knowledge, your ability to synthesize material learned, your ability to explain and justify your opinions
c) your skill at memorization, your ability to synthesize material learned, your ability to perform well under pressure
d) your skill at memorization, your level of factual knowledge, your ability to synthesize material learned

Question 2:


a) vice versa
b) sotto voce
c) viva voce
d) viva voglio

Question 3:


a) 10 minutes
b) as much or as little as you like: it won?t make a difference because you will still forget 25 percent of what you learned
c) 30 minutes
d) 25 minutes, then take a 5-minute break and study for another 25 minutes

Question 4:


a) a library
b) your bed (it?s quiet and you can take naps)
c) somewhere comfortable, quiet, and well lit
d) a kitchen table

Question 5:


a) 8 hours for psychology and 12 hours for sociology
b) 16 hours for psychology and 24 hours for sociology
c) 20 hours for psychology and 30 hours for sociology
d) 13 hours and 24 minutes for psychology and 26 hours and 36 minutes for sociology

Question 6:


a) checking your understanding of the material against that of others
b) making careful notes and preparing summary diagrams
c) identifying areas that you need to review some more
d) applying concepts you have learned to unique scenarios

Question 7:


a) try correction tape
b) move paragraphs around and make revisions quickly
c) try to write manually for longer than usual
d) plan what you have to say before you start writing

Question 8:


a) consume caffeine pills and caffeine drinks to keep yourself alert
b) exercise if this has been part of your regular routine
c) make radical changes to your lifestyle
d) be difficult for your partner, family, and friends to live with while you are studying

Question 9:


a) Study as you would for a closed-book exam.
b) Prepare notes for ready reference.
c) Become familiar with the texts you are planning to use.
d) Mark any important passages (if they are library books, someone else can benefit from your notes next year!)

Question 10:


a) Start by answering the questions you can complete easily.
b) Read all the answer options before selecting one.
c) Avoid answers that include absolutes (?always,? ?never,? etc.).
d) Never change an answer.