Passing the Test

 

Passing the Test!

Preparing for a test starts long before the actual test is announced. In order to pass the test you should listen to the teacher, complete all practice (homework), and ask questions. Study regularly to become completely familiar with the information. Ask yourself the following questions to assess your test taking ability. Give yourself one point for each yes answer.


When I take a test, I ...

Yes

No

look it over, survey the entire test and read all directions before I begin working.



plan my time.



do the easiest questions first.



complete the harder questions next.



know that most statements which use always or never are generally false on true & false tests. Also, if part of a statement is false, the entire statement is false.



use the process of elimination for multiple choice.



cross off answers as I use them in matching tests.



plan my essays carefully. I do the easiest first, jot down important facts before writing, answer the question that was asked, and begin my answer by restating the question.



work at a steady pace.



check it over before I hand it to the teacher.



Total Score




For more tips on how to prepare for tests,
visit the web site listed below
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Test Taking Strategies

 
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