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Study Manual Quiz

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1. It’s generally a poor idea to ask your instructor what he/she recommends for you to study for a test.

  • True
  • False


2. If you have read all the material for a test, memory tricks or mnemonics should be avoided.

  • True
  • False


3. When beginning a study session, start with the most difficult material, and work your way to the easiest content.

  • True
  • False


4. One of the best ways to deal with math anxiety is to pretend you don’t have it.

  • True
  • False


5. Getting help with math might include forming a study group, getting a tutor, or taking a review course.

  • True
  • False


6. Expect memory blocks when taking a test.

  • True
  • False


7. When answering essay questions, use only facts, avoiding any opinions.

  • True
  • False


8. “Chunks” of 4 to 6 items are usually easier to remember than larger groups of items.

  • True
  • False


9. Using catchwords and catch phrases is a helpful memory “trick.”

  • True
  • False


10. Helpful memory aids might include flash cards, tape recorders, and repetitive writing.

  • True
  • False


11. Goal setting has little to do with effective time management.

  • True
  • False


12. Using a monthly calendar and reinforcing yourself are both time management strategies.

  • True
  • False


13. The index of a textbook may help you locate specific information quickly and easily.

  • True
  • False


14. The preface or introduction to a textbook can usually be skipped and is of little value.

  • True
  • False


15. The summary of a textbook chapter, if there is one, can be helpful to read prior to reading the chapter.

  • True
  • False
 

16. One of the best clues to what is most important in a chapter is the bold print headings.

  • True
  • False


17. Longer chapters are usually harder to understand than shorter chapters.

  • True
  • False


18. The genius of the Cornell Note-Taking System lies in its form.

  • True
  • False


19. The best time to write in the left column when using the Cornell Note-Taking System is during the lecture.

  • True
  • False


20. One of the main benefits of the Cornell System is its adaptability to self-testing as you begin memorizing for a test.

  • True
  • False