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How to Pass Any Test Without Really Trying
 

How to Pass Any Test Without Really Trying

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Basic information to help any student raise test scores.

Basic information to help any student raise test scores.

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    • How To Pass Any Test Without Really Trying
    • First : TAKE YOUR TIME!
      • Read through ALL directions carefully
      • Read through ALL of the possible answers
      • BEST means BEST not FIRST!
    • Second : NO “ STARWARS ”
      • Answer what you KNOW for certain first – NO Guessing
        • SKIP what Don’t know or doubt
        • Lightly Cross out/mark USED items
      • ANY question may give you the answer you couldn’t remember earlier!
      • Put a light mark on your scantron if you skip something - TAKE YOUR TIME!
    • THIRD : TAKE AN EDUCATED GUESS
      • Apply what you already know:
      • Use logic or reason :
      • Reduce your options: 50/50
    • Use Deductive Reasoning : What you already know.
      • Word Meanings - prefix/suffix = meaning!!
        • dis- = not
        • anti- = opposite or against
        • -s = plural
      • information learned in earlier grades
      • recall the activities we did in class! ( looks, sounds, actions )
    • Use logic or reason :
      • think logically = MUST make sense
      • tenses, parts of speech, word endings
      • plural/singular
      • person, place, event, or idea?
        • Who?
        • Which one?
        • How many?
        • When?
    • Reduce your options: 50/50
      • eliminate the impossible
      • mark off choices used
        • lightly so can erase
    • Some BASIC Rules :
      • If it doesn’t sound familiar – it isn’t the answer! DUHHHHHHHHHHHHH!
      • Your FIRST guess is most often right!
        • Don’t second guess yourself!
        • Change an answer only when you RECOGNIZE an error!
      • If all else fails, mark option ‘B’