1. The action word __________ means to consider the merits and demerits of and judge accordingly.

  • A. evaluate
  • B. describe
  • C. relate
  • D. qualify

Open-book exams can be more difficult than expected because they:

  • A. are very detailed.
  • B. cover a lot of material.
  • C. are timed.
  • D. are monitored.

The action word __________ means to prove or show to be just, right, or reasonable.

  • A. qualify
  • B. specify
  • C. relate
  • D. justify

Which is the better strategy in essay type exams?

  • A. The longer the answer, the better.
  • B. Respond to the directive or action word.
  • C. State the answer word for word.
  • D. Be sure to use the keywords.

Explain, discuss, analyze, state, and evaluate are examples of __________ words in an essay-type exam.

A. key. directive

  • C. instructive
  • D. interpretation

Most students’ goal is to:

  • A. pass the course.
  • B. avoid failing the test.
  • C. get good grades.
  • D. reduce test anxiety.

For open-book exams, begin by looking at:

  • A. your notes.
  • B. places where you may find useful information.
  • C. the questions that you are sure about.
  • D. the entire test.

In multiple-choice exams, answers containing __________ such as always, every, and never are generally the wrong answers.

  • A. action words
  • B. evaluators
  • C. extreme modifiers
  • D. subjective words

Test-taking strategies are about knowing how to:

  • A. study.
  • B. memorize subject matter.
  • C. take a test.
  • D. take good notes.

The best way to reduce stress and anxiety in testing is:

  • A. getting sleep and eating healthy.
  • B. breathing well during testing.
  • C. prepare and study well.
  • D. take good notes.

When the directive word for an essay exam is criticize, it also means to:

  • A. discuss.
  • B. evaluate.
  • C. justify.
  • D. state.

Which is the better strategy in multiple-choice exams?

  • A. Answer questions sequentially.
  • B. Skip the question when you are not sure of the answer and return later
  • C. Answer the hard questions first.
  • D. Answer questions in reverse order.

The measure of how much we understood and learned in a college course is referred to as:

  • A. assignments.
  • B. case studies.
  • C. testing.
  • D. All of the above

When you make your answer clear by giving an example, you:

  • A. analyze.
  • B. relate.
  • C. illustrate.
  • D. describe.

An essay-type exam is an example of a(n):

  • A. objective test.
  • B. written test.
  • C. subjective test.
  • D. academic writing.

To review your answer for correct spelling, grammar, complete sentences, and punctuation is to:

  • A. revise.
  • B. proofread.
  • C. rewrite.
  • D. edit.