Chapter 7 : Memory And Studying (Retaining What You Learn)

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Memory Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is on memorizing and retaining information for studying.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you build your memory and use it to move toward your goals?
    • A. 

      Studying

    • B. 

      Writing

    • C. 

      Exercise

    • D. 

      Thinking

  • 2. 
    What defines Short-term memory?
    • A. 

      Instantly forgetting.

    • B. 

      Temporary information.

    • C. 

      Selective memory.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Identify how the brain does NOT form lasting memories.
    • A. 

      Long-term memory.

    • B. 

      Sensory registers.

    • C. 

      Inefficacious studying.

    • D. 

      Short-term memory.

  • 4. 
    Health issues and and poor nutrition can cause memory problems. Locate another factor that can contribute to memory loss.
    • A. 

      Procedural memory.

    • B. 

      Short term stress.

    • C. 

      Rote rehearsal.

    • D. 

      Fragile memory.

  • 5. 
    To help you remember what you study, select the method of  "When,Where,Who,What,Why, and How".
    • A. 

      Episodic memory.

    • B. 

      Analytical thinking.

    • C. 

      Practical thinking.

    • D. 

      Journalists' questions.

  • 6. 
    In which way does group studying NOT enhance your ability to remember?
    • A. 

      Group studying motivates you to study in free time.

    • B. 

      Group studying gets you to say what you know out loud.

    • C. 

      Group settings of at least ten people experience the most success.

    • D. 

      Group studying increases chances of important information being covered.

  • 7. 
    Which is the most ineffective location to study?
    • A. 

      Occupied home.

    • B. 

      Classroom.

    • C. 

      Library.

    • D. 

      Secluded park.

  • 8. 
    Choose what might become a distraction when studying.
    • A. 

      Unoccupied area.

    • B. 

      Clamorous friends.

    • C. 

      Dormant baby.

    • D. 

      Tranquil setting.

  • 9. 
    What is called placing disconnected information into smaller units that are easier to remember.
    • A. 

      Critical thinking.

    • B. 

      Chunking strategy.

    • C. 

      Prioritizing materials.

    • D. 

      Flash cards.

  • 10. 
    List a strategy that will NOT help you remember math and science.
    • A. 

      Fighting frustration with action.

    • B. 

      Review process and procedures.

    • C. 

      Focusing on learning styles.

    • D. 

      Striving for inaccuracy.

  • 11. 
    Memory techniques that use vivid associations and acronyms to link new information to what you already know.
    • A. 

      Recite,rehearse, and write.

    • B. 

      Mnemonic devices.

    • C. 

      Declarative memory.

    • D. 

      Master note set.

  • 12. 
    A word formed from the first letters of a series of words created to help you remember the series.
    • A. 

      Acronym.

    • B. 

      Synonym.

    • C. 

      Antonyms.

    • D. 

      Spectrum.

  • 13. 
    When you summarize main ideas in your own words you engage what type of thinking?
    • A. 

      Rational thinking.

    • B. 

      Factual thinking.

    • C. 

      Insightful thinking.

    • D. 

      Analytical thinking.

  • 14. 
    A complete, intergrated note set that contains both class and text notes.
    • A. 

      Study sheets.

    • B. 

      Flash cards.

    • C. 

      Podcasts.

    • D. 

      Master note.

  • 15. 
    Helps to diversify your repetition and maximize memory.
    • A. 

      Audio strategies.

    • B. 

      Mnemonic devices.

    • C. 

      Recite, rehearsing, and writing.

    • D. 

      Working with others.

  • 16. 
    The brain's permanent information storehouse, from which information can be retrieved.
    • A. 

      Long- term memory.

    • B. 

      Sensory register.

    • C. 

      Model of memory.

    • D. 

      Bloom's taxonomy.

  • 17. 
    What is the most common reason that information fails to stay in long-term memory?
    • A. 

      Using MI strategies.

    • B. 

      Studying during short, frequent sessions.

    • C. 

      Using analytical thinking skills.

    • D. 

      Ineffective studying.

  • 18. 
    Locate which  strategy that is NOT an intelligence strategy.
    • A. 

      Naturalistic.

    • B. 

      Stimuli.

    • C. 

      Musical.

    • D. 

      Interpersonal.

  • 19. 
    Brain filters through which sensory information enters the brain and is sent to short-term memory.
    • A. 

      Dendrites.

    • B. 

      Neurons.

    • C. 

      Separate storage houses.

    • D. 

      Sensory registers.

  • 20. 
    What is NOT considered a mnemonic device?
    • A. 

      Visual pictures.

    • B. 

      Music.

    • C. 

      Acronyms.

    • D. 

      Notes.

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