Cornell Notes Test

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 2627

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Cornell Notes Quizzes & Trivia

Read the following questions and select the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are Cornell Notes?
    • A. 

      Music in the written form

    • B. 

      A note taking system used for organizing notes

    • C. 

      Notes that are taken in computer class

    • D. 

      A note that is written to a friend

  • 2. 
    When were Cornell Notes created?
    • A. 

      A long time ago

    • B. 

      In the 21st century

    • C. 

      In the 1990s

    • D. 

      In the 1950s

  • 3. 
    Who created Cornell Notes?
    • A. 

      Walter Cornell

    • B. 

      Carlos Sardo

    • C. 

      Walter Pauk

    • D. 

      Bill Gates

  • 4. 
    Why are they called Cornell Notes?
    • A. 

      The person who created them lived in Cornell

    • B. 

      The person who created them was a professor at Cornell University

    • C. 

      The person who created them was Bob Cornell

    • D. 

      The person who created them named the notes after their son Cornell

  • 5. 
    What is one of the advantages of Cornell Notes?
    • A. 

      You can get into college faster by taking them

    • B. 

      They will help you make friends

    • C. 

      It is a way of learning information not just recording facts

    • D. 

      It is a way to help you get your homework done quickly

  • 6. 
    What materials do you need to take Cornell notes?
    • A. 

      Notebook, highlighter, and ruler

    • B. 

      Just your mind

    • C. 

      Newspaper and crayons

    • D. 

      Paper and pen/pencil

  • 7. 
    What does STAR stand for?
    • A. 

      S = Switch papers T = Take test A = Answer questions R = Review carefully

    • B. 

      S = Student T = Take A = Able R = Reading

    • C. 

      S = Set Up Paper T = Take Notes A = After Notes R = Review Notes

    • D. 

      S = Summary T = Toolbox A = Get A's R = Record

  • 8. 
    Where do the questions/main ideas go when you are taking Cornell Notes?
    • A. 

      The left big column

    • B. 

      The bottom

    • C. 

      The right skinny column

    • D. 

      The top

  • 9. 
    How do you take notes?
    • A. 

      Strive to get main ideas down

    • B. 

      Paraphrase the text or lecturer

    • C. 

      Don’t worry about spelling

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    When taking notes, what can you use to help you write the notes faster?
    • A. 

      A friend's notes

    • B. 

      Abbreviations

    • C. 

      Cell phone

    • D. 

      Highlighter

  • 11. 
    What do you do after you take notes?
    • A. 

      Turn them into your teacher

    • B. 

      Reread them

    • C. 

      Throw them away

    • D. 

      Rewrite them

  • 12. 
    Who should you work with to compare notes?
    • A. 

      A partner from the class

    • B. 

      A friend from a different class

    • C. 

      Your teacher

    • D. 

      Your mom or dad

  • 13. 
    How can you emphasize important parts or key words?
    • A. 

      Underline

    • B. 

      Highlight

    • C. 

      Circle

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What goes in the summary box at the top of your notes?
    • A. 

      What your teacher tells you to write

    • B. 

      Your questions about the notes

    • C. 

      What you learned during the notes

    • D. 

      Your name, date, and period

  • 15. 
    When would you review your notes?
    • A. 

      During a quiz or test

    • B. 

      After a quiz or test

    • C. 

      Before a quiz or test

    • D. 

      During summer

  • 16. 
    How do you review your notes?
    • A. 

      Study the summary you wrote

    • B. 

      Answer the questions that you made and check your answers

    • C. 

      Highlight all of your notes

    • D. 

      Sing your notes

  • 17. 
    Why should you use Cornell Notes?
    • A. 

      They can help you learn the information and do better in your classes

    • B. 

      They are fun and exciting

    • C. 

      They are easier

    • D. 

      They can help you learn how to write faster

  • 18. 
    The four sections in Cornell notes are...
    • A. 

      Summary, Information, Notes, and Questions

    • B. 

      Toolbox, Notes, Survey, and Summary

    • C. 

      Toolbox, Notes, Questions, and Summary

    • D. 

      Information, Summary, Toolbox, and Questions

  • 19. 
    Cornell notes have been popular for about the last 10 years.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Spelling is very important when taking Cornell notes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

Back to Top Back to top