GMC 101 Final Exam

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GMC 101 Final Exam

Multiple choice 50 question exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most important skill you'll need to learn in college is
    • A. 

      How to keep learning throughout your life.

    • B. 

      How to find yourself.

    • C. 

      How to make friends.

    • D. 

      To become more set in your ways.

  • 2. 
    Two of the most often-cited differences between hight school and college are increased autonomy and
    • A. 

      Managing time.

    • B. 

      Greater responsibility.

    • C. 

      Gaining leadership.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A goal is what you want to ahieve.  An objective is 
    • A. 

      Tangible

    • B. 

      Measurable.

    • C. 

      Both tangible and measurable.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    What type of people frequently say that staying focused was the key to their success?
    • A. 

      Wealthy

    • B. 

      Successful

    • C. 

      Reserved

    • D. 

      Overwhelmed

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the most important priority for a first-year student?
    • A. 

      Academic schedule

    • B. 

      Social life

    • C. 

      Family Life

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    You should try to reserve at least _____ hours of study time for each hour you spend in class.
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

  • 7. 
    When organizing your day, youc an use these times review for your classes.
    • A. 

      On the bus

    • B. 

      Before class

    • C. 

      Waiting for appointments

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following should you not do when organizing your study time?
    • A. 

      Avoid multitasking.

    • B. 

      Study difficult subjects last.

    • C. 

      Reward yourself.

    • D. 

      Divide study time into fifty-minute blocks.

  • 9. 
    What type of scheduling allows you to enroll in back-to-back classes and may help with time, employment, and family commitments?
    • A. 

      Open scheduling

    • B. 

      Block scheduling

    • C. 

      Early scheduling

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Where is the best place to study so you can concentrate?
    • A. 

      At the kitchen table while eating dinner

    • B. 

      In your living room watching TV

    • C. 

      A quiet place on or off campus

    • D. 

      On your bed

  • 11. 
    According to the text, what does the author believe is your single greatest enemy?
    • A. 

      Procrastination

    • B. 

      Time management

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Money management

  • 12. 
    Professors are likely to introduce material in their lectures that aren't coverd in the text.  What two skills are necessary for capturing this information
    • A. 

      Reading and note taking

    • B. 

      Listening and reading

    • C. 

      Communicating and listening

    • D. 

      Listening and note taking

  • 13. 
    According to your text,w hich of the following activities done before class will help you retain information that is important from class?
    • A. 

      Recording the lecture.

    • B. 

      Asking questions in class.

    • C. 

      Reviewing your study notes from the previous class.

    • D. 

      Talking to a classmate.

  • 14. 
    According to the Cornell format of note taking, how many columns will you have on your notebook paper?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 15. 
    What note-taking format is represented by Roman numerals, uppercase letters, lowercase letters, and numbers?
    • A. 

      Cornell format

    • B. 

      Outline format

    • C. 

      Paragraph format

    • D. 

      List format

  • 16. 
    Once you've decided on a note-taking system, what techniques can you use to put that sytem to work?
    • A. 

      Identify the main ideas

    • B. 

      Don't try to write down everything

    • C. 

      Prepare to use your notes as a study tool

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    A popular way to teach in college because it involves active learning is
    • A. 

      Group discussion.

    • B. 

      Lecture.

    • C. 

      Technology.

    • D. 

      Argument.

  • 18. 
    Quantitative courses such as mathematics, chemistry, and pysics are
    • A. 

      Courses that are separate from each other.

    • B. 

      Courses that are the same.

    • C. 

      Courses that build on each other.

    • D. 

      Courses that are difficult to understand.

  • 19. 
    __________ terms ofen have exact meanings and cannot be paraphrased.
    • A. 

      Vocabulary

    • B. 

      Technical

    • C. 

      Lecture

    • D. 

      Informative

  • 20. 
    The phenomenon known as "the forgetting curve" states that most forgetting takes place within
    • A. 

      The first twenty-four hours.

    • B. 

      Two days.

    • C. 

      The class period.

    • D. 

      Ten years.

  • 21. 
    In large classroom settings, instructors often use what method to present the information to students?
    • A. 

      Collaboration

    • B. 

      Question/answer

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Lecture

  • 22. 
    The purpose of ________ is to get the big picture, to understand how what you are about to read is connected to what you already know.
    • A. 

      Reading

    • B. 

      Thinking

    • C. 

      Previewing

    • D. 

      Summarizing

  • 23. 
    According to the text, what percent of students identify themselves as visual learners?
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      95

    • D. 

      75

  • 24. 
    If a student considers him- or herself to be a visual learner what technique is considered to be an excellent learning tool?
    • A. 

      Mapping

    • B. 

      Outline

    • C. 

      Cornell

    • D. 

      Paragraph

  • 25. 
    Where do you typically find the central idea of a chapter?
    • A. 

      In the chapter summary

    • B. 

      In the chapter introduction

    • C. 

      In the supporting details of the chapter

    • D. 

      None of the above

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