Study Skills Book Assessment

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Study Skills Book Assessment - Quiz

Chances are, if you are a student you have spent quite some time studying. Everyone knows that in order to do better in school, you need to study more, right? Wrong! You need to study smarter. Do you know your learning style? Could your memory skills use improvement? How effective are your study skills overall? Take this assessment to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you set goals… 
    • A. 

      You should depend on others to hold you accountable.

    • B. 

      You are keeping a micro to-do list.

    • C. 

      You are making a commitment for the rest of your life.

    • D. 

      You are prioritizing what you want to do in your life.

  • 2. 
    Study Skills for High Schoolers shares a reading strategy that lists the steps you should take when reading a textbook. What do you think it is most likely called? Hint: How do you approach a textbook?
    • A. 

      Q3RS: Ask any questions you have about the topic before you look at the text, read the text, then recite and review what you have learned, and finally survey the text for information you may have missed.

    • B. 

      3RQS: Read the text, recite what you have learned, review the main points, ask any questions you have, and survey the text one last time.

    • C. 

      S3RQ: Survey the text, read it, then recite and review the information, and finally write down the questions you have.

    • D. 

      SQ3R: Survey the text, write down any questions you may have, start reading, recite the information you learned, and then review everything.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the most effective note-taking technique?
    • A. 

      Sit in the middle of the class where you will absorb material the best.

    • B. 

      Save all of your questions until the end of class and ask your teacher privately.

    • C. 

      Listen very closely to everything that the teacher says.

    • D. 

      Write down everything the teacher says so you don't miss anything important.

  • 4. 
    What is the most important thing you can do before you take a test?  
    • A. 

      Start preparing far in advance.

    • B. 

      Eat a good breakfast.

    • C. 

      Study the night before.

    • D. 

      Make flashcards with the content that will be tested.

  • 5. 
    Listening is key in memorization. You should do all of the following when listening in class EXCEPT ...  
    • A. 

      Concentrate on what your teacher is saying so you don’t miss important facts.

    • B. 

      Take note of non-verbal clues including facial expressions and body language.

    • C. 

      Avoid asking too many question questions; it is important that you don’t interrupt the flow.

    • D. 

      Take effective notes.

  • 6. 
    Do you know what your learning style is?
    • A. 

      I have taken an assessment and know exactly what my learning style is.

    • B. 

      I've taken a few quizzes but don't remember the results.

    • C. 

      I'm not sure.

    • D. 

      I don't know what a learning style even is.

  • 7. 
     Why is it important to know your learning style, and how will you benefit from this knowledge?
    • A. 

      When you know your learning style, you can tell your teacher how he or she should instruct you.

    • B. 

      Once you know your learning style, studying and learning will become simpler and it will be easier for you to succeed in life.

    • C. 

      When you know your learning style, you can drop out of classes you no longer benefit from.

    • D. 

      Once you know your learning style, new resources will become available and you will pass all your tests with less effort.

  • 8. 
    Should you place more emphasis on achieving your long-term goals or short-term goals?
    • A. 

      Long-term goals will help you achieve future aspirations.

    • B. 

      Both are equally important.

    • C. 

      That depends on whether you are more concerned with what you are doing now, or what you will be doing in the future.

    • D. 

      Short-term goals are more important because they help you reach goals you may have in the future.

  • 9. 
    What is the first step in becoming a good writer?
    • A. 

      Read all you can; you will pick up cadence, rhythm, and style as well as enrich your vocabulary.

    • B. 

      Write a letter to an author you admire and ask him or her questions you have about the writing process.

    • C. 

      Buy or check out from the library all the books you can find on the subject of writing.

    • D. 

      Find a pen pal and write a letter to him or her every week for a year.

  • 10. 
     What is the difference between critical and creative thinking?
    • A. 

      Creative thinking is used by kinetic learners whereas critical thinking is most often used by visual learners.

    • B. 

      Critical thinking is all about gathering, analyzing, and evaluating information, while creative thinking involves brainstorming and less reliance on information.

    • C. 

      Critical thinking is useful in school, while creative thinking is handy in the workplace.

    • D. 

      Creative thinking is all about gathering, analyzing, and evaluating information, while critical thinking involves brainstorming and less reliance on information.

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