Study Skills I

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Study Skills Quizzes & Trivia

A Short Quiz on Successful Study Habits

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According to the lecture, what is a possible consequence of cramming?

You may become tired before taking the test

You teacher will be upset because of your study habits

Your work and energy for your other classes may falter

You may quickly forget the information you have studied

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  • 1. 
    According to the lecture, what is a possible consequence of cramming?
    • A. 

      You may become tired before taking the test

    • B. 

      You teacher will be upset because of your study habits

    • C. 

      Your work and energy for your other classes may falter

    • D. 

      You may quickly forget the information you have studied

  • 2. 
    According to the lecture, what is the first step in managing your time?
    • A. 

      Buying an alarm clock

    • B. 

      Making a schedule

    • C. 

      Organizing your notes

    • D. 

      Joining a study group

  • 3. 
    Study Groups In study groups students can share __________________________ and quiz one another before the test.
  • 4. 
    Effective study groups have a common goal to do _____________________.
  • 5. 
    Students tend to conform to ______________________ norms in their patterns of achievement
  • 6. 
    If the group____________________________________, its members are likely to work hard; conversely, if the group does not value   _________________________, students are likely to do less than their best in order to be accepted by the group.
  • 7. 
    Select group members who are as concerned about being ____________________ as you are.
  • 8. 
    Use study groups to ______________________ personal study time - not _____________________ it.
  • 9. 
    Read the material before the meeting so you can _______________________ to the discussions.
  • 10. 
    Studying By YourselfSchedule a set time each day during your "______________________" times of the day.
  • 11. 
    Study your most ______________________ or least favorite subjects first.
  • 12. 
     If your instructor offers a ________________________________, then GO! This is a great time to ask questions and will help to clarify or reinforce what you already know.
  • 13. 
    According to the lecture, what are the things you need to really learn well?
    • A. 

      Ability to concentrate

    • B. 

      Ability to study everyday

    • C. 

      Ability to organize notes

    • D. 

      Memory techniques

  • 14. 
    Many people approach studying from a ______________________standpoint - they read their textbook, ________________________, and go over their notes. But they do not do anything with that information.
  • 15. 
    Learners who are more effective tend to _____________________ the information in a way that makes sense to them. They have learned to become ______________________.
  • 16. 
    According to the lecture, which is not a method of improving concentration and becoming an active listener?
    • A. 

      Study the same subject at the same time in the same location.

    • B. 

      Take notes on what you are studying and re-arrange the information in some other way.

    • C. 

      Read the material 10 times before taking a test

    • D. 

      Make an association with something you already know.