Different kinds of tests require different kinds of test-taking strategies. This study guide will provide you with some helpful approaches for objective questions, essay questions, and test problems.
True-false or multiple choice questions appear on objective tests. Since both types of
question involve understanding a statement and making a choice in response to it,
strategies for answering well are very similar.
When you answer an essay question, you're showing how well you can explain and support
an idea, not just what you know. Keep the following ideas in mind.
When you work a problem, ask yourself three questions:
After working through the problem, look back at what it asked you to find. Does your answer cover it? If not, go through the three questions again.
Good problem solvers have these characteristics: