STRATEGIES FOR THE INDEPENDENT LEARNER
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Questions 1 to 20: Select the best answer to each question.
1. When you approach a text, you should
A. survey it, using the technique called SQ3R.
B. dive right in at the first page and read the assigned section.
C. not worry about words you don't know; you don't have to look them up.
D. read only the boldface type.
2. The proctored exams for your degree courses will be
A. found at the end of your study guides.
B. open-book exams taken in the presence of a proctor chosen by you and approved by your Education Direct coordinator.
C. closed-book exams consisting of a mixture of true/false, multiple-choice, and essays.
D. a minimum of two hours long and proctored by a Education Direct coordinator.
3. Kinesthetic learners best learn information by
A. reading quietly.
B. listening to audiotapes.
C. marking their textbooks as they read and creating charts or models of the information.
D. attending lectures.
4. As you work through your study material, you should
A. refrain from marking up your textbook so it will hold its resale value.
B. copy objectives into your notebook.
C. study in bed at night when other family members are asleep.
D. refrain from looking at the lesson exams before you take them.
5. During study time, you should
A. study for three hours at a time.
B. take breaks every ten minutes.
C. have snacks while studying.
D. set limits of one to two hours and take breaks.
6. One way to effectively use your visual learning ability is to
A. listen to tapes.
B. construct a model.
C. reread your text and notes.
D. make flash cards.
7. You might want to review as you exercise because
A. it's good to include an exercise program in your life.
B. most Americans don't get enough exercise.
C. each sense that you use while reviewing provides another pathway for information to reach your brain.
D. as a busy student you need to use your time as efficiently as possible.
8. If you're an auditory learner, you should
A. study quietly.
B. recite important items of the text out loud.
C. read very carefully since you aren't primarily visual.
D. make flash cards.
9. One way to figure out the meaning of a new word is to
A. look at the context of the word.
B. use prereading.
C. survey the section of material.
D. use metacognition.
10. To set up a study schedule means
A. sacrificing all your leisure time to studying.
B. letting your household and other responsibilities slide; after all, school is very important.
C. looking at how you spend your time and setting up a plan you can use and revise as needed.
D. getting up an hour earlier than anyone else so you can study quietly.
11. You use a thesaurus to
A. correct your grammar.
B. look up the history of a word.
C. find how to pronounce a word.
D. find the words to express an idea.
12. You've adopted the SQ3R method of learning. After surveying a reading assignment, you perform the next step, which is question. What does this mean?
A. Ask yourself why you're taking the course.
B. Ask yourself how the material relates to your job.
C. Read the headings and turn them into questions.
D. Review the chapter questions and look for the answers in the text.
13. If you can't study at home,
A. you probably won't succeed in your course work.
B. you should stay up late at night and study when everyone is asleep.
C. your public library may provide you with a quiet, well-lighted place to study.
D. you should study at work.
14. Textbooks are sometimes referred to as gold mines because
A. you're expected to thoroughly "mine it" until you find all the facts it contains.
B. they're well written.
C. you're asked to find the "gold" that applies to your course.
D. they're full of little-known facts.
15. Metacognition means
A. you test well.
B. a person learns by attaching new material to what he or she knew before.
C. any activity you do before you begin to read.
D. that words in English often have Latin or Greek roots.
16. What is paraphrasing?
A. Copying the author's writing into your notebook
B. Prereading the headings, table of contents, and list of objectives
C. Making an outline of important headings in each section
D. Restating what the author has said, using your own words
17. Use a dictionary to
A. find the history, date first used, and meaning of a word.
B. find the words you need to express your idea.
C. create study guides.
D. organize your time.
18. What is a mnemonic?
A. A method to improve your scheduling
B. A trick, game, or rhyme to help you remember
C. The technique of reviewing while you exercise
D. Learning while you sleep
19. You should mark your textbook
A. as little as possible.
B. in blue or black ballpoint ink.
C. in green or red ink.
D. in pencil.
20. A prefix is part of a word that
A. comes after the root word.
B. helps you spell the word.
C. tells you what the word means.
D. comes before the root word.
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