1. The acrostic “Root Up Answers” in the Muscle Reading strategy refers to: (Points: 5)
a Review, Understand, Answer.
b Read, Underline, Answer.
c Review Again, Understand, Ask.
d Respond, Underline, Answer.
2. Previewing material can: (Points: 5)
a give you more material to memorize.
b take up valuable reading time.
c provide a quick view of summary statements.
d interfere with the start of your assignment.
3. As part of the preview process, you should: (Points: 5)
a skip any summary statements until test time.
b look for familiar concepts, facts, or ideas.
c memorize what you preview.
d refrain from asking yourself any questions.
4. A technique to stay focused as you read includes: (Points: 5)
a imagining you are touching what you are trying to learn about.
b refraining from writing in your book.
c blocking out mental pictures.
d letting your mind wander.
5. According to your textbook, about how much of a text should you underline or highlight as you read it? (Points: 5)
a Less than 10 percent
b About a quarter
c About a third
d At least half
6. Use underlining: (Points: 5)
a to note every single fact on the page.
b as soon as you begin reading.
c by circling at least 50 percent of the textbook.
d to create signals for later review sessions.
7. When highlighting, it is important to: (Points: 5)
a skip over boldface words because they are already emphasized.
b make decisions about what you want to remember from a text.
c make sure you highlight as much as possible so you don’t miss anything.
d follow the universal law of reading.
8. You should read a chapter __________ before you begin highlighting information in it. (Points: 5)
c three times
d None of the above; you should begin highlighting as soon as you begin reading the chapter the first time.
9. You can hold a mini-review of a paragraph by: (Points: 5)
a reciting, in your own words, the material you have just read.
b taking the time to write long notes.
c predicting how the chapter will end.
d creating an outline for the entire chapter.
10. The purpose of reviewing materials is to: (Points: 5)
a strengthen your amygdala.
b keep the neural pathways to information open.
c reduce interference.
d pry out questions.
11. If you encounter unfamiliar words in reading material, it helps to: (Points: 5)
a skip over the words and continue reading.
b write the words and their sentences on 3x5 cards and look them up.
c ask your instructor what the words mean.
d write each unfamiliar word 10 times for practice.
12. The type of dictionary that provides more complete information about words and definitions and a history of each word is called a(n): (Points: 5)
a unabridged dictionary.
b syntax dictionary.
c encyclopedic dictionary.
d abridged dictionary.
13. When you are trying to understand complex vocabulary terms, definitions, examples, lists, and comparisons are examples of __________ that will help you find the meaning of the term. (Points: 5)
a word stacks
b context clues
d comprehension techniques
14. According to your textbook, one way to read faster is: (Points: 5)
a to read from the back of the book to the front of the book.
b to just read faster.
c to read out loud.
d to take notes as you read.
15. __________ occurs in reading when our eyes leap across the page in short bursts. (Points: 5)
a A fixation
b A saccade
16. Which of the following is NOT a way to improve one’s reading speed? (Points: 5)
b Move your eyes faster.
c Sit on the sofa or in another comfortable, reclining position.
d If you are pressed for time, skim the pages.
17. When reading material is difficult, look for essential words, such as __________, and skip the others. (Points: 5)
a verbs and nouns
b adjectives and adverbs
18. When you are read difficult material, your understanding of it can be improved by: (Points: 5)
a reading the material in bed.
b shutting out any questions.
c marking the margin with the letter ‘S’ and closing the book.
d reading another book on the same subject.
19. The Power Process “Notice Your Pictures and Let Them Go” suggests that: (Points: 5)
a we can let a negative picture go and replace it with a positive one.
b one effective way to deal with pictures is to ignore them.
c letting these pictures run your life is unavoidable.
d once a picture goes away, it will not return.
20. According to the Online Lecture, in the CyberLearning reading technique, which of the following is the first question you should ask yourself? (Points: 5)
a How can I paraphrase and summarize this information?
b What is my hook for remembering this information?
c What information is important here?
d What is my purpose for reading this?
1. Becoming a Master Student says the truth about grades is that grades are a measure of: (Points: 5)
your ability to be well-accomplished in a course.
how well you do on a test.
what you have learned in a course.
2. You should first review material that involves simple memorization: (Points: 5)
during major review sessions.
during monthly review sessions.
during weekly review sessions.
during short daily reviews.
3. A study checklist works in helping you review material by: (Points: 5)
using complete descriptions of theories and formulas.
reviewing all math problems in detail.
acting as a review sheet.
creating a to-do list of each item to study.
4. Predicting test questions can do more than get you a better grade. It can also: (Points: 5)
keep you focused on the purpose of a course.
eliminate the need to study.
remind you to celebrate mistakes.
manage job stress.
5. When taking a test, the best way to begin is to: (Points: 5)
read the directions quickly.
scan the whole test immediately.
ask yourself, “How much did I study for this test?”
jot down memory aids on a separate sheet of paper.
6. The truth about math and science is: (Points: 5)
if you struggle with algebra, you will never learn calculus.
they are both cumulative subjects.
you can skip ahead to more difficult concepts if you study harder.
they are subjects best studied on your own.
7. When answering an essay question, you should: (Points: 5)
use filler sentences to make your answer longer.
write on both sides of the paper.
include part of the question in your answer.
leave the best points for last.
8. When answering multiple-choice questions: (Points: 5)
answer the questions in your head before looking at the choices.
choose the first answer that you think is right.
look for the most unusual answers.
9. Open-book tests should be approached by: (Points: 5)
relying only on your textbook.
bringing all of your notes to use.
relaxing, because you will have all the material at hand.
preparing thoroughly and flagging key materials in your notes.
10. Cramming for an examination: (Points: 5)
helps you to learn material faster.
saves you time when studying.
should be used just to make the best of the situation.
works best when you cover all the material quickly.
11. Skilled students are thorough thinkers and: (Points: 5)
make assertions on emotion.
ask few questions.
do not change their point of view.
distinguish between fact and opinion.
12. A powerful starting point for critical thinking is: (Points: 5)
doing something one way all the time.
to fight off tension and discomfort.
not saying, “I don’t know.”
13. The term serendipity comes from the story “The Three Princes of Serendip” and refers to: (Points: 5)
how we can practice self-control.
the ability to see something valuable that you weren’t looking for.
the ability to predict your success.
discoveries in the medical field.
14. Conducting a brainstorming session works best when you: (Points: 5)
don’t accept ideas that seem silly.
work by yourself whenever possible.
write the ideas down after the session.
avoid making judgments and evaluations during the session.
15. The master student cultivates creative thinking by: (Points: 5)
looking at the data from all sides.
mentally blocking out a problem before falling asleep at night.
looking for immediate solutions.
focusing attention without letting go.
16. Brainstorming solutions to problems at work: (Points: 5)
can only be done using the DOT method.
permits all ideas to be expressed.
will help you get promoted.
promotes thorough thinking.
17. Asking questions is an important process because: (Points: 5)
it leads us to the single solution to a problem.
it allows us to fully examine issues.
proves that our current facts are always correct.
it frustrates teachers.
18. In becoming a critical thinker, it is essential to: (Points: 5)
stick to your terms.
not admit uncertainty.
give more support to ideas endorsed by an authority.
be aware of our hot spots.
19. Which of the following statements illustrates a critical thinker who displays a systematic attitude? (Points: 5)
I have my own theory on this, but I’d like to hear your point of view.
I thought the debater made several interesting points; I’d like to hear more evidence to support each one.
I’ll be able to understand this after studying the text more thoroughly.
Let’s see where this idea leads.
20. A mistake in logic can be avoided when you: (Points: 5)
use the “all-or-nothing” approach.
question when a product is endorsed by a celebrity.
try to divert attention from the relevant issue.
recognize that most events have only one cause.
1. Which of the following is NOT advice given by the author about how to use the textbook for this course? (Points: 5)
a Do the exercises.
b Read every article in the order it appears in the book.
c Sweat the small stuff.
d Rip out the pages.
2. The purpose of Discovery Statements is to: (Points: 5)
a articulate what you want.
b force you to make the extra effort to write.
c make the process as long and detailed as possible.
d allow you to stop when you fail to complete an intended task.
3. A method to enhance using Discovery Statements is to: (Points: 5)
a block out your mental pictures.
b write down what you want.
c stop writing when you become uncomfortable with the statement.
d label your behaviors as “bad” or “stupid.”
4. A self-regulated learner: (Points: 5)
a sets specific goals and monitors their progress toward those goals.
b spends a fixed amount of time studying for each course.
c follows instructions provided by instructors.
d is optimistic about the future.
5. Following instructions requires that you: (Points: 5)
a write down a list of all of the outcomes and tasks that you are expecting.
b distinguish between sequential instructions and a list of options.
c write intention statements about specific actions.
d commit to choosing a new behavior.
6. The best way to change a behavior is to: (Points: 5)
a deny any changes that you are going to make.
b make sure that you understand all of the instructions before beginning to change.
c distinguish between the habits that you already have and those that you want to improve.
d act on your intention by practicing new habits.
7. The First Step technique can mean all of the following EXCEPT: (Points: 5)
a telling the truth about what you can and can’t do.
b admitting to a particular fear.
c acknowledging a strength.
d feeling bad about past mistakes.
8. The purpose of the Discovery Wheel in Becoming a Master Student is to: (Points: 5)
a see if you will like college life.
b focus on your negative learning habits.
c provide a picture of how you see yourself as a student.
d test you on your ability to follow directions.
9. A person who best perceives information as an abstract conceptualization will: (Points: 5)
a take an intuitive approach to the problem.
b “feel” information in a way that involves them fully.
c analyze the information from many perspectives to understand the experience.
d excel in unstructured learning situations.
10. A person who best processes information by active experimentation will: (Points: 5)
a think about risks before moving ahead.
b consider several points of view before making an attempt on a problem.
c value patience and a thorough approach to understanding information.
d jump in and start doing things immediately because this helps her learn.
11. The four modes of learning discussed in your textbook are: (Points: 5)
a Why? What? How? and What If?
b Why? When? Who? and How Many?
c Where? Why? How? and Which One?
d So? How? When? and Says Who?
12. Which is true of Gardner’s ideas concerning multiple intelligences? (Points: 5)
a It is impossible to develop skills in more than one intelligence.
b Each of us has all of the intelligences to some degree.
c The nine intelligences are most helpful in the school environment.
d IQ scores will tell us which students will succeed in school.
13. The VAK system: (Points: 5)
a is a method for CPR.
b focuses on perceiving on your senses.
c has a direct correlation to your Discovery Wheel.
d is seen in outgoing people.
14. Metacognition is: (Points: 5)
a planning about planning.
b predicting about predicting.
c thinking about thinking.
d knowing about knowing.
15. Characteristics of a master student include one who is: (Points: 5)
a willing to take responsibility for everything in her life.
b unable to accept paradox.
c cautious about change.
d highly concerned with grades.
16. According to your textbook, which of the following are characteristics of a master student? (Points: 5)
a Organized, focused, responsible
b Energetic, courageous, willing to risk
c Creative, intuitive, caring
d All of the above
17. Motivation can come through: (Points: 5)
a turning up the pressure.
b doing it later.
c asking for support.
d All of the above
18. Which of the following is NOT true about attitudes? (Points: 5)
a Attitudes are powerful.
b You can change your attitudes through regular practice with affirmations.
c Attitudes are inherited and there is nothing you can do to change them.
d Success in school starts with attitudes.
19. The Power Process “Ideas Are Tools” suggests that we should: (Points: 5)
a stop looking for more answers when we find one.
b ask “What if that idea were true?” when presented with one.
c only test new ideas that sound right.
d throw an idea away if it doesn’t work.
20. XXXXX XXXXX’ approach to philosophy (pragmatism), teaches which of the following about ideas? (Points: 5)
a An idea is only something to believe in.
b An idea is a concept that can’t be tested.
c A new idea cannot conflict with an old one.
d A good idea must lead to action and results.
1 . The capacity of a thermostatic expansion valve is specified by :
a its temperature settings
b its superheat settings
c the size of the sytem's evaporator .
d tons of refrigeration.
2. In a capillary tube system ,the ___ becomes the determining factor for
proper control of system pressure .
a ambient temperature
b type of refrigerant
c amount of refrigerant
d size of the evaporator
3 . An HVAC technician should never ___ a recovery cylinder
a chill refrigerants in
b mix refrigerants in
c replace refrigerants in
d add oil to
4. ___is the chemical element in many refrigerants that is most harmful to
the eath's ozone layer
5 . The dominant refrigerant in the air-conditioning market today is :
6.____permits the use of smaller condensers in a refrigeration system
because increased airflow removes heat faster.
a Forced convection
b Wire static
c Wall static
d Natural convection
7 The function of the evaporator in a refrigeration system is to ____heat .
8. At a given atmospheric pressure,the temperature at which a particular substance freezes or boils
a always the same
b always changing
c difficult to predict.
d always 32*o F and 212*oF ,respectively.
9. When heat is added or removed from a substance and it changes it from a liquid to a
vapor or from a liquid to a solid, the transformation is called :
a specific state.
b molecular transfer.
c change of state
d temperature change.