Category: Multiple Choice

Setting Time Priorities on a Timed Test

Setting Time Priorities on a Timed Test

Standardized tests can be a student’s worst nightmare–especially those that are timed.  If you’re not careful, the clock can become an enemy working against you as you try to get the highest score possible. Constant clock watching can be a distraction to you and may have a negative impact on performance.  Mastering proper techniques for […]

Guessing on the COOP ( Or any multiple choice exam)

Guessing on the COOP ( Or any multiple choice exam)

So you’re trying to get into a Catholic high school. . . you’re at the testing center, taking the COOP, HSPT, SSAT, ISEE or TACHS.  Suddenly you come to a section with several questions that you just don’t know. What to do? Guess.  That’s right….take a guess.  One of the good things about the COOP […]

Tips for Taking Multiple Choice Tests

Tips for Taking Multiple Choice Tests

Multiple-choice tests:  You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.  Some students think with these tests you have at least a one in 3 or 4 or 5 chance of getting the question right.  Others, though, note that the authors of the multiple-choice questions try to make the questions tricky–steering you toward the wrong answer. […]

Tips on How to Answer Different Types of Test Questions

Often you go into a test and are not sure what types of questions will be asked and sometimes the exam can consist of different types making it even more difficult to be fully prepared. With a variety of choices teachers like to challenge their students but here are a few tips that should help […]

Answering Multiple Choice Questions – Part 2

Part 2 in our continuing series on Multiple Choice. See Part 1 here 4. Having Problems Choosing? Choose the One that is Closest to the Right Answer Multiple-choice tests are quick and simple. Select the answer that is the closest to being correct. A multiple-choice test that is well designed will give clues in the […]

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Answering Multiple Choice Questions – Part 1

Most standardized tests are multiple choice, also called multiple guess, our previous articles on answering multiple choice questions are by far the most popular. Answering Multiple Choice How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions Multiple Choice Questions The most popular type of standard test is multiple choices. Teachers like them because teaching assistants can grade them […]

Answering Multiple Choice Questions

One can hardly escape multiple choice exams. A person who wants to make it big in life takes placement exams composed of about 85% multiple choice questions, to be admitted in prestigious schools. Board or Bar exams have multiple choice questions aimed at testing an examinee’s quick-thinking ability. Even those applying for a driver’s license […]