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College Success Skills Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. When answering true and false statements _____________ usually indicate a false statement






2. The techniques to set the stage for note taking are...






3. What does 'to be here and now' mean






4. During a lecture it is good to sit front and center and pretend you are having a personal conversation with the situation






5. Diversity is valuable because...






6. The purpose of ___________ only to make the best of the situation






7. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






8. Word created from initial letters from a series of words (e.g. NASA)






9. The statement 'love your problems' does not mean you...






10. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






11. Key words are paired with numbers






12. What does 'to be here and now' mean






13. The techniques to set the stage for note taking are...






14. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






15. Grades are a measure of how well...






16. Describe three forms of note taking






17. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






18. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






19. When taking a test should you answer the shortest easiest questions first? Why?






20. What is an absolute qualifier?






21. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






22. 9 steps for muscle reading






23. If you are focusing your attention and your mind wanders - you can notice your thoughts have wandered and gently bring them back






24. When using the Cornell method of note taking you do what?






25. Some reading assignments require only a...






26. When answering true and false statements _____________ usually indicate a false statement






27. Sentences that help you remember a series of letters that stand for something - ( Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally) order of math operations






28. Grades are a measure of how well...






29. What are three clues that instructors give to show important points during class






30. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






31. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






32. Key words are paired with numbers






33. Word created from initial letters from a series of words (e.g. NASA)






34. Diversity is valuable because...






35. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






36. The 'AHA' happens because of...






37. To do effective non verbal listening you must do what






38. Describe three forms of note taking






39. Sentences that help you remember a series of letters that stand for something - ( Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally) order of math operations






40. _______ should be viewed as opportunities to participate in life






41. Information which is stored in ________________ stays there the rest of your life






42. When taking a test should you answer the shortest easiest questions first? Why?






43. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






44. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






45. One of the most important resources on a college campus is the...






46. Be the _____ you you want to be






47. The statement 'love your problems' does not mean you...






48. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






49. _______ should be viewed as opportunities to participate in life






50. How should a chapter preview be done