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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. You ______ need to do all nine steps of the technique to get the most out of any reading assignments






2. The 'AHA' happens because of...






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






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






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






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






7. What is an absolute qualifier?






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






9. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






11. How should a chapter preview be done






12. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






15. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






16. Diversity is valuable because...






17. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






18. Key words are paired with numbers






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






20. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






21. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






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






23. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






24. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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






26. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






27. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






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






30. Five things that are included in an 'I' message






31. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






32. Diversity is valuable because...






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






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






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






36. Some reading assignments require only a...






37. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






39. What is an absolute qualifier?






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






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






42. The guidelines for making intention statements






43. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






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






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






47. You ______ need to do all nine steps of the technique to get the most out of any reading assignments






48. The guidelines for making intention statements






49. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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