Strategy for Multiple Choice Questions

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Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

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An exam where a test taker is presented with questions that have several answer choices from which he must choose the best answer is known as _____.

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1. Why is it important for a test taker to read this entire multiple choice question on an exam?

2. By following the test-taking strategy of eliminating clearly wrong answers choices, can any of the answer choices be eliminated for the question below and why?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Multiple choice tests may seem easier than other tests, but there are still strategies to taking them that shouldn't be ignored. In this quiz, you'll be tested on what to do when taking a multiple choice test.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recall the first thing you should do when looking at a multiple choice question
  • Know what to highlight or underline to help yourself on a test
  • Recognize a good practice(s) when taking a multiple choice test
  • Understand what it means when there is no penalty for guessing wrong
  • Determine what to do if a blank answer will count against your score

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information from the lesson on strategies for answering multiple choice questions
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've learned about multiple choice tests
  • Knowledge application - use information on multiple choice tests to answer a series of questions about what to do when tests are multiple choice

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Strategy for Multiple Choice Questions can help you learn more about the topic and covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the five simple steps to apply to each question on a multiple choice test
  • Examine best strategies for taking a multiple choice test by reviewing example questions and answers
  • Explore the best ways to guess
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