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Test Taking Objectives Christopher Silva Period 1
Taking a Test Use process of elimination with multiple choice question for which you are not sure of the answer. Use general knowledge and common sense. Select the best remaining answer. Use all of your allotted time, making sure that all questions were answered or by covering up your answers, attempting to rework the question.
Taking a Test Answer the question you are sure of first. This will build up your confidence. Answer all questions (unless you are penalized for wrong answers). Go back to difficult questions. Items on the test might give you useful information or jog your memory on needed facts. Circle key words in difficult questions this will provide a central focus.
Test Prep to Reduce Anxiety Get a good night sleep the night before the exam. Dont go to the exam with an empty stomach. Fresh fruits and vegetables are often recommended to reduce stress. Stressful foods can include processed foods, artificial sweeteners, carbonated soft drinks, chocolate, eggs, fried foods, junk foods, pork, red meat, sugar, white flour products, chips and similar snack foods containing preservatives of heavy spices
Test Prep to Reduce Anxiety Approach the exam with confidence: Use whatever strategies you can to personalizes success: visualization, logic, talking to yourself, practice team work, journaling, etc. view the exam as an opportunity to show how much youve studied and to receive a reward for the studying youve done. Choose a comfortable location for taking the test with good lighting and minimal distraction.
Test Prep to Reduce Anxiety Allow yourself plenty of time, especially to do things you need to do before the test and still get there a little early. Strive for a relaxed state of concentration avoid speaking with any fellow students who have not prepared, who express negativity, who will distract your preparation. If you find yourself anxious, take several slow, deep breaths to relax.