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1 Chapters 8, 9, 11, & 12 COL 105 Dr. Kelly Tribble

2 Multiple Choice Service learning allows you to –a. apply academic theories and ideas to actual practice. –b. make your hobbies and interests a high priority. –c. earn extra money. –d. all of the above

3 Multiple Choice A design for test preparation is commonly referred to as a(n) –a. mind map. –b. review sheet. –c. flashcard. –d. exam plan.

4 Multiple Choice Cultural Literacy refers to –a. knowing how to use electronic methods for constructing presentations of what you have found and analyzed. –b. having facility with various formats--film, tape, CDs-- and the machines that operate them. –c. being comfortable with people from different backgrounds and belief systems. –d. knowing what has gone on and is going on around you.

5 Multiple Choice Questions containing words like often and frequently suggest what? –a. The statement may be true. –b. The statement is always true. –c. The statement may be false. –d. The statement is always false.

6 Multiple Choice Questions containing words like always, never, and only suggest what? –a. The statement may be true. –b. The statement is always true. –c. The statement may be false. –d. The statement is always false.

7 Multiple Choice ____ information neither assumes nor requires prior knowledge about the topic –a. Introductory –b. Definitional –c. Analytical –d. all of the above

8 Multiple Choice According to John Holland, for someone in the ____ category, accounting would be an ideal occupation. –a. realistic –b. social –c. investigative –d. conventional

9 Multiple Choice Information that is stored in short term memory is forgotten in less than –a. 3 seconds. –b. 3 minutes. –c. 30 seconds. –d. 30 minutes.

10 Multiple Choice When it comes to studying, exercise does all of the following EXCEPT –a. reduces stress. –b. improves clarity. –c. limits need for sleep. –d. provides positive study breaks.

11 Multiple Choice Which one is NOT a myth about memory? –a. Some people are stuck with bad memories. –b. There is no such thing as a photographic memory. –c. Memory benefits from exercise. –d. None of the above

12 Multiple Choice Galloping New Ignorance (GNI) is so commonplace that it infects –a. smart people. –b. decision makers. –c. a and b –d. none of the above

13 Multiple Choice The storage capacity of your memory is –a. unlimited. –b. aural. –c. interactive. –d. tapped.

14 Multiple Choice College is about deep learning; understanding the ____ behind the details –a. previewing –b. outlining and reading –c. why and how –d. none of the above

15 Multiple Choice According to the text, ____ are the world's leading authorities on how to find information. –a. the information professionals at your library –b. the American workforce –c. the GNP –d. knowledge and research

16 Multiple Choice The technique of using self-messages that are encouraging rather than stress-provoking is called –a. review sheet. –b. acing a test. –c. cognitive restructuring. –d. none of the above

17 Multiple Choice The more you review your material, the more likely the material will –a. become cluttered in your mind. –b. be imprinted on your brain. –c. make you a visual learner. –d. none of the above

18 Multiple Choice Instructors tend to prefer essay exams because they promote –a. mind maps. –b. memorization. –c. higher-order critical thinking. –d. none of the above

19 Multiple Choice ____ information supplies data about origins, behaviors, differences, and uses –a. Analytical –b. Definitional –c. Original –d. none of the above

20 Multiple Choice The only time it's okay NOT to cite information is –a. when you use someone else's words. –b. when you summarize someone else's ideas. –c. when you combine two or three people's words and ideas into your own sentence. –d. when you are writing something original that doesn't rely on source material.

21 Multiple Choice It is safe to say that we live in an ____ Age. –a. Agricultural –b. Information –c. AEC –d. All of the above

22 Multiple Choice Learning piano sharps with the phrase "Francis can go down and eat bread" is a mnemonic technique called a –a. rhyme. –b. acrostic. –c. acronym. –d. visual aid.

23 Multiple Choice Galloping New Ignorance (GNI) refers to –a. the assumption that the huge amounts of manageable information available at the press of a button confer knowledge. –b. the knowledge that electronic information is not the gospel--that most electronic information should be ignored in favor of information appearing in print. –c. the growing tendency students have to steal information from the Internet instead of searching for information that will help them learn independently. –d. none of the above.

24 Multiple Choice According to John Holland, for someone in the ____ category, marine science would be an ideal occupation. –a. realistic –b. social –c. investigative –d. conventional

25 Multiple Choice The process of making a career choice begins with –a. understanding your values and motivations. –b. identifying your interests. –c. a & b –d. none of the above

26 Multiple Choice To advance your career, you must –a. accept the risks that accompany employment. –b. plan for the future. –c. a & b –d. none of the above

27 Multiple Choice A good career plan should eventually include –a. building on your strengths and developing your weaker skills. –b. writing a convincing resume and cover letter. –c. a & b –d. none of the above

28 Multiple Choice Long term memory is NOT –a. procedural. –b. semantic. –c. mapping. –d. episodic.

29 Multiple Choice Analytical information provides –a. basic and elementary material. –b. descriptive details about a topic. –c. data about origins, behaviors, differences, and uses. –d. rigorously researched documentation.

30 True/False Stress is a distraction to learning. TRUE

31 True/False If you accidentally commit plagiarism, the odds are that your professors will understand. FALSE

32 True/False All memory involves real learning. FALSE

33 True/False Since there is nothing wrong with a magazine pushing a personal agenda, it's not important for a student to be aware of their editorial biases. FALSE

34 True/False As long as you're not using a direct quote, you do not need to cite the source of the material. FALSE

35 True/False A college degree does not guarantee employment. TRUE

36 True/False Your semantic memory is used to recall word meanings or important dates. TRUE

37 True/False You should choose your career based on future earnings. FALSE

38 True/False Overlearning the material can work against you. FALSE

39 True/False How you approach memorization may depend on your learning style. TRUE

40 True/False Don't bother networking with anyone who can't directly help you achieve your goals. FALSE

41 True/False It's best not to approach a librarian for help until you've already gotten a good deal of the foundation research completed. FALSE

42 True/False A scholarly journal often contains articles reviewed by the author's peers in the field. TRUE

43 True/False Tutoring is only for students who are failing or in danger of failing a class. FALSE

44 True/False Always respond T to a true/false question that contains the word "always." FALSE

45 True/False On an essay exam, it's easy to misread the questions. TRUE

46 Short Answer What are three uses of short-term memory? –Serves as a temporary holding tank for information –Helps you maintain a reasonable attention span, so that you can keep track of conversations –Enables you to keep on task with the goals you are pursuing at any given moment

47 Short Answer Name the three types of information literacy your text discusses, as well as their definitions. –Computer Literacy: Knowing how to use electronic methods (search engines) for collecting information, and for constructing presentations communicating your findings. –Media Literacy: Familiarity with various media formats (DVD, film, CDs) and the machines that operate them. –Cultural Literacy: Knowing what has gone on and what is going on around you.

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