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 ChoiceA 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 ChoiceQuestions 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 ChoiceQuestions 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 topica. Introductoryb. Definitionalc. Analyticald. all of the above
8 Multiple ChoiceAccording to John Holland, for someone in the ____ category, accounting would be an ideal occupation.a. realisticb. socialc. investigatived. conventional
9 Multiple ChoiceInformation that is stored in short term memory is forgotten in less thana. 3 seconds.b. 3 minutes.c. 30 seconds.d. 30 minutes.
10 Multiple ChoiceWhen it comes to studying, exercise does all of the following EXCEPTa. 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 ChoiceGalloping New Ignorance (GNI) is so commonplace that it infectsa. smart people.b. decision makers.c. a and bd. none of the above
13 Multiple Choice The storage capacity of your memory is a. unlimited. b. aural.c. interactive.d. tapped.
14 Multiple ChoiceCollege is about deep learning; understanding the ____ behind the detailsa. previewingb. outlining and readingc. why and howd. none of the above
15 Multiple ChoiceAccording to the text, ____ are the world's leading authorities on how to find information.a. the information professionals at your libraryb. the American workforcec. the GNPd. knowledge and research
16 Multiple ChoiceThe technique of using self-messages that are encouraging rather than stress-provoking is calleda. review sheet.b. acing a test.c. cognitive restructuring.d. none of the above
17 Multiple ChoiceThe more you review your material, the more likely the material willa. become cluttered in your mind.b. be imprinted on your brain.c. make you a visual learner.d. none of the above
18 Multiple ChoiceInstructors tend to prefer essay exams because they promotea. 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 usesa. Analyticalb. Definitionalc. Originald. 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. Agriculturalb. Informationc. AECd. All of the above
22 Multiple ChoiceLearning piano sharps with the phrase "Francis can go down and eat bread" is a mnemonic technique called aa. 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 ChoiceAccording to John Holland, for someone in the ____ category, marine science would be an ideal occupation.a. realisticb. socialc. investigatived. 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 & bd. 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 & bd. 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 & bd. 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/FalseStress is a distraction to learning.TRUE
31 True/FalseIf you accidentally commit plagiarism, the odds are that your professors will understand.FALSE
32 True/FalseAll memory involves real learning.FALSE
33 True/FalseSince 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/FalseAs long as you're not using a direct quote, you do not need to cite the source of the material.FALSE
35 True/FalseA college degree does not guarantee employment.TRUE
36 True/FalseYour semantic memory is used to recall word meanings or important dates.TRUE
37 True/FalseYou should choose your career based on future earnings.FALSE
38 True/FalseOverlearning the material can work against you.FALSE
39 True/FalseHow you approach memorization may depend on your learning style.TRUE
40 True/FalseDon't bother networking with anyone who can't directly help you achieve your goals.FALSE
41 True/FalseIt'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/FalseA scholarly journal often contains articles reviewed by the author's peers in the field.TRUE
43 True/FalseTutoring is only for students who are failing or in danger of failing a class.FALSE
44 True/FalseAlways respond T to a true/false question that contains the word "always."FALSE
45 True/FalseOn 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 informationHelps you maintain a reasonable attention span, so that you can keep track of conversationsEnables you to keep on task with the goals you are pursuing at any given moment
47 Short AnswerName 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.