Strategies for the independent learner

1.When you approach a text, you should
A. survey it, using the technique called SQ3R.
B. dive right in at the first page and read the assigned section.
C. skip over words you don’t know.
D. read only the boldface type.

2.The proctored exams for your degree courses are
A. found at the end of your study guides.
B. subjective exams taken in the presence of a proctor.
C. closed-book exams consisting of true/false, multiple-choice,
and essay questions.
D. a minimum of two hours long and proctored by a Penn
Foster College coordinator.

3.Kinesthetic learners best learn information by
A. reading quietly.
B. listening to audiotapes as they fall asleep each night.
C. marking their textbooks as they read and creating charts or models of the information.
D. attending lectures.

4. Once you’ve registered in the Penn Foster College Web site, what information must you supply to enter the site from then on?
A. Social Security number and Student ID number
B. Username and password
C. Social Security number and password
D. Username and Student ID number

5. When reviewing for an examination, you should
A. study for three hours at a time.
B. take breaks every 10 minutes.
C. have snacks while studying.
D. set limits of one to two hours and take breaks.

6. One way to use your visual learning ability effectively is to
A. listen to tapes.
B. construct a model.
C. reread your text and notes.
D. teach the material to a friend.

7.You might want to review as you exercise because
A. it’s good to include an exercise program in your life.
B. most Americans don’t get enough exercise.
C. each sense that you use while reviewing provides another pathway for information to
reach your brain.
D. as a busy student you need to use your time as efficiently as possible.

8. If you’re an auditory learner, you should
A. study quietly.
B. recite important items of the text out loud.
C. read very carefully since you aren’t primarily visual.
D. make flash cards.

9.Suppose you encounter an unfamiliar word as you’re reading. One way to figure out the meaning of this word is to
A. look at the context of the word.
B. use prereading.
C. survey the section of material.
D. use metacognition.

10.Setting up a study schedule means
A. sacrificing all your leisure time to studying.
B. letting your household and other responsibilities slide; after all, school is very
C. looking at how you spend your time and setting up a plan you can use and revise
as needed.
D. getting up an hour earlier than anyone else so you can study quietly.

11. You use a thesaurus to
A. correct your grammar.
B. look up the history of a word.
C. find how to pronounce a word.
D. find the words to express an idea.

12.You’ve adopted the SQ3R method of learning. After surveying a reading assignment, you perform the next step, which is question. What does this mean?
A. Ask yourself why you’re taking the course.
B. Ask yourself how the material relates to your job.
C. Read the headings and turn them into questions.
D. Review the chapter questions and look for the answers in the text.

13. If you can’t study at home,
A. you probably won’t succeed in your course work.
B. you should stay up late at night and study when everyone is asleep.
C. your public library may provide you with a quiet, well-lighted place to study.
D. you should study at work.

14. Which one of the following elements would you find in the end matter of a textbook?
A. Table of contents
B. Introduction
C. Appendix
D. Primary text

15.Metacognition refers to
A. the ability to test well.
B. attaching new material to what you already know.
C. any activity you do before you begin to read.
D. the origin of English words from Latin or Greek roots.

16. What is paraphrasing?
A. Copying an author’s writing into your notebook
B. Pre-reading the headings, table of contents, and list of objectives
C. Making an outline of important headings in each section
D. Using your own words to restate what an author has said

17.Use a dictionary to
A. find the history, date first used, and meaning of a word.
B. find the words you need to express your idea.
C. create study guides.
D. organize your time.

18.What is a mnemonic?
A. A method to improve your scheduling
B. A trick, game, or rhyme to help you remember
C. The technique of reviewing while you exercise
D. Learning while you sleep

19.You should mark your textbook with a
A. red felt-tip marker.
B. blue or black pen. or red pen
D. pencill

20. A prefix is part of a word that
A. comes after the root word.
B. helps you spell the word.
C. tells you what the word means.
D. comes before the root word.

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8. B or D
19. A

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