Reading choices first can mislead to incorrect answer
Try forward method before backward method!
Words like Except, Not, Never, Always
Remember two negative phrases form one positive phrases.
Formulas, units, value of constants
If the stem ends with the indefinite article "an, “then ____________.
If question is in the singular then ____________.
Gender similarities then ______________
Longest response is often the correct one, because the instructor tends to load it with qualifying adjectives or phrases
Attempt theoretical questions before calculations
Mark the question number for future reference, don’t waste time searching
wrong to right 51% of the time
right to wrong 25% of the time
wrong to different wrong answer 23% of the time
Try tests within time limits
Scrutinize your weak areas
Work on weak areas before next simulation test
Try next! Ask yourselves: Did you improve?
Which of the following is a support service on university campus?
b) University Learning Centre (Answer)
d) All of the above.
Absolute word response like "always" or "never" are less likely to be correct than conditional word response like "usually" or "probably."
"Funny" responses are usually wrong.
"All of the above" is often a correct response.
"None of the above" is usually incorrect response, but is less reliable than "all of the above" rule.
Look for verbal associations. Correct response repeats key words that are in the stem.
Calculate 49/20 + (49x20) - 20/49=?
d) 982.042 (Answer)
Ram won Rs. 50 at a skateboarding competition and spent it all on a new skateboard. His brother, Shyam, gave him an old board for the competition, but Ram broke it hours before getting the new one. This was after Shyam had told Ram he would buy him supper if he won the competition. Ram had ridden his new board for two hours when Shyam told him that the board was only worth half as much as the one he broke. How much did Shyam pay for the board that Ram broke?
c) 100 (Answer)
Not reading the question carefully.
Not answering the question in your head first.
Not reading through all the answers
Not looking for clues in the text.
Taking too much time on one question
Changing first answer.
Expect to Know All