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Test Taking Skills: Test Taking

Test taking skills still help students with True/False, Fill-in-the Blank, Multiple Choice, Short Answer, and Essay Questions.

Taking Tests

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Taking a test can be extremely stressful. However, with the right approach, you'll know that you're ready for the exam.
You can find some suggestions on how to study for a test in this guide,
but in this section, you'll find information on how to write an exam. 

There are many types of exam questions, including

  • True/False
  • Fill-in-the-Blank
  • Multiple Choice
  • Short Answer
  • Essay

Please click on the tabs above to see suggestions on how to answer various types of exam questions.

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Information within this guide was adapted from the University of Guelph's "A Guide to University Learning" and from information provided by Roberta Mason, Associate Vice-President, Student and Academic Services, Royal Roads University. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Exam Strategies: Study Skills

This short video from the UBC Learning Commons gives general advice on preparing for exams.

Exam Strategies: Test Skills

This short video provides more general test-taking strategies from the UBC Learning Commons.