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Strategies for Multiple-Choice Questions
out incorrect options.
out for absolute terms (always, never, only). Absolute terms are usually wrong.
for options that are more complete (all of the above, both a and c). These are
jokes and insults.
options are a series of numbers, eliminate the highest and lowest.
- The correct
answer is often one of two similar looking options.
part of the statement must be true, or it is false.
out for absolute terms (always, never, only).
These are usually false.
out for double-negatives “not” plus a negative (prefix – un, dis). Cross out both negatives and then read the
the statement is true unless you can determine it is false.
tend to be false because an incorrect reason is given or no reason is given at
out both term and the explanation – visually eliminate the amount of information
that must be read.
with the column that has the most words (usually the right column), read the
first item, then match with a shorter term from the other column.