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Utilizing Praxis Questions to Remove the Worries of Pulling All-Nighters

By Tom Addison

Tests and exams are usually made up of a series of questions which are meant to measure the test-taker’s understanding and comprehension of the subject. Not all questions are alike: some are structured to measure factual understanding, while others focus on conceptual grasp of the material. Additionally, questions may have different formats such as true or false, multiple choice, short answer, essay, or reading comprehension.

Various kinds of questions on the examination need various sorts of responses. You will find those that will take some time to figure out, while others are quicker to answer. You may find some kinds of questions more to your liking than others. That’s why it is necessary to find out the kind of questions you may come across on the test version you’re taking so that you can practice a lot with that particular type.

Derive a methodology to approach each Praxis question. It is extremely recommended to not invest too much time on any one question.

Multiple choice questions and true/false type questions test your recalling power to knock out irrelevant choices. Guessing on the unknown questions can help you at times if there’s no negative repercussions. Objective kinds of questions can be studied with the use of flashcards.

Your critical thinking and ability to apply your knowledge will be tested by essay or reading comprehension questions.

If you are confused or unsure of a question stating particular details, try to focus on those types of questions rather than the questions that do not present a problem. Focusing on anything that might be of relevance to a particular question that demands your attention will drastically increase your score on the test.

More often than not, the questions on the Praxis exam are assigned different values. True/False and multiple choice aren’t generally worth as many points as essay questions and other complex forms of questions. As you practice for the test, and whenever you take the actual test, keep the value of the different types of questions in mind. Give more time to the questions that will earn you more points.

When test day comes, remember to scan through all of the questions and answer those you instantly know, and then return to work on questions that take more time or that you are uncertain of the answer to. This may ensure that you are able to answer as many questions as possible before your allotted exam time runs out.

Study Guides specifically developed to help you to learn the subject matter are certainly one of the handiest things for getting yourself ready for the Praxis test. They usually incorporate practice tests and various other resources that will get you used to the way the test will be presented. Everybody ought to obtain a study guide as this is going to improve your chances of passing the examination.

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Addison, Tom "Utilizing Praxis Questions to Remove the Worries of Pulling All-Nighters." Utilizing Praxis Questions to Remove the Worries of Pulling All-Nighters. 19 Jan. 2011. 18 Oct 2014 <>.

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