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Learning Skills

Learn more about skills to help you succeed in your studies, such as time management, study skills, and test taking.

Taking tests

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, multiple choice, and essay questions. Please click on the links below to see suggestions on how to answer various types of exam questions:

True/false

Fill-in-the-blank

Multiple choice

Short answer

Essay

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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. These materials are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.