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Examination hints and tips
It may seem rather obvious to mention the following points but nevertheless, you should make sure you know them:
Examinations – multiple choice questions
This section is therefore devoted to those students who undertake this type of examination and provides a few facts, hints and tips on how to deal with them.
In multiple choice examinations you normally have less time than written examinations – for all non-RQF subjects you have a maximum of two hours in which to answer the 100 questions, each of which has four possible answers.
The questions will normally have a series of response options which may include:
The distraction answers are there to make you think! What you need to do is carefully read the question and decide what you believe is the correct option.
How to Answer Multiple Choice Exams
Begin with a careful reading of the instructions and a look at the structure of the paper.
Finally, practice on the Mock Examinations available on this site – this will familiarise you with the style of questions which are likely to be asked and will let you see the format of the actual screens you will encounter in the examination itself.
Examinations - Short Answer / Essay Questions
All subjects in the following qualifications are examined by the use of short answer / essay type questions:
How to Answer Short Answer / Essay Type Questions
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