In the days before the exam, you should:
- Anticipate test questions. Look at the question from the last exam.
- Practice writing. You may decide to write a summary of each theory you have been discussing, or a short description of the historical or contemporary events you’ve been studying.
- Memorize key events, facts, and names.
- Organize your ideas.
Other Question and Answers that can be helpful for you
1. What’s the best way to study for a history test?
How to Prepare for a History Exam Method 1 of 4: Memorizing Information. Make flashcards of key terms, people, and dates. Method 2 of 4: Connecting the Dots. Read the course syllabus to identify overarching themes. Method 3 of 4: Creating a Study Strategy. Study the material as you get it. Method 4 of 4: Studying for Specific Exam Types. Master a multiple choice test’s material.
2. How to pass a history exam without studying?
Part 4 of 4: Minimizing Studying
- Use songs, rhymes, or acronyms to strengthen your memory. You can also use rhymes and acronyms to help you remember new material better.
- Review your notes before class. The night before class or right before, take ten to fifteen minutes to review your notes from previous classes.
- Complete your homework assignments.
- Seek out extra credit opportunities.
3. How to study quickly and efficiently for your exams?
- Start studying a bit earlier
- Break down the topics into smaller portions
- Complete small portions at one go
- Do not stretch you study hours too long
- Take breaks in between
- Concentrate and focus on the core subject
- Take up easy subjects in between for a change
- Writing can help you memorize quickly
- Make the habit of taking notes
4. How to study for a really hard exam?
- Ask your teacher what type of exam it will be. Multiple choice?
- Ask your teacher for a review sheet or test guide if he or she has not already provided one.
- Get a study partner set up for the night before the test, if possible.
- Take home your notes, old quizzes, textbook, assignments, and handouts for the unit being tested.