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

  1. Use songs, rhymes, or acronyms to strengthen your memory. You can also use rhymes and acronyms to help you remember new material better.
  2. Review your notes before class. The night before class or right before, take ten to fifteen minutes to review your notes from previous classes.
  3. Complete your homework assignments.
  4. 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?

In School:

  • 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.