Strategies for Answering Multiple Choice Questions

IELTS Reading Learning Outcome 04
Strategies for answering multiple choice questions in the IELTS reading test.

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'Melody A.M.' Royksopp; track: Roysksopp's Night Out; Wall of Sound, 2001

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IELTS Reading Learning Outcome 04
Strategies for answering multiple choice questions in the IELTS reading test.

Music from:
'Melody A.M.' Royksopp; track: Roysksopp's Night Out; Wall of Sound, 2001


Suggested Strategies for Answering Multiple Choice Questions

Strategy for answering multiple choice questions

The basic strategy for answering a multiple choice question is to eliminate the distractors and to select as the correct answer the option that is not a distractor. One way to locate distractors is to analyze a multiple choice question as though it is a series of true-false questions. The following questions about American history may be analyzed in this way.