Exam Tip: 6 Tips for Answering Multiple-Choice Questions

  1. Everything that you need to answer the question is there, even if it does not seem like it the first time reading through the question.
  2. Not everything in the question is always needed to answer the question. Sometimes it is just as important to know what is not needed as to know what is needed.
  3. Never leave a question unanswered. If you do not know the answer, or the question is really long, take a guess, mark the question, and move on.
  4. Sometimes you can answer the question by knowing which answers are incorrect. The process of elimination can quickly improves your chances if you need to guess.
  5. Remember the “Rule of Zero” – if zero is a choice, spend a moment to see if there is a reason that makes zero automatically either correct or incorrect.
  6. Beware of extreme words like always, never, all, and none. There are situations when an extreme answer is correct, but consider these choices carefully.


  1. waleed hosny on March 20, 2014 at 3:32 am

    Thanks for your very useful tips

  2. salwa alsadiq on April 2, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    so nice thank for all