Test-Prep Your IQ with the Essentials of Cultural Literacy (3 REV SUB)

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Test-Prep Your IQ with the Essentials of Cultural Literacy (3 REV SUB)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 256 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780768912937
  • DDC分類 973.076

Full Description

An effective way to get students to learn is to make them feel as if they're not being taught. This brand-new series is designed to make those countless hours students spend preparing for tests fun and enjoyable. Each volume combines test-taking strategy and instruction with engaging facts and tidbits on a specific topic, all in an effort to help students score higher on the SAT and other standardized tests. Great for trivia buffs, too! Features include: -- Fifteen 50-question subject-specific tests with fun trivia-type questions -- Practice questions that increase in difficulty to mimic the format of SAT-type questions -- Test-taking tips and strategies -- Techniques for taking timed tests What is the difference between a minuet and a sonata? Who was Charlemagne? History, fine arts, and literature buffs will find plenty to keep them painlessly preparing for their test.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (3)
Test-Taking Strategies 4 (9)
Conceived in Liberty: American History 13 (18)
What's Past Is Prologue: World History 31 (19)
We the People: Civics 50 (17)
Spaceship Earth: Geography 67 (18)
Worth a Thousand Words: Art and Architecture 85 (31)
The Food of Love: Music 116(17)
All's Right with the World: Myth and 133(18)
A Well-Turned Phrases, Quotes, Phrases, and 151(16)
Of Thee I Sing: American Literature 167(19)
Mightier Than the Sword: World Literature 186(20)
The Birds and the Bees: Life Science 206(18)
A Swiftly Tilting Planet: Physical Science 224(20)
The Wave of the Future: Technology 244(18)
The Queen of the Sciences and the Dismal 262(21)
Science: Mathematics and Economics
Answer Sheets 283(8)
Suggested Reading 291(10)
Photo Credits 301