This site is designed to help improve test taking skills in
preparation for a NYS social studies Regents Exam. Before you use these techniques:
ONLY use these
techniques if you can't get the answer right away.
If you find the right
answer after doing a step or two in this process, USE IT!!
If you know the answer,
write it down!
There are four steps to this strategy:
1. Identify the type of
2. List information needed to
answer the question.
3. Narrow down the number of
answers by eliminating as many incorrect answers as possible.
4. Choose the best answer from
To begin in order, click on the first subtopic box.
If you would
like to skip around, click on any box you would like.