How do I Study Jamb Past Questions and Understand them? This is a very good question. Reading past questions is very easy… You can just pick up Jamb’s past questions for any year and begin to read like a novel; isn’t it?
Jamb past questions are not fictional novels or newspapers. You are meant to study, understand and digest them. This golden part 12 of my Jamb series will technologically teach you how to study past questions and understand them very well for Jamb 2024.
In my previous articles, I gallantly explained the reasons to use Jamb past questions and how to use past questions to score above 350 in Jamb 2024. You may want to go through the guides below
Studying Jamb Past Questions Effectively For 2024
Back to the topic of the day, “How To Study Past Questions And Understand Them Very Well”. Follow the rules and regulations below
1. Read Your TextBooks First
The mistake of so many Jamb candidates is that they rush straight to Jamb past questions without having background knowledge of the topics in the Jamb syllabus for all subjects.
Before making attempts to solve problems in past questions, you ought to have covered the topic very well in your textbook(s). Studying past questions without reading will confuse you.
The following are the best order you must follow to study effectively for Jamb 2024.
- Get the recommended materials.
- Go through Jamb syllabus.
- Study with your syllabus and textbooks.
- Get Jamb Pack and study past questions.
- Study with textbooks, jotters, syllabus and Jamb past questions.
- Refer to Textbook for any question/answer on PQ you don’t understand.
- Go through as many questions as many times as possible.
2. Choose The Study Method
The two options you have here are to either solve past questions from specific topic(s) or attempt everything. The choice you make depends on your level of preparedness.
After reading how to answer comprehension passages in Jamb English, you may want to test yourself by only studying the comprehension part in your Jamb past questions and so on.
When the exams are close, your best bet is to answer everything in the order they appear. When in the exam hall, answer questions that won’t take your time before going to the difficult ones.
3. Read, Understand, Solve Problems & Jot Down
First, read the Jamb past question(s), understand what the questions requires and then proceed to solve the problems.
Don’t study to impress anyone and never skip any question giving you headache. Ensure to solve everything and refer to your textbooks for clarifications when necessary.
Finally, ensure to jot down any important point or lesson you got from the question (s). Jotting down would help you during revisions.
4. Check Your Answers
While utilizing Jamb past question packs can be a valuable study resource, it is important to note that there may be instances where the provided answers are incorrect or unclear. Therefore, it is crucial to complement your preparation by consulting textbooks and other reliable sources to verify the accuracy of the answers that you find doubtful or confusing.
When you come across answers that you believe might be incorrect in the past question pack, it is advisable to cross-reference them with reputable textbooks or trusted educational materials. Textbooks often provide comprehensive explanations and reliable information that can help clarify any misconceptions or doubts you may have encountered.
Rather than relying solely on the past question pack, use it as a guide to identify the areas where you need additional study and practice. When you encounter answers that you are unsure about, take the opportunity to delve into related topics in your textbooks. By doing so, you can gain a deeper understanding of the subject matter and build a solid foundation of knowledge.
It is crucial to avoid relying on rote memorization or cramming of answers. Instead, strive to understand the underlying concepts and principles. By focusing on comprehension rather than memorization, you can better grasp the subject matter and apply your knowledge to various scenarios.
Consistent practice is key to improving your performance in Jamb. Regularly engage with past questions, textbooks, and other study materials to strengthen your knowledge and develop effective exam strategies. Dedicate specific study sessions to review and consolidate your understanding of challenging topics and ensure clarity on any incorrect answers you may have encountered.
Additionally, consider seeking guidance from knowledgeable individuals, such as teachers, tutors, or study groups, who can provide further explanations or insights. Engaging in discussions and collaborative learning can enhance your understanding and help clarify any doubts you may have.
Remember, the ultimate goal is not just to pass the exam but to gain a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter. By utilizing multiple resources, consulting textbooks for accurate answers, avoiding excessive reliance on memorization, and consistently practicing, you can enhance your preparation and improve your performance in Jamb.
5. More Practice
Don’t say, “I have solved this question, therefore I won’t go back to it” Ensure to solve the questions as many times as possible before Jamb exam date. The more you study, the more you are good to go.
Jamb Series Part 12 How To Study Jamb Past Questions. Hope you found this guide helpful? Feel free to let me know how you feel using the comment box and don’t fail to share with your friends.
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