Tuesday, October 21, 2008

How to Become Successful in Learning

All of us know that knowledge is power and learning is the tool to empower this power. Learning as a tool allows us to manage our power. While visiting different sites, today I discovered an interesting site known as http://www.supermemo.com. It covers few remarkable pieces that can be of great interests to the readers. The author here discusses the shortest path of becoming successful in learning. First of all, you need to look after your craving for knowledge. Yes, it is important, since it prepares the base of your path to success.

Secondly, you need to make up your mind regarding your focus. Or in other words, you need to know about your own interest, which field(s) attracts you more. Then you need to locate the relevant and required information. As soon as you collect the relevant data, you need to build your own strategy to formulate the knowledge for active recall. You must know the technique of spaced repetition. By the way, you must put a close the eyes to knowledge management.

Now it is the time to know about the answers of the previous set.

1. a) Wide-fat; 2. c) The tea was sweet; 3. d) 19 days; 4. a) 63; 5. c) peace; 6. a) Rs. 12; 7. c) 15; 8. c) 32; 9. c) Sunday; 10. c) 18.

Are you ready to face today's questions? Here we go.

Today's (21st October, 2008) Questions

Complete the series logically.

Find the next number in the series

1, 8, 15, 22, 29, _____

a) 33
b) 36
c) 37
d) 39

A businessman invests Rs. 5,000 each time at the end of 1960, 1965 and 1970. His total amount doubles every five years. If he starts his business with Rs. 5,000 in 1960, what will the amount be in 1980?

a) Rs. 70000
b) Rs. 140000
c) Rs. 240000
d) Rs. 280000

Mark the correct relationship

a) AB > CD
b) CD > AB
c) AB = CD

The next pair of letters in the series is:

AZBY, CXDW, EVFU, __________


Gossiping is the usual pastime of

a) unemployed
b) lazy
c) trouble makers
d) everyone

Fill in the blanks with the most logical choice

Table has wood as coat has ______________

a) wear
b) trouser
c) cloth
d) shirt

Choose the most reasonable pair of words to fill in the blanks

__________ is to India as London is to _________

b) Indian-British
c) White-coloured
d) Delhi-England

John started walking towards North. After walking 50 m he turned left and walked 40 m. He then turned left and walked 20 m. He again turned left and walked 80 m. How far is he from the starting point?

a) 60 m
b) 50 m
c) 40 m
d) 30 m

How many vertical lines are include in the figure ABCD?

a) 3
b) 5
c) 15
d) 24

An Update: The next session will appear on 25th October, 2008. Till then, stay tuned.