Are these statements accurate?

Let’s quickly review what we know about TRUE / FALSE / NOT GIVEN questions. Click the link below to test your knowledge.

Video: Tips for answering True / False / Not given questions

Narration: Here are some tips for this style of question. Tip 1. Remember, with this style of question, to make sure that you are clear on what you are being asked to do – if the question asks for Yes, No or Not Given, then transfer your answers accordingly. Writing True instead of Yes means … Read more

Video: Quiz feedback

Narration: We will now look at an example of a true, false not given style question. In order to answer the question, you will first need to read the statement carefully, then consider keywords – for example, Rome, support, inhabitants. Now scan the text. Once you have found the relevant area you need to read … Read more

Video: Steps to answering True / False / Not given

Narration: There are 6 steps you should go through to answer this type of question. The first step is that you should read the statement carefully. You should then identify keywords which will help you locate the relevant area of the passage. When you think you have found the relevant area, you should read the … Read more

Video: True / False / Not given

Narration: There are two variations to this question style, testing slightly different abilities. In the first type, you are asked to identify a writer’s views or claims. The second variation is when you are asked to identify information in a passage. Here are the sample question styles for each type. Notice that when identifying a … Read more

Let’s jump right in!

OK – let’s jump right in! We’ll start with a quick example of a TRUE / FALSE / NOT GIVEN question that we will then use for the explanation video that follows. Click the link below to answer the question, then move on to the video.

Summary of this lesson

In this lesson you should have learned… that there are two variations of this style of question ( TRUE/FALSE/NOT  GIVEN & YES/NO/NOT GIVEN) what you have to do to find the correct answer the difference between NO and NOT GIVEN tips for finding the right answer quickly common errors that you should avoid Now take … Read more

Essential vocabulary for this lesson

To complete this lesson, you will need to know the following vocabulary. When you are sure you know all the words, continue to the next page. GUIDELINE FULLY SLIGHTLY SUPPORT CONTRADICT ACCORDINGLY CLAIM IDENTIFY

Aims of this lesson

By the end of this lesson, you will know: about the two variations of this type of question what each variation of this question is asking you to do the difference between NO and NOT GIVEN the essential tips for locating and confirming the correct answer the common errors that you should avoid