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Test Anxiety Quiz

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I have trouble sleeping at night and spend those last few minutes before sleep worrying about upcoming exams or projects.

The day of an exam, I experience drastic appetite changes and either overeat, or skip breakfast and lunch.

While studying for or taking an exam, I often feel a sense of hopelessness or dread.

While studying or taking an exam, I have problems concentrating and I sometimes feel bored or tired.

I often yawn during an exam or while studying.

During an exam, I often feel confused or panic.

During an exam, I experience sweaty palms, mental blocks.

While taking an exam, I sometimes experience headaches, vomiting, or fainting.

After the exam, I pretend the exam meant nothing to me, and discard the result as meaningless.

When I am finished with an exam, I sometimes feel guilt and blame myself for not studying enough.

As a general rule, I view test taking as a stressful situation and dread it.

If you checked true for any of these statements, you may suffer from test anxiety.

This is not a lost cause! You can have the anxiety work for you, instead of against you.

Symptoms of Test Anxiety from Penn State University Learning Center

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