YMN Multiple Choice Test Taking Technique

How To Take A Multiple Choice Test

When taking a multiple choice test where the answer choices have you stumped, all you have to do is eliminate the bad answers. This is where my YMN multiple choice test taking technique comes in.

Here’s what to do, on a separate piece of paper. Write down the question number and next to it write Y,M and N. These letters stand for yes, maybe and no. Here is what it should look like.

Y –


Tool to Make Acronyms, Words From Letters

If you studying for a class or certification, I found a cool to to make words from the letters in your list. You can use the tool on Word-Grabber.com.

Here is my example. I have a list to remember, “Fallicies of Presumption, Ambiguity, and Grammatical Analogy”

  • Begging the question
  • Complex question
  • False dichotomy
  • Suppressed evidence
  • Equivocation
  • Amphiboly
  • Composition
  • Division

That’s a good little list there. While you can memorize it, I would advise that you create an acronym to better remember the terms.