QuizDB settings for MSNCT

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QuizDB settings for MSNCT

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I have been wondering what difficulty to use for studying for MSNCT. I have been using middle school and easy high school at the same time. Thanks. :grin:
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Re: QuizDB settings for MSNCT

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In any kind of studying, it's best to be practicing on questions harder than you're usually going to be playing; that way you'll be seeing clues that appear at the beginnings of tossups or in the hard parts of bonuses more frequently as they're used as middle clues and middle parts at harder difficulties. If you want to get from not making the MSNCT playoffs to making them it would be best to study easy to regular-difficulty high school questions; since the MSNCT playoffs are ostensibly high-school regular-difficulty now if you want to get farther in them it would be worthwhile to try and read more difficult high school sets, potentially up to HS Nationals or easy college tournaments like ACF Fall.
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Re: QuizDB settings for MSNCT

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Milhouse wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 12:07 am
In any kind of studying, it's best to be practicing on questions harder than you're usually going to be playing; that way you'll be seeing clues that appear at the beginnings of tossups or in the hard parts of bonuses more frequently as they're used as middle clues and middle parts at harder difficulties.
For me I have been reading Hard High school questions (level 4) off of QuizDB and doing QuizDroid. I feel like I have got much better because of that. I have also been reading a great informative High School History textbook that has taught me a lot.
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