Water Quality B/C

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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby caseyotis » February 18th, 2014, 5:29 pm

Should be run well, yes, but luck would have it that they will give you a test on last years rules.
>.> That's just horrible. Lots of people worked really hard to get a test on last year's rules? Giving them that kind of test is just disrespectful.
OH, didn't happen to me at regionals, but it happened at an invite. I'm just saying that proctors can be oblivious...
...That's a lot different.
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby darkdeserthighway » February 18th, 2014, 7:05 pm

OH, didn't happen to me at regionals, but it happened at an invite. I'm just saying that proctors can be oblivious...
True that..
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby CulturallyScientific » February 21st, 2014, 6:42 pm

Surprisingly, the quality of tests that I've taken is usually better at the invitational level vs. the regional level, because my regional isn't always the best, and I think invites are actually usually pretty well run (at least the ones I've been to). But yeah, I'd still keep freshwater and estuary stuff fresh in your minds in case it happens.
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Postby PacificGoldenPlover » February 21st, 2014, 7:48 pm

Thank you CS ;)
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby megan » February 22nd, 2014, 1:51 pm

Are estuaries supposed to be a part of the test? I put a lot of information on my cheat sheet about estuaries as I was gearing up for an invitational and when I got to the exam there was not a single question involving estuaries. It was all marine ecology and coral...LOTS of coral :( Should I even bother putting them on my cheat sheet for regionals?
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » February 22nd, 2014, 3:05 pm

Tests vary all the time... keep it on, and hope that your regional test writer has read the rules better.
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby darkdeserthighway » February 22nd, 2014, 3:25 pm

Are estuaries supposed to be a part of the test? I put a lot of information on my cheat sheet about estuaries as I was gearing up for an invitational and when I got to the exam there was not a single question involving estuaries. It was all marine ecology and coral...LOTS of coral :( Should I even bother putting them on my cheat sheet for regionals?
There should be questions on estuaries as well as coral reefs. Like pacificgoldenplover said, tests vary, so i think you should keep the information on your sheet. My regionals test lacked some elements that should have been tested as well.
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby CulturallyScientific » February 23rd, 2014, 8:53 am

Just curious, but has anyone out there seen tests with scientific names (genus/family, etc.) of organisms not listed in the rules?
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby caseyotis » February 23rd, 2014, 9:51 am

Just curious, but has anyone out there seen tests with scientific names (genus/family, etc.) of organisms not listed in the rules?
Nope. Our test didn't even have scientific names.
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Postby darkdeserthighway » February 23rd, 2014, 3:17 pm

Just curious, but has anyone out there seen tests with scientific names (genus/family, etc.) of organisms not listed in the rules?
I have not.
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