CPER: explanation of abbreviations, prefixes (English, Greek, Latin) and acronyms concerning overall site.
a.k.a. = also known as ...
A.k.a. is used to introduce synonyms, pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, maiden names, etc. (Compare f.k.a. for "formerly known as".)
Ad = "At", "Regarding", "With regard to".
chp. = "Chapter".
is a section of a book or a group of lessons in
example: 'chp.5' means 'Chapter 5'.
e.g. = "for example", "for instance", "example given".
Abbreviation of Latin exemplī grātiā.
Fig. = Figure .
A figure is a graphical illustration in the form of: a digital picture, schema, graph, cartoon or a photo.
The English term figure is derived from the Latin word figūra meaning 'shape'.
= multiple choice question.
= mcq - multiple answers.
= mcq - matching (text).
= mcq - numerical.
= mcq - true/false.
(Logically speaking, "true" is related to 1 and "false" to 0, but this is not always the case with Good and Bad: in the 'real world' the moral statements "good" or "bad" are not per se the same as the logical parameters 1 or 0. For the sake of simplicity, we will use: good = 1 and bad = 0.)
NB = Nota Bene = "Be aware of ..." , "Please note that ...", "Pay attention" or "Take notice".
Nota bene comes from the Latin roots notāre, meaning "to note" and bene meaning "well".
qnr = questionnaire.
questionnaire is a survey using a variety of question types, for
the purpose of gathering data.
qst = question.
A question can be part of a lesson, quiz, or questionnaire.
Also see: mcq (= multiple choice question).