How To Be A Whiz On A Math Quiz. 1. Study beforehand 2. Focus on what you can do not on what you can't do. "And 3. Stay Cool. Panic blocks normal thought processes." Math tests, for many, are riddled with anxiety. The best way to do well on math quizzes is to study in advance and concentrate what you definitely know. It is simply the best way to remain calm, cool, and collected. Poster size: 19" by 25".