Shelving Test 3

8 Questions  I  By Mebb
The shelving test will be scored using the following criteria: You have 25 minutes to complete the test, with a minimum score of 75%. You will only be considered for a position if the above criteria is met. When arranging materials, sort first by the whole number (three digits before the decimal) and then, if there is more than one item with the same whole number, by the number following the decimal point. For example: 800 808. 09 808. 1 808. 14 808. 2 808. 321 Keep in mind that the number after the decimal point is a fraction, so that in the example above. 14 is smaller than. 2, so the item with the number 808. 14 comes before the one with the number 808. 2 Books classed as fiction do not have call numbers. They are arranged on the shelves alphabetically by the last name of the author, ignoring the first name completely. If there are multiple titles by the same author or several authors with the same last name, the books are then arranged alphabetically by their titles. Last names beginning with M' and Mc and Mac are all shelved together as if they were all Mac. For example Macauley, McCutcheon, M'Intosh, MacKenzine are in proper order. The following words at the beginning of titles are ignored unless it is the only word in the title: a, an, the.

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Question Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
1.  If the books in the following list were placed in order, which book would be the last book placed on the shelf? Timmons, C  Easter Island Timons, W  The New Dress Timothy, C  Tiger Eyes Timmons, R  April Rain  Timmermon, S  Casey
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
2.  Place the following books in the appropriate order. Schaffner, V  Algonquin Cat Schaefer, J  Shane Schaper, E  The Dancing Bear Schaeffer, S  Buffalo Afternoon Schaefer, J  Kean Land
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  When shelving a book by MacElvain, you would place the book between
A.
B.
C.
4.  True or False: This is the correct order for the following books. Forester, C  African QueenForster, L  The Bogeyman Forster, E  Howards End
A.
B.
5.  If the books in the following list were placed in order, which book would be ranked third?001.942001.942072073001.940975001.94203
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Place the following books in the appropriate order. 629.10392273629.042629.1092629.1300973
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  When shelving a non-fiction book with the call number 415.017, you would place it between
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  True or False: This is the correct order for the following books.808.802808.8016808.8027 808.803
A.
B.
Back to top


to post comments.

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz