Works Of Reference: Thesauri

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Works Of Reference: Thesauri

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  • 1. 
    Which type of information is a thesaurus most likely to include?
    • A. 

      Synonyms of words

    • B. 

      Pictures of dinosaurs

    • C. 

      The probable origins of words

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which term is a synonym of "thesaurus"?
    • A. 

      "analogical dictionary"

    • B. 

      "dictionary of synonyms"

    • C. 

      "treasury"

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which person created the first work of reference that included the term "thesaurus" in the title?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Peter Mark Roget

    • C. 

      Paṇini

    • D. 

      Noah Webster

  • 4. 
    A thesaurus is an example of which type of reference work?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedic

    • B. 

      Semasiological

    • C. 

      Chronological

    • D. 

      Onomasiological