Online Public Access Catalog: Test Your Library Search Skills! Trivia Quiz

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Online Public Access Catalog: Test Your Library Search Skills! Trivia Quiz

Test your search skills. Choose the correct fields to search in the library catalog (OPAC). Please note that it makes a difference in which field do you choose.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Search for the book CALLED Ark Angel. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 2. 
    Search for books BY Anthony Horowitz. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 3. 
    Search for all books that would have a Young Bond character in them. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 4. 
    Search for all books ABOUT dogs. Which field do you choose? Please bear in mind that not all the books about dogs do have to be called "The Dog". The word "dog" doesn't have to appear in the title of the book at all. Some books about dogs can be called something like "The man's best friend" or "How to best take care of your pet".
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 5. 
    Search for all books BY William Shakespeare. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 6. 
    Search for all books ABOUT William Shakespeare. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 7. 
    Search for all books called "Three short stories of Sherlock Holmes". Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 8. 
    Search for all books "Princess Diaries" books. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 9. 
    Search for all books ABOUT Learning English. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 10. 
    Search for all books BY Roald Dahl. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 11. 
    Find all books ABOUT Artemis Fowl. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 12. 
    Search for all books ABOUT computers. Which field do you choose? Bear in mind they do not have to have the word "computer" in their title.
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 13. 
    Search for book called Charlotte's Web. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 14. 
    Find all books BY Charlotte Bronte. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 15. 
    Find all books on history. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 16. 
    Find book called A First Atlas. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 17. 
    Find all books written by Libba Bray. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 18. 
    Find all books on ecology. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 19. 
    Find all books written by Jacqueline Wilson. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES

  • 20. 
    Find all books that would have the Harry Potter character in them. Which field do you choose?
    • A. 

      TITLE

    • B. 

      AUTHOR

    • C. 

      SUBJECT

    • D. 

      SERIES