Do We Know Dewey?

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John Dewey Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will assess students on the concepts of the Dewey Decimal System.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Dewey Decimal System groups books into _____ main categories.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1000

  • 2. 
    Why is the Dewey Decimal System useful to libraries?
    • A. 

      It helps the public find their own books

    • B. 

      It puts books into groups according to their subject.

    • C. 

      It means that most public and school libraries are organized in a similar way

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 3. 
    The Dewey Decimal System call number can be found on:
    • A. 

      The spine label of the book.

    • B. 

      The title page of the book.

    • C. 

      The back cover of the book.

  • 4. 
    You would like to find a book about the stars.  Which Dewey Decimal System category would you look in?
    • A. 

      200-299 Religion

    • B. 

      700-799 Art & Leisure

    • C. 

      500-599 Natural Science

  • 5. 
    You would like to find a book about steam powered trains. Which Dewey Decimal System category would you look in?
    • A. 

      500-599 Natural Science

    • B. 

      200-299 Religion

    • C. 

      600-699 Using Science & Technology

  • 6. 
    You would like to find a book about learning Spanish. Which Dewey Decimal System category would you look in?
    • A. 

      400-499 Language

    • B. 

      700-799 Art & Leisure

    • C. 

      100-199 Philosophy

  • 7. 
    You would like to find a book about Abraham Lincoln. Which Dewey Decimal System category would you look in?
    • A. 

      200-299 Religion

    • B. 

      900-999 History & Geography

    • C. 

      400-499 Language

  • 8. 
    You would like to find a book about poems. Which Dewey Decimal System category would you look in?
    • A. 

      600-699 Using Science & Technology

    • B. 

      200-299 Religion

    • C. 

      800-899 Literature