Do You Know Your Dewey?

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See if you know your Dewey Decimal System!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    BONUS: Where would you shelve yourself according to the Dewey Decimal System?  (This question is not graded) ;)
  • 2. 
    Which of the following would belong in the 700s section?
    • A. 

      A book about kayaking

    • B. 

      A book about whales

    • C. 

      A book about Eskimo tales

  • 3. 
    Which book would belong in the reference section (the 000-099s)?
    • A. 

      Harry Potter

    • B. 

      Encyclopedia Britannica

    • C. 

      Mummies of Ancient Egypt

  • 4. 
    Which section would you find books about pets such as cats and dogs?
    • A. 

      200s Religion and Spirituality

    • B. 

      500s Science and Math

    • C. 

      600s People Using Science and Technology

  • 5. 
    True or False?Mysterious phenomena such as the Loch Ness Monster, UFO's, and BigFoot are shelved in the 000-099 with books about computers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or False?Fairy Tales are found in the Fiction section.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False?Books about countries can be found in the same section as books about human cultures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Where would one find a biography?
    • A. 

      300s Social Sciences

    • B. 

      700s Arts and Recreation

    • C. 

      900s Geography and History

  • 9. 
    What kind of books would you find in the 800s section?
    • A. 

      Dinosaurs

    • B. 

      Jokes and Riddles

    • C. 

      Music

  • 10. 
    Which section would I go to if I wanted to learn American Sign Language?
    • A. 

      200s

    • B. 

      300s

    • C. 

      400s

  • 11. 
    How are non-fiction books shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System?
    • A. 

      Rainbow Order

    • B. 

      Numbers which correspond to subjects

    • C. 

      First 3 letters of the author's last name

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