English Lab 9 - Library Orientation

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Library Quizzes & Trivia

Covers freshman library orientation and common library classification systems.


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  • 1. 
    Which classification system does the Webster Christian Library use?
    • A. 

      The Library of Congress Classification System

    • B. 

      The Dewey Decimal Classification System

    • C. 

      The Sears Classification System

  • 2. 
    What are the two main types of books?
    • A. 

      Reference and entertainment

    • B. 

      Fantasy and Historical

    • C. 

      Fiction and nonfiction

  • 3. 
    Which call numbers are in the correct order?
    • A. 

      683.1 683.101 683.2 685.23 683.251

    • B. 

      973.1 973.012 973.13 973.102 973.133

    • C. 

      220.01 220.0167 220.05 220.12 220.2

  • 4. 
    Science books are located in which section?
    • A. 

      900's

    • B. 

      500's

    • C. 

      300's

  • 5. 
    What kind of periodical indexes does the WCS Library use?
    • A. 

      Print

    • B. 

      Electronic

    • C. 

      None

  • 6. 
    How are nonfiction books arranged on the shelves?
    • A. 

      By subject

    • B. 

      By title

    • C. 

      By author

  • 7. 
    In general, a long Dewey Decimal Classification number means
    • A. 

      The topic of the book is specific

    • B. 

      The topic of the book is general

  • 8. 
    If you can't find a book you are looking for at the WCS library, you may be able to order it on   inter-library loan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Biographies are located in the 900's in a subsection of the nonfiction section.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False