Grade 6 Information Literacy Evaluation

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Grade 6 Information Literacy Evaluation

Please answer these questions to the best of your ability.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You need to find out the longitude and latitude of Sydny, Australia. Which reference source do you use?
    • A. 

      Almanac

    • B. 

      Atlas

    • C. 

      Dictionary

    • D. 

      Encyclopedia

  • 2. 
    You need to locate a book in your school library about the Civil War for a report. Which library resource would be the most helpful?
    • A. 

      The library OPAC (Online Card Catalog)

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Encyclopedia Database

  • 3. 
    Your school library uses the Dewey Decimal system to organize nonfiction books. How are the nonfiction books arranged on the shelves?
    • A. 

      Alphabetical order by title

    • B. 

      Numerical order by Dewey Decimal number

    • C. 

      Numerical order by the year of publication

  • 4. 
    You need to find a book about ancient Rome. What kind of search should you do in the library online catalog?
    • A. 

      Title search for Ancient Rome

    • B. 

      Author search for Ancient Rome

    • C. 

      Subject search for Ancient Rome

  • 5. 
    Everyone in your science class has to create an informational pamphlet on animals. Your topic is giraffes. Select the website below that has the most authority on giraffes.
    • A. 

      Www.ourgiraffes.org A site created by scientists studying mammals

    • B. 

      Www.lincoln.k12.mi.us/turner A site about zoo animals created by Mr. Turner’s sixth graders

    • C. 

      Www.visitsandiegozoo.org A site created by supporters of the San Diego Zoo

    • D. 

      Www.safaripictures.com A site created by a tourist visiting Africa on safari

  • 6. 
    These are 4 fiction books that can be found in your library. Select the correct order in which these books would be found on the library shelves.
    • A. 

      Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling, Dreamland by Sarah Dessen, The Alchemist by Michael Scott, Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

    • B. 

      Dreamland by Sarah Dessen, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling, The Alchemist by Michael Scott, Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

    • C. 

      Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool, The Alchemist by Michael Scott, , Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling,Dreamland by Sarah Dessen

    • D. 

      The Alchemist by Michael Scott, Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling, Dreamland by Sarah Dessen

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a reason for citing your information sources (Works Cited).
    • A. 

      Citing gives credit to the author or the first person of the idea.

    • B. 

      Citing shows that you have researched the idea.

    • C. 

      Citing allows another person to identify the complete work that you used.

    • D. 

      Citing tells the reader where to purchase the complete work that you used.

  • 8. 
      Your teacher wants you to write a report about a natural disaster. Choose the correct order of the steps from the choices below. A. Make a list of questions about your topic that you would like to learn. B. Decide upon a natural disaster topic. C. Find information about your topic. D. List what you already know about your topic.
    • A. 

      A, B, C, D

    • B. 

      B, D, A, C

    • C. 

      D, A, C, B

    • D. 

      B, A, C, D

  • 9. 
    You are unsure of how to check out materials in the school library. Which source would not provide information explaining the library’s checkout procedures?
    • A. 

      Read the school newsletter

    • B. 

      Read a pamphlet describing the library’s rules and procedures

    • C. 

      Ask the librarian

    • D. 

      Read the information signs at the checkout desk

  • 10. 
    You are using recipes from this book in your report. You must include it in your bibliography. Given this title page who would be the book&rsquos publisher?
    • A. 

      Fiesta!

    • B. 

      Fiesta! Cooking Up a Mexican Party

    • C. 

      Cooking Press, Inc.

    • D. 

      Juan Pablomesa

  • 11. 
    A list of names, places and subjects included in a book or series of books (such as an encyclopedia), which are listed in alphabetical order and which gives the pages and volumes on which each item is listed is called:
    • A. 

      Contents

    • B. 

      Appendix

    • C. 

      Index

  • 12. 
    A group of World Wide Web pages usually containing links to each other and made available online by an individual, company, or organization is called a:
    • A. 

      Wiki

    • B. 

      Website

    • C. 

      Blog

  • 13. 
    A website that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer is called a:
    • A. 

      Wiki

    • B. 

      Website

    • C. 

      Blog

  • 14. 
    A website that allows visitors to make changes, contributions, or corrections is called a:
    • A. 

      Wiki

    • B. 

      Website

    • C. 

      Blog

  • 15. 
    You are working on a research project about gerbils. What tool would you use to narrow down your search so that you do not get results about hamsters, guinea pigs or other rodents?
    • A. 

      SmashMash

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Advanced Search

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the search technique which uses the terms, "and", "or" OR "not" to narrow down a topic during an online search?  
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Boolean

    • C. 

      OPAC

  • 17. 
    When evaluating a website for research purposes, what are things that you should be looking for?
    • A. 

      Authority

    • B. 

      Currency

    • C. 

      Purpose

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    The words at the top of the page of a dictionary or encyclopedia, which tell the first and last entry on a page are called:
    • A. 

      Guide words

    • B. 

      Alphabetical Order

    • C. 

      Limiters

  • 19. 
    A magazine and a professional journal are the same thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What is plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Copying another's words without giving them credit in your Works Cited

    • B. 

      Copying and pasting information from a website without paraphrasing

    • C. 

      Changing a few words, but keeping the same sentence structure

    • D. 

      All of the above

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