9th Grade Information Literacy Evaluation! Trivia Quiz

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9th Grade Information Literacy Evaluation! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are assigned a broad topic to research. Before you can narrow your topic to a manageable one, you must take certain steps, which are listed below. Which of the following lists the steps in the correct order (first to last)? A. Write down things I need to learn more about the broad topic B. Write down what I already know about the broad topic C. Read about the broad topic
    • A. 

      C, B, A

    • B. 

      B, A, C

    • C. 

      B, C, A

    • D. 

      A, B, C

  • 2. 
    You want to read the latest book by Sarah Dessen, your favorite author, but your school library does not have it yet. What service can you use to borrow this book from a library that does have it?
    • A. 

      Library of Congress

    • B. 

      Interlibrary Loan

    • C. 

      Dewey Decimal System

  • 3. 
    A list of difficult or specialized words with their definitions, often placed at the back of a book is a:
    • A. 

      Bibliography

    • B. 

      Index

    • C. 

      Glossary

  • 4. 
    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(n):
    • A. 

      Bibliography

    • B. 

      Index

    • C. 

      Glossary

  • 5. 
    After reading an interesting book about toads, you want to learn more about the subject. You look in the back of the book for a list of source materials that are used or consulted in the preparation of a work or that are referred to in the text. The name of this list is called:
    • A. 

      Bibliography

    • B. 

      Index

    • C. 

      Glossary

  • 6. 
    In your science class, you have been assigned "fire" as your topic in the natural disaster unit. Which of the following would be the best individuals to help you focus on your topic?
    • A. 

      City mayor, Your school or public librarian, Your science teacher

    • B. 

      Your school or public librarian, Your science teacher, Firefighter

    • C. 

      Police officer, Firefighter, City mayor

    • D. 

      City mayor, Your school or public librarian, Firefighte

  • 7. 
    In your geography class, each student has been assigned a foreign country. As part of your project, you are to draw a map of your assigned country and include your country’s geographic features (rivers, mountains, etc.) and its bordering countries. Which resources would be the best ones to use?
    • A. 

      Dictionary and newspaper

    • B. 

      Atlas and encyclopedia

    • C. 

      Thesaurus and atlas

    • D. 

      Encyclopedia and almanac

  • 8. 
    "Being an expert on a particular subject..." is one definition for:
    • A. 

      Accuracy

    • B. 

      Objectivity

    • C. 

      Currency

    • D. 

      Authority

  • 9. 
    When your original creation (poem, video, song, etc.) takes physical form, what best describes when it is copyrighted?
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      After you apply for copyright through the U.S. Copyright Office

    • C. 

      After you hire a lawyer to help you apply for copyright

    • D. 

      After you submit a fee and a copy of your original creation to the U.S. Copyright Office

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      This is a credible source because there is a clear author.

    • B. 

      This is a credible source because there are images and graphs.

    • C. 

      This is not a credible source because the author is likely to be biased.

    • D. 

      This is not a credible source because there are misspellings.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      To give credit to the creator of the information or idea

    • B. 

      To let others verify or backtrack the information or idea

    • C. 

      To protect yourself from a charge of plagiarism

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    You are looking, online, for information on electric cars. You are not getting many results. What can you do to increase your results?
    • A. 

      Use a synonym for cars, such at automobile

    • B. 

      Put quotation marks around the term "electric cars"

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 13. 
    When you research a topic, it is important to know its relationship to other concepts. Which word or phrase represents the BROADEST (most general) subject under which all of the other topics would fit?
    • A. 

      Bullying

    • B. 

      Weapns

    • C. 

      Security Guards

    • D. 

      Metal Detectors

    • E. 

      School Violence

    • F. 

      Gang-related Incidents

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    A website that allows visitors to make changes, contributions, or corrections is called a:
    • A. 

      Blog

    • B. 

      Website

    • C. 

      Wiki

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are considered plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Turning in someone else's work as your own

    • B. 

      Copying words or ideas from someone without giving them credit

    • C. 

      Failing to put a quotation in quotation marks

    • D. 

      Changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit

  • 18. 
    Which of the following should you look for when evaluating a website?
    • A. 

      Authority

    • B. 

      Accuracy

    • C. 

      Currency

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    All search engines look in the same places fon the World Wide Web for information
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A professional journal contains the same information as a magazine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False