Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Big6?

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Big6?

This quiz covers the basics of the Big6 research model at a sixth-grade level. This is a sufficient information problem-solving model. I am sure you are quite familiar with it, even if you are not that well, still taking this quiz will give you an insight into this technology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Big 6?
    • A. 

      A football conference.

    • B. 

      A way to evaluate websites.

    • C. 

      An information problem solving strategy.

    • D. 

      Part of the Dewey Decimal Classification system.

  • 2. 
    Why should I learn to use it?
    • A. 

      To keep organized during research projects.

    • B. 

      To avoid skipping steps in projects.

    • C. 

      To make research projects easier.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    Won't it make my project take longer?
    • A. 

      Yes, I should allow at least one day per step.

    • B. 

      No, because I can skip any steps I want.

    • C. 

      Yes, I should allow at least one week per step.

    • D. 

      Not once I learn to use it, and I'll make a much better project.

  • 4. 
    What is Step 1?
    • A. 

      Task definition.

    • B. 

      Take out a piece of paper.

    • C. 

      Ask my mom for help.

    • D. 

      Wait until the night before the project is due to begin.

  • 5. 
    What is Step 2?
    • A. 

      Task definition.

    • B. 

      Use of information.

    • C. 

      Location and access.

    • D. 

      Information seeking strategies.

  • 6. 
    What is Step 3?
    • A. 

      Location and access.

    • B. 

      Information seeking strategies.

    • C. 

      Project definition.

    • D. 

      Use of information.

  • 7. 
    What is Step 4?
    • A. 

      Synthesis

    • B. 

      Use of information.

    • C. 

      Location and access.

    • D. 

      Information seeking strategies.

  • 8. 
    What is Step 5?
    • A. 

      Evaluation

    • B. 

      Location and access.

    • C. 

      Synthesis

    • D. 

      Use of information.

  • 9. 
    What is Step 6?
    • A. 

      Location and access.

    • B. 

      Synthesis

    • C. 

      Evaluation

    • D. 

      Use of information.

  • 10. 
    What does Information Seeking Strategies mean?
    • A. 

      Determine all possible sources and pick the best one(s).

    • B. 

      A plan for how to play better video games.

    • C. 

      Define the information problem.

    • D. 

      Extract all useful information.

  • 11. 
    What does Use of Information mean?
    • A. 

      Define the information problem.

    • B. 

      Get the useful information from each source.

    • C. 

      Locate the sources and the information in each source.

    • D. 

      Determine all the sources of information.

  • 12. 
    What does Synthesis mean?
    • A. 

      Extract the useful information.

    • B. 

      Locate the sources and the information in each one.

    • C. 

      Organize and present the information.

    • D. 

      Judge the product or performance.