Information Literacy Assessment 2015

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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Information Literacy Assessment Quizzes & Trivia

This assessment is designed to find out more about the information literacy skills of GBS's incoming freshmen. Thank you for your participation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where would be the best place to find in-depth information about the history of hip hop music?
    • A. 

      Website

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Biography database

    • D. 

      Newspaper database

  • 2. 
    If you were searching for information on the ethics of cloning humans, which would be the better keyword search:
    • A. 

      What are ethical issues involved in cloning people

    • B. 

      Ethics AND Human AND cloning

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would be the best place to find a local perspective on a current event?
    • A. 

      Newspaper

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Literature database

    • D. 

      General encyclopedia

  • 4. 
    Take a few minutes to look at this site on the Italian Renaissance artist Jacopo di Poggiabonsi to answer questions 4-6. Link will open in a new tab.Does this site have an "about us" or FAQ that provides information about the person or organization that created the site?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Is there a publication date or copyright date on the site?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Do you think this a reliable, trustworthy site?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    True or False: It’s impossible to know whether a Wikipedia entry is reliable
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A search engine (e.g. Google, Bing) will return results from:
    • A. 

      A personal email

    • B. 

      Subscription databases from the GBS Library

    • C. 

      A commercial website

    • D. 

      A password protected web site

  • 9. 
    A web site that allows visitors to make changes, contributions, or corrections is called a:
    • A. 

      Blog

    • B. 

      Home Site

    • C. 

      Hot Mess

    • D. 

      Wiki

  • 10. 
    In libraries, nonfiction books are organized by:
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Publication date

    • D. 

      Subject

  • 11. 
    Here are the results from our GBS book catalog search for books on Led Zeppelin. True or False? It is possible to use the information in the image to locate these books in the library.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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