Trivia: Information Literacy Quiz! Test

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Information Literacy Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 3 Boolean operators?
    • A. 

      Or

    • B. 

      If

    • C. 

      Not

    • D. 

      Then

    • E. 

      And

  • 2. 
    What is the least likely resource to use to find citations to articles?
    • A. 

      Library’s online catalog (EUCLID)

    • B. 

      Electronic databases

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      Search engines

    • E. 

      Periodical indexes

  • 3. 
    In determining the authority of an Internet site, you should look for:
    • A. 

      Author’s credentials

    • B. 

      Preferred URL (like .edu, .gov, .org)

    • C. 

      Sentence or paragraph stating that the information is authoritative

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements are correct?
    • A. 

      0‐415‐01987‐7 is a call number.

    • B. 

      C100.B34 1991 is a World Wide Web (URL) address.

    • C. 

      Kerbel, Mathew, “Remote and Controlled Media Politics in a Cynical Age,” Westview, 1995 is a citation to a book.

    • D. 

      Kerbel, Mathew, “Remote and Controlled Media Politics in a Cynical Age,” Westview, 1995 is a citation to a journal article.

    • E. 

      Http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library is a World Wide Web (URL) address.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following word searches would give you books most directly related to gang violence?
    • A. 

      Gangs AND violence

    • B. 

      Gangs OR violence

    • C. 

      Gangs AND NOT violence

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are primary research sources?
    • A. 

      Book on constitutional law

    • B. 

      Copy of the United States Constitution

    • C. 

      Book of Toni Morrison’s poems

    • D. 

      Book that interprets Toni Morrison’s poems

    • E. 

      Biography of Abraham Lincoln

  • 7. 
    Identify which of the following are typical of scholarly research sources.
    • A. 

      Articles geared to a general audience

    • B. 

      Articles with bibliographies and footnotes

    • C. 

      Articles geared to researchers

    • D. 

      Articles meant to inform and entertain

    • E. 

      Educational Psychology Review

  • 8. 
    Which of the following kinds of information can be found in the Library’s online catalog?
    • A. 

      Journal articles on a certain topic

    • B. 

      Journals the Library owns

    • C. 

      Books on a certain topic

    • D. 

      Book reviews

    • E. 

      Sound recordings the library owns

  • 9. 
    It is possible to find full‐text magazine articles in the Library’s online catalog?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which research database contains full‐text newspaper articles?
    • A. 

      ABI/Inform

    • B. 

      Lexis‐Nexis Academic Universe

  • 11. 
    When you retrieve an article in Academic Search Complete, which format leads you to a display that looks like a photocopy?
    • A. 

      PDF full‐text

    • B. 

      HTML full‐text

  • 12. 
    The following citation is in which citation style? – Wilcox, Rhonda V. “Shifting Roles and Synthetic Women in Star Trek: The Next Generation.” Studies in Popular Culture 13.2 (1991): 53‐65.
    • A. 

      MLA

    • B. 

      APA

    • C. 

      Turabian

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 13. 
    What is an annotated bibliography?
    • A. 

      List of reference sources on animation

    • B. 

      List of references with summaries of each

    • C. 

      Book with hand‐written notes in the margins of pages

    • D. 

      List of citations to books with the author’s signatures included in the citations

  • 14. 
    What information is contained in a bibliographic citation?
    • A. 

      Credentials, revisions, date of publication

    • B. 

      Author, title, publication information

    • C. 

      Revisions, title, publisher

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements are correct?
    • A. 

      Saunders, Laverna, “The Virtual Library Today,” Library Administration and Management 6, no. 2 (Spring 1992): 245‐254 is a citation for a journal article.

    • B. 

      Saunders, Laverna, “The Virtual Library Today,” Library Administration and Management 6, no. 2 (Spring 1992): 245‐254 is a citation for a book.

    • C. 

      0‐415‐01987‐7 is a call number.

    • D. 

      Http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library is a citation for a book.

    • E. 

      HD340.B11 1992 is a call number.