The Ultimate Information Literacy Quiz

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The Ultimate Information Literacy Quiz

Looking for information is a bit like shopping. Do you grab the first item you come across and hope it fits, or do you take your time to browse and find an item that is perfect for you? Take our quiz and find out what your information preferences are!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first thing you do after getting an assignment?
    • A. 

      Work out the keywords that you need to use in a search.

    • B. 

      Type the title into Google.

    • C. 

      Do a search for books on the Catalog.

    • D. 

      Put it aside to do later.

  • 2. 
    To find a book that has been recommended by your tutor, would you use:
    • A. 

      The Library Catalog.

    • B. 

      Amazon.

    • C. 

      The Reading List System.

    • D. 

      Google to find the same information on the internet as you haven’t got time to read a book.

  • 3. 
    Your tutor has asked you to find information on a topic unfamiliar to you for the next session. What would you use to find out more:
    • A. 

      A text book from the Library.

    • B. 

      Wikipedia

    • C. 

      A journal as you think your tutor has mentioned using them.

    • D. 

      The internet – it has all the answers.

  • 4. 
    You cannot find much information for your assignment, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Think of alternative words that could be used to describe the topic and search again.

    • B. 

      Ask your tutor.

    • C. 

      Ask a Librarian.

    • D. 

      Use the bit of information that you have found.

  • 5. 
    Have you thought about ‘referencing’ the information you used?
    • A. 

      Yes because you want to acknowledge the sources that you have used.

    • B. 

      Yes but you don’t need to provide references if you have not used any quotes.

    • C. 

      Yes but you are not sure how to do it.

    • D. 

      No because you have found information on the internet and it isn’t obvious where it has come from anyway.

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