Quiz: The Information Literacy Exam! Trivia

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Quiz: The Information Literacy Exam! Trivia

What do you know about information literacy? Do you suppose you can take on this quiz? Information knowledge is the skill to define problems in terms of their information requirements and employ a systematic approach to search, locate, apply, and integrate the information and evaluate the entire process in terms of value and efficiency. Take this quiz will help you see how much you know about information literacy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Use CONSULS to find:
    • A. 

      Books in our library

    • B. 

      Multimedia in our library

    • C. 

      Materials in the CSU libraries

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Books in our library are arranged by:
    • A. 

      Author's last name

    • B. 

      Title of the Book

    • C. 

      ISBN

    • D. 

      Call Number

  • 3. 
    What is the call number of the 10th edition of "The Life of Francis Marion" by William Gilmore Simms?
    • A. 

      E207.M3 S5 1854

    • B. 

      E207.M3 S52 1844

    • C. 

      AM 351 394.1

    • D. 

      E207.M3 S66 1844

  • 4. 
    A book by a journalist on the major events of the twentieth century is:
    • A. 

      A text book

    • B. 

      A primary source

    • C. 

      A secondary source

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following search strategies will retrieve the least results?
    • A. 

      Quizzes AND essays

    • B. 

      Quizzes OR essays

    • C. 

      Quizzes AND essays AND tests

    • D. 

      Quizzes OR essays OR tests

  • 6. 
    You need a username/password or a library PIN to:
    • A. 

      Request books online from another CSU library

    • B. 

      Access library databases when you are not on campus

    • C. 

      Access online course reserves

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    To find journal articles on your topic, you need to:
    • A. 

      Search the appropriate database(s)

    • B. 

      Search "Journals by Title" on the library home page

    • C. 

      Use the full "CONSULS Library Catalog"

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    In which of the following databases can you find peer-reviewed journal articles?
    • A. 

      New York Times 1992-present

    • B. 

      CONSULS Library Catalog

    • C. 

      Academic Search Premier

    • D. 

      Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • 9. 
    Interlibrary loan service
    • A. 

      Obtains periodical articles not available at SCSU

    • B. 

      Sometimes takes more than a week or two to obtain articles

    • C. 

      Provides forms online for book and journal requests

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Clicking on "Find the article at SCSU" while searching a database.
    • A. 

      Requests the librarian to get the article for you

    • B. 

      Finds an article that is similar to the one you are looking for

    • C. 

      Finds the full text of the article in another database

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What type of periodical is The English Review?
    • A. 

      A Journal

    • B. 

      A Magazine

    • C. 

      A Newspaper

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Plagiarism is when you
    • A. 

      Re-submit a paper that was written for another class

    • B. 

      Quote a sentence from a TV show without citing it

    • C. 

      Summarize something from the internet without documenting it in your paper

    • D. 

      All of the above

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