Information Literacy

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Information Literacy Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz examines your information literacy skill level.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Longwood Library catalog allows you to search for which of the following:
    • A. 

      Books

    • B. 

      Articles

    • C. 

      CDs

    • D. 

      DVDs

  • 2. 
    The library's "Quick Search" feature allows you to which of the following:
    • A. 

      Access Google from the library website

    • B. 

      Link you to Wikipedia

    • C. 

      Search multiple online databases at once

    • D. 

      Search through books that are held in the library

  • 3. 
    According to the "Databases A-Z" description on the library's website, CQ Researcher Online contains "fill in the direct quotation."  Use quotation marks.
  • 4. 
    If you type Health Care Reform into the "Quick Search" feature, how many results do you get?
    • A. 

      53529

    • B. 

      70111

    • C. 

      87599

    • D. 

      114973

  • 5. 
    If you type Health Care Reform into CQ Researcher Online, how many results do you get?
    • A. 

      302

    • B. 

      407

    • C. 

      501

    • D. 

      632

  • 6. 
    Do a new search using the "Basic Search" function and checking only the Health / Recreation tab.  Type in United States Health Care Reform November 2009.  Look at source 3.  Who wrote this article? 
  • 7. 
    When was the article published?
  • 8. 
    What is the title of this article? USE QUOTATION MARKS AND A PERIOD :0)
  • 9. 
    In what periodical was this article published?
    • A. 

      U.S. News and World Report

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Wilson Web

    • D. 

      Health Watch

  • 10. 
    Wilson Web is best described as which of the following:
    • A. 

      A newspaper

    • B. 

      A journal

    • C. 

      An online database

    • D. 

      A website component of a journal

  • 11. 
    Is Klein's article peer-reviewed?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    True or false:  Time magazine should be in quotation marks when you refer to it in your paper and on your Works Cited page.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      400

    • D. 

      500

    • E. 

      600

  • 14. 
    What percentage of Farmville's population makes under $10,000 annually?
    • A. 

      12%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      19%

    • D. 

      22%

  • 15. 
    What is the number of houses with no heating fuel sources of any kind in Farmville, VA?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      10

  • 16. 
    What book is represented by the following call number:  PL856.U673 E44 1993 ?
  • 17. 
    Is the publication Sports Management peer reviewed?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    To determine your source's credibility, you should take into account which of the following:
    • A. 

      If the author is considered an expert in the relevant field

    • B. 

      If the publication peer-reviews its entries

    • C. 

      If other significant publications quote from or refer to the author in question

    • D. 

      The date of publication

    • E. 

      The frequency of publication (daily, weekly, monthly, bi-annually, annually, and so on)--if something is published daily, it can be retracted the next day!