Quiz: Information Literacy Trivia Test!

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Quiz: Information Literacy Trivia Test!

What do you know about information literacy? Do you believe you could make the grade with this quiz? Information literacy is a set of abilities that allow individuals to determine when information is needed and locate, evaluate, and effectively use the evidence. Information literacy matter focuses on the process of discovering, analyzing, and making decisions based on this information. Take on this quiz and look at how much you know about information literacy.


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 the 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 
  • 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. 
    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. 
    Under "Article Finder," on the Library's homepage, there is a button for "Facts & Stats."  Click on that.  Click on U.S. Census Bureau.  Conduct a [email protected] for Farmville, VA.  Click on Facts: Farmville town, VA.  Click on Demographic Profile. What is the number of households making less than $10,000 annually?
    • 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!

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