Library: 5th Grade 1st Semester

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Covers: Library Policy and Procedures, Destiny, and the Dewey Decimal System


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Students are allowed to check out two books from the library.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement states that students are allowed to check out two books from the library. This implies that there is a policy in place that permits students to borrow a maximum of two books. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that the statement is correct and students are indeed allowed to check out two books from the library.

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  • 2. 

    Students should use shelf markers for playing tag and play fighting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Students should not use shelf markers for playing tag and play fighting. Shelf markers are used to indicate the place where a book or item should be returned to on a shelf. Using them for playing tag or play fighting can lead to damage or loss of the markers, as well as potential damage to the shelves or other items in the area. It is important for students to use shelf markers responsibly and for their intended purpose.

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  • 3. 

    Bending the covers of a book until they touch each other loosens the pages.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When the covers of a book are bent until they touch each other, it puts pressure on the spine of the book. This pressure can cause the binding to weaken and the pages to become loose. As a result, the pages may start to fall out or become easier to tear. Therefore, bending the covers of a book until they touch each other can indeed loosen the pages.

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  • 4. 

    Carrying pencils, pens, other books, or packages in a book breaks the back or spine of the book.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Carrying pencils, pens, other books, or packages in a book can cause damage to the back or spine of the book. The weight and pressure exerted by these objects can lead to the bending or breaking of the book's spine, making it difficult to open or causing pages to fall out. Therefore, it is true that carrying such items in a book can result in damage to the book's back or spine.

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  • 5. 

     Illustrations or quotations should be cut form library materials only when they will be used for a class project.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that illustrations or quotations should only be cut from library materials if they will be used for a class project. However, this is not true. Cutting or damaging library materials is generally discouraged as it can lead to the loss of valuable resources for other library users. It is important to handle library materials with care and use them responsibly, regardless of whether they will be used for a class project or not.

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  • 6. 

    When using the catalogue in Destiny, which key will give you the largest number of results?

    • A.

      Author

    • B.

      Subject

    • C.

      Title

    • D.

      Keyword

    • E.

      Series

    Correct Answer
    D. Keyword
    Explanation
    The keyword is the key that will give you the largest number of results when using the catalogue in Destiny. This is because the keyword is a broad search term that can encompass multiple subjects, authors, titles, and series. By searching with a keyword, you are more likely to find a wide range of results that match your search criteria.

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  • 7. 

    In an advanced search, which Boolean Operator (AND, OR, NOT) would you use in the following scenario?Susie has to do research on eagles for her science class, but she doesn't want to clutter her search results with books about the Philadelphia Eagles.  Which Boolean Operator will elimanate unnecessary results?

    • A.

      AND

    • B.

      OR

    • C.

      NOT

    Correct Answer
    C. NOT
    Explanation
    The NOT operator would be used in this scenario. By using the NOT operator, Susie can exclude any results that include the term "Philadelphia Eagles" from her search. This will help her eliminate unnecessary results and focus specifically on finding information about eagles for her science class research.

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  • 8. 

    Section in the library where book are alphabetized by authors last name?

    • A.

      Fiction

    • B.

      Nonfiction

    • C.

      Reference

    Correct Answer
    A. Fiction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Fiction because the section in the library where books are alphabetized by authors' last names is typically the Fiction section. Fiction books are categorized by the author's last name to make it easier for patrons to locate specific authors or books within the section. Nonfiction and Reference sections may have a different organization system, such as categorizing books by subject or topic.

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  • 9. 

    Section of the library where you find encyclopedias, dictionaries, and atlases to name a few?

    • A.

      Fiction

    • B.

      Nonfiction

    • C.

      Reference

    Correct Answer
    C. Reference
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Reference." In a library, the reference section is where you can find encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and other resources that provide factual information. Unlike fiction or nonfiction sections, the reference section is specifically dedicated to providing quick and reliable information for research, learning, and general knowledge purposes.

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  • 10. 

    Section of the library where books are organized by dewey number?

    • A.

      Fiction

    • B.

      Nonfiction

    • C.

      Reference

    Correct Answer
    B. Nonfiction
    Explanation
    The section of the library where books are organized by Dewey number is the Nonfiction section. Dewey Decimal Classification is a system used to categorize nonfiction books based on subject matter. This system assigns a unique number to each topic, allowing books on similar subjects to be grouped together. Fiction books, on the other hand, are typically organized alphabetically by the author's last name. The Reference section is where books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and atlases are located, and they are usually organized differently, often by topic or format.

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  • 11. 

    There are ______ main catagories in the Dewey Decimal System.

    Correct Answer
    10
    ten
    Ten
    Explanation
    The Dewey Decimal System is a classification system used in libraries to organize books and other materials. It divides knowledge into ten main categories, each assigned a specific number range. The answer options provided, 10, ten, and Ten, all correctly represent the number of main categories in the Dewey Decimal System.

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  • 12. 

    What do you use if two authors have the same last name?

    • A.

      The title of the book

    • B.

      The dewey decimal number

    • C.

      Their first name

    • D.

      Doesn't matter if their names are the same

    Correct Answer
    C. Their first name
    Explanation
    When two authors have the same last name, it is necessary to use their first name to differentiate between them. This is important because it helps to avoid confusion and ensures that the correct author is identified. Using the first name allows for clear and accurate referencing of the authors, particularly in academic or professional settings where accuracy and precision are important.

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  • 13. 

    In the following list of authors which name would be first on the library shelves: 

    • A.

      Chris VanAllsburg

    • B.

      Gail Carson Levin

    • C.

      Beverly Cleary

    • D.

      Gertrude Chandler Warner

    • E.

      E.B. White

    Correct Answer
    C. Beverly Cleary
    Explanation
    Beverly Cleary would be the first name on the library shelves because the names are listed in alphabetical order. Cleary comes before the other authors' last names (VanAllsburg, Levin, Warner, White) when arranged alphabetically.

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  • 14. 

    Which Dewey number would be first on the library shelf?

    • A.

      796.2 CHA

    • B.

      796.07 BOW

    • C.

      796.04 PLA

    • D.

      796.04 GAI

    • E.

      796.21 CHA

    Correct Answer
    D. 796.04 GAI
    Explanation
    The Dewey Decimal System is a classification system used in libraries to organize books by subject. Each book is assigned a unique number based on its topic. In this case, the numbers given are all in the 796 range, which is the section for sports and recreation. The numbers after the decimal point further narrow down the subject. Since the question asks for the number that would be first on the library shelf, we need to look at the numbers before the decimal point. The number 796.04 comes before 796.07 and 796.2, so it would be the first on the shelf. The author's last name, GAI, is not relevant to the question.

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  • 15. 

    Language is what Dewey Decimal catagory?

    • A.

      000's

    • B.

      100's

    • C.

      200's

    • D.

      300's

    • E.

      400's

    Correct Answer
    E. 400's
    Explanation
    Language is categorized in the 400's in the Dewey Decimal system. The Dewey Decimal system is a library classification system that organizes books into different subject areas. The 400's specifically focus on language and linguistics. This includes books on grammar, vocabulary, dictionaries, and language learning. Therefore, the correct answer is 400's.

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  • 16. 

    Guinness World Records is found in which Dewey Decimal catagory?

    • A.

      000's

    • B.

      100's

    • C.

      200's

    • D.

      300's

    • E.

      400's

    Correct Answer
    A. 000's
    Explanation
    The Dewey Decimal System is a classification system used by libraries to organize books by subject. The 000's category in the Dewey Decimal System is dedicated to general knowledge and information, including encyclopedias, magazines, and books about various subjects. Since Guinness World Records is a book that contains a wide range of records and information, it would be classified under the 000's category.

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  • 17. 

    The 600's are?

    • A.

      Natural Sciences

    • B.

      Technology

    • C.

      Literature

    • D.

      Geography & History

    • E.

      General Reference

    Correct Answer
    B. Technology
    Explanation
    The 600's refer to the Dewey Decimal Classification system, which categorizes books into different subject areas. In this case, the 600's specifically pertain to Technology. Therefore, the correct answer is Technology.

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  • 18. 

    The Dewey Decimal System solved what problem(s)?

    • A.

      Information on many different topics

    • B.

      Information in many different formats

    • C.

      Finding what you are looking for

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The Dewey Decimal System solved the problem of organizing information on many different topics, in many different formats, and also helped in finding what you are looking for.

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  • 19. 

    To log into Destiny you should use___________

    • A.

      Your user name and library bar code

    • B.

      Your user name and cafeteria code

    • C.

      First name, last name and password

    • D.

      Your username and password

    • E.

      Your first name and the word "library"

    Correct Answer
    D. Your username and password
    Explanation
    To log into Destiny, you should use your username and password. This is the most common and widely used method for logging into any online platform or application. The other options mentioned in the question, such as using a library barcode, cafeteria code, first name, last name, or the word "library" are not typically used as login credentials for Destiny or any other login system. Therefore, the correct answer is your username and password.

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  • 20. 

    An author has written more than one book; how do you put them on the library shelf?

    • A.

      In series order

    • B.

      by first name

    • C.

      By title

    • D.

      Doesn't matter as long as they are all together

    Correct Answer
    C. By title
    Explanation
    The correct answer is by title. When putting books on the library shelf, it is most common to arrange them in alphabetical order by the title of the book. This allows readers to easily locate a specific book by looking for its title. Arranging the books in series order or by the author's first name may not be as effective in helping readers find the book they are looking for. As long as all the books are placed together, the specific order of the books may not matter as much.

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