Library Research Skills Test! Trivia Quiz

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Library Research Skills Test! Trivia Quiz

Being a fulltime librarian is no easy task, but with enough passion, you will definitely do a good job. Below is a Library Research Skills Test that is designed to help you out when it comes to reviewing all that we have covered so far in class. Do give it a try and all the best when it comes to the fall exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I'm looking for a specific title, but I'm not sure how to spell it.  What should I do?
    • A. 

      Take my best guess and hope it's right

    • B. 

      Take my best guess and put an asterisk after it

    • C. 

      Type in the first letter and click TITLE

    • D. 

      Ask the librarian before I even try anything

  • 2. 
    I'm doing a report on Pearl Harbor.  How should I go about finding a book on this subject?
    • A. 

      First do a search on the computer, then look in non-fiction

    • B. 

      First do a search on the computer, then look in fiction under "P"

    • C. 

      Spend my entire library time looking for other war books

    • D. 

      Ask my friends if they know anything about Pearl Harbor

  • 3. 
    My little sister likes Amelia Bedelia, and I know the author is Herman Parish.  Where should I go to find one of these books?
    • A. 

      In the fiction section under "P"

    • B. 

      In the non-fiction section under "A"

    • C. 

      In the EASY READERS, Level 2

    • D. 

      In the "E" call number books, under "P"

  • 4. 
    Molly Brown wrote a book about herself.  What might it logically be called?
    • A. 

      The Titanic

    • B. 

      Knots In My Yo-Yo String

    • C. 

      The Unsinkable Molly Brown: an autobiography

    • D. 

      A Biography of Molly Brown

  • 5. 
    I see the following information in a search description: Brett, Jan, 1949 - What does this mean?
    • A. 

      The call number is 194.9

    • B. 

      The author is Brett Janney

    • C. 

      The author died in 1949

    • D. 

      The author is Jan Brett

  • 6. 
    Mark all answers that apply.I'm looking for a book by Mary Pope Osborne.  How should I go about doing this?
    • A. 

      Type in the search term "Mary" and click AUTHOR

    • B. 

      Type in the search term "Osborne" and click AUTHOR

    • C. 

      Look in the fiction section under "O"

    • D. 

      Look in the fiction section under "P"

  • 7. 
    Mark all answers that apply.Which is an example of a correct call number?
    • A. 

      FIC RIO

    • B. 

      595.12

    • C. 

      031 BR

    • D. 

      FIC FIC

  • 8. 
    Mark all answers that apply.Which is an example of a correct call number?
    • A. 

      1020.8

    • B. 

      611.1 TER

    • C. 

      FIC JOHN

    • D. 

      NONFIC LAS

  • 9. 
    Mark all answers that apply.I'm looking for a book on Dinosaurs.  Where might I find one?
    • A. 

      In the chapter books

    • B. 

      In the picture books

    • C. 

      In the Where's Waldo books

    • D. 

      In the non-fiction books

  • 10. 
    Mark all answers that apply. I need to study some Spanish vocabulary.  What can I do?
    • A. 

      Look in the Dictionary section in non-fiction

    • B. 

      Look at the library bulletin board

    • C. 

      Look in the Spanish book section

    • D. 

      Look in the picture books under "S"

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