Library Research Skills Inventory Quiz!

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Library research is the most complex process of gathering information for preparing or writing an article or presenting a project. It needs a lot of patience for discovering new topics from a variety of books and archives which need necessary skills and resources. This quiz is designed to assess your familiarity with general library services and resources. Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Have you ever been to a library (includes any public, school or other type of library)?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      Don't know

  • 2. 
    The online catalog is used to locate what type of items?
    • A. 

      Books, periodicals, videos, dvds

    • B. 

      Articles, newspapers, phone numbers

    • C. 

      Books, articles, email addresses, phone numbers

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are scholarly journals
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Ebony

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Journal of African History

    • E. 

      Newsweek

  • 4. 
    Most of the information you find on the Internet is reliable and does not require you to verify its truthfulness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What does URL mean?
    • A. 

      Uniform Reliable Location

    • B. 

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • C. 

      Unique Resource Location

  • 6. 
    Encyclopedias, dictionaries, guides, and handbooks are all examples of what
    • A. 

      Reference materials

    • B. 

      Reserve items

    • C. 

      Journals

  • 7. 
    Where can you usually find a map?
    • A. 

      Brochure

    • B. 

      E-book

    • C. 

      Encyclopedia

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a style format you might use to write your paper
    • A. 

      MLA (Modern Language Association)

    • B. 

      Turabian

    • C. 

      Chicago Style

    • D. 

      New York Style

    • E. 

      APA (American Psychological Association)

  • 9. 
    The call number on a book helps you to identify
    • A. 

      The book's date of publication and place of origin

    • B. 

      The longitude and latitude of book in the library

    • C. 

      The book's location library collection

  • 10. 
    If you want to do a quick search for a book, journal or other library material, where should you look?
    • A. 

      Research Help 

    • B. 

      Primo

    • C. 

      Libraries and Collection 

    • D. 

      Services