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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who wrote the book "Good Keen Man"?

    • A.

      Winston Churchill

    • B.

      Elton John

    • C.

      Barry Crump

    • D.

      Madonna

    Correct Answer
    C. Barry Crump
    Explanation
    Barry Crump is the correct answer because he is the author of the book "Good Keen Man". Winston Churchill was a British politician and writer, known for his leadership during World War II. Elton John is a British singer-songwriter. Madonna is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. None of these individuals are associated with the book "Good Keen Man".

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  • 2. 

    In which collection of the library would you find information on caring for your Cat?

    • A.

      Fiction

    • B.

      Non-Fiction

    • C.

      Junior Picture Books

    • D.

      Magazine Stands

    Correct Answer
    B. Non-Fiction
    Explanation
    In a library, information on caring for your cat would be found in the Non-Fiction collection. Non-Fiction books are based on factual information and provide knowledge on various subjects, including pet care. This collection includes books that offer guidance, tips, and advice on how to properly care for and understand cats. Fiction books are works of imagination, Junior Picture Books are typically aimed at young children, and Magazine Stands usually contain magazines with a variety of topics, but may not focus specifically on cat care.

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  • 3. 

    Alongside  what famous character does Dr. John Hamish Watson appear?

    • A.

      Rhett Butler

    • B.

      Sherlock Holmes

    • C.

      Dr House

    • D.

      Dr Phil

    Correct Answer
    B. Sherlock Holmes
    Explanation
    Dr. John Hamish Watson appears alongside Sherlock Holmes.

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  • 4. 

    Name the book from the first line: “Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans”

    • A.

      The Lliad

    • B.

      Angels and Demons

    • C.

      The 300

    • D.

      Body of Evidence

    Correct Answer
    A. The Lliad
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Lliad. The first line of the passage mentions "the anger of Achilles son of Peleus," which is a reference to the famous Greek epic poem, The Iliad. The Iliad is attributed to the ancient Greek poet Homer and tells the story of the Trojan War. The opening line sets the tone for the poem and introduces the central character, Achilles, and his anger that leads to the downfall of the Achaeans.

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  • 5. 

    Which American writer of Western novels estolled New Zealand Fishing in "Anglers Eldorado"?

    • A.

      Zane Grey

    • B.

      Louis L'Amour

    • C.

      Max Brand

    • D.

      Luke Short

    Correct Answer
    A. Zane Grey
    Explanation
    Incidently if you are a Fan Taupo Library has available copies of this book.

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  • 6. 

    How much does it cost to borrow a CD from Taupo District Libraries?

    • A.

      $0.50

    • B.

      $3.00

    • C.

      $10.00

    • D.

      $19.99 + GST

    Correct Answer
    A. $0.50
    Explanation
    The cost to borrow a CD from Taupo District Libraries is $0.50.

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  • 7. 

    If you can't find a book in the library what do you do?

    • A.

      Give up and Go home

    • B.

      Ask a Librarian

    • C.

      Send a letter to the paper

    • D.

      Ring Talkback Radio

    Correct Answer
    B. Ask a Librarian
    Explanation
    When unable to find a book in the library, the best course of action is to ask a librarian for assistance. Librarians are trained professionals who have extensive knowledge of the library's collection and can help locate the desired book or suggest alternative resources. They can provide guidance on search strategies, recommend relevant materials, or even place a hold on the book if it is currently checked out. Asking a librarian is the most logical and effective solution in this situation.

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  • 8. 

    How many Stars are there on the New Zealand Flag?

    • A.

      Seven

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Eleven

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    The New Zealand flag has four stars. The stars represent the Southern Cross constellation, which is a prominent feature of the night sky in the southern hemisphere. The four stars are red and have different sizes to represent different brightness levels. The stars are featured on a dark blue background, symbolizing the clear night sky.

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  • 9. 

    On the Spine of our library books, what does a non fiction book have that a fiction book does not?

    • A.

      Numbers

    • B.

      A smiley Face

    • C.

      Stars

    • D.

      Librarians phone numbers

    Correct Answer
    A. Numbers
    Explanation
    Non-fiction books typically have numbers on the spine, such as call numbers or Dewey Decimal numbers, which help organize and categorize them in the library. Fiction books, on the other hand, do not require these numbers as they are usually organized alphabetically by the author's last name. Therefore, the presence of numbers on the spine is a distinguishing feature of non-fiction books.

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  • 10. 

    The Diary of Anne Frank was written during which war?

    • A.

      World War One

    • B.

      World War Two

    • C.

      Vietnam War

    • D.

      The War of the Roses

    Correct Answer
    B. World War Two
    Explanation
    The Diary of Anne Frank was written during World War Two. The diary is a firsthand account of Anne Frank's experiences while hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam during the war. It provides a unique and personal perspective on the hardships and fears faced by Jewish people during this time.

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