Information Cycle Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Choose the resource that would best be considered a primary source:
    • A. 

      Journal article

    • B. 

      Book review

    • C. 

      Diary

    • D. 

      Textbook

  • 2. 
    Choose the resource describing an event closest to when it happens:
    • A. 

      Book

    • B. 

      Scholarly article

    • C. 

      Encyclopedia

    • D. 

      Newspaper

  • 3. 
    Choose the resource that would best be considered a tertiary source:
    • A. 

      Index

    • B. 

      Annotated bibliography

    • C. 

      Concordance

    • D. 

      Textbook

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Choose the resource that would best be considered a secondary source:
    • A. 

      Biography of Steve Jobs

    • B. 

      Diary

    • C. 

      Government report

    • D. 

      Presidential speech

  • 5. 
    Which of the following represents the timeline moving from the least to the greatest amount of time to publication:
    • A. 

      Newspaper -> Magazine -> Blog -> Journal article -> Book

    • B. 

      Blog -> Magazine -> Newspaper -> Journal article -> Book

    • C. 

      Blog -> Newspaper -> Magazine -> Journal article -> Book

    • D. 

      Blog -> Newspaper -> Journal article -> Magazine -> Book

  • 6. 
    The more specialized the research, the less time it takes to produce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      With a scholarly article

    • B. 

      With a newspaper article

    • C. 

      With an encyclopedia

    • D. 

      You can start your research with any resource and move to other resources depending on the information you need.

  • 8. 
    Choose the resource that has analyses of research related to an event.
    • A. 

      Scholarly article

    • B. 

      Blog

    • C. 

      Encyclopedia

    • D. 

      Newspaper

  • 9. 
    Scholarly literature about an event is available within two weeks of its occurrence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Choose the resource that has details about an event when it happened.
    • A. 

      Book

    • B. 

      Scholarly article

    • C. 

      Encyclopedia

    • D. 

      Newspaper