The Sources Of Information: Accessibility And Effectiveness Quiz

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The are many sources of information in the market. Let's take this accessibility and effectiveness quiz and test how much do you know about the fundamentals of collecting and presenting the given information! All the questions are given in an MCQ format, and you are expected to answer all of them. Make sure to read all the questions carefully before attempting. Your results will be shown only after you've attempted all the questions. You can take this quiz as many times as you like. Keep learning! We wish you good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This information source uses technical language and contains bibliography as well as research methods, data and conclusions.

    • A.

      scholarly articles 

    • B.

      Government documents

    • C.

      Reference materials

    • D.

      News/magazine articles

    Correct Answer
    A. scholarly articles 
    Explanation
    Scholarly articles are the correct answer because they typically use technical language and contain a bibliography, research methods, data, and conclusions. These articles are written by experts in a particular field and undergo a rigorous peer-review process before being published. They are often found in academic journals and are considered reliable sources of information for academic research.

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  • 2. 

    The use of outside sources of information helps the writer and reader to do the following EXCEPT _____________.

    • A.

       to gain additional information on the topic

    • B.

      To lend credibility to the written material 

    • C.

      To influence the reader to agree with the writer

    • D.

      To make the writing less persuasive

    Correct Answer
    D. To make the writing less persuasive
    Explanation
    The use of outside sources of information helps the writer and reader to gain additional information on the topic, lend credibility to the written material, and influence the reader to agree with the writer. However, it does not make the writing less persuasive. In fact, incorporating outside sources can strengthen the writer's argument and make the writing more persuasive by providing evidence and supporting claims with reliable information.

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  • 3. 

    This characteristic of written communication enables one to understand, evaluate, use and engage with written texts to participate in society, achieve goals and realize

    • A.

      Effectiveness

    • B.

      Accessibility

    • C.

      Reliability

    • D.

      Credibility

    Correct Answer
    A. Effectiveness
    Explanation
    Effectiveness refers to the ability of written communication to achieve its intended purpose and produce the desired results. It implies that written texts are clear, concise, and impactful, enabling readers to understand and engage with the information effectively. Effective written communication allows individuals to participate in society, achieve their goals, and realize success. It ensures that the message is conveyed accurately and efficiently, leading to successful outcomes and positive interactions.

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  • 4. 

     It is described as the degree to which something is successful in producing the desired result

    • A.

      Effectiveness

    • B.

      Accessibility

    • C.

      Reliability

    • D.

      Credibility

    Correct Answer
    A. Effectiveness
    Explanation
    Effectiveness refers to the degree to which something is successful in producing the desired result. It measures how well a particular action, process, or system achieves its intended objectives or outcomes. This term focuses on the outcome and the ability of a solution to deliver the desired results. It is a measure of how efficient and successful something is in achieving its purpose or goal.

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  • 5. 

    This information accessibility focuses on the visual input presented using an additional description of the information in order for images to be useful for all.

    • A.

      Video accessibility

    • B.

      Audio accessibility

    • C.

      Text accessibility

    • D.

       image accessibility

    • E.

      Option 5

    Correct Answer
    D.  image accessibility
    Explanation
    This question is asking about the type of accessibility that focuses on making visual input accessible to all users. The correct answer is "image accessibility" because it specifically refers to the accessibility of images through the use of additional descriptions or alternative text. This ensures that individuals with visual impairments or other disabilities can still understand and benefit from the information conveyed by the images.

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  • 6. 

    This information accessibility deals with scripts about the video which are required for users who cannot access visual or audio media channels.

    • A.

      Text accessibility

    • B.

      Video accessibility

    • C.

      Audio accessibility

    • D.

      Image accessibility

    Correct Answer
    B. Video accessibility
    Explanation
    Video accessibility refers to making videos accessible to users who cannot access visual or audio media channels. This can include providing captions or transcripts for users who are deaf or hard of hearing, audio descriptions for users who are blind or visually impaired, and ensuring that the video player is compatible with assistive technologies. By making videos accessible, individuals with disabilities can still access and understand the content, ensuring equal access to information.

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  • 7. 

    This  kind  of  information  source  contains  the  most  recent  information  or opinions

    • A.

      Reference materials

    • B.

      Books

    • C.

      Government documents

    • D.

      News/magazine articles

    Correct Answer
    D. News/magazine articles
    Explanation
    News/magazine articles are a type of information source that provides the most recent information or opinions. These articles are usually written by journalists or experts in a particular field and are published in newspapers, magazines, or online platforms. They cover current events, trends, and opinions on various topics. Unlike reference materials or books, news/magazine articles are updated frequently to reflect the latest information and developments. Therefore, they are a reliable source for accessing the most recent information or opinions on a particular subject.

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  • 8. 

    This characteristic of written communication enables one to understand, evaluate, use and engage with written texts to participate in society, achieve goals and realize potential.

    • A.

      Accessibility

    • B.

      Realibility

    • C.

      Effectiveness

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Accessibility
    Explanation
    Accessibility refers to the quality of being easily understood and available to a wide range of people. In the context of written communication, accessibility means that written texts are clear, concise, and easy to comprehend. It allows individuals to understand, evaluate, use, and engage with written texts effectively. By ensuring accessibility in written communication, individuals can participate in society, achieve their goals, and realize their potential.

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  • 9. 

      The collection of information from primary and secondary sources.

    • A.

      Third source

    • B.

      Fourth research material

    • C.

      Tertiary Sources

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Tertiary Sources
    Explanation
    Tertiary sources refer to the collection of information from primary and secondary sources. This means that tertiary sources are derived from other sources, rather than being original or firsthand information. Therefore, the correct answer is "Tertiary Sources."

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