Health Sciences Research: Self-test

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Health Science Quizzes & Trivia

A short quiz on conducting health sciences research to help you discover your expertise level. This quiz is only for educational purposes. Contact your Health Sciences Librarian for more information.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following resource(s) could you use to find background information on a health topic?
    • A. 

      DynaMed

    • B. 

      Encyclopedias

    • C. 

      Google

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    If you are searching for articles on a health topic, which of the following resources would NOT be recommended?
    • A. 

      CINAHL

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Health Sciences & Nursing Databases, Combined Search

    • D. 

      MEDLINE

    • E. 

      PubMed

  • 3. 
    If you want to use the premier nursing database to find articles, which of the following databases would be your best option?
    • A. 

      AGRICOLA

    • B. 

      CINAHL

    • C. 

      Health Sciences & Nursing Databases, Combined Search

    • D. 

      MEDLINE

    • E. 

      PubMed

  • 4. 
    Which of the following search phrases will let you retrieve the most results?
    • A. 

      "High Blood Pressure"

    • B. 

      "High Blood Pressure" OR Hypertension

    • C. 

      "High Blood Pressure" AND Stress

    • D. 

      ("High Blood Pressure" OR Hypertension) AND Stress

    • E. 

      ("High Blood Pressure" OR Hypertension) NOT Stress

  • 5. 
    For which of the following tasks could you use Google Scholar?
    • A. 

      To see who has cited an article.

    • B. 

      To export citations to RefWorks.

    • C. 

      To verify a citation you cannot find through the databases.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      There's a Google Scholar?!

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