J. Joel Edwards Library Shelving Quiz

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 52

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Library Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to test the skills of volunteers or other participants wanting to shelf books in our library.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a spine label reads Y Patterson, it is shelved in...
    • A. 

      Adult Nonfiction under Yard work

    • B. 

      Adult Fiction under Patterson

    • C. 

      Easy Books under Patterson

    • D. 

      Young Adult

  • 2. 
    If a spine label reads J 597.36, the book is shelved in...
    • A. 

      Juvenile Nonfiction

    • B. 

      Juvenile Fiction

    • C. 

      Adult Nonfiction

    • D. 

      Large Print

  • 3. 
    These books should be shelved in what order? Author: Patterson, Richard North; Patterson, James;  Picoult, Jodi; and Peterson, Tracie.
    • A. 

      Picoult; Peterson; Patterson, R; Patterson, J

    • B. 

      Patterson, J; Patterson, R; Peterson; Picoult

    • C. 

      Peterson; Patterson, J; Picoult; Patterson, R

    • D. 

      Patterson, R; Patterson, J; Peterson; Picoult

  • 4. 
    This list is shelved in the correct order. *Naylor, Park, Stine; Stilton; Warner; Voigt*
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A spine label that reads 641.569 Johnson, should be shelved directly after...
    • A. 

      641.558 Bunn

    • B. 

      641.570 Adams

    • C. 

      641.569 Heines

    • D. 

      641.569 Kyle

  • 6. 
    Which list of books is in the correct order?
    • A. 

      158.22 Campbell; 158.22 Bailey; 159.58 Mason; 160.36 Johnson

    • B. 

      158.22 Bailey; 158.22 Campbell; 160.36 Johnson; 159.58 Mason

    • C. 

      158.22 Bailey; 158.22 Campbell; 159.58 Mason; 160.36 Johnson

    • D. 

      160.36 Johnson; 158.22 Campbell; 159.58 Mason; 158.22 Bailey

  • 7. 
    When shelving a book on a full shelf you should...
    • A. 

      Lay the book on the floor and walk away

    • B. 

      Put the book back on the cart and pretend you never saw it

    • C. 

      Shift books slightly on higher or lower shelves to make more room

    • D. 

      Lay the book on a close by shelf and walk away

  • 8. 
    When shelving Adult Fiction, the titles being in order does not matter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When shelving Juvenile Easy books, the titles being in order does not matter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    All of the books below ARE BY THE SAME AUTHOR. Which list has the titles correctly in order?
    • A. 

      Mary; Judge Me Not; Death by Accident; Happy Ever After; Tomorrow

    • B. 

      Death by Accident; Happy Ever After; Judge Me Not; Mary; Tomorrow

    • C. 

      Death by Accident; Happy Ever After; Mary; Judge Me Not; Tomorrow

    • D. 

      Tomorrow; Mary; Death by Accident; Judge Me Not; Happy Ever After

  • 11. 
    Which book would be shelved after Daddy's Little Girl by Mary Higgins Clark
    • A. 

      The Night is Young by Carol Higgins Clark

    • B. 

      After Death by Mary Higgins Clark

    • C. 

      Deck the Halls by Mary Higgins Clark

    • D. 

      Smoke by Sandra Brown

  • 12. 
    This list of books is in the correct order. *Flat Stanley- Jeff Brown; Arthur Makes a Mess- Marc Brown; Stone Soup- Marcia Brown; Goodnight Moon- Margaret Wise Brown; My Pumpkin- Edward Browne; Scary Night- Eve Bunting*
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which list is in the correct order? ALL TITLES HAVE THE SAME AUTHOR.
    • A. 

      The Lighthouse; Elizabeth's Decision; Track Record; My Wish; A Light Year Away

    • B. 

      Elizabeth's Decision; A Light Year Away; The Lighthouse; My Wish; Track Record

    • C. 

      A Light Year Away; Elizabeth's Decision; The Lighthouse; My Wish; Track Record

    • D. 

      My Wish; A Light Year Away; Elizabeth's Decision; The Lighthouse; Track Record

  • 14. 
    Which books should be shelved in Adult Nonfiction? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      973.22 Brian

    • B. 

      G 152.36 Smith

    • C. 

      148.78 Adams

    • D. 

      J 597.71 Carroll

  • 15. 
    How would you check to see if a book should be shelved in the 'New Book' section?
    • A. 

      Check the barcode

    • B. 

      Check the spine label

    • C. 

      Check the inside printed label with date recieved

    • D. 

      Check the publication date

  • 16. 
    Which is the correct order for these Geronimo Stilton titles? 1) The Mystery in Venice 2) All Because of a Cup of Coffee 3) Geronimo Stilton, Secret Agent 4) A Cheese Colored Camper 5) Geronimo's Valentine 6) The Wild, Wild, West
    • A. 

      1,2,3,4,5,6

    • B. 

      2,4,3,5,1,6

    • C. 

      4,2,5,3,6,1

    • D. 

      2,4,3,1,5,6

  • 17. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

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