Library Orientation Post Test

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Library Quizzes & Trivia

Please take this short quiz about your recent library orientation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How can you get access to the SCF Library's full text online resources?
    • A. 

      Go to Google and enter "SCF" and the last four digits of your social security number.

    • B. 

      Go to the SCF Library homepage and log in with your G00# and PIN

    • C. 

      Log into Angel and click on "Library."

    • D. 

      Log into any of your online courses in Angel.

  • 2. 
    What is the best way to find a book in the SCF Library?
    • A. 

      Browse the shelves in the appropriate subject area.

    • B. 

      Type your keywords into an Internet search engine.

    • C. 

      Search Amazon.com

    • D. 

      Search in the library's online catalog.

  • 3. 
    Suppose you need to get information about an event that took place two days ago. Where are you most likely to find information about the event?
    • A. 

      Daily newspaper

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Scholarly journal article

    • D. 

      Popular magazine article

  • 4. 
    You have been assigned a five page research paper on global warming.  What is the most trustworthy source for introductory background information about this topic?
    • A. 

      Yahoo, Google, or Bing

    • B. 

      Wikipedia

    • C. 

      A scientific encyclopedia

    • D. 

      Fox News

  • 5. 
    Identify the key terms in this research question: "How does the use of alternative fuels in cars reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions?"
    • A. 

      The use of alternative fuels, greenhouse gas emissions

    • B. 

      Alternative fuels, cars, greenhouse gas emissions

    • C. 

      How fuels, reduce amount, in cars

    • D. 

      Alternative fuels in cars, amount of greenhouse gas emissions

  • 6. 
    Which Boolean operator will narrow your search and give you fewer results?
    • A. 

      Or

    • B. 

      And

  • 7. 
    All of the following apply to scholarly journals, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Scholarly journals articles contain references or a works cited list.

    • B. 

      Scholarly journals are written for an academic audience.

    • C. 

      Scholarly journals contain short articles written by journalists.

    • D. 

      Scholarly journals are often published only a few times a year.

  • 8. 
    How can you tell if a source is a popular magazine and not a scholarly journal?
    • A. 

      The articles are written for a general audience.

    • B. 

      The articles are in-depth and often have a bibliography.

    • C. 

      There are few, if any, advertisements.

    • D. 

      The articles are written by academic experts.

  • 9. 
    Which type of SCF database would you use to find a research-based journal article about the Human Genome Project?
    • A. 

      A database of major Florida newspapers.

    • B. 

      A database of reference content, popular periodicals, and biographies.

    • C. 

      A database of pro & con essays on current events topics.

    • D. 

      A database of science magazines, academic and professional journals.

  • 10. 
     Which of the following is an example of plagiarism? 
    • A. 

      Selling your ideas or research for money.

    • B. 

      Summarizing an idea in your own words without giving credit.

    • C. 

      Losing sight of your original thesis and straying off on unrelated tangents.

    • D. 

      Using incorrect grammar in your writing.

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