Information Literacy Assessment 2013

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 364

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Information Literacy Assessment Quizzes & Trivia

This assessment is designed to find out more about the information literacy skills of GBS's incoming freshmen. Thank you for your participation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where would be the best place to find in-depth information about the history of heavy metal music?
    • A. 

      Website

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Biography database

    • D. 

      Newspaper database

  • 2. 
    If you were searching for information on the ethics of cloning humans, which would be the better keyword search:
    • A. 

      What are ethical issues involved in cloning people

    • B. 

      Ethics AND Human AND cloning

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would be the best place to find a local perspective on a current event?
    • A. 

      Newspaper

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Literature database

    • D. 

      General encyclopedia

  • 4. 
    Take a few minutes to look at this site on the Burmese Mountain Dog: http://burmesemountaindog.info There are several questions below related to the site.
  • 5. 
    Does this site have an "about us" or other section that provides information about the person or organization that created the site?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Is there a publication date or copyright date on the page?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Do you think this a reliable, trustworthy site?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    True or False: It’s impossible to know whether a Wikipedia entry is reliable
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A search engine (e.g. Google, Bing) will return results from:
    • A. 

      A personal email

    • B. 

      Subscription databases from the GBS Library

    • C. 

      A commercial website

    • D. 

      A password protected web site

  • 10. 
    A web site that allows visitors to make changes, contributions, or corrections is called a:
    • A. 

      Blog

    • B. 

      Home Site

    • C. 

      Hot Mess

    • D. 

      Wiki

  • 11. 
    In libraries, nonfiction books are organized by:
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Publication date

    • D. 

      Subject

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