Library Benchmark II 2013

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Library Benchmark II 2013

This is a benchmark for incoming 6th graders. This benchmark will be given again in the spring of 6th grade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the author?
    • A. 

      Suzanne Collier

    • B. 

      F Collins

    • C. 

      Suzanne Collins

    • D. 

      Suzanne McCollins

  • 2. 
    What is the copyright date?
    • A. 

      1980

    • B. 

      2080

    • C. 

      2008

    • D. 

      2001

  • 3. 
    What is the call number?
    • A. 

      F Suzanne

    • B. 

      F Games

    • C. 

      F Hunger

    • D. 

      F Collins

  • 4. 
    What section of the library can the book be found?
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Non-fiction

    • C. 

      Reference

    • D. 

      Everybody

  • 5. 
    Your science assignment is to do a project on penguins. Which group of search terms is organized from broadest to narrowest?
    • A. 

      Animals, livings things, penguins, birds

    • B. 

      Birds, penguins, living things, animals

    • C. 

      Penguins, birds, animals, living things

    • D. 

      Living things, animals, birds, penguins

  • 6. 
    What is the broader topic statement?
    • A. 

      The daily life in ancient Rome.

    • B. 

      Work done by the women of ancient Rome.

    • C. 

      Work done by the men of ancient Rome.

    • D. 

      Work done by the children of ancient Rome.

  • 7. 
    What is the Dewey Decimal Classification System?
    • A. 

      The OPAC system for finding books

    • B. 

      An OPAC database

    • C. 

      A math process

    • D. 

      A way to organize books in a library

  • 8. 
    How are the books organized in this system?
    • A. 

      Alphabetical by title

    • B. 

      Numerically by topic

    • C. 

      Color and age

    • D. 

      Size and popularity

  • 9. 
    What does each number in the DDC represent?
    • A. 

      A time period

    • B. 

      A specific topic

    • C. 

      Zip code

    • D. 

      Date when the book was written

  • 10. 
    You find a summary online of the book you have to report on. You copy the summary and turn it in as your own book report. If you do this, you will be violating which of the following?
    • A. 

      Fair use

    • B. 

      Right to privacy

    • C. 

      Copyright

    • D. 

      Freedom of information

  • 11. 
    What is the date of publication of this article? Schoenberg, Nara. "Is Your Smartphone Hurting Your GPA?." Chicago Tribune.                17 Mar 2013: 24. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 26 Jun 2013.
    • A. 

      25 June 2013

    • B. 

      17 March 2013

    • C. 

      Today

    • D. 

      17 June 2012

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a reason NOT to plagiarize?
    • A. 

      A zero on your work

    • B. 

      A visit to the principal

    • C. 

      Loss of academic reputation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    You find some useful information from a reliable website that you want to use in your paper. What can you do to avoid being accused of plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Summarize the information and make a citation

    • B. 

      Paraphrase the information and make a citation

    • C. 

      Quote the information and make a citation

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 14. 
    You are looking for reliable information about the harmful effects of pesticides. Which source would most likely contain the most accurate information?
    • A. 

      Www.epa.gov/pesitcides/health

    • B. 

      Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_effects_of_pesticides

    • C. 

      Www.whatarepesticides.com

    • D. 

      Www.blogspot.com/marys_garden/pesticides

  • 15. 
    How do you document the resources you used to complete an assignment?
    • A. 

      Make a title page

    • B. 

      Make a citation

    • C. 

      Tell your teacher

    • D. 

      Copy the URL

  • 16. 
    What criteria do you consider to evaluate a website?
    • A. 

      Currency, Relevance, Accuracy, Bias

    • B. 

      Credibility, Redundancy, Accessibility, Bias

    • C. 

      Consistency, Refutable, Accountability, Bias

    • D. 

      Currency, Righteousness, Awesomeness, Bias

  • 17. 
    Why are online databases more efficient than the Internet for conducting research for school projects?
    • A. 

      Online databases are credible, accurate, and already validated.

    • B. 

      Online databases give more search results than an internet search.

    • C. 

      Online databases can be updated by anyone.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What information is generally included in most bibliographic citations?
    • A. 

      Author, title, date

    • B. 

      Title, city of publication, publisher

    • C. 

      Publisher, number of pages, date accessed

    • D. 

      Volume number, title, URL

  • 19. 
    Your research question is: What are the effects of the deforestation of the Amazon River Basin in Brazil? What string of keywords would get you the best results in a database search?
    • A. 

      Rainforest, Amazon, Brazil

    • B. 

      Effects, deforestation, Brazil

    • C. 

      Deforestation, Amazon River Basin

    • D. 

      Deforestation, Amazon, Brazil

  • 20. 
    Which of these research steps are in the correct order?
    • A. 

      Make your product, note taking, research

    • B. 

      Note taking, evaluation, research

    • C. 

      Research, note taking, make your product

    • D. 

      Ask questions, make your product, note taking

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