Library Benchmark II 2013

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Library Benchmark II 2013 - Quiz

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

    Correct Answer
    C. Suzanne Collins
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Suzanne Collins.

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  • 2. 

    What is the copyright date?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      2080

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    C. 2008
    Explanation
    The copyright date refers to the year in which a work is first published or made available to the public. In this case, the correct answer is 2008, indicating that the work in question was first published or made available to the public in that year.

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  • 3. 

    What is the call number?

    • A.

      F Suzanne

    • B.

      F Games

    • C.

      F Hunger

    • D.

      F Collins

    Correct Answer
    D. F Collins
    Explanation
    The call number is "F Collins" because it is the last name listed in the given options. The call number is typically used in libraries to organize and locate books, and it is usually based on the author's last name. In this case, the author's last name is Collins, so "F Collins" would be the correct call number.

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  • 4. 

    What section of the library can the book be found?

    • A.

      Fiction

    • B.

      Non-fiction

    • C.

      Reference

    • D.

      Everybody

    Correct Answer
    A. Fiction
    Explanation
    The book can be found in the Fiction section of the library.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Living things, animals, birds, penguins
    Explanation
    The group of search terms "Living things, animals, birds, penguins" is organized from broadest to narrowest because it starts with the broadest category, "Living things," which encompasses all organisms. Then it narrows down to "animals," which includes a variety of different species. Next, it becomes more specific with "birds," which is a specific group of animals. Finally, it narrows down even further to "penguins," which is a specific type of bird.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    A. The daily life in ancient Rome.
    Explanation
    The broader topic statement is "The daily life in ancient Rome" because it encompasses all aspects of daily life in ancient Rome, including the work done by women, men, and children. This topic statement allows for a comprehensive exploration of various aspects of daily life in ancient Rome, such as social roles, occupations, and daily routines.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. A way to organize books in a library
    Explanation
    The Dewey Decimal Classification System is a method used to organize books in a library. It assigns a unique number to each book based on its subject matter, allowing for easy categorization and retrieval. This system helps library users locate books on specific topics and ensures that books are organized in a logical and consistent manner.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Numerically by topic
    Explanation
    The books in this system are organized numerically by topic. This means that the books are arranged in a specific order based on their topic or subject matter, using numerical values. This method allows for easier navigation and retrieval of books based on the specific topic or subject that the reader is interested in.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. A specific topic
    Explanation
    Each number in the DDC (Dewey Decimal Classification) represents a specific topic. The DDC is a system used to categorize books and other materials in libraries based on their subject matter. Each number in the classification corresponds to a particular subject or topic, allowing for easy organization and retrieval of information. This system helps users locate books on specific subjects and facilitates efficient browsing within library collections.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Copyright
    Explanation
    If you copy a summary of a book and turn it in as your own book report, you will be violating copyright. Copyright protects the original work of the author and gives them exclusive rights to reproduce, distribute, and display their work. By copying the summary without permission or proper attribution, you are infringing on the author's rights and using their work without authorization.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 17 March 2013
    Explanation
    The date of publication of this article is 17 March 2013, as indicated in the citation provided.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Plagiarism is a serious offense that can have severe consequences. Choosing to plagiarize can result in receiving a zero on your work, which negatively impacts your academic performance. Additionally, plagiarizing can lead to a visit to the principal, where further disciplinary action may be taken. Moreover, plagiarizing can damage your academic reputation, as it is seen as dishonest and unethical. Therefore, all of the given options - a zero on your work, a visit to the principal, and loss of academic reputation - are valid reasons not to engage in plagiarism.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Any of the above
    Explanation
    To avoid being accused of plagiarism when using information from a reliable website, you can either summarize the information and make a citation, paraphrase the information and make a citation, or quote the information and make a citation. All of these options involve giving credit to the original source while using the information in your paper.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Www.epa.gov/pesitcides/health
    Explanation
    The website www.epa.gov/pesitcides/health is the most likely source to contain accurate information about the harmful effects of pesticides because it is the official website of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a government agency responsible for regulating and providing information on pesticides. This source is likely to provide reliable and up-to-date information based on scientific research and regulations.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Make a citation
    Explanation
    To document the resources used to complete an assignment, it is important to make a citation. This involves providing the necessary information about the source, such as the author's name, title of the work, publication date, and any other relevant details. By including citations, one can give credit to the original creators of the information and allow others to locate the sources for further reference or verification.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Currency, Relevance, Accuracy, Bias
    Explanation
    To evaluate a website, it is important to consider the criteria of currency, relevance, accuracy, and bias. Currency refers to the timeliness and up-to-dateness of the information on the website. Relevance refers to how well the information aligns with the topic or purpose of the website. Accuracy refers to the reliability and correctness of the information provided. Bias refers to any potential prejudice or skewed perspective in the content. By considering these criteria, one can assess the quality and trustworthiness of a website.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Online databases are credible, accurate, and already validated.
    Explanation
    Online databases are more efficient than the Internet for conducting research for school projects because they are credible, accurate, and already validated. Unlike the Internet, where information can be unreliable and unverified, online databases provide trustworthy and verified sources of information. This ensures that the research conducted using online databases is of higher quality and more reliable. Additionally, online databases are specifically designed for research purposes, allowing for more targeted and efficient searches compared to the vast and often unorganized information available on the Internet.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Author, title, date
    Explanation
    Bibliographic citations generally include the author's name, the title of the work, and the date of publication. This information is essential for identifying and locating the source. The author's name is important for giving credit to the original creator of the work. The title helps to identify the specific source being cited, and the date provides information about when the source was published.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Deforestation, Amazon, Brazil
    Explanation
    The string of keywords "Deforestation, Amazon, Brazil" would yield the best results in a database search because it includes all the relevant terms related to the research question. It specifically focuses on the main topic of deforestation in the Amazon River Basin in Brazil, which is the subject of the research question. By using these keywords, the search results are more likely to include information about the effects of deforestation in the specified region, providing a targeted and comprehensive set of results.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Research, note taking, make your product
    Explanation
    The correct order of research steps is to first conduct research to gather information and data, then take notes on the findings, and finally use that information to make your product. This order ensures that you have a solid understanding of the subject matter before proceeding to create a product based on that research.

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