Information Literacy MCQ Test: Quiz

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Information Literacy MCQ Test: Quiz

What do you know about information literacy? Do you suppose you have the knowledge to pass this quiz? Information literacy is the skills necessary to identify, reclaim, and coordinate, and evaluate evidence. All students must be taught to effectively achieve through research and a predominant component of higher education. Information literacy includes the ability to use data, as well. Take this quiz and see how much you understand about information literacy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a service provided by CWI Library?
    • A. 

      Purchase of books on request.

    • B. 

      A book mailing service with postage paid both ways.

    • C. 

      An online chat help service.

    • D. 

      Proofreading of papers and presentations.

  • 2. 
    How is the information available from the Library different than what you find in a Google search?
    • A. 

      The Library doesn't have an online search.

    • B. 

      The Library only has books, while Google searches everything available online.

    • C. 

      The Library provides access to screened, reliable resources, while Google searches whatever is free online.

    • D. 

      I have to go to the Library to use their information, while Google can be accessed from anywhere.

  • 3. 
    Your professor gives you the assignment to find journal articles on global warming. Where do you think you would be most successful?
    • A. 

      Web search

    • B. 

      Magazine

    • C. 

      Research database

    • D. 

      Books

  • 4. 
    CWI Library can get me any book or article on the planet, with very few exceptions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What link on the following website would be the best to determine whether it's a reliable source? 
    • A. 

      FAQ

    • B. 

      Blog

    • C. 

      Organic Food 101

    • D. 

      About Us

  • 6. 
    Librarians can help me figure out if a website is a reliable source for a class project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You did an article search for “comparison of the economies of China and the United States in the 1970s” but you’re not finding anything related. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Assume the Library doesn’t have anything on my topic.

    • B. 

      Try the search again with only the key terms "China," "United States," and "economy."

    • C. 

      Search Google.

    • D. 

      Try the search again and add more search terms.

  • 8. 
    Which set of three criteria is the most important to consider when evaluating a website to use for an academic project?
    • A. 

      Navigation, structure, and format.

    • B. 

      Layout, graphics, and publisher.

    • C. 

      Bias, integrity, and cost.

    • D. 

      Authority, purpose, and currency.

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