Parts Of A Book And Its Meaning

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Parts Of A Book And Its Meaning - Quiz

Students will identify the following parts of a book: spine, cover, author, illustrator, title, table of contents, index, and glossary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What part of the book do you see on the shelf?

    • A.

      The Cover

    • B.

      Index

    • C.

      Spine

    • D.

      Table of Contents

    • E.

      Glossary

    Correct Answer
    C. Spine
    Explanation
    The spine is the part of the book you see on the shelf.

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  • 2. 

    A person who writes a book is called

    • A.

      An illustrator

    • B.

      An Author

    • C.

      A writer

    • D.

      A storyteller

    Correct Answer
    B. An Author
    Explanation
    Sometimes the author draws pictures for a book. The name of the author appears on the front cover and on the spine of a book.

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  • 3. 

    What part of the book tells readers where to find a topic or subject and the page number?

    • A.

      An Index

    • B.

      The Summary

    • C.

      The Glossary

    • D.

      The Table of Contents

    Correct Answer
    A. An Index
    Explanation
    The Index is at the end of the book.

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  • 4. 

                                                 What is the title of this book?

    • A.

      Reyna Ekenstark

    • B.

      Predator

    • C.

      Prey

    • D.

      Predator and Prey

    Correct Answer
    D. Predator and Prey
    Explanation
    The title is the name of a book. It's on the front cover and the spine of the book.

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  • 5. 

    What part of the book lists page numbers, chapter titles, and chapter numbers?  

    • A.

      Glossary

    • B.

      Title Page

    • C.

      Table of Contents

    • D.

      Cover

    Correct Answer
    C. Table of Contents
    Explanation
    The Table of Contents is at the beginning of a book and it lists the name of each chapter, page numbers, and chapter numbers.

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  • 6. 

    What part of the book gives the definition or meaning for words used in the book?

    • A.

      Glossary

    • B.

      Index

    • C.

      Cover

    • D.

      Table of Contents

    Correct Answer
    A. Glossary
    Explanation
    The Glossary gives the definitions for words used in the book. It's usually found in the back of the book.

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  • 7. 

    What part of the book is this?

    • A.

      Front cover

    • B.

      Spine

    • C.

      Index

    • D.

      Back cover

    Correct Answer
    D. Back cover
    Explanation
    The back cover of a book typically contains a brief summary or blurb about the book, author bio, endorsements or reviews, and sometimes a barcode. It is located at the opposite end of the book from the front cover and is usually the last part of the book that readers see before opening it.

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  • 8. 

    What does an illustrator do?

    • A.

      Draw pictures

    • B.

      Write stories

    • C.

      Sing songs

    • D.

      Play with characters in the story

    Correct Answer
    A. Draw pictures
    Explanation
    An illustrator is someone who creates visual representations, typically through drawing or painting, to accompany written text or enhance storytelling. They use their artistic skills to bring ideas, concepts, and stories to life visually. Illustrators often work in fields such as children's books, magazines, advertising, and animation, where their drawings help convey messages and engage the audience. Their main role is to visually communicate ideas, emotions, and narratives through their illustrations.

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