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Test Your Knowledge About Books - Quiz

A quiz about how you can use all the parts of an informational book to help you find information and use the book the best way you can.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What kind of information can a TITLE give you?

    • A.

      It call telll you who wrote the book.

    • B.

      It can help you predict what the book is about.

    • C.

      It can tell you who published the book.

    Correct Answer
    B. It can help you predict what the book is about.
    Explanation
    A title can provide information about the content or subject matter of a book. By analyzing the title, readers can make educated guesses or predictions about the book's topic, theme, or genre.

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  • 2. 

    The AUTHOR is the person who writes a book.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the author is indeed the person who writes a book. The author is responsible for creating the content and putting it into written form. They are the individual who develops the plot, characters, and overall narrative of the book. Without the author, the book would not exist. Therefore, it is true that the author is the person who writes a book.

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  • 3. 

    If a book has only one person's name on the cover or TITLE PAGE it means.....

    • A.

      That the person who wrote the book also illustrated it.

    • B.

      That the book does not have an author.

    • C.

      That there was not room to put another person's name.

    Correct Answer
    A. That the person who wrote the book also illustrated it.
    Explanation
    If a book has only one person's name on the cover or title page, it means that the person who wrote the book also illustrated it. This suggests that the author of the book is also the illustrator, indicating that the book is a work of both writing and artwork by the same individual.

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  • 4. 

    Choose the items you usually find on a TITLE PAGE,

    • A.

      Author's name

    • B.

      Illustrator's name

    • C.

      How many chapters are in the book

    • D.

      When the book was published

    • E.

      Title

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Author's name
    B. Illustrator's name
    D. When the book was published
    E. Title
    Explanation
    On a title page, you usually find the author's name, illustrator's name, when the book was published, and the title. These details are commonly included on the title page to provide essential information about the book, such as the people responsible for its creation and its publication date.

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  • 5. 

    The illustrator makes the pictures for the book.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because an illustrator is responsible for creating the pictures or illustrations that accompany a book. They use their artistic skills to visually represent the story or concepts in the book, adding depth and enhancing the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The illustrations can range from simple sketches to intricate, detailed artwork, depending on the style and tone of the book. In many cases, the illustrator works closely with the author or publisher to ensure that the illustrations align with the overall vision of the book.

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  • 6. 

    What does a TABLE OF CONTENTS TELL YOU?

    • A.

      Where you can find charts and diagrams in a book.

    • B.

      How many pages are in the book.

    • C.

      Names of chapters and the pages they start on.

    Correct Answer
    C. Names of chapters and the pages they start on.
    Explanation
    A table of contents provides the reader with the names of the chapters or sections in a book and the corresponding page numbers where they can be found. It helps the reader navigate through the book and locate specific information or chapters of interest.

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  • 7. 

    CHAPTER HEADINGS tell you the main topics covered in a book. This is helpful because....

    • A.

      Now you can find the exact page for a specific subject.

    • B.

      It will let you know if the book will be useful for you.

    • C.

      Now you won't have to read the book.

    Correct Answer
    B. It will let you know if the book will be useful for you.
    Explanation
    Chapter headings are helpful because they provide a preview of the main topics covered in a book. This allows readers to determine if the book will be useful for them, as they can assess whether the topics align with their interests or information needs. By knowing the main topics, readers can make an informed decision about whether to invest time in reading the entire book or focus on specific chapters that are relevant to their needs.

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  • 8. 

    An INDEX is ....

    • A.

      A list of page numbers.

    • B.

      An alphabetical listing of the topics in a book and the pages they can be found on.

    • C.

      A listing of chapter headings in the front of a book.

    Correct Answer
    B. An alphabetical listing of the topics in a book and the pages they can be found on.
    Explanation
    An index is an alphabetical listing of the topics in a book and the pages where they can be found. It helps readers quickly locate specific information within the book by providing a reference to the relevant pages. This allows for efficient navigation and retrieval of information. An index is not a list of page numbers, as it includes the topics or subjects covered in the book. It is also different from a listing of chapter headings, which only provides an overview of the book's structure without specific page references.

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  • 9. 

    What part of the book would you use to find the page number of a specific subject or topic?

    Correct Answer
    index
    Explanation
    The index is a section in a book that lists specific subjects or topics along with the corresponding page numbers where they can be found. Therefore, if you want to find the page number of a specific subject or topic, you would use the index.

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  • 10. 

    The TABLE OF CONTENTS will not tell you how many chapters are in a book.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The table of contents provides a list of the chapters or sections in a book, along with their page numbers. However, it does not indicate the total number of chapters in the book. Therefore, the statement that the table of contents will not tell you how many chapters are in a book is true.

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  • 11. 

    What is a PUBLISHER?

    • A.

      The place the book was printed.

    • B.

      The name of the company that printed the book.

    • C.

      The person who edited the book.

    Correct Answer
    B. The name of the company that printed the book.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The name of the company that printed the book." A publisher refers to the company or organization that is responsible for printing, distributing, and selling books. They play a crucial role in the publishing process by investing in the production and marketing of books. The publisher's name is usually mentioned on the book's cover or title page, indicating their involvement in bringing the book to the readers.

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