Pretest For 6th Grade Library Skills

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6th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

The library is a literary wonderland, a place where you can go to immerse yourself in a world of writing, no matter what topic you’re passionate about. Into fantasy or crime novels? Maybe you’re a history or science fanatic and want to know more about the world we live in? Take the following quiz and we’ll see if you have the tools necessary to find everything you want as soon as you step into the library.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where do I look to find:Bare facts and statistics about a country?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 2. 
    A chart giving the birth and death date of John Lennon?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 3. 
    If "shroud" is a noun, verb, adverb, adjective, etc?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 4. 
    A long detailed description of a country?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 5. 
    Events and progress of the previous year?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 6. 
    The locations of cities, states and rivers?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 7. 
    The plural form of a word?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 8. 
    Last year's winners of the Academy Awards?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 9. 
    The voting statistics for the previous year?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 10. 
    The longitude and latitude of Irwin, PA?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 11. 
    Information for a report on the Lewis & Clark Expedition?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 12. 
    How to pronounce the word "cygnet"?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 13. 
    Who was last year's winner of the Stanley Cup?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 14. 
    How and why the Library of Congress was started?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Almanac

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 15. 
    What type of search would you use to look for:Creech, Sharon
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 16. 
    Mystery
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 17. 
    Polar Express
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 18. 
    Series of Unfortunate Events, The
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 19. 
    Artemis Fowl: the Eternity Code
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 20. 
    Colfer, Eoin
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 21. 
    FIC COL
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 22. 
    Fantasy
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 23. 
    398.2 SAN
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Subject/Keyword

    • D. 

      Call Number

    • E. 

      Series Title

  • 24. 
    Can EBSCO databases be used to locate online magazine articles?
  • 25. 
    Can EBSCO databases be used to find books in our library?
  • 26. 
    Can EBSCO databases be used to find online reference materials?
  • 27. 
    Is EBSCO free for you to use here or at home?