Ultimate Trivia On Primary And Secondary Information Sources!

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Ultimate Trivia On Primary And Secondary Information Sources! - Quiz

When it comes to information gathering, there are two ways in which one can find out, and this is through primary and secondary sources. A primary source gives first-hand information by someone who experiences the even whereas second-hand information is provided by another party who didn’t. Take this Ultimate Quiz on Primary and Secondary sources. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When researching, you do not have to say where you got your information from.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the primary source? 
    • A. 

      A source used often.

    • B. 

      A source found in an important book like an encyclopedia.

    • C. 

      A source created at the time of an event by an individual who was there.

    • D. 

      A source created after an event has happened.

  • 3. 
    What is a secondary source? 
    • A. 

      A source which is someone's second choice to use for research.

    • B. 

      A source created after an event has happened by someone not present at the event.

    • C. 

      A second piece of information written about an event.

    • D. 

      A source created at the time of an event.

  • 4. 
    Check all below, which are primary sources:
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia article

    • B. 

      Diary

    • C. 

      Photograph

    • D. 

      Magazine article

    • E. 

      Textbook

    • F. 

      Museum artifact

    • G. 

      Interview

    • H. 

      Historical document

    • I. 

      Review of a book

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a secondary source? 
    • A. 

      A textbook chapter on World War II and its famous battles.

    • B. 

      Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

    • C. 

      A photograph of an immigrant family arriving at Ellis Island.

    • D. 

      A journal kept by a soldier during the American Revolution.

  • 6. 
     A biography about Abraham Lincoln is?
    • A. 

      Primary Source.

    • B. 

      Secondary Source.

    • C. 

      Both wrong.

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

  • 7. 
    An autobiography is a?
    • A. 

      Primary Source.

    • B. 

      Secondary Source.

    • C. 

      Both A and B.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    Benjamin Franklin was on the founder of the Constitution. The Constitution is a?
    • A. 

      Primary Source

    • B. 

      Secondary Source

    • C. 

      Both A and B are wrong.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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