Primary And Secondary Sources! Take This Quiz

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This quiz will help determine what you already know about primary and secondary sources. If you get stuck go back to Google Classroom to check the videos that we watched in order to help yourself review.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tell anything else you know about primary and secondary sources and/or researching the internet for these types of resources.
  • 2. 
    What is a primary source? (multiple choice)
    • 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? (multiple choices)
    • 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      Historical document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? (multiple choice)
    • 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. 
    When researching, you do not have to say where you got your information from.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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