Shelving Test

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Fiction Quizzes & Trivia

This tests a student's knowledge about re-shelving books. It includes questions about shelving fiction, non-fiction, biographies, reference and picture books.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which spine label description goes with a picture book?
    • A. 

      One alphabet letter on a red sticker

    • B. 

      E F STE

    • C. 

      E 598.23 FAR

    • D. 

      E BIO CUR

  • 2. 
    EREF320.11MATThis looks like the spine label for which item?
    • A. 

      A fiction book

    • B. 

      A biography

    • C. 

      A picture book

    • D. 

      A reference book

  • 3. 
    E BIOTURThis looks like the spine label for what type of book?
    • A. 

      A fiction book

    • B. 

      A biography

    • C. 

      A picture book

    • D. 

      A reference book

  • 4. 
    Hay   out   island   queen   farmWhich word comes first alphabetically?
    • A. 

      Hay

    • B. 

      Island

    • C. 

      Farm

    • D. 

      Queen

  • 5. 
    Which one shows the words in the correct alphabetical order?
    • A. 

      Plank, press, panic, punch, perch

    • B. 

      Panic, plank, perch, press, punch

    • C. 

      Panic, perch, plank, press, punch

    • D. 

      Perch, panic, plank, press, punch

  • 6. 
    Which one shows these words in the correct alphabetical order?
    • A. 

      Debt, deadly, defeat, decide, demand

    • B. 

      Deadly, debt, decide, defeat, demand

    • C. 

      Decide, debt, deadly, defeat, demand

    • D. 

      Decide, demand, deadly, defeat, debt

  • 7. 
    Which dewey decimal number comes first?311.116311.07311.126311.0942
    • A. 

      311.07

    • B. 

      311.126

    • C. 

      311.116

    • D. 

      311.0942

  • 8. 
    Which dewey decimal number comes first?311311.011311.28311.018
    • A. 

      311.011

    • B. 

      311.28

    • C. 

      311.018

    • D. 

      311

  • 9. 
    When I am shelving books I should always look at the books on either side of the one I just put on the shelf to check and see if it looks right?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If I see a book that badly needs repair I will:
    • A. 

      Show it to the librarian

    • B. 

      Put the book away

  • 11. 
    The first thing I should do when I have been given some books that need to be put away is...
    • A. 

      Put them in alphabetical order

    • B. 

      Sort them into piles by what section of the library they belong in

    • C. 

      Ask the librarian if she has read them all

    • D. 

      Check to see if any of them are Wimpy kid books

  • 12. 
    What section does this book go in?E 599.82DIR
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Non-fiction

    • C. 

      Picture books

    • D. 

      Reference