Wms Library Shelving Quiz

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Working in a library is a lot harder than stamping the inside cover and taking in late fees, you need to have a firm grip on the English language so that you can organize and shelve books in an effective and alphabetical manner. It’s a serious job to be undertaken and in this quiz, you’ll need to score at least 90% in order to be considered for a position shelving books in the library!


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  • 1. 
    Which one shows the words in correct alphabetical order?
    • A. 

      Debt, deadly, defeat, decide, demand

    • B. 

      Deadly, defeat demand, decide, debt

    • C. 

      Deadly, debt, decide, defeat, demand

  • 2. 
    Which one shows the words in correct alphabetical order?
    • A. 

      Park, peak, perfume, plant, pony

    • B. 

      Perfume, park, plant, pony, peak

    • C. 

      Peak, perfume, park, plant, pony

  • 3. 
    What section of the library does this book go in? 92 BLO
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Reference

    • C. 

      Biography

  • 4. 
    Which word comes first alphabetically?
    • A. 

      Grape

    • B. 

      Football

    • C. 

      Hour

    • D. 

      Intern

  • 5. 
    What section of the library does this book go in? 920 FRO
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Nonfiction

    • C. 

      Reference

    • D. 

      Biography

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    Which Dewey number comes first?
    • A. 

      311.126

    • B. 

      311.116

    • C. 

      311.07

    • D. 

      311.094

  • 8. 
    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 according to what section of the library they go in

    • C. 

      Ask another student for help

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Paperback

    • B. 

      Reference

    • C. 

      Nonfiction

  • 10. 
    What is the correct order on the shelf for these books?
    • A. 

      FIC MCK, FIC MAN, FIC MON

    • B. 

      FIC MON, FIC MCK, FIC MAN

    • C. 

      FIC MON, FIC MAN, FIC MCK

    • D. 

      FIC MAN, FIC MCK, FIC MON

  • 11. 
    What is the correct order on the shelf for these books?
    • A. 

      551.234 KLI, 551.234 LAM, 551.234 PRO

    • B. 

      551.234 LAM, 551.234 KLI, 551.234 PRO

    • C. 

      551.234 PRO, 551.234 KLI, 551.234 LAM

  • 12. 
    What is the correct order on the shelf for these books?
    • A. 

      673.441 ASP, 673.451 DEL, 673. 654 ARP

    • B. 

      673. 654 ARP, 673.441 ASP, 673.451 DEL

    • C. 

      673.451 DEL, 673.441 ASP, 673. 654 ARP