Spring 2012: Wrt 100 Pretest

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 43

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Pretest Quizzes & Trivia

Please take just a few minutes to complete this survey in order to assess your knowledge of library research before completing the WRT 100 library sessions. Thank you for your time!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Find one example of credible research that you would include in the bibliography for your next assignment due in Professor Karper's class:
  • 2. 
    What keywords did you use to find it? Please type in your search exactly as you performed it:
  • 3. 
    In the past, have you ever attended a library workshop with one of your courses?
    • A. 

      Yes, 5+

    • B. 

      Yes, 3-4

    • C. 

      Yes, 1-2

    • D. 

      Yes, only NUB

    • E. 

      Yes, only in high school

    • F. 

      No, never

  • 4. 
    Are you currently registered for WRT 100 online or in the classroom?
    • A. 

      Online

    • B. 

      Classroom

  • 5. 
    Go to the following website: http://martinlutherking.org/. Is this an example of a credible website?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    What sort of information do you get from popular sources?
    • A. 

      Personal narratives

    • B. 

      Statistics

    • C. 

      Factual account of an event

    • D. 

      Analysis of research on a topic

    • E. 

      Both personal narratives and factual accounts

  • 7. 
    What sort of information do you get from scholarly sources?
    • A. 

      Findings from a research study on the efficacy of a new cancer treatment drug

    • B. 

      Personal reflections of cancer survivors

    • C. 

      Factual account of an event

    • D. 

      Statistics

    • E. 

      Both findings from a research study and statistics

  • 8. 
    What type of source is this an example of?: "What Martin Luther King, Jr. Means to me". Ebony 41.3 (1986): 74-80. Academic Search Complete. Ebsco. Web. 10 March 2012.
    • A. 

      Newspaper

    • B. 

      Professional Trade Journal

    • C. 

      Popular magazine

    • D. 

      Academic journal

  • 9. 
    Based on the following citation, can you identify what type of source this is?: Duffy, Bernard K. and Richard D. Besel, "Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' and the politics of Cultural Memory:An Apostil." ANQ:A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews. 23.3 (2010): 184-191. Academic Search Complete. Ebsco. Web. 10 March 2012.
    • A. 

      Newspaper

    • B. 

      Professional Trade Journal

    • C. 

      Popular magazine

    • D. 

      Academic journal

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