# Year 10 Library Orientation

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Welcome to the Senior Campus Library
Questions can be answered from the information your were told in the presentation or by using the online resources available on the library page of the college intranet:

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• 2.

### What section of the senior library is the Guinness World Records 2008 located in?

• A.

Periodicals

• B.

Reference

• C.

Non Fiction

• D.

Fiction

B. Reference
Explanation
The Guinness World Records 2008 is located in the Reference section of the senior library. This section typically contains books and resources that provide factual information and serve as references for research and general knowledge. The Guinness World Records book is a compilation of various records and facts, making it a suitable fit for the Reference section.

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• 3.

### Name a Clickview resource that is about Probability

Introducing Probability - Mathemania 2 Series
Tutorial: Probability
Tutorial probability
Explanation
The given Clickview resources "Introducing Probability - Mathemania 2 Series", "Tutorial: Probability", and "Tutorial probability" are all about the topic of probability. These resources likely provide information, explanations, and examples related to the concept of probability in mathematics. They can be helpful for students or individuals looking to learn or improve their understanding of probability.

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• 4.

### What shouldn't you bring into the library? (Hint: more that one answer can be marked)

• A.

Food or drink (other than a water bottle)

• B.

Pencil cases

• C.

School books

• D.

Bags

A. Food or drink (other than a water bottle)
D. Bags
Explanation
Bringing food or drink (other than a water bottle) into the library can create a mess, attract pests, or cause damage to books and other materials. Bags can also be disruptive or take up valuable space in the library. Pencil cases and school books, on the other hand, are typically allowed and are essential items for studying and taking notes in the library.

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• 5.

### What Dewey Number/Call Number is usually used for Mathematical methods text books?

510.76
SEN 510.76
SEN (Y) 510.76
SEN (TR) 510.76
• 6.

### How long can most books be borrowed for?

• A.

One day

• B.

One week

• C.

One month

• D.

Two days

• E.

Two weeks

E. Two weeks
Explanation
Most books can be borrowed for a period of two weeks. This allows readers ample time to read and return the book without feeling rushed. A two-week borrowing period strikes a balance between giving readers enough time to fully engage with the material and ensuring that the book is available for other patrons to borrow in a reasonable timeframe.

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• 7.

### Using the atlas feature of the World Book Online select the map of Asia and look at the average yearly precipitation view.  Select the city(s) that has/have more than 150 cm of rain each year.

• A.

Jakarta

• B.

Manila

• C.

Karachi

• D.

Tehren

• E.

Mumbai

A. Jakarta
B. Manila
E. Mumbai
Explanation
By using the atlas feature of the World Book Online and selecting the map of Asia, we can view the average yearly precipitation. Looking at this information, we can determine which city(s) receive more than 150 cm of rain each year. The cities that meet this criteria are Jakarta, Manila, and Mumbai.

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• 8.

### How many fiction books about mathematics are there in the senior library? Hint: refine your search by subject.

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

• E.

5

B. 2
Explanation
The correct answer is 2 because the question asks for the number of fiction books about mathematics in the senior library. By refining the search by subject, it is found that there are 2 fiction books about mathematics in the senior library.

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• 9.

### Find the World Book Online article about Germany.  From the "In Brief" section find the city with the larges population and the current estimate of the population of the country as a whole.  What percentage (to the nearest whole number) of Germans live in this city?

four percent
4%
4
four
4 percent
Explanation
The correct answer is 4%. This means that approximately 4% of Germans live in the city with the largest population in Germany.

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• 10.

### From the library home page select "Website Links - Senior".  On the right hand side scroll down and select "Maths" then from Maths, select "statistics".  Name one of the sites listed. (Hint: make sure you type the title exactly as it appears)

FIFA Statistics
AFL Statistics
Cricket Australia Statistics & Scores
• 11.

### When do you fill in the sign-in sheet?

• A.

At recess and lunchtime

• B.

When you come to the library with your teacher

• C.

When you come to the library during class-time on a library pass

• D.

Before and after school

C. When you come to the library during class-time on a library pass
Explanation
The correct answer is "When you come to the library during class-time on a library pass." This is because the sign-in sheet is used to keep track of students who are visiting the library during class-time. When students have a library pass from their teacher, they are allowed to go to the library during class and therefore need to fill in the sign-in sheet.

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• 12.

### What is the novel Black Water about?

• A.

Farren Fox's father is missing at sea and his brother is at war in Gallipoli...

• B.

Sixteen can be a tough time. And it's almost unmanageable for a wise-cracking boy whose temper is white-hot...

• C.

Thorns may only have a short time to live, but he's determined to make every second count...

• D.

Jay is working for the local radio station, far from his own saltwater people, Margie is a wild city girl, up for a good time...

A. Farren Fox's father is missing at sea and his brother is at war in Gallipoli...
• 13.

### What has this student done wrong?

• A.

She ran in the library

• B.

She left through the IN door

• C.

She dropped rubbish on the floor

• D.

She didn't push her chair in

B. She left through the IN door
Explanation
The student has done wrong by leaving through the IN door. This is incorrect because the IN door is meant for entering the library, not for exiting. It is important to follow the designated entrance and exit doors to maintain order and prevent any disruptions in the library.

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• 14.

Heather
Stella
Bronwen
Val
• 15.

### Using the World Book Online, which of these is a way that Mathematics is used in Business?

• A.

Keeping records of employees' hours and wages

• B.

Counting change after making a purchase

• C.

Designing experiments and analysing data

• D.

Desiging bridges

A. Keeping records of employees' hours and wages
Explanation
Mathematics is used in business for various purposes, including keeping records of employees' hours and wages. This involves calculations such as multiplying the number of hours worked by the hourly wage to determine the total wages owed to each employee. Additionally, mathematical concepts like percentages and taxes are used to calculate deductions and net pay. This process requires accuracy and precision in order to ensure that employees are compensated correctly and payroll records are maintained accurately.

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• 16.

### Which issue of Choice magazine includes information about Chocolate fountains?

• A.

March 2007

• B.

November 2008

• C.

December 2008/January 2009

• D.

December 2009/January 2010

D. December 2009/January 2010
Explanation
The correct answer is December 2009/January 2010. This issue of Choice magazine includes information about Chocolate fountains.

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• 17.

### Inside Sport magazine (July 2008) had an article titled "Chasing Cadel" - what page/s is the article on?

• A.

13-20

• B.

42-45

• C.

55-59

• D.

56-58

C. 55-59
Explanation
The article titled "Chasing Cadel" can be found on pages 55-59 of the Inside Sport magazine (July 2008).

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• 18.

### Which of these is NOT a call number/dewey number for a video resource?

• A.

CV 1135

• B.

JD641 TAS

• C.

SD012

• D.

SEN ROWL

D. SEN ROWL
Explanation
The given options are all potential call numbers or Dewey numbers for a video resource except for "SEN ROWL." This does not follow the typical format for call numbers or Dewey numbers and does not appear to be a valid classification for a video resource.

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• 19.

### The library photocopier is also a colour printer and scanner.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement suggests that the library photocopier serves multiple functions, including being a color printer and scanner. This implies that users can not only make copies but also print documents in color and scan documents using the same machine. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that the statement is correct.

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• 20.

### The Australia/NZ Reference Centre (found on the library home page) is:

• A.

An encyclopedia about Australia and New Zealand

• B.

A full-text database of newspapers and magazines from Australia and around the world

• C.

An index of Australian and New Zealand newspapers

• D.

A catalogue of books about Australia and New Zealand

B. A full-text database of newspapers and magazines from Australia and around the world
Explanation
The Australia/NZ Reference Centre is a full-text database of newspapers and magazines from Australia and around the world. This means that it provides access to complete articles from various publications, allowing users to search for specific information or browse through a wide range of topics. It is not an encyclopedia, an index of newspapers, or a catalogue of books.

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