Year 10 Library Orientation

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Year 10 Library Orientation - Quiz

Welcome to the Senior Campus LibraryQuestions 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:


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From the home page of the World Book Online write down one thing that happened today in history.  Now click on the "More important events on this date" and use the month buttons to find events that occurred on the birthdate of each person in your group.
  • 2. 
    What section of the senior library is the Guinness World Records 2008 located in? 
    • A. 

      Periodicals

    • B. 

      Reference

    • C. 

      Non Fiction

    • D. 

      Fiction

  • 3. 
    Name a Clickview resource that is about Probability
  • 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

  • 5. 
    What Dewey Number/Call Number is usually used for Mathematical methods text books?
  • 6. 
    How long can most books be borrowed for?
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One week

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      Two days

    • E. 

      Two weeks

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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?
  • 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)
  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 14. 
    Select one of the piles of books on the class area table.  Put them in order as they would be on the shelf (Dewey or Call Number order).  When you are done ask the Teacher/Librarian to fill in the answer to this question.
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 19. 
    The library photocopier is also a colour printer and scanner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

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