Guide to Library Research
Mary Livermore Library
Review Quiz

 


Guide to Library Research
Review Quiz

 

The purpose of this quiz is to see if you comprehend the basic concepts presented in this tutorial. If you receive a low score (below 70) on this quiz, it is suggested that you go through the tutorial again.

 

Instructions for English 106 Students: If you have been assigned to review this tutorial and to take the review quiz, then complete the following: 1) answer each question; 2) click the Check Answer button after answering each question; 3) enter your full name in the field at the bottom of the page and click the Print Score Summary button (this will generate a certificate); 4) right-click on the certificate; 5) select Print; click the Print button; 6) and give the certificate to your instructor.

  1. Which is the best way to get ideas for research topics?
    Which is the best way to get ideas for research topics?
      a.Look at your course lecture notes
      b.Browse an issue of Newsweek
      c.Visit an online generator
      d.Think about your own onterests and experiences
      e.All of the above

       

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  2. Which set of keywords would be the most effective for researching "treatment of drug and alcohol abuse in teenagers"?
    Which set of keywords would be the most effective for researching "treatment of drug and alcohol abuse in teenagers"?
      a.beer, crack, high school, aspirin
      b.kegs, weed, parties, school counselor
      c.alcohol*, high school, nurse
      d.(teen* or adolescen*) and (alcohol abuse or alcoholism or substance abuse) and treat*
      e.None of the above

       

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  3. The operator "AND" will narrow the focus of a database search?
    The operator "AND" will narrow the focus of a database search?
      True
      False

       

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  4. To find a book in the Library, what should you note?
    To find a book in the Library, what should you note?
      a.The book's author
      b.The color and height of the book
      c.The call number
      d.The ISBN number
      e.None of the above

       

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  5. Which type of search is most effective for locating books about a topic?
    Which type of search is most effective for locating books about a topic?
      a.Author search
      b.Title search
      c.ISBN search
      d.Keyword search
      e.Both A and B

       

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  6. What is an article abstract?
    What is an article abstract?
      a.The author's biography
      b.A summary of an article's content
      c.The author, article title, and publication information
      d.A list of works cited in an article
      e.None of the above

       

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  7. Scholarly journals have which of the following characteristics?
    Scholarly journals have which of the following characteristics?
      a.Articles are often written by writers with little or no subject expertise
      b.Articles ususally provide the most up-to-date information on current events
      c.Articles go through a rigorous review process before being published
      d.All of the above
      e.None of the above

       

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  8. BraveCat is the best database to search for journal articles by topic?
    BraveCat is the best database to search for journal articles by topic?
      True
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  9. Which is probably the most reliable source of statistics regarding the number of AIDS patients in the United States?
    Which is probably the most reliable source of statistics regarding the number of AIDS patients in the United States?
      a.Wikipedia (http://wikipedia.org/)
      b.MTV News (http://www.mtv.com/news/)
      c.Anti-Aids (http://www.antiaids.net/)
      d.Centers for Disease Control (http://www.cdc.gov/)
      e.Both C and D

       

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  10. Information provided on the World Wide Web is "public domain" so you can use it in your research paper without giving credit to a webpage's author?
    Information provided on the World Wide Web is "public domain" so you can use it in your research paper without giving credit to a webpage's author?
      True
      False

       

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