Print Resources and Search Strategies Quiz

College of San Mateo Library

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Directions: A passing score on this quiz is 8 out of 10 answers correct. This quiz can only be submitted ONCE. If you submit the quiz more times, all the subsequent scores are invalid. Your first quiz score for this tutorial will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).

1. What type of print resource is the first place to look when beginning research on a subject?
Atlas
Almanac
Encyclopedia
Manual
 
2. A classification system is an established plan that divides all knowledge into precise categories.
True
False
 
3. Which classification system does the CSM Library use?
Dewey Decimal System
Library of Congress System
United Nations System
Archival Information System
 
4. A typical bibliographic record found on an OPAC contains the following fields:
Author
Subject
Publisher
All of the above
 
5. It is often a good strategy to start with a keyword search?
True
False
 
6. In general, a index to a book can be found:
At the front of the book
At the back of the book
 
7. Which type of reference book is filled with maps, charts, and tables.
Handbook
Dictionary
Atlas
 
8. In general, slang, jargon, and highly specialized terminology are avoided in subject headings in favor of standard English.
True
False
 
9. A valid subject headings for "drunkenness" would be:
SMASHED
BOMBED
WASTED
ALCOHOL DRINKING
 
10. A call number is a combination of letters and numbers assigned to an item to indicate its shelving location.
True
False
 

Note: A passing score on this quiz is 8 out of 10 answers correct. This quiz can only be submitted ONCE. If you submit the quiz more times, all the subsequent scores are invalid. Your first quiz score for this tutorial will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).