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Homework Help: Literacy

Posted by Jen on Monday, September 12, 2011 at 1:52pm.

Please check my work. Thank you.

1. According to FedStats, what was the number of building permit in 2007?

A. 61,617
B. 54,059
C. 496,686
D. 1,500,173

Answer #1 is D.


2. Which of the following is a primary source?

A. Newspaper article published in the 1980s that reports on an event in the 1880s

B. A recently published history book that cites diaries and letters from the 1880s

C. Diaries and letters from the 1880s published in a recent book that is a collection of diaries and letters from the 1880s

D. An encyclopedia article citing events form the 1880s and giving a list of works cited

Answer #2 is C.


3. A quick way to get the definition of “mensa” when working on the Internet would be to type

A. an e-mail to the librarian

B. “allintitle: mensa” into the search engine.

C. “info: mensa” into the search engine.

D. “define: mensa” into the search engine.

Answer #3 is D.


4. Scholarly journal article are written:

A. For a general audience

B. By lower division college students

C. By reporters

D. By experts in a subject field

Answer #4 is D.


5. A strong search strategy for a search engine would include which of the following?

A. Using quotation marks, hyphens, and unique words

B. Entering one or two related words

C. Using several synonymous terms in the search

D. Reading all the hits from your first search

Answer #5 is C.


6. Which of the following sets of Dewey Decimal call numbers is in the correct order?

A. 100.01 PRO, 100.1 BLU, 010.1 ABR, 004.15 KWA

B. 100.1 BLU, 010.1 ABR, 004.15 KWA, 100.01 PRO

C. 004.15 KWA, 010.1 ABR, 100.01 PRO, 100.1 BLU

D. 010.1 ABR, 004.15 KWA, 100.01 PRO, 100.1 BLU

Answer #6 is C.

7. Which of the following sets of Library of Congress call numbers is in the correct order?

A. PE205 .C253 1954, PH202 .H255 1965, PA 203 .B252 1971, P201 .A251 1977

B. P201 .A251 1977, PA 203 .B252 1971, PE205 .C253 1954, PH202 .H255 1965

C. PA 203 .B252 1971, P201 .A251 1977, PE205 .C253 1954, PH202 .H255 1965

D. P201 .A251 1977, PE205 .C253 1954, PH202 .H255 1965, PA 203 .B252 1971

Answer #7 is B.

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