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1 (9th grade) You need to find an editorial on President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's (1882-1945) New Deal program. How would you be most likely to find one from that time period?
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

Read the newspaper.
Search a print periodical index.
Search government documents.
Use an encyclopedia.
   
2 (9th grade) If you were using the Internet or a database, which of the following search phrases would find information on either of these two terms: "Hurricanes," "Florida"?
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

Hurricanes not Florida
Hurricanes and Florida
Hurricanes or Florida
Hurricanes but Florida
   
3 (9th grade) In which part of a book would you be most likely to find its publication date?
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

bibliography
index
preface
table of contents
back side of the title page
   
4 (9th grade) Which term best describes this quote?

"Flu shots are a waste of money because they don't protect you from getting sick."

 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

opinion
fact
   
5 (9th grade) What is the best definition of intellectual freedom?
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction
the prevention of cheating by students
the encouragement of open and public sharing of ideas
the limiting of access to ideas and information that some people find objectionable or dangerous
the support of the Bill of Rights
   
6 (6th grade) Your social studies teacher assigns a two-page research paper. You are to write about a famous person from history who you think changed our country. Read the topic statement below.

President John F. Kennedy and his promise to put a man on the moon changed our country.

Decide if the topic would be a Good Topic, a Topic Too Narrow, or a Topic Too Broad.
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

Too Narrow
Too Broad
Good Topic
   
7 (6th grade) You have to write a social studies report that requires you to use a primary source. Which of the following groups is an example of only primary sources?
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

Textbooks, biographies, videos, periodicals
Letters, photographs, diaries, sketchbooks
Almanacs, biographies, encyclopedias, periodicals
Letters, textbooks, historical fiction, bibliographies
   
8 (6th grade) You need to find out why dumping plastic bags in landfills is a problem for the environment. In the library, you choose a general science book and locate the index. Plastic bags and landfills are not listed in the index. You need a broader term. Which term below should you try next?
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

Dumps
Bags
Solid waste
Trash
   
9 (6th grade) Which website would be the most appropriate resource to locate information about eating healthy foods?
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

www.dietsforyounow.com -- A site that helps you set up a diet plan for weight loss
www.choosemyplate.gov -- Department of Agriculture website that gives tips for healthy eating
www.thinkquest.org/401672 -- A site created by Ms. Jon's 3rd grade class about food choices
www.ourdietfads.com -- A site that covers recent fad diets
   
10 (6th grade) Your class is holding a health fair for your entire school. You have been assigned the topic of West Nile Virus. You have located a variety of useful sources on the topic. Which of the following resources could you make copies of and distribute to the entire school without violating copyright?
 
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER.

A government publication made available for educational use
A magazine article that you located in your school library
A section of a textbook used in your science class
   

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