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What does synthesize mean?
a) Draw pictures b) Write the paper c) Credit your sources d) Take Notes
Which search phrase is too specific?
a) Lincoln's favorite sweater b) Lincoln's presidency c) Lincoln's childhood d) Lincoln's Assassination
Plagarism is
a) not crediting your sources b) using quotation marks c) using your own words d) the latest game
Which source gives information about the location of different countries?
a) thesaurus b) almanac c) dictionary d) atlas
When you summarize information, you write down...
a) dates b) main idea c) small details d) statistics
Which source shows a word's etymology (history)?
a) dictionary b) thesaurus c) almanac d) atlas
If researching 'student uniforms,' the best key words are...
a) Uniforms at School b) Uniforms c) Dress Codes d) Student Dress
If researching 'cancer caused by smoking,' the best key words are...
a) cancer b) smoking c) cancer deaths d) cancer and smoking
For recent information, the best print source is...
a) Book b) Encyclopedia c) Almanac d) Magazine
Another name for a magazine is...
a) comic b) periodical c) paperback d) little book
Which is a secondary source?
a) Personal Interview b) Video of an Event c) Diary or Journal d) Article in a Newspaper
Which is a primary source?
a) TV News Report b) Magazine Article c) Interview with a WItness d) Newspaper Article
Which can be a print source?
a) Internet Website b) Encyclopedia c) DVD d) Online Database
Which graphic organizer shows main ieas and details
a) Venn b) Brainstorming c) T Chart d) Outline
Which is an electronic resource?
a) Online Database b) Almanac c) Atlas d) Dictionary
Which web address has information about the Benton Library?
a) b) c) www.fairfax/library d)
Which step is the first in the Info Management Process?
a) fill out a graphic organizer b) list what you already know c) use a search engine d) take notes
Size and weight of a dog would belong in which category?
a) Personality requirements b) Career requirements c) Educational requirements d) Physical requirements
If researching global warming, which topic is NOT needed?
a) Air Pollution b) Climate Changes c) Effects on Weather d) Recycling Cans
When you find a book for your research, what's the first thing you should do?
a) Write down the source information b) Check the index for key words c) Copy pictures for the report d) Begin reading the whole book
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