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Answer these questions to check your understanding of the Finding Information module.  You must complete 5 of the 6 questions correctly to pass.

1Which of the following statements is most accurate:
Information on the free Internet is more reliable than information libraries because anyone can post to the Internet.
Information in libraries is different than information from the free Internet because the information is selected through a review process.
Information on the free Internet is only posted by authorities.
Only those with authority are permitted to post to the Internet.
 
2Successful academic research starts with a research question
True
False
 
3Which of the following statements is FALSE?
Reading general encyclopedia articles helps develop keywords to use in a search.
Reading Wikipedia articles helps develop keywords to use in a search.
Reading Wikipedia articles is not advised when developing keywords to use in a search.
Reading subject specific encyclopedia articles helps develop keywords to use in a search.
 
4Using quotation marks in a search:
Increases the number of search results
Reduces the number of search results
 
5Which of the following statements is false?
NOT excludes the keyword producing fewer search results
NOT and the minus sign are often interchangeable
OR produces fewer results in a search
AND is an invisible search operator
 
6When should you use an Internet Search engine instead of a library database?
You need information that has been reviewed for accuracy
You need a peer-reviewed journal article
You need accurate information on a topic from the past
You need information about an event that is happening today.
 
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