This is a 6-question INFOhio assessment.

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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.

Begin Assessment: R4S-Module2-6-self (6 Questions)
1
Which of the following statements is most accurate:
  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 more reliable than information libraries because anyone can post to the Internet.
  Only those with authority are permitted to post to the Internet.
  Information on the free Internet is only posted by authorities.
2
Successful academic research starts with a research question
  False
  True
3
Which of the following statements is FALSE?
  Reading general encyclopedia 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.
  Reading Wikipedia articles helps develop keywords to use in a search.
4
Using quotation marks in a search:
  Increases the number of search results
  Reduces the number of search results
5
Which of the following statements is false?
  NOT excludes the keyword producing fewer search results
  AND is an invisible search operator
  OR produces fewer results in a search
  NOT and the minus sign are often interchangeable
6
When should you use an Internet Search engine instead of a library database?
  You need information that has been reviewed for accuracy
  You need accurate information on a topic from the past
  You need a peer-reviewed journal article
  You need information about an event that is happening today.
 

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