Exemption Exam Spring 2008 User ID: 900041002 Started: February 5, 2008 12:11pm Attempt: 1 / 1 Finished: February 5, 2008 12:46pm

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Question 1

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The Reference Desk is where you go to... Student Percent response: Value 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. request photocopies b. borrow books from the library c. get items on reserve d. ask research questions

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Question 2

The Circulation Desk where you go to... Student Percent response: Value 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% Correct Student Answer Choices Response Response a. get photocopies b. borrow books from the library c. buy books d. borrow a laptop from the library

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Question 3

Google is always the best place to start your academic research. Student Percent response: Value 0.0% 100.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. b. True False

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Question 4

College students should never use any encyclopedia for any academic research. Student Percent response: Value Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices

0% 100. True False Score: 2/2 (3. if you repeat someone's exact words. Student Percent response: Value 100. Student Percent response: Value 0.00 points) Question 8 When you are writing an academic paper.0% 100. True False .0. Student Percent response: Value 100. True False Score: 2/2 (2. academic journals. b.00 points) Question 6 Anything you can find in a library database is also available on the open web.0% 100.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Student Percent response: Value 0. and news magazines.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. True False Score: 2/2 (2.00 points) Question 7 AUC students must be in the library in order to access AUC's electronic databases. usually through Google or Wikipedia.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. True False Score: 0/2 (2. for free. b.0% a. you must use quotation marks and cite the source. b.00 points) Question 5 Library research databases hold collections of articles from newspapers.0% 0.0% 0. b. b.

3% -33.0% 0.3% 50. chemical pollutants serious threat human health Score: 2/2 (2. e. True False Score: 2/2 (2.00 points) Question 9 For your RHET 102 paper. True False Score: 2/2 (2. c.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.3% -33.00 points) Question 10 For your RHET 103 paper. Student Percent response: Value 100. b.Score: 3/3 (2. b. you need to provide a citation for the following: Less than half of Mozambique's adult population is literate. b. Spain's capital city.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.00 points) Question 12 A keyword is a significant word or phrase that reflects the main concepts of a research topic. Choose the two most important keywords in this research question: Will the music industry survive and thrive in the digital age? .0% -33.0% 100. Student Percent response: Value 0.00 points) Question 11 A keyword is a significant word or phrase that reflects the main concepts of a research topic.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Choose the two most important keywords in this research question: Are chemical pollutants a serious threat to human health? Student Percent response: Value 50. d. you need to provide a citation for the following: The Prado Museum is located in Madrid.

3% -33. e.Student Percent response: Value 50.0% 50.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. e. b.0% -33. c. b.3% 50.3% -33.00 points) Question 14 A keyword is a significant word or phrase that reflects the main concepts of a research topic. should people concerned privacy social networks Score: 2/2 (2. d. music industry survive thrive digital age Score: 2/2 (2.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.00 points) Question 13 A keyword is a significant word or phrase that reflects the main concepts of a research topic.3% 50. is there relationship between prayer healing Score: 2/2 (2. b. d. Choose the two most important keywords in this research question: Should people be concerned about privacy on social networking websites? Student Percent response: Value -33.3% -33. d. c.00 points) Question 15 . c. e.3% -33. Choose the two most important keywords in this research question: Is there a relationship between prayer and healing? Student Correct response: Response Student Response Answer Choices a.

0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. they combine search terms into precise search statements. Choose the most appropriate Boolean operator for this search statement: necklace _____ earrings ____ bracelet ____ nose ring Note: Boolean Operators (AND.0% 0.00 points) Question 16 You are researching in a library database.0% 100. they combine search terms into precise search statements in some library databases. NOT) are connectors. Choose the most appropriate Boolean operator for this search statement: sugar ____ health Note: Boolean Operators (AND. Choose the most appropriate Boolean operator for this search statement: movies _____ films _____ cinema ____ "motion pictures" Note: Boolean Operators (AND. You want to gather as much information as you can about movies. Student Percent response: Value 0. OR. they combine search terms into precise search statements. and or not Score: 2/2 (2. NOT) are connectors.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. c.0% 0.0% 100. Student Percent response: Value 0.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. b. c.You are researching in a library database.0% 0. OR. and or not Score: 2/2 (2. You are looking for specific information about the health effects of sugar consumption.00 points) Question 17 You are trying to gather as much information as you can about jewelry. c. OR. and or not Score: 2/2 (2.00 points) Question 18 . Student Percent response: Value 100. NOT) are connectors. b.0% 0. b.

healthcare or refugees Score: 2/2 (2.0% 100. farms. which search statement would give you MORE results? Student Percent response: Value 0. librarian.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. farming. farmable . librarianship.0% 0. b.0% c.00 points) Question 21 Truncation finds all terms starting with the same stem. Score: 2/2 (2.00 points) Question 19 You are researching this question: "What is the impact of tourism on Egypt's economy?” Choose the search statement that would retrieve the best results in a library database search. farmed. b. For example librar* will match with library.0% 0. refugees or egypt c.0% a. etc. impact and tourism tourism and egypt and economy impact or tourism and egypt 0.00 points) Question 20 Here are two search statements: fruits AND vegetables fruits OR vegetables If you were to search with these terms in a library database.0% 100. libraries.You are researching this question: "What kind of healthcare is available to refugees in Egypt?" Choose the search statement that would retrieve the best results from a library database. You want to do a search that gets results that include all of these words: farm. fruits AND vegetables fruits OR vegetables Score: 0/2 (2. healthcare and refugees and egypt b. Student Percent Correct Student Answer Choices response: Value Response Response 0.0% a. Student Percent Correct Student Answer Choices response: Value Response Response 100.

educ* (100%)." Foreign Policy. librarianship. educa (100%). etc. b.0% 0. educat* (100%). librarian. Truncate the word EDUCATION.0% 0. d. educat Grade Correct answer (Value) 100% educa* (100%). c. psychological Which truncated keyword should you use? Student Percent response: Value 100. libraries.00 points) Question 22 Truncation finds all terms starting with the same stem. Student Student response: No. psychic.0% 0.Which truncated keyword should you use? Student Percent response: Value 100. c. Use the * as the truncation symbol.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. response 1. For example. psych* psycho* psychol* psychology* Score: 2/2 (2.0% 0.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. and librarianship. libraries. educat (100%). What is the title of the journal? Niall Ferguson (July/August 2004). d. librarian. . librar* will match with library. For example librar* will match with library. psychology. b. You want to do a search that gets results that include all of these words: psycho.0% 0. "A World without Power.00 points) Question 23 Truncation finds all terms starting with the same stem.00 points) Question 24 Look at the following citation.0% 0. farm* farms* farmed* farming* Score: 2/2 (2. educ (100%) General feedback: Score: 2/2 (2.

Niall Ferguson July/August 2004 A World without Power Foreign Policy Score: 0/2 (2. 1967. Who is the publisher? Plsek.0% a.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. 1997. innovation.0% 0.0% 0.0% a. Arabic Song. Student Percent Correct Student Answer Choices response: Value Response Response 0.0% 0.00 points) Question 25 Look at the following citation. Creativity. and quality .00 points) Question 27 Look at the following citation.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. The Voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum. c. "Power & Duty: US Action is Crucial to Maintaining World Order. Gary Schmidt b. d. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Paul Plsek b. Paul. What type of publication is it? Danielson. and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century.0% 0.0% 100. Milwaukee." Los Angeles Times. Student Percent Correct Student Answer Choices response: Value Response Response 0. Virginia Louise. WI: ASQ Quality Press.00 points) Question 26 Look at the following citation.0% 100. Book Journal article Encyclopedia article Newspaper article Score: 0/2 (2.0% 0. c. Creativity. d.0% 0. Power & Duty: US Action is Crucial to Maintaining World Order d. and quality. What is the title of the article? Gary Schmidt (23 March 2003). b.0% 0. b.0% 100. innovation. Los Angeles Times Score: 2/2 (2. 23 March 2003 c.Student Percent response: Value 0. Student Percent response: Value 100.

3. 3.edu:80/views/ENTRY. Periodical article c. Distributed by Oxford University Press.0% 0. Online encyclopedia article d. Milwaukee.0% 0. WI d. 23 April 2007 <http://0www. on the right are definitions. ASQ Quality Press Score: 0/2 (2. Publishes research and academic discussion. Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages (e-reference edition).0% c.00 points) Question 30 On the left are types of information.lib. Andre Vauchez. Student response: 1 — c Correct 2 — b Correct 3 — d Correct Score: 3/3 (2. What type of publication is it? Sylvie Denoix "Mamluk" Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages.00 points) Question 28 Look at the following citation.html?subview=Main&entry=t179. 2. Website Score: 2/2 (3. Informs and entertain the general public.0.com. Book chapter b. Popular Magazine Scholarly Journal Trade or Professional Publication 1.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Ed. Match them: Preview columns: .0% 100. 2001 by James Clarke & Co. 4. Contains only agency reports.0% 0. American University in Cairo.e1761> Student Percent response: Value 0.00 points) Question 29 Match the phrase on the left with the definition on the right: Preview columns: 1.aucegypt. 2.oxfordreference. Allows practitioners in specific industries to share market and production information.

0% 0.0% 0. uninterpreted information. 2. Examples are: commentary of events and literary criticism. Examples are: paintings. Chemistry Biology Egyptology/Archaeology Islamic Studies e. You need to find databases in a relevant subject area. Interprets. Which subject area would have the best information about your topic? (Choose 1) Student Percent response: Value 0. analyzes or summarizes. Middle East Studies Psychology Literature Engineering Score: 2/2 (2. and research reports.• Primary Sources • Secondary Sources 1.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. interviews. Economics Score: 2/2 . c. Which subject area would have the best information about your research topic? (Choose 1) Student Percent response: Value 0.0% 100.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.0% 0. Original. 3.0% 0. d. c. d. works of fiction. b. Student response: Primary Sources — b Correct Secondary Sources — a Correct Score: 2/2 (2. b.0% 100.00 points) Question 31 You are researching depression in teenagers for a paper in RHET 102. Examples are: news files and government reports.00 points) Question 32 You are researching fish and other aquatic life in the Red Sea.0% 0. Plagiarizes information. You need to choose library databases in a relevant subject area.

00 points) Question 34 Look at the information below. & Environment Business & Statistics Arts & Humanities 0.00 points) The research question below best matches which broad category? (Choose 1) Does contemporary rap music raise social consciousness? Student Percent Correct Student Answer Choices response: Value Response Response 100.0% 25. 1995. b. ed. Where would you begin? Student Percent response: Value 100. b.Question 33 (2.5 / 2 (2. c. d. Rap on rap: straight-up talk on hip-hop culture. Check off all the details you can get from the record Student Percent response: Value 25. b.0% a.0% 0.0% 25. d. c.0% 0. d. New York: Delta.0% c. Adam.0% 25. Technology..0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.0% 0. Look at the illustration below. Year of publication Publisher Title Author Score: 0. Social Sciences Science.0% 0.00 points) Question 35 You are looking for: Sexton.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Library Catalog Find Articles Subject Guides Request Documents Score: 2/2 .0% 0. Score: 0/2 (2.

0% 100. Where would you click to begin? Student Percent response: Value 0.0% -50. yearly etc. d.0% -50. You need 15 scholarly articles on your subject.0% a.00 points) You are doing a research paper.00 points) Question 37 Which of the following is a characteristic of scholarly journals? Student Percent Correct Student Answer Choices response: Value Response Response 0. b.00 points) Question 39 You are doing a project for BIOLOGY 130 / Current Health Issues.0% 100. b.) feedback: and contain articles. Organized into chapters c.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Reports on current events Usually published weekly Articles include bibliographies or references Normally read by the general public 0.00 points) Question 38 Which of the following are characteristics of periodicals? (Check all that apply) Student Percent Correct Student Answer Choices response: Value Response Response 50. c.Question 36 (2. monthly.0% 0. c. Includes an index d.) b. monthly. quarterly. Your topic is the nutritional benefits .0% a. Published on a regular basis (weekly.0% d. Catalog Electronic Resources Services About our Libraries Score: 0/2 (2. annually.0% 0. etc.0% 0. Score: 0/2 (2. Score: 1/2 (2. weekly.0% 50. Includes articles General Periodicals are published regularly (can be daily. Look at the illustration below.

b. a. Published in USA Today Dec 15." by Scott Gottieber. You want the most current information.00 points) Question 40 You are writing a paper on women and AIDS for a Sociology class.0% a. http://beefnutrition. a b Score: 2/2 (2. a. "Monkeys in our Labs.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.) in scientific experiments.0% 0.0% 100. b. etc. Includes chart. 1989. Student Percent response: Value 0. lemurs. a USA Today staff writer. http://medlineplus.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.and drawbacks of beef. Look carefully at the web sites below and select the one you would use. 1975- . Which is the best source for your paper? Student Percent Correct Student Answer Choices response: Value Response Response 0. a b Score: 0/2 (2. b.gov/ b. Look carefully at the web sites below and select the one you would use. apes.org/ Student Percent response: Value 100.00 points) Question 41 You are researching how biologists use primates (monkeys. "Number of Test Primates in the US.

2004. Yes b. a lengthy encyclopedia article. Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Website last updated in 2004. 100. Not enough information to tell Score: 0/2 (2. Oxford University Press." 0.0% 100. a scholarly publication. No c.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Is the full-text of the article available through AUC? Student Percent response: Value 0. Fishar shown in result number 1. You would like .0% b. Oxford University Press. Laboratory Primate Advocacy Group website.00 points) Question 43 Take another look at the database results for your search on pollution in the Nile River.0% d. You did a search in a library database and the results are shown below. Appeared in Science. "Primates" A Dictionary of Biology." "Better numbers and information on primate research. LPAG is a nonprofit organization. on March 30. 2004. "LPAG believes that the laboratory is no place for monkeys and nonhuman great apes. Oxford Reference Online. You would like to read the article by M. Score: 0/2 (2.1985." by Constance Holden. 0.0% c.00 points) Question 42 You are researching pollution in the Nile River.0% 0.

00 points) Question 45 Look at the citation for this article. “A Hybrid Modeling Approach to Resolve Pollutant Concentrations in an Urban Area.0% 0. b.0% 0.” Atmospheric Environment . M. Not enough information to tell Score: 2/2 (2.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Popular Scholarly Score: 0/2 (2. “Beijing’s Olympic Quest: Turn Smoggy Sky Blue. Moalla listed in result number 2. Ariel F. Is this article from a popular or scholarly publication? Stein. No c. Is it from a popular or scholarly publication? Ozkaynak. Each article deals with pollution.1 (2008): 45-58.0% 0.” New York Times 157. Popular Scholarly Score: 0/2 (2. Is the full text of the article avaible through the AUC Library? Student Percent response: Value 100.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. James Godowitch. Ted Palma. Is this article from a popular or scholarly publication? Student Percent response: Value 100.00 points) Question 46 Look at the following citation. Here is the first. Vlad Isakov. Yes b. Student Percent response: Value 0. and Jawad Touma. “Modeling Population Exposures to Outdoor Sources of Hazardous Air Pollutants.” Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 18. Jim. and Roland R. Draxler. Yardley.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.to read the article by S. b. Haluk.00 points) Question 44 The following set of four questions ask you to decide if an article is from a popular or scholarly publication.54173 (29 Dec 2007): A1-5.0% 100.. N.

0% 50.0% 50.1 (5 Jan 2008): 13. Student Percent response: Value 100.5% .00 points) Question 49 AUC students can request articles not available at AUC through Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan/Resource Sharing. “Smog’s Heavy Impacts. True False Score: Total 0/2 63.” Science News 173. Student Percent response: Value 0. Jane. Popular Scholarly Score: 0/2 (2.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.40 (2007): 9410-9426. Which of these sources might have current information? Student Percent response: Value -50.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.00 points) Question 48 You are researching the current conditions in Rafah following the situation at the Egyptian/Gaza border over the last two weeks (late January 2008). Books b. Student Percent response: Value 100. b.0% 100. b.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.0% -50.0% 0.0% 0. The Internet Score: 2/2 (2. Is this article from a popular or scholarly publication? Raloff.00 points) Question 47 Look at the following citation.41. b.5 / 100 = 63. Newspapers c. Articles in Scholarly journals d. Popular Scholarly Score: 0/2 (2.0% Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a.

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