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History: The Basics Quiz #2

Quiz by Sarah Campbell

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  • Q1
    What is the overall degree to which you can trust a source called? (Hint: There are 5 ways to test this for a secondary source.)
    Trustworthiness
    Accuracy
    Suitability
    Reliability
    45s
  • Q2
    When looking at sources they are either completely reliable, or completely unreliable, with nothing in between.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q3
    How many standards do you test to see if a secondary source is reliable?
    6
    3
    5
    4
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following shows the correct list of the standards we use to test the reliability of a secondary source?
    Suitability, Objectivity, Accuracy/Credibility, Origin
    Suitability, Objectivity, Accuracy/Credibility, Origin, Authority
    Suitability, Reliability, Accuracy/Credibility, Currency, Authority
    Suitability, Objectivity, Accuracy/Credibility, Currency, Authority
    120s
  • Q5
    Looking at whether or not a source fits into the topic you are researching, or is at the correct academic level describes is tested with which standard for secondary sources?
    Credibility
    Authority
    Suitability
    Objectivity
    45s
  • Q6
    How can you figure out if a secondary source is suitable for your research?
    Look up the author and see if they have published information like this in the past so you can see if they are an authority.
    Search the source on Google and see what the reviews say about it and look for words that are associated with your topic.
    Read the glossary to see if the terms match your topic.
    Read the introduction and go through the table of contents to determine if the source has relevant information to your topic.
    60s
  • Q7
    Which of the following is the most suitable for research on Greek mythology?
    Answer Image
    Answer Image
    Answer Image
    Answer Image
    60s
  • Q8
    Looking at whether or not a source contains bias is tested with which standard for secondary sources?
    Accuracy
    Credibility
    Objectivity
    Authority
    45s
  • Q9
    When information is skewed toward someone's personal opinion it is called:
    Bigotry
    Favoritism
    Bias
    Preference
    30s
  • Q10
    All sources have bias.
    False
    True
    20s
  • Q11
    In a book, where can you find the point of view of the writer?
    In the table of contents
    In the introduction
    In the index
    On the cover
    30s
  • Q12
    How can you determine the point of view of a website?
    See who the author is and do a Google search on them to see if they are an expert
    You can't tell the point of view of a website
    Look for why the website was created by looking at the last three letters
    Look to see if it has cited its sources at the end of the article
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of these types of websites are the LEAST objective?
    .edu
    .com
    .org
    .gov
    20s
  • Q14
    Which of these types of websites are the MOST objective?
    .edu
    .org
    .gov
    .net
    20s
  • Q15
    Which of the following types of websites are trying to make a profit off you by selling something?
    .com
    .gov
    .org
    .edu
    20s

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