Using & Validating Library Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the significance of Facebook having 850 million users, Twitter having 100 million users, and LinkedIn having 175 million users?

Question 2 2. What is the main benefit of using chat applications?

Question 3 3. Many businesses today have changed their approach to marketing in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. Why would you use an INSERT SQL command in a DBMS?

Question 5 5. Describe what the DROP TABLE SQL command accomplishes in the DBMS.

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Question 6 6. What will the following SQL statement result in?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is FALSE about the Boolean logic operator?

Question 8 8. A Web robot is also known as:

Question 9 9. Which of the following search engine components consists of the interface in which a word or phrase is entered into a text box and then the submit button is clicked to perform a search?

Question 10 10. An example of a general search engine is:

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Question 11 11. Kelly wants to know about fashion trends started by Michael Jackson. Which item listed below should Kelly use to help her find sites useful in her research?

Question 12 12. Jim is writing a report on the Washington Monument. When he uses a search engine, he is pointed to resources about various monuments throughout Washington DC and the state of Washington. Which item listed below should Jim use to help him find sites useful in his research?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a standard for WiFi communications?

Question 14 14. Which type of coverage does WiFi provide?

Question 15 15. A hardware device with a built-in network adapter, antenna and radio transmitter for WiFi signals is called a(n) _____.

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Question 16 16. What are the two factors that help you judge the credibility of an article?

Question 17 17. What name is given to a piece of research which is reviewed by experts in a field review before it is published in an academic periodical?

Question 18 18. Why are the recency and verifiability of sources important factors in the production of an article?

Question 19 19. Jason is using the online public access catalog (OPAC) at his library when the power goes out. What is one disadvantage that this brings with using an OPAC?

Question 20 20. During which decade did excitement and interest in OPACs see a decline?

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Question 21 21. Most OPAC systems require a(n) _____ in order to be accessed.

Question 22 22. Technically speaking, what is the most accurate description of a peripheral device?

Question 23 23. What are all the possible ways to connect a wireless-capable peripheral to a computer?

Question 24 24. What are the three general types of peripheral devices?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements about assumptions in written work is FALSE?

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Question 26 26. All of the following indicators point to bias in written work EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. 'Jenny is Chinese, so she'll definitely excel in math.' This statement is an example of _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of social media for businesses?

Question 29 29. In SQL, if you want to return specific data, such as an employee whose last name begins with a specific letter, which of the following clause would be appropriate?

Question 30 30. What is a search engine?

Using & Validating Library Resources Chapter Exam Instructions

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