Search Strategies Quiz

Question 1 of 9

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Which of these search entries would yield the best results for:
CONCEPT 1: parent involvement or parent participation or family participation
CONCEPT 2: grades or test scores or academic achievement
CONCEPT 3: elementary school or elementary education

Select one of the following:

  • (parent involvement or parent participation or family participation) and (grades or test scores or academic achievement) and (elementary school or elementary education)

  • (parent involvement or parent participation or family participation) or (grades or test scores or academic achievement) or (elementary school or elementary education)

  • (parent involvement or parent participation or family participation) or (grades or test scores or academic achievement) and (elementary school or elementary education)

Question 2 of 9

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Which is the best search entry for these concepts:
CONCEPT 1: technology
CONCEPT 2: ESL or second language learning or bilingual education

Select one of the following:

  • technology or (ESL or second language learning or bilingual education)

  • technology and ESL or second language learning or bilingual education

  • (ESL or second language learning or bilingual education) and technology

  • The sequence of keywords or concepts is not important as long as you correctly use "and", "or" and parentheses.

Question 3 of 9

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Which search entry is correct for these concepts:
CONCEPT 1: gender or sex
CONCEPT 2: learning disabilities or dyslexia or attention deficit disorder

Select one of the following:

  • gender or sex and (learning disabilities or dyslexia or attention deficit disorder)

  • (learning disabilities or dyslexia or attention deficit disorder) and (gender or sex)

  • (learning disabilities or dyslexia or attention deficit disorder) or (gender or sex)

Question 4 of 9

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Which search entry is correct for these concepts:
CONCEPT 1: play
CONCEPT 2: develop*
CONCEPT 3: child*

Select one of the following:

  • (play or develop*) and child*

  • (play and develop*) or child*

  • play and develop* and child*

Question 5 of 9

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Which search entry would be best for these concepts:
CONCEPT 1: homework
CONCEPT 2: learning
CONCEPT 3: elementary school or elementary education

Select one of the following:

  • elementary school or elementary education and (homework or learning)

  • learning and (elementary school or elementary education) and homework

  • homework and learning and elementary school or elementary education

Question 6 of 9

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Choose the search entry that is best for these concepts:
CONCEPT 1: charter schools
CONCEPT 2: performance or quality or effectiveness

Select one of the following:

  • charter schools or performance or quality or effectiveness

  • charter schools or (performance or quality or effectiveness)

  • (performance or quality or effectiveness) and charter schools

Question 7 of 9

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Which search entry is the most effective for these concepts:
CONCEPT 1: mainstream* or inclus*
CONCEPT 2: autism

Select one of the following:

  • autism and (mainstream* or inclus*)

  • (mainstream* or inclus*) or autism

  • autism and mainstream* or inclus*

Question 8 of 9

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Which words will be found if your search entry was:
(colleg* or university) and drink*

Select one of the following:

  • college, colleges, collages, collegiate, university, drink, drinking, drinkers

  • college, colleges, collegiate, university, universities, drink, drinking, drunk

  • college, colleges, collegiate, university, drink, drinking, drinkers

Question 9 of 9

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Which would be the most effective way to truncate the term "education" to get the best variations?

Select one of the following:

  • educat*

  • ed*

  • educati*

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Search Strategies Quiz

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Quiz your understanding of how Boolean operators, nesting terms and truncation work in constructing a search strategy.

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