What Do You Know About Libraries?

What do you know about libraries? Most of us have a library card and fond childhood memories of borrowing books. But what do you really know about them? Take this quiz to find out!
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The oldest library is located in...
Italy
Egypt
England
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Travelling libraries are called...
Bookmobiles
Library cars
Book buses
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The world's biggest library is...
The Library of Congress
The Oxford library
The Harvard library
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The average American borrows approximately _________ books a year.
4
6
7
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______________ was also a librarian.
Oscar Wilde
Margaret Thatcher
Casanova
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The Dewey Decimal system was invented by...
Matthew Dewey
John Dewey
Melvil Dewey
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The Dewey Decimal System was created in...
1934
1876
1765
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To be a librarian, you need to study...
Literary storing studies
Library science
Librariology
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Which first lady was also a librarian?
Thelma Nixon
Laura Bush
Eleanor Carter
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In the US, there are more libraries than...
McDonald's
Homes
Schools
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The famous library that burned down was...
Garrison Library
Library of Alexandria
Wren Library
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The oldest library in the US is in...
Massachusetts
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Result
You aren't too familiar with libraries - perhaps you read books electronically. As long as you're reading!

C+, Not Keen On The Library

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You know some things about libraries. They're an important part of each community!

B+, Let's Go To The Library

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You know quite a bit about libraries, and probably frequent them often! Good for you!

A+, Bookworm

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1
The oldest library is located in...
Italy
Egypt
England
2
Travelling libraries are called...
Bookmobiles
Library cars
Book buses
3
The world's biggest library is...
The Library of Congress
The Oxford library
The Harvard library
4
The average American borrows approximately _________ books a year.
4
6
7
5
______________ was also a librarian.
Oscar Wilde
Margaret Thatcher
Casanova
6
The Dewey Decimal system was invented by...
Matthew Dewey
John Dewey
Melvil Dewey
7
The Dewey Decimal System was created in...
1934
1876
1765
8
To be a librarian, you need to study...
Literary storing studies
Library science
Librariology
9
Which first lady was also a librarian?
Thelma Nixon
Laura Bush
Eleanor Carter
10
In the US, there are more libraries than...
McDonald's
Homes
Schools
11
The famous library that burned down was...
Garrison Library
Library of Alexandria
Wren Library
12
The oldest library in the US is in...
Massachusetts
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island