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Library Jeopardy Reading


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Library and reading concepts reviewed in Jeopardy game

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Library Jeopardy Reading

  1. 1. Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin.
  2. 2. Click here for Final Je
  3. 3. Figurative Language Literary Device History Library Resources Library Terms 10 Point 20 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 10 Point 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 30 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 40 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points 50 Points Sports
  4. 4. When walking to the principal’s office my feet were lead.
  5. 5. What is a metaphor?
  6. 6. My love is like a red, red rose.
  7. 7. What is a simile?
  8. 8. I’ve told you a million times not to exaggerate!
  9. 9. What is hyperbole?
  10. 10. We heard clattering and clanging as he washed the dishes.
  11. 11. What is onomatopoeia?
  12. 12. They gazed at the smiling moon and the next day the jovial sun shone on them.
  13. 13. What is personification?
  14. 14. Don’t tell them gas prices will rise, let sleeping dogs lie.
  15. 15. What is an idiom?
  16. 16. A longer, more detailed comparison of two ideas or situations.
  17. 17. What is analogy?
  18. 18. A terrorist didn’t pay enough postage on a letter bomb. It was returned, marked “return to sender”. Forgetting it was the bomb, he opened it and was blown to bits.
  19. 19. What is irony?
  20. 20. The hot July sun beat relentlessly down, casting an orange glare over the farmhouse, fields and pond. Our sun-baked backs ached for relief. We quickly pulled off our sweaty clothes and plunged into the pond, but the tepid water only stifled us and we soon crawled onto the brown, dusty bank. Our parched throats longed for something cool to drink.
  21. 21. What is imagery?
  22. 22. In the story of Adam and Eve, its when Eve ate the apple - the apple stood for sin.
  23. 23. What is symbolism?
  24. 24. An example of foreshadowing would be a biography of this person as a boy dreaming of playing football wearing a shirt imprinted with 208 TDS.
  25. 25. Who is Jerry Rice? (Holds the record for the most career touchdowns - 208)
  26. 26. If all of the batters made it first base when Nolan Ryan was pitching, it would be an example of irony because of his nickname …
  27. 27. Who was “The Strikeout King”?
  28. 28. Glasses are to spectacles as football field is to ______.
  29. 29. What is grid iron?
  30. 30. An example of a testimonial might be: I believe we should erect a statue of this baseball player in the park … he would be an outstanding role model since he holds the Major League Baseball record for most consecutive games with a hit.
  31. 31. Who was Joe DiMaggio?
  32. 32. Onomatopoeia word for basketball might be ‘whoosh’…. In this sport you might hear ‘whack’
  33. 33. What is baseball
  34. 34. The leader of the Confederate Army during the Civil War
  35. 35. Who was Robert E. Lee?
  36. 36. December 7, 1941
  37. 37. When was the attack on Pearl Harbor?
  38. 38. In the 1920s this made making, buying and selling of alcoholic beverages illegal
  39. 39. What was Prohibition?
  40. 40. The name for the reform movements to abolish acts of discrimination from 1955 - 1968
  41. 41. What was the Civil Rights Movement?
  42. 42. He was the president before JFK that was from Abilene, Kansas.
  43. 43. Who was President Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower?
  44. 44. A written account of a person’s life
  45. 45. What is a biography?
  46. 46. A list of resources arranged alphabetically by author and title.
  47. 47. What is a bibliography?
  48. 48. A reference book that contains over a million facts and is NOT arranged alphabetically.
  49. 49. Almanac
  50. 50. Resources that provide original research or documentation? (such as the Declaration of Independence)
  51. 51. What is a primary source?
  52. 52. Name two databases free to Kansas kids at or by using a Kansas Library Card that provide access to articles for research.
  53. 53. What is EBSCO Student Research Center or World Book Online, etc ?
  54. 54. The last name of the librarian that devised the classification system for library materials
  55. 55. Who is Dewey?
  56. 56. Area of the library with aids for finding information (such as enclyclopedias, atlases and almanacs)
  57. 57. What is reference?
  58. 58. A law that protects a published work from unauthorized use
  59. 59. What is copyright?
  60. 60. An acronym for interlibrary loan
  61. 61. What is ILL?
  62. 62. Restricting access to materials deemed objectionable Morally, politically or religiously
  63. 63. What is censorship, censoring or banning
  64. 64. Make your wager
  65. 65. Final Answer: The 3 boolean operators used in our Alexandria library catalog
  66. 66. Final Question: What are - and or not?