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  1. Trivia Slideshow • Created by Ms. Rachael Clemens of the California State University, Fullerton Library • Additions and adaptations created by Mrs. Slim’s Spring 2007 LHHS Library Experience Students with Ms. Clemens’ permission.

  2. Library Hours

  3. Question: • One hundred years ago, what percentage of 17 year olds graduated from High School in the United States?

  4. Answer: • One hundred years ago, what percentage of 17 year olds graduated from High School in the United States? • In 1903, 6.6% of 17 year olds graduated from High School • Source: Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970

  5. Printing INFO • Most computers in the library are connected to a printer and the internet • The first 5 printout pages per day are free. Each additional page is 5¢. • Pay by the honor system by asking Mrs. Slim, Mrs. Garcia, or a student library aid for help.

  6. Question: • What was the highest grossing movie (domestic sales) of 2004?

  7. Answer: • What was the highest grossing movie (domestic sales) of 2004? • Shrek 2 • Source: Hollywood Reporter article through Factiva database

  8. Copier INFO • The copy machine is located: • Next to the nonfiction section of the library. • Copies are 10¢ per page (no pennies)

  9. Question: • What was the highest selling CD (domestic sales) of 2002?

  10. Answer: • What was the highest selling CD (domestic sales) of 2002? • Eminem, 7.6 million copies • Source: New York Post article through Factiva database

  11. Library Website Accessing library resources from home has never been easier! www.ilovelibraries.com

  12. Question: • How much milk was consumed in California in 2002?

  13. Answer: • How much milk was consumed in California in 2002? • 746 million gallons • Source: Orange County Register article available through Lexis-Nexis

  14. Don’t get caught scramblin’ for your research needs… Be a good egg & do it right Ask Mrs. Slim for advice on which reliable resources to use, or look through one of the databases on the library website. 

  15. Question: • How many gallons of soft drinks were consumed in the U.S. in 2002?

  16. Answer: • How many gallons of soft drinks were consumed in the U.S. in 2002? • 15.2 billion gallons • Source: Beverage Aisle through Lexis-Nexis

  17. Library Borrowing Privileges • THS Students may have up to 10 books checked out at one time • Check-out period: 3 weeks* • *3 renewal permitted (3 additional 3-week loan period)

  18. Question: • Initially Toyota’s Scion line-up was available in only one state…which?

  19. Answer: • Initially Toyota’s Scion line-up was available in only one state…which? • California – but went national in June 2004 • Source: Factiva database

  20. Question: • What is the population of the U.S.?

  21. Answer: • What is the population of the U.S.? • 288,369,000 • 141,661,000 male & • 146,708,000 female • Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States 2002

  22. Student ID Card • The Library uses your Student Identification Card for all transactions. • A student ID card is also required to access the internet. • If you have lost your ID card, ask a Mrs. Slim, Mrs. Gaona, or a student library aid if it has been found. • Lost replacement ID card must be bought through Mrs. Simonain in Room 120

  23. Question: • Famous American artist, Andy Warhol died in 1987 following…

  24. Answer: • Famous American artist, Andy Warhol died in 1987 following… a routine gall-bladder operation • Source: Grove Art Online

  25. Question: • How much beer was imported from Mexico last year?

  26. Answer: • How much beer was imported from Mexico last year? • $45.6 million dollars worth or 66,845,519 liters • Source: USA Trade Online

  27. Question: • In some species of this reptile, the fat-storage organ can break off by a spontaneous muscular contraction and rapidly regenerate. Name this reptile.

  28. Answer: • In some species of this reptile, the fat-storage organ can break off by a spontaneous muscular contraction and rapidly regenerate. Name this reptile. • The GECKO • Source: Access Science

  29. Question: • Who is the seven-time world champion Formula 1 race car driver? • What manufacturer does he drive for?

  30. Answer: • Who is the seven-time world champion Formula 1 race car driver? • What manufacturer does he drive for? • Michael Schumacher – drives for Ferrari • Source: London Times article through Proquest Newspapers 

  31. Be courteous to your fellow studentsPlease use your cell phone outside

  32. Question: • AMBER Alerts are activated when law enforcement discovers a child has been abducted and is in imminent danger. What does AMBER stand for?

  33. Answer: • AMBER Alerts are activated when law enforcement discovers a child has been abducted and is in imminent danger. What does AMBER stand for? • America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergence Response • Source: Budget of the U.S. Government 2005

  34. Question: • According to a survey, what percentage of Americans would like to be rich?

  35. Answer: • According to a survey, what percentage of Americans would like to be rich? • 59% • Source: Opinions ’90

  36. Question: • Who was the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court?

  37. Question: • Who was the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court? • John Jay – appointed in 1789 by George Washington • Source: Encyclopedia of Crime & Punishment

  38. Question: • What is the American Sign Language hand shape for “I Love You”?

  39. Answer: • What is the American Sign Language hand shape for “I Love You”? • Source: The American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary

  40. Question: • What author and naturalist alerted Americans to the environmental damage done by the pesticide DDT in her book Silent Spring?

  41. Answer: • What author and naturalist alerted Americans to the environmental damage done by the pesticide DDT in her book Silent Spring? • Rachael Carson, 1907-1964 • Source: The Women’s Almanac

  42. Question: • What is a SWOT analysis?

  43. Answer: • What is a SWOT analysis? • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats • Source: The Portable MBA Desk Reference

  44. Question: • The 2nd largest county in California is also the 5th largest in the nation. What is it?

  45. Answer: • The 2nd largest county in California is also the 5th largest in the nation. What is it? • Orange County • Source: Orange County 2004 Community Indicators

  46. Question: • What country boasts the most farms?

  47. Answer: • What country boasts the most farms? • India – 105 million farms • Source: The Illustrated Book of World Rankings

  48. Question: • What country consumes the most alcohol per capita?

  49. Answer: • What country consumes the most alcohol per capita? • France – 11.9 liters per capita per year • Source: The Illustrated Book of World Rankings

  50. Question: • What is the capital of Ghana?