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QUIZ
- SEARCHING CONTEMPORARY WOMEN'S DATABASE IN LEXIS-NEXIS
After accessing Lexis-Nexis, under which heading will you find the

Contemporary Women's Issues database?
Women's Report
Legal Research
Business News
Reference
Since ALL of the articles in "Contemporary Women's Issues" deal with women, which of the following terms are less useful to search on?
Women
Girl
Female
All of the above
When you want each article found to include all of your search terms, which connecting word, AND, OR, or NOT, will tell the database that all of the terms must be present?
Any
Not
Or
And
What process can you use to ensure that you will retrieve all of the relevant items related to a particular word stem?
Pure luck
Connectors
Proximity operators
Truncation

Do you remember the truncation symbol used by LEXIS-NEXIS?
#
*
!
@


EXTRA CREDIT!

For those of you who read the italicized excerpts at the top of some of the pages, what is the name of the garment that the Taliban required Afghani women to wear?

Babushka
Burqa
Dirndl
Sheitel
What is the name of the organization of Afghani women who combatted Taliban decrees?
Organization of Afghani Feminists (OAF)
Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)

According to the 1990 census, what is the literacy rate of Indian women compared to that of Indian men?
10% versus 85%
50% versus 65%
39% versus 64%
2% versus 25%

According to the 1998 Human Development Report, which five countries have a greater male/female literacy gap than India?
France, Somalia, Tajikistan, the Philippines, and Jordan
Bhutan, Syria, Togo, Malawi, and Mozambique
Iran, Kenya, Mauritania, Guyana, and Canada
Turkey, Singapore, Pakistan, Chile, and Denmark


 

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