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The Encyclopedia Facts Quiz tests your knowledge regarding the early and modern encyclopedias.
1. The Children's Encyclopedia was first published by the London-based Educational Book Company Ltd. in 1908. Before Grolier marketed this encyclopedia in the United States, it was given a new title, which was:
a.The American Encyclopedia
b.The Book of Knowledge
c.Encyclopedia for Young Children
d.Encyclopedia for American Children
2. The term "encyclopedia", which literally means "a general education" has its origins in Latin.
3. In 1998, Microsoft bought the copyrights to this popular encyclopedia's electronic version and incorporated it into Encarta. What is the name of this encyclopedia?
a.Johnson's Universal Encyclopaedia
b.Harmsworth's Encyclopaedia
c.Rees's Cyclopaedia
d.Collier's Encyclopedia
4. This encyclopedia, known as the second largest English language encyclopedia, covers American and Canadian history and geography. Which encyclopedia is it?
a.Encyclopedia Britannica
b.Encyclopedia Mythica
c.Encyclopedia Americana
d.Encyclopedia International
5. Naturalis Historia (Natural History) was a 37-volume encyclopedia popular in Western Europe during the Middle Ages. Who wrote this early encyclopedia?
a.Pliny the Elder
6. This encyclopedia was considered as one of the three major contemporary general encyclopedias in the English language. It was first published in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1778. What is the name of this encyclopedia?
a.Encyclopaedia Britannica
b.Scottish Encyclopedia
c.World Encyclopedia
d.European Encyclopedia
7. World Book Encyclopedia, which was first published in the United States in 1917, produced a Braille edition in the 1960s.
8. Yongle Encyclopedia is considered one of the largest encyclopedias in history, with more than 11,000 volumes written by hand. An emperor of the Ming Dynasty oversaw the creation of this Chinese encyclopedia. Who is this emperor?
a.Emperor Wu-Shu
b.Emperor Cheng-Zu
c.Emperor Nuri-So
d.Emperor Muto-Ko
9. What is the name of a trivia game in Microsoft's Encarta, which has a player exploring a castle and answering questions?
a.Encarta Trivia
b.Facts and Trivia
c.Game of Knowledge
10. What is the title of this single-volume encyclopedia published by Houghton Mifflin Company in 1940 detailing the history of the world?
a.History of the World
b.Encyclopedia of World History
c.US and World History Encyclopedia
d.World Encyclopedia
11. This fictional encyclopedia was used in Isaac Asimov's novel, Foundation, and mentioned in Douglas Adams'  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. What is the title of this fictional encyclopedia?
a.Repository of Knowledge
b.Encyclopedia of the Galaxy
c.Encyclopedia of Extraterrestrial Knowledge
d.Encyclopedia Galactica
12. The Dictionary of the Middle Ages, published between 1982 and 1989 by the American Council of Learned Societies, is considered the largest English-language encyclopedia about the Middle Ages.
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