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  1. Library Quick Reference Sources

  2. A book that records first happenings, discoveries, and inventions in the U.S. • Kane’s Famous First Facts

  3. An annually published source that is probably the most frequently used and comprehensive book of miscellaneous information. Unlike most books, the index is at the front of the volume. • The World Almanac

  4. Source that contains information on the countries of the world, including history, area and population, constitutional governments, defense, economy, energy and natural resources, industry and trade, religion, etc. • Statesman's Yearbook

  5. Source that contains biographical sketches of members of the U.S. Congress, the President’s Cabinet, a section on the diplomatic and consular service, and Congressional district maps. • Congressional Directory

  6. Annually published source that is a standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. • Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

  7. The official handbook of the federal government. It contains comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of government. • U. S. Government Manual

  8. Source that contains short articles on writers, scientists, and philosophers of all nations and periods, as well as literary expressions and terms, and plots and characters of famous literary works. • Benet’s Reader’s Encyclopedia

  9. Source arranged chronologically by authors with exact reference to the source of each quotation. Index contains an average of four to five entries for each quotation. • Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations

  10. Quick Reference • Review

  11. Who are the people honored on Mount Rushmore? • World Almanac

  12. Who was the first person to perform in Radio City Music Hall? • Kane’s Famous First Facts

  13. What is the largest province in France? • Statesman's Yearbook

  14. Who is the author of “Shooting an Elephant”? • Benet’s Reader’s Encyclopedia

  15. What percentage of Americans subscribes to the Internet? • Statistical Abstract of the United States

  16. Whom did President Clinton name to the post of Attorney General? • Congressional Directory

  17. Who said “That government is best which governs not at all”? • Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations

  18. How many justices serve on the Supreme Court of the United States? • United States Government Manual