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1. T/F: Considerations for storage layout and design should take into account pests, light levels, decoration, RH, and fire suppression.

a) True.
b) False.

2. The archival value of a record may depend on:

a) Possible uses.
b) Intrinsic value.
c) The true value of pi.
d) All of the above.
e) a & b.

3. Cataloging is the process of:

a) Formally including an object or collection of associated records in the permanent collection.
b) Recording all primary information about an object or a collection of associated records.
c) Doing all of your shopping by mail.
d) None of the above.

4. T/F: The best approach to conservation is prevention.

a) True.
b) False.

5. T/F: Archeologists do not have to be concerned with records management.

a) True.
b) False.

6. Types of inventory include:

a) Complete, sectional, spot.
b) Complete, spot, random.
c) See, spot, run.
d) Sectional, complete, none.

7. The type of storage container used for an object can depend on:

a) How much closet space you have.
b) Its size and fragility.
c) Anticipated use of material.
d) Gravitational pull.
e) b & c.

8. Data management may involve:

a) Consolidation and reconstruction.
b) Taking care of the android.
c) Paperclipping records together.
d) Identifying sources of data and following professionally defined data standards.

9. Risks to collections in storage include:

a) Theft.
b) Fire.
c) Pests.
d) Exposure to light.
e) Metal shelving.
f) a, b, & e.
g) a, b, c, & d.

10. An archeologist needs to know the conservation history of an object prior to conducting scientific analysis on it because improper conservation:

a) Could make the scientific apparatus dirty.
b) Could affect the chemical or physical structure of the object.
c) Could change the shape of the object.
d) Could leave a residue on the analyst's fingers.

 

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