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What reference source would I use to find out the part of speech of the word lariat?
dictionary
Which reference resource is a book of maps?
atlas
What reference resource would I use to find more information on Native Americans?
encyclopedia
What reference source would I use to find out how to divide a word into syllables?
dictionary
What reference source would you use to find out the definition of sagebrush?
dictionary
What reference source would you use to find out information on Jackie Robinson?
encyclopedia
Which reference source has up-to-date information about people, places, and events?
almanac
What reference source would I use to find another word to use in my creative writing other than the word good?
thesaurus
Suppose I wanted to see a map of the United States so I could easily find the state capitals. What would be the best reference source for me to use?
atlas
What reference resource would I use if I wanted to find to find out where the country Afghanistan is located?
atlas
How is a thesaurus different from a dictionary?
Unlike a dictionary, a thesaurus does not show pronunciations ro definitions, just synonyms.
How is an encyclopedia different from a dictionary?
An encyclopedia helps someone find more factual information about a topic whereby a dictionary only gives the definition of a word.
Suppose you needed more words to describe a desert. Which reference source would be most helpful?
thesaurus
Suppose I needed information on grasshoppers for a report for science? Which reference source would give me the most information?
encyclopedia
Which reference source would I use to find out the ten cities in the world with the greatest number of people?
almanac
In what reference source would I use to find out how much rainfall fell in each state last year?
almanac
What part of the encyclopedia would help me find the topic I am looking for more quickly?
index
What reference resource would I use to find the pronunciation of the word ambiguous?
dictionary