Friday, April 4, 2014

Which Dewey Decimal Category Are You? Take the Quiz and Find Out

The Dewey Decimal Classification system is a one way  of categorizing books in a library by subject matter. It is a number system using groupings of ten and it was created by Melvil Dewey in 1876 .

The ten main classes of the Dewey Decimal system are as follows:

000 – Computer science, information, and general works, encyclopaedias
100 – Philosophy and psychology, books on feeling, how to study, thoughts & ideas

200 – Religion

300 – Social sciences, government, laws, folklore, holidays, fairy tales

400 – Language, English grammar, foreign languages

500 – Science, mathematics, astronomy, earth, planets, birds, plants, wild animals

600 – Technology - cars, space ships, cooking, how to make things, care of pets, medicine

700 – Arts and recreation, drawing, photography, painting, music, games, sports

800 – Literature, poems, plays

900 – History and geography , travel, countries

Which Dewey Decimal Category Are You? - Take the Quiz and find out your number!

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