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English 105: College Composition II Final Exam

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Question 1 1. The process of making a list of ideas in the research process MOST often occurs at what stage?

Question 2 2. Which kind of outline list uses Roman and Arabic characters as well as capital and lowercase letters to help you organize your ideas?

Question 3 3. Why should a writer create an outline for his or her paper?

Question 4 4. What should you do with the outline once you have written it?

Question 5 5. When writing a research proposal, what's the suggested strategy for moving from a thesis statement to an argument?

Question 6 6. John enjoys an author's weekly blog, but finds out the author neither has a degree or any professional experience in the subject he claims to be an expert in. Therefore, this source is:

Question 7 7. A student is writing a paper on the history of American Higher Education, and is unsure which of her two sources to cite: a class textbook or a book from the school library. Which of the sources should she cite in her references?

Question 8 8. Which statement IS accurate if an author's name and credentials are NOT included on a source?

Question 9 9. The issue of fake news has been a hot topic since the presidential election of 2016. What should you look for when searching for unbiased coverage of any story?

Question 10 10. What should you do if you find two sources that don't agree with each other when it comes to definitions or statistics you need for your essay?

Question 11 11. Which answer choice correctly shows a magazine citation in APA format?

Question 12 12. Peter wrote an essay and one of his references was the following: Blendon, R. and J, Benson. (2012). The Public, Taxes, and the Fiscal Cliff. Challenge 55(6). If Peter was using the APA style, why did his teacher underline this as incorrect?

Question 13 13. A student is writing an essay using the APA style of formatting. He wants to reference a source written by Alexander Hamilton in 1993 on page 250. Which of the following is the correct form of the in-text citation?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the correct format for an annotated bibliography book entry in APA style?

Question 15 15. Roger is writing a paper in MLA format. He is using a quote from page 242 of Why the Squirrel Stole the Nut, written by Barry Jones in 2016. Which of the following shows the parenthetical citation that Roger should use in his writing?

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