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8th Grade Language Arts: Using Source Materials Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does the volume number reference on a magazine?

Question 2 2. If you are writing a paper in APA style, and you need to cite information from an online article with no author or article title, your in-text citation should include _____.

Question 3 3. Why is it important to consult a recent MLA style guide before you begin formatting your paper?

Question 4 4. Your Works Cited page should _____.

Question 5 5. Do you need to cite a source when paraphrasing information using your own words?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following BEST describes an annotated bibliography?

Question 7 7.

Consider the following: This argument was emphasized by Thompson (1992:12).

Why is this NOT a correct way to format an MLA in-text citation, and how should it be properly cited?

Question 8 8. Which of the following areas is the last step in your writing process?

Question 9 9. What is an in-text citation?

Question 10 10. What does it mean to plagiarize?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is true about including a Works Cited page?

Question 12 12. Why is use of the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) preferred by those who use APA style citations?

Question 13 13. A Works Cited entry for a book would include

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a question to ask yourself for determining if you need to cite a source?

Question 15 15. Peter is referencing a study in the Journal of Anthropology for his History 102 paper. Why is this an example of a secondary source?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a part of the bibliographic entry of a book?

Question 17 17. What information should ALWAYS be found in an in-text citation?

Question 18 18. All of the following criteria are indicative of a properly-formatted MLA Works Cited page EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a standard formatting requirement for an MLA-style paper?

Question 20 20. On your Works Cited page, your sources

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an important step to remember when using the new-found knowledge from your reference material?

Question 22 22. A reader can clearly see where one Works Cited entry ends and the next begins because

Question 23 23. When directly quoting a source with three or more authors for the first time, what should the in-text citation include?

Question 24 24. There are a variety of reasons why an author may choose to include a bibliography with their work; all of the following are reasons to write a bibliography except

Question 25 25. What does MLA stand for?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following would NOT be used when citing a journal article using MLA formatting?

Question 27 27.

You are writing a paper, and you include the following sentence: Economists Bradford and Austin assert, 'The stock market should make a huge recovery in the coming year' (2013).

The sentence includes information quoted from a book with two authors. What do you need to do to make your in-text citation correct, if you are using APA style?

Question 28 28. What is the most common type of online reference that is used in academic writing?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a reason citations and bibliographies are important?

Question 30 30. What is a bibliography?

8th Grade Language Arts: Using Source Materials Chapter Exam Instructions

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