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AP English - Using Source Materials: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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 2 2. Which of the following is NOT used when referencing an authored book?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a part of an APA citation when citing an online scholarly journal?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a bibliographic entry for a magazine article?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT included in a reference page citation?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is true about including a Works Cited page?

Question 8 8. On your Works Cited page, your sources

Question 9 9. Where should your bibliography appear?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a question to ask yourself for determining if you need to cite a source?

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Question 11 11. In both APA or MLA format, what information regarding publication date is needed in the reference page?

Question 12 12. All of the following criteria are indicative of a properly-formatted MLA Works Cited page EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. Why may a journal be more credible if it has a peer review system?

Question 14 14. Which answer choice correctly shows a magazine citation in APA format?

Question 15 15. What is the most common type of online reference that is used in academic writing?

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Question 16 16. What does the volume number reference on a magazine?

Question 17 17. Why is it important to consult a recent MLA style guide before you begin formatting your paper?

Question 18 18. A student turns in a well-written research paper that includes ideas borrowed from five different sources, but the student forgets to include any in-text citations. This student has _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a part of a reference for an edited book?

Question 20 20. What is a bibliography?

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Question 21 21. Your Works Cited page should _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a standard formatting requirement for an MLA-style paper?

Question 23 23. What does MLA stand for?

Question 24 24. Which of the following separates a title and subtitle in APA formatting?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the correct APA format for citing the date a journal source was published?

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Question 26 26. Why do some individuals prefer the CMS style?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a reason citations and bibliographies are important?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example of proper APA capitalization for the title of an authored book on the reference page?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the proper reference page APA citation for the book The Spellbinder's Gift by Og Mandino?

Question 30 30. What does it mean to plagiarize?

AP English - Using Source Materials: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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