GACE Middle Grades ELA: Research Paper Components Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Gail wants to see firsthand how potential customers will respond to her company's new handheld electronic device. What kind of research would most likely give Gail the information she needs?

Question 2 2. Why is it important to consult a recent MLA style guide before you begin formatting your paper?

Question 3 3. Which answer choice correctly shows a magazine citation in APA format?

Question 4 4. Which of the following sources is the most reputable?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is the correct APA format for citing the date a journal source was published?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is the correct way of citing a revised book?

Question 7 7. For which type(s) of reference materials does Google News have indexes?

Question 8 8. What writing skill takes word for word information from a source and gives credit to the original writer?

Question 9 9. While doing her research, Sally came across documents that included things like the original results of an experiment, eye witness accounts of an event, and legal documents. What kinds of documents did Sally find?

Question 10 10. What piece of information can usually be found on the cover of a book that is necessary to know when completing the reference page?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT used when referencing an authored book?

Question 12 12. What does MLA stand for?

Question 13 13. What writing skill condenses information and includes detail, while not being concerned about length?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following is the proper reference page APA citation for the book The Spellbinder's Gift by Og Mandino?

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Question 16 16. What information should ALWAYS be found in an in-text citation?

Question 17 17. Juan was analyzing a business he was thinking of buying. He looked at the daily sales records, the number of unique customers, and the number of repeat customers. He used statistics generated by this data to help him make his decision. What kind of research did Juan use?

Question 18 18. Peter is referencing a study in the Journal of Anthropology for his History 102 paper. Why is this an example of a secondary source?

Question 19 19. All of the following criteria are indicative of a properly-formatted MLA Works Cited page EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. What does it mean to plagiarize?

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Question 21 21.

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

Question 23 23. What differentiates academic journal articles from magazines?

Question 24 24. Which of the following media can journal articles come in?

Question 25 25. Kevin was instructed to engage in some primary data research on his company's new product. What might Kevin do to be successful in this task?

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Question 26 26. How current should an article be in order for it to be reliable?

Question 27 27. Mary Anne wants to know what percentage of parents who shopped at her store had their children ride in the shopping cart. What kind of research would most likely give Mary Anne the information she wants?

Question 28 28. What is it called when written information is transferred from the writer's words into a very short summary?

Question 29 29. What should the margins of the paper be in CMS?

Question 30 30. Jane is writing an essay for her English 101 course. She has a lot of arguments in mind and she is trying to select which sources she should use. Which of the following would be the MOST reputable source?

GACE Middle Grades ELA: Research Paper Components Chapter Exam Instructions

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