PLACE Elementary Education: Research Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Deductive reasoning involves _____

Question 2 2. What steps should be taken to ensure information is verifiable?

Question 3 3. What writing skill takes word for word information from a source and gives credit to the original writer?

Question 4 4. Which of these is a category of text features?

Question 5 5. Jerald was given the assignment of finding peer-reviewed research articles on the subject of auto safety. Which of the following statements best describes the kind of articles that Jerald needs to find?

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Question 6 6. Elements existing independently of a main text and intended to enhance readers' experiences with it are known as…

Question 7 7. Linda found several journal articles about scientific experiments that produced statistically significant findings. Because of this, Linda can conclude:

Question 8 8. As you evaluate the effectiveness of a piece of deductive reasoning, you should first look for _____

Question 9 9. A deductive pattern is more common than an inductive pattern in student writing because _____

Question 10 10. If you were researching the first smartphone introduced by Apple, what source would provide the most relevant information on the topic?

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Question 11 11. To cite a source in APA format, you need what information?

Question 12 12. In order to cite a source in MLA format, you need what information?

Question 13 13. If we want news on an event that has happened in the past day, what source(s) are the best for relevant information?

Question 14 14. You spend many hours researching and writing a paper for a class. Accidentally, you leave a draft copy in the library and it is picked up by another student. After you turn your final paper in, the professor does not return your paper with a grade but asks you to see her after class is finished. What is most likely her concern?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Discriminating between fact and opinion in longer text:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an example of valid evidence?

Question 19 19. Which supplementary text feature represents additional material that's typically expository or bibliographic in nature?

Question 20 20. A glossary is a collection of…

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true about including a Works Cited page?

Question 22 22. If you take information from a source word-for-word, that is also known as a...

Question 23 23. How current should an article be in order for it to be reliable?

Question 24 24. An opinion is:

Question 25 25. A Works Cited entry for a book would include

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an example of a claim?

Question 27 27. On your Works Cited page, your sources

Question 28 28.

Consider the following paragraph:

I always vote for the National Party candidate in gubernatorial elections. This year, Sally Smith is the National Party candidate for governor, so I will vote for Sally Smith for governor this year.

Which type of reasoning is displayed in this paragraph?

Question 29 29. Which text feature usually comes after the main body of the text and consists of often exhaustive lists of specific subjects and their locations in the text?

Question 30 30. Which of the following sources is the most reputable?

PLACE Elementary Education: Research Skills Chapter Exam Instructions

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