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Research Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A primary source can be defined as which of the following?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT an example of a primary source?

Question 3 3. What is the most important first step when planning a research paper?

Question 4 4. Which research material can be found in library databases such as EBSCO?

Question 5 5. The best secondary sources are:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following questions can be asked to help determine if a source is a secondary source?

Question 7 7. Which of the following would NOT be used when citing a journal article using MLA formatting?

Question 8 8. What is the most common type of online reference that is used in academic writing?

Question 9 9. What is the proper order of the steps in writing a research paper?

Question 10 10. Which isn't a piece of information you absolutely need to note about each source you use in a research paper?

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Question 11 11. What does it mean to plagiarize?

Question 12 12. Do you need to cite a source when paraphrasing information using your own words?

Question 13 13. When you take the information from a source and put it in your own words, this is known as a...

Question 14 14. After you paraphrase or directly quote information from a source, what do you need to add at the end of the information to give credit to the source itself?

Question 15 15. Which is not a reliable resource for your research?

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Question 16 16. What is a main question for a research project?

Question 17 17. What steps should be taken to ensure information is verifiable?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Which is not a reliable resource to find your research?

Question 20 20. Which is NOT part of the publishing information that you should copy down from your sources?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following sources is the most reputable?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. 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 24 24. Which of the following areas is the last step in your writing process?

Question 25 25.

Which of the following is true of this sentence:

One author refers to the scandal as a 'non-event,' claiming it was blown out of proportion by the media to increase viewership during a slow news week (Kirkland, 1995, p. 47).

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Question 26 26.

This sentence is referring to an imaginary book titled The Truth About Supplements by a woman named Alicia Jones. The book was published in 2011. Fill in the blank in APA format:

According to Jones (2011), many dietary supplements are contaminated with wheat, rice, and even illegal drugs _____

Question 27 27. Which edition of a revised book should you put in your reference page?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a part of a reference for an edited book?

Question 29 29. Which of the following questions can be asked to help determine if a source is a primary source?

Question 30 30. The topic assigned for your research paper is analyzing the spread of a newly-discovered, communicable air-borne disease. Why might a book NOT be the best source for the number of people currently infected?

Research Process Chapter Exam Instructions

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