Using Source Materials Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why may a journal be more credible if it has a peer review system?

Question 2 2. Which answer choice correctly shows a magazine citation in APA format?

Question 3 3. What piece of information can usually be found on the cover of a book that is necessary to know when completing the reference page?

Question 4 4.

Which of the following is a correct APA Style citation for the following magazine article:

Title: COOL IT

Author: Stephen Battersby

Magazine: New Scientist

Date published: 9/22/2012

Volume: 215

Issue: 2883

Pages: 30-35

Question 5 5.

Which of the following is a correct APA Style citation for this journal article?

Title: The Global Warming Conundrum

Author: Thomas B. Fowler

Journal: Modern Age

Publication date: Winter-Fall 2012

Volume: 54

Issue: 1-4

Pages: 40-62

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Question 6 6. Do you need to cite a source when paraphrasing information using your own words?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a part of an APA citation when citing an online scholarly journal?

Question 8 8. Which of the MLA Style citations below are formatted correctly?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a bibliographic entry for a magazine article?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a part of a reference for an edited book?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following areas is the last step in your writing process?

Question 12 12. Which of the following media can journal articles come in?

Question 13 13. What does MLA stand for?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the correct way of citing a revised book?

Question 15 15. Where should your bibliography appear?

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Question 16 16. A reader can clearly see where one Works Cited entry ends and the next begins because

Question 17 17. All of the following criteria are indicative of a properly-formatted MLA Works Cited page EXCEPT:

Question 18 18.

The following citation was written in WHAT STYLE for WHAT TYPE of source?

Smith, K. (2001). The First Ladies of Science. New York, New York Press.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a correct APA Style in-text citation?

Question 20 20.

What would an APA Style in-text citation look like for a quotation taken from page 31 of the following article?

Title: COOL IT

Author: Stephen Battersby

Magazine: New Scientist

Date published: 9/22/2012

Volume: 215

Issue: 2883

Pages: 30-35

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Question 21 21. Which citation style requires the use of the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) for online sources?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a question to ask yourself for determining if you need to cite a source?

Question 23 23. True or False: Johnny reads a source and then summarizes it in his own words. Since it's in his own words, he doesn't have to cite it.

Question 24 24. What is an in-text citation?

Question 25 25. Which edition of a revised book should you put in your reference page?

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

Question 27 27. How does the Chicago Citation Style differ from APA Style and MLA Style?

Question 28 28. What should the margins of the paper be in CMS?

Question 29 29.

The following citation was written in WHAT STYLE for WHAT TYPE of source?

Johnson, Peter R. 'Losing Sleep in America.' The Online Journal of Sleep 34.1 (2012): 12-19. Web. 2 June 2013.

Question 30 30. What does the volume number reference on a magazine?

Using Source Materials Chapter Exam Instructions

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