Writing History Research Papers Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. Which aspect of a source suggests that it should NOT be used as part of academic research?

Question 2 2. Which step involves writing one statement that contains your main idea and the purpose of the project?

Question 3 3. Which kind of outline list uses Roman and Arabic characters as well as capital and lowercase letters to help you organize your ideas?

Question 4 4. Which kind of outline list uses circles and lines to help you organize your ideas?

Question 5 5. Why is it important to evaluate the date of a source?

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Question 6 6. Which step involves writing down any ideas that come into your head?

Question 7 7. Which of the following sources can sometimes provide unreliable or incorrect information if taken at face value?

Question 8 8. Which is not a reliable resource for your research?

Question 9 9. Which word means to assess the value of something?

Question 10 10. What is the correct order of the 5 steps to selecting and refining a research topic?

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Question 11 11. With regard to education and schooling, what does research mean?

Question 12 12. Why do you need to evaluate your information before creating a main question?

Question 13 13. Which category of assessment refers to the time the information was gathered and shared?

Question 14 14. Why should you add commentary to the outline of your essay or research paper?

Question 15 15. Which shows the correct order of the steps to create a main question for a research project?

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Question 16 16. What is bias and what category of evaluation does it affect?

Question 17 17. How does a reader feel confident that the information in a source is reliable?

Question 18 18. What are browser searches, blogs and Wikis best used for in research?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an example of a primary source?

Question 20 20. What section of historical books can be excellent sources of sources?

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Question 21 21. What is a main question for a research project?

Question 22 22. Why is the information on a Wiki not always reliable?

Question 23 23. During which step do you narrow your ideas down to only one topic?

Question 24 24. Which category means that the topic of the source is important to the matter at hand?

Question 25 25. _____ are sources which are one step removed from an event or issue.

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Question 26 26. Where can the most trusted online sources be found?

Question 27 27. What should you do with the outline once you have written it?

Question 28 28. Why should a writer create an outline for his or her paper?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an example of a secondary source?

Question 30 30. What step comes directly before creating the main question for a research project?

Writing History Research Papers Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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