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What Is a Bibliography and When Should I Write One?

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There are a variety of reasons why an author may choose to include a bibliography with their work; all of the following are reasons to write a bibliography except

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1. What is a bibliography?

2. Which of the following BEST describes an annotated bibliography?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A bibliography is a crucial part of any research work, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how to create a proper bibliography and types of bibliographies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Definition of bibliography
  • Purpose of bibliography
  • Types of bibliography

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained annotated bibliographies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about common formatting styles

Additional Learning

Learn more about writing by reviewing the lesson on What Is a Bibliography and When Should I Write One? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of bibliography
  • Understand the purpose of bibliographies
  • Differentiate types of bibliographies
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