What is a Works Cited Page? - Formats & Examples


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Where does the Works Cited page appear in an MLA style document?

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1. Can URLs be used in a Works Cited page?

2. What is a 'hanging indent?'

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Give credit where credit is due, and ensure that the information you used in your writing is cited properly. Before, during, or after the lesson, use this quiz/worksheet combo to check your understanding of the correct format for a works cited page.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Definition of works cited page
  • Location of works cited page in an academic paper
  • Situations that warrant citing an original source
  • Protocol for including URLs in a works cited page

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension ensure that you draw the most significant information from the lesson on formatting a works cited page
  • Information recall- access the knowledge gained concerning the inclusion of original sources in a works cited page
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as works cited page and hanging indent

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to format a works cited page, review the following lesson called What is a Works Cited Page? - Formats & Examples. The objectives addressed include:

  • Know page layout including recommended font size, margin width, and line spacing
  • Identify which sources need to be included in a works cited page
  • Understand the general format for entering different kinds of sources in your works cited page
  • Know how to correctly apply a hanging indent to works cited entries
  • Understand how to include and format URLs in a works cited entry