Writing a Research Paper: Sections & Length


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Which of the following does NOT need to be included in all research papers?

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1. What information does not need to be on a typical cover page?

2. If you were writing a 7-10 page high school or college research paper, which of the following topics do you think would be most appropriate (think in terms of specificity in relation to paper length)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Research papers have a set format, and you can see what you know about this format by going through the quiz and worksheet. Some topics you will be assessed on include length and sections of research papers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following topics by using these tools:

  • Information that needs to be on a cover page
  • Structure of a research paper
  • Best place to start when writing a research paper
  • A section that always needs to be in a research paper
  • Examples of research papers

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired about components of research papers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a component that always need to be in a research paper and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about research paper facts

Additional Learning

Using the lesson named Writing a Research Paper: Sections & Length, you can cover more topics. These include:

  • Why research papers are written
  • Steps for beginning a research paper
  • What a good research paper should look like