Secondary Source: Definition & Examples


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A secondary source is:

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1. The function of a secondary source is:

2. Which of the following are examples of secondary sources?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of secondary sources. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify examples of secondary sources.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • The function of a secondary source
  • Examples of secondary sources
  • The best secondary sources

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately describe what a secondary source is
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the best secondary sources
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to determine if a source is a secondary source by asking the right question or questions

Additional Learning

Need more information? Review the lesson called Secondary Source: Definition & Examples to explore the following objectives:

  • Learn to gauge the quality of a secondary source
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of secondary sources