Research Process Quiz

College of San Mateo Library

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Directions: A passing score on this quiz is 8 out of 10 answers correct. This quiz can only be submitted ONCE. If you submit the quiz more times, all the subsequent scores are invalid. Your first quiz score for this tutorial will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).

 

1. Why are parenthetical references needed?
Any borrowed information in your paper must be acknowledged.
They give added authority to your paper.
They permit the reader to check the sources that you used to come to your conclusions.
All of the Above
None of the Above
 
2. Parenthetical references refer the reader to specific pages in a book, magazine or other source from which quotations or facts are taken.
True
False
 
3. Parenthetical references are used in place of footnotes.
True
False
 
4. The citations on a works cited list are arranged
By type of source
Alphabetically by the first word in the citation
Alphabetically by title
 
5. Another name for a works cited list is a
Biography
Summary List
Bibliography
Index
 
6. There are specific MLA style formats for
Books
Newspaper Articles
Web Sites
Magazine Articles
All of the Above
None of the Above
 
7. The main reason for citing your sources is to give credit to those authors whose ideas you used in your research.
True
False
 
8. MLA and APA are the two most commonly used citation formats for research papers.
True
False
 
9. In MLA style format the title of a book is:
Bold
Underlined
Put in "Quotes"
 
10. In MLA style format the title of a magazine/journal article is:
Italicized
Underlined
Put in "Quotes"
 

Note: A passing score on this quiz is 8 out of 10 answers correct. This quiz can only be submitted ONCE. If you submit the quiz more times, all the subsequent scores are invalid. Your first quiz score for this tutorial will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).