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BLABLABLA (1) - Question 1 (1 point) Choose the best thesis...

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Question 1 (1 point) Choose the best thesis for a research paper on the topic of depression: a. Depression mostly afflicts older people after retirement. b. Depression is a big problem all over the world. c. There are many causes of depression. d. Depression has both psychological and social causes which frequently work together. Score: 0.5 / 1 Question 2 (1 point) Analytical research papers start with a research question. a. True b. False Score: 1 / 1 Question 3 (1 point) An analytical research paper: a. offers proof for a claim made by the author b. attempts to persuade the audience that the author's opinion is correct c. starts with a research question d. provides a critical interpretation of primary and secondary sources Score: 1 / 1 Question 4 (1 point) Choose the best thesis for a research paper on the topic of the educational system in the Czeck Republic: a. The educational system in the Czech Republic produces good results, so we should implement their methods in Croatia too. b. Since its ascension to the EU, the higher education system in the Czech Republic has changed to reflect the existing EU regulations. c. What do we need to know about the Czech Republic to be able to understand its educational system? What do we need to know about the Czech Republic to be able to understand its educational system d. The educational system in the Czech Republic and Slovakia has changed considerably since they split apart. Score: 0 / 1 Question 5 (1 point)
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The main purpose of an argumentative RP is to: a. compare b. persuade c. change the attitude of readers d. inform Score: 0 / 1 Question 6 (1 point) What requirements must a thesis meet to be successful? a. It has to be short. b. It has to start with the phrase "I claim that. .." c. It has to be manageable. d. It has to be clear and unambiguous. Score: 1 / 1 Question 7 (1 point) Primary sources are collected through interviews, observation, and surveys. a. True b. False Score: 1 / 1 Question 8 (1 point) Which of the following are the primary sources? a. On-line polls b. Chapter from an edited book c. Observation notes d. The article from a scholary journal Score: 0 / 1 Question 9 (1 point) To determine the validity of a source we must read its title, abstract and table of contents a. True b. False Score: 1 / 1 Question 10 (1 point) Historical documents, birth and death records, and statistics are types of secondary sources.
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a. True b. False Score: 0 / 1 Question 11 (1 point) Which of the following are primary sources? a. proceedings of a conference on The Risks of Passive Smoking b. a book entitled The Risks of Passive Smoking, published by Oxford University Press c. an article entitled “A Ban on Smoking in Restaurants Would Protect Everyone,” published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette d. results of a survey conducted by the National Research Council, entitled Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Measuring Exposures and Assessing Health
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BLABLABLA (1) - Question 1 (1 point) Choose the best thesis...

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