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Student ID: 22211066 Exam: 250397RR - Research and MLA Citation When you have completed your exam and reviewed your answers, click Submit Exam . Answers will not be recorded until you hit Submit Exam . If you need to exit before completing the exam, click Cancel Exam . Questions 1 to 20: Select the best answer to each question. Note that a question and its answers may be split across a page break, so be sure that you have seen the entire question and all the answers before choosing an answer. 1. Which of the following is an example of a primary source? A. A website that tells stories about Benjamin Franklin B. A journal article that reviews various reports on Benjamin Franklin C. A biography of Benjamin Franklin D. Benjamin Franklin's diary 2. Mendely, RefWorks, and Zotero are all A. paraphrase generators. B. newsgroups. C. citation (or reference) managers. D. listserv software. 3. The MLA format for citing an entire website includes A. author's apparent credibility. B. source from which you found the website. C. an article title. D. electronic publication information. 4. Suppose that you're going to interview someone in preparation for writing a research paper on teaching techniques for macroeconomics. For this topic, who would be the best person to interview? A. An economist B. A student in a macroeconomics course C. A professor of macroeconomics D. The president of a university 5. If you're not assigned a topic for a research paper and are working to choose an interesting topic, which of the following terms would you avoid as a criterion for your choice? A. Manageable B. Breaking C. Novel D. Practical
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6. Prewriting can be helpful when trying to narrow a topic because it A. helps you eliminate ideas that would support your thesis. B. can usually be submitted as the final essay. C. raises a lot of issues related to the topic, making your thesis more well-rounded. D. can reveal an interesting angle that may become your thesis. 7. According to MLA citation style rules, when citing a book by more than one author, the authors' names should A. be listed alphabetically by first name. B. be listed in the order in which they appear on the title page. C. follow the title of the book. D. be listed alphabetically by last name. 8. A keyword search of a library database will typically turn up A. who used the source last. B. publication information. C. author contact information. D. a detailed summary of the contents of relevant materials. 9. Of the following, which system of note- taking would be the most appropriate to use while doing research for a paper? A. Memorizing information for each source B. Copying and pasting source text to use, without citation, within the final paper C. Making a notecard for each source D. Highlighting all unfamiliar terms within each source 10. Which of the following statements is true about choosing sources? A. It's most important to determine whether or not a source is reliable before using it. B. A person's opinion makes the best source when you hear it yourself. C. If something is on the Internet, it must be true. D. Books and articles written prior to the year 2000 are the most accurate. 11. Which of the following items is not necessary to include in summary notes? A. Complete publication information B. The time and date you read the source material C. Your comments and opinions about the source D. All the information that is relevant to your topic and purpose 12. Bradley has chosen topic for his research paper. What is the next step in the planning process that he should take? A. Listing research questions B. Creating an outline C. Writing a working thesis
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