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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. The final section of a research paper paragraph should include _______, to help readers figure out how the evidence supplied in the body of the paragraph supports the topic. A. a quotation B. a citation C. an analysis D. a transition 2. Suppose you're writing a research paper about a study pointing to a breakthrough drug treatment for Alzheimer's disease. What sort of source information would you need in order to make informed and accurate comments? A. Primary source material about people suffering from Alzheimer's B. Information about the group that conducted the study, where the results were published, and how the new drug works C. General assumptions about previous treatments D. Background information on the causes of Alzheimer's 3. A keyword search of a library database will typically turn up A. author contact information. B. who used the source last. C. publication information. D. a detailed summary of the contents of relevant materials. 4. What should you do if you can't find all the needed elements for an MLA citation of an Internet source? A. Omit a citation for the source. B. List the information that you do find in the normal order and format. C. Contact the website to get the missing information. D. Make up the missing information. 5. Which of the following would not be considered a primary source? A. Letters, diaries, or speeches B. Original research reports C. A book about your subject written by a biographer D. Eyewitness accounts
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6. Regarding the punctuation of quotations, which of the following sentences is correct? A. As Longstreet and Smyth report "There is no exception to the rule" (136). B. The decision was unequivocal: "The Constitution permits legislative review" (Quayle 128). C. Leslie and Farmer, declared, "Life among the Lakota is in accord with nature (68)." D. Grant and Farrell argue that "charges of Wall Street corruption are nothing new. (43)" 7. Interviewing , surveying , and observing are all methods of A. analyzing sources. B. patterns of development. C. conducting field research. D. MLA formatting. 8. According to MLA formatting rules, the publication date of a newspaper article should be formatted as A. month, day, year. B. day, month, year. C. year, month, day. D. year, day, month. 9. The author of a source may be considered reliable if he or she A. summarizes facts without attribution or citation. B. bends facts to make a point. C. includes opposing views. D. omits information that doesn't fit his or her opinion. 10. It's necessary to use a/an _______ when a quotation is introduced by a verb. A. quotation mark B. colon C. comma D. ellipse 11. Barry is writing a research paper about the drought conditions in California. Rather than simply write that "the drought has continued over the past four years," he would most likely need to use information from sources to A. compare information about similar events. B. reinforce an opinion with concrete evidence C. eliminate bias. D. make a general comment more specific. 12. Which of the following is an example of a secondary source? A. An interview with Stephen King B. A biography of Stephen King C. Stephen King's letters to his editor
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