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Making the Grade 1Ce: Chapter 10

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the 'Submit my answers' button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) three
b) four
c) five
d) six

Question 2:


a) a well-written introduction
b) a five-paragraph structure
c) suitable headings and subheadings
d) a comprehensive table of contents (if appropriate)

Question 3:


a) three
b) five
c) seven
d) nine

Question 4:


a) informative and deductive
b) informative and indicative
c) normative and reductive
d) normative and indicative

Question 5:


a) title page
b) abstract/executive summary
c) results
d) index

Question 6:


a) a brief abstract or executive summary
b) your name, position, and organizational affiliation
c) the name of the person and/or organization to whom the report is being submitted
d) the date the report was issued

Question 7:


a) What question is being asked?
b) Who will be best served by the research?
c) What do you hope to learn from this research?
d) Why is this research important?

Question 8:


a) one question: 'Who/what have you chosen to study?'
b) two questions: 'Who/what have you chosen to study?' and 'Why did you make that choice?'
c) three questions: 'Who/what have you chosen to study?'; 'Why did you make that choice?'; and 'How did you select the unit(s) of study?'
d) four questions: 'Who/what have you chosen to study?'; 'Why did you make that choice?'; 'How did you select the unit(s) of study?'; and 'What are the limitations and shortcomings of the data or sources?'

Question 9:


a) to explain and to explore
b) to penetrate and publicize
c) to decode and delineate
d) to extrapolate and to explain

Question 10:


a) Use the same-sized paper throughout.
b) Use the imperial system in describing measures.
c) Number all the pages.
d) Use lots of white space.