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Quiz for Chapter Eleven

Student Self-Grading Multiple Choice

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1. ________ often alerts instructors and professors to possible plagiarism.

a) Internet sources
b) Shifts in tone
c) Run-on sentences
d) Signal verbs

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2. Which of the following constitute plagiarism?

a) Not using quotations around a direct quotation
b) Failing to cite a paraphrase
c) Failing to cite an idea
d) All the above
e) a and b only

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3. Which of the following MUST be cited in an essay?

a) General knowledge
b) Direct quotations
c) All of the above
d) None of the above

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4. Secondary sources may be ________.

a) summarized
b) paraphrased
c) cited directly
d) All of the above

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5. When integrating sources into an essay, the writer should ________.

a) choose only one method
b) choose two methods
c) use a variety of methods
d) A writer should never integrate information into an essay!

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6. When writing a research essay, a writer should ________.

a) never use direct quotations
b) use direct quotations
c) All of the above
d) None of the above

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7. A mixed-format essay consists of the use of ________.

a) paraphrasing
b) direct quotations
c) case studies
d) a and b only
e) a and c only

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8. Signal phrases contain ________.

a) the source’s name
b) a signal verb
c) the source’s date of birth
d) a and b only
e) a and c only

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9. A writer can indicate that text has been omitted from a direct quotation by using ________.

a) ellipses
b) brackets
c) block format
d) None of the above

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10. A writer may indicate an alteration or addition to a direct quotation by using ________.

a) ellipses
b) brackets
c) block format
d) All of the above

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Short Answer Questions

11. If a writer uses a source without proper acknowledgement, he or she is guilty of _______________.

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12. A writer may not need to cite information that falls under the category of _______________ knowledge.

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13. General knowledge often _______________ according to audience.

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14. By using secondary sources, a writer can demonstrate _______________ with the source material.

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15. A _______________ restates the meaning of a source.

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16. A writer should try to avoid _______________ quotations.

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17. When including a direct quotation that is four or more lines in length, the writer should use _______________ format.

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18. To alert the reader to the beginning of a direct quotation, the writer may use a _______________ phrase.

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19. To remove part of a direct quotation, the writer should use _______________.

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20. To indicate a change in a direct quotation, the writer can use _______________.

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