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Study Questions: Chapter 13

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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Proper citation can benefit the writer by ________.
a) establishing credibility
b) allowing the reader to verify sources
c) expanding on a matter
d) All of the above

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2. APA style is commonly used in ________.
a) English
b) psychology
c) philosophy
d) religion

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3. MLA style is commonly used in ________.
a) English
b) psychology
c) education
d) business

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4. (Ashton, 2008, p. 264) is an example of a(n) ________ in-text citation.
a) APA
b) MLA
c) Chicago
d) All of the above

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5. Usage rules are updated approximately every ________ years.
a) three
b) five
c) eight
d) ten

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6. (Jackson 113) is an example of a(n) ________ in-text citation.
a) APA
b) MLA
c) Chicago
d) None of the above

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7. The ________ is usually the last element listed in a works cited entry.
a) author’s name
b) title of a work
c) publisher’s name
d) medium of publication

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8. MLA citation of a work by two or more authors requires ________.
a) only the first name to be reversed
b) only the first two names to be reversed
c) all names to be reversed
d) None of the above

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9. In standard APA citation, the author’s last name is followed by ________.
a) the author’s first name
b) the first initial of the author’s first name
c) the title of the work
d) None of the above

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10. In a works cited page, all first letters of major words in a title are ________, even if the source did not do so.
a) underlined
b) bolded
c) capitalized
d) centred

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Short Answer Questions

1. Proper citation protects a writer from ________.

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2. The style guide CSE is most commonly used in the ________.

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3. Most citation styles include the year of ________.

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4. MLA stands for Modern Language ________.

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5. APA in-text citation includes author’s last name, ________, and, usually, page number(s).

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6. APA and MLA are both ________ styles, meaning that parentheses are used to enclose brief bibliographical information.

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7. APA stands for the American ________ Association.

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8. Citations do not require page numbers when the citation refers to the ________.

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9. In MLA, if a quotation is four or more typed lines the writer should use ________ format.

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10. In MLA in-text citation style, the writer should not use a ________ to separate author name and page number.

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