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The Active Reader, Third Edition: 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) The ability to locate quality sources in a modern library and assess the reliability of those sources
b) The ability to integrate words, ideas, and information smoothly into your own work
c) The ability to document sources using discipline-specific conventions
d) All of the above

Question 2:


a) Websites
b) Databases
c) Journals
d) The Library of Congress Classification System

Question 3:


a) It is an online citation manager.
b) It is a good example of a useful database.
c) It is very useful for university research.
d) It helps professors grade essays.

Question 4:


a) Databases offer comprehensive, indexed access to the published literature in a given field.
b) Databases are restricted to users identified as members of a library’s clientele.
c) Databases give organized access to indexed research beyond the scope of standard search engines.
d) All of the above

Question 5:


a) This is a mixed format quote.
b) Words have been omitted from the quote.
c) Changes have been made to the quote to achieve clarity.
d) The order of the quote has been changed around.

Question 6:


a) Knowledgeable authors have reviewed material before publication.
b) All authors are from the same university.
c) Only collaborative research is included.
d) All of the above

Question 7:


a) Grading criteria
b) The method of research
c) An abstract
d) All of the above

Question 8:


a) Resistant, reputable, recent, and relevant
b) Reputable, reliable, recent, and relevant
c) Reputable, resistant, recorded, and recent
d) Recorded, reputable, reliable, and recent

Question 9:


a) No one assumes responsibility for the website content.
b) The website authors are not from North America.
c) The authors created the site themselves.
d) All of the above

Question 10:


a) True
b) False