1. What include in a keyword search when you wish broaden the search and find any documents containing at least one of a list of two or more terms?
2. helpful to use keywords when searching for ideas related to your subject because doing so
A. allows you to finish your research after one single search.
B. can lead you to other, more refined topics within you subject.
C. provides exact results.
D. enables to avoid plagiarism.
3. In MLA style, how long must a quote be to be a block quotation?
A. More than 8 lines
B. More than 2 lines
C. More than 4 lines
D. 50 words or more
4. Why it’s helpful to search for a bibliography on a topic?
A. bibliography provides only books you can use as sources.
B. bibliography search normally isn’t helpful.
C. Once you complete the basic bibliography search, you’re finished finding sources.
D. bibliography can provide you with a list of various sources on your topic.
5. When skimming a source, helpful guideline to follow is to
A. read the first sentence of each paragraph.
B. read the entire source.
C. skip the first and last paragraphs.
D. pay no attention to any pictures, maps, or charts.
6. Which of the following is a false statement about an APA References page?
A. You should organize the list according to publication date, with the oldest date first.
B. You should italicize titles of books and names of journals.
C. You should double-space the entire list.
D. You should put the list on a separate page at the end of your paper.
7. Which of the following is an example of opinion?
A. The Canadian men’s hockey team won the gold medal in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
B. Abraham Lincoln presented the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863.
C. The color blue sometimes signifies sadness or depression.
D. Organic food should be made more affordable.
8. In which of the following situations would paraphrasing be useful and ethical?
A. You wish to make it seem as if the author’s ideas are yours.
B. You want to change the author’s meaning.
C. You want to use an author’s idea but don’t wish to quote the author directly.
D. You don’t fully understand what the author is saying.
9. Which of the following is not a tip that can help you find good sources for a topic?
A. Have a clear system of notetaking.
B. Keep track of citation information for each source.
C. Have a narrowed topic and working thesis.
D. Limit yourself to one source in the beginning.
10. Of the following is not a good technique for learning your way around a library?
A. Taking a formal or guided tour of the library.
B. Reviewing library Web site.
C. Consulting with librarians.
D. Wandering around without a purpose the first time you visit
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12. Of the following do you not normally need to take into consideration when determining if an author is biased?
A. The tone of the writing
B. The descriptive and connotative language used in the writing
C. The author’s background and its effects on the writing
D. Your age as a reader
14. You’re going to interview someone in preparation for writing a research paper on teaching techniques for macroeconomics. For this topic, who would be the best person to interview?
B. student in a macroeconomics course
C. president of a university
D. professor of macroeconomics
15. Which is the most important to consider when analyzing and revising an academic paper?
A. opinion is clearly highlighted with emphatic, emotional statements
B. thesis is clear and that the main points support that thesis
C. paper will be entertaining for the instructor to read
D. paper contains many large words
16. Which is an example of a primary source?
A. A Web site that tells stories about Ben Franklin
B. A journal article that reviews various reports on Ben Franklin
C. A biography of Ben Franklin
D. Ben Franklin’s diary
17. Which is a correct example of an MLA-style citation?
A. Henley, Patty, the Hummingbird house. Denver, Colorado: MacMurray Press, 1999
B. Henley, P. (1999). The hummingbird house. Denver, CO: MacMurray.
C. Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. Denver: MacMurray, 1999. Print.
D. 1999. Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. Denver, MacMurray, 1999.
18. Which system of note-taking would be the most appropriate to use while doing research for a paper?
A. Copying and pasting source text to use, without citation, within the final paper
B. Memorizing information for each source
C. Making notecard for each source
D. Highlighting all unfamiliar terms within each source
20. Prewriting is helpful when trying to narrow a topic because
A. can usually be submitted as final essay.
B. can reveal idea that may become your thesis.
C. helps eliminate ideas that would support your thesis.
D. sorts good ideas from bad.