English Composition I Quiz (Spring 2014)

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English Composition I Quiz (Spring 2014)

You will have 1 hour to complete the quiz. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate with your score. You will have three options of sharing the certificate with your instructor. You will be able to print it. You will have an option of downloading and saving your certificate as a PDF file. Finally, the link to your certificate will be emailed to you, allowing you to forward it to your instructor.


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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Develop keywords so you can:
    • A. 

      Use them in your paper to describe your topic

    • B. 

      Save time

    • C. 

      Use them to find research materials in databases and catalogs

    • D. 

      Meet the requirements for your project

  • 2. 
    Primary research documents are
    • A. 

      Documents with the word primary in them

    • B. 

      Original materials and first-hand accounts of events

    • C. 

      Documents you find first in your research

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A database search on your topic produced 1000 results. What course of action would be appropriate?
    • A. 

      Narrow search results by entering additional keywords to your search

    • B. 

      Expand your search by unchecking the full-text limiter

  • 4. 
    You can search for materials in the library catalog by
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Keyword

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    If you incorporate the exact words or phrase of an author into your paper, do you need to punctuate it with quotation marks?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    When you cite a source in the text of your papers, you must create an entry for that source in your bibliography (also called a “works cited” or “reference” list).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You are conducting research on the topic of zip lines and safety.  Which of the following sources might provide the best (unbiased and objective) information on the topic?
    • A. 

      A blogger’s account of his/her zip line vacation experience

    • B. 

      An advertisement from a zip line company

    • C. 

      A U.S. government report on industry regulations

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Peer reviewed articles
    • A. 

      Make excellent resources for any college-level assignment

    • B. 

      Should rarely be used on college-level assignments

    • C. 

      Make poor resources for any college-level assignment

    • D. 

      Can be found in magazines in the grocery store

  • 9. 
    What types of sources are included in “Articles & eBooks Portal”? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Scholarly articles

    • B. 

      Popular articles

    • C. 

      EBooks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    A research paper about Ancient Greece requires support from only recently published articles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False