General APA Style Quiz Questions!

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General APA Style Quiz Questions!

After you've watched the "Introduction to APA Style" video, please test your understanding of some basic APA Style rules by completing this exercise. If you are unsure of the correct answer, try searching WriteAnswers for information. In WriteAnswers, type a significant keyword from the question in the "Ask us" search field to find relevant information in the knowledge base. Good luck with this exercise!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the running head appear in an essay?
    • A. 

      In the bottom left footer

    • B. 

      In the top left header

    • C. 

      In the bottom right footer

    • D. 

      In the top right header

  • 2. 
    Where do page numbers appear in an essay?
    • A. 

      In the bottom left footer

    • B. 

      In the bottom right footer

    • C. 

      In the top left header

    • D. 

      In the top right header

  • 3. 
    Academic title pages usually do not display a page number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct formatting for a level 1 section heading:
    • A. 

      Flush left, boldface, lowercase text

    • B. 

      Centred, boldface, uppercase and lowercase text

    • C. 

      Centred, uppercase and lowercase text

    • D. 

      Flush left, uppercase and lowercase text

  • 5. 
    Choose the correct in-text citation format for a direct quotation:
    • A. 

      (Johnson, 2013, p. 4)

    • B. 

      (Johnson, 2013)

    • C. 

      (2013, p. 4)

  • 6. 
    In-text citations to paraphrased text must provide page/paragraph numbers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, though the APA rules encourage authors to provide them.

  • 7. 
    Choose the correct format for citing personal communication:
    • A. 

      (J. Johnson, email, September 3, 2013)

    • B. 

      (J. Johnson, personal communication, September 3, 2013)

    • C. 

      (Johnson, personal communication, September 3, 2013)

  • 8. 
    A digital object identifier (DOI) is:
    • A. 

      An unique number used by book sellers to identify books

    • B. 

      An alpha-numeric identifier, typically assigned to electronic resources

    • C. 

      A number used by the Library of Congress to catalogue resources

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting Historical Citations to APA Style. Journal of broadcasting & electronic media, 49(4), 544-547. DOI: 01.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15.

    • B. 

      Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 49(4), 544-547. https://doi.org/ 01.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15

    • C. 

      Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of broadcasting & electronic media, 49(4), 544-547. DOI: 01.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15.

  • 10. 
    Please choose the correct reference for this resource:"Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?" is a chapter written by Karen Rogers. The chapter was published in 2009 in International Handbook on Giftedness, which is an edited book. The chapter appeared on pages 633-645, the editor of the book was Larisa Shavinina, and the DOI for the chapter is 10.1007/978-1-4020-6162-2_31. The book's publisher was Springer Netherlands, and the publisher's location is Houten, Netherlands. 
    • A. 

      Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?. In L. Shavinina (Ed.), International handbook on giftedness (pp. 633-645). https://doi.org/ 10.1007/978-1-4020-6162-2_31

    • B. 

      Rogers, K. (2009). "Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?". In Shavinina, L. (Ed.), International Handbook on Giftedness (pp. 633-645). Houten, NL: Springer Netherlands. 

    • C. 

      Rogers, Karen. (2009). Leadership Giftedness: Is It Innate or Can It Be Developed?. In L. Shavinina (Editor), International handbook on giftedness (pp. 633-645). DOI:10.1007/978-1-4020-6162-2_31