Can You Match A Reference To The Resource Type? Trivia Quiz

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Can You Match A Reference To The Resource Type? Trivia Quiz

The details provided in a reference are clues to the resource type. For example, a reference to a chapter in an edited ebook looks different from a reference to a blog post. In this exercise, you will have the opportunity to practice identifying a resource type by a sample reference. The correct answer will be provided after each question; you'll also able to see all the correct answers at the end of the exercise.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Chapter in edited ebook

    • B. 

      Journal article

    • C. 

      Online newspaper article

    • D. 

      Ebook

  • 2. 
    Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 49(4), 544-547. DOI: 10.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15   This resource is a(n):
    • A. 

      Online journal article

    • B. 

      Chapter in edited ebook

    • C. 

      Research report

    • D. 

      Online newspaper article

  • 3. 
    Brody, J. E. (2007, December 11). Mental reserves keep the brain agile. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com   This resource is a(n):
    • A. 

      Online newspaper article

    • B. 

      Research report

    • C. 

      Web page

    • D. 

      Blog post

  • 4. 
    BC Hydro. (2013). Environmental impact statement executive summary.  Retrieved from Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency website: http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/documents_staticpost/63919/85328/Executive_Summary.pdf   This resource is a(n):
    • A. 

      Online technical or research report

    • B. 

      Web page

    • C. 

      Online newspaper article

    • D. 

      Wiki posting

  • 5. 
    Royal Roads University. (n.d.). Create a preliminary document plan. Retrieved from http://library.royalroads.ca/writing-centre/writing-essay-start-here/create-preliminary-document-plan This resource is a:
    • A. 

      Web page

    • B. 

      Blog post

    • C. 

      Wiki post

    • D. 

      Technical or research report

  • 6. 
    How to write an essay. (n.d.). Retrieved October 28, 2014, from http://www.wikihow.com/Write-an-Essay This resource is a:
    • A. 

      Wiki post

    • B. 

      Blog post

    • C. 

      Web page

    • D. 

      Online journal article

  • 7. 
    Hume-Pratch, J. (2014, July 25). How to use the new DOI format in APA Style [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2014/07/how-to-use-the-new-doi-format-in-apa-style.html   This resource is a:
    • A. 

      Blog post

    • B. 

      Wiki post

    • C. 

      Web page

    • D. 

      Online technical or research report

  • 8. 
    Senge, P. (2006). The fifth discipline: The art & practice of the learning organization. New York, NY: Doubleday.   This resource is a:
    • A. 

      Print book

    • B. 

      Ebook

    • C. 

      Chapter in a print book

    • D. 

      Chapter in an ebook