APA Style Quiz! Trivia Questions

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APA Style Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    APA stands for ______________   _________________    __________________. (make sure to check your spelling)
  • 2. 
    What is required to have on your title page?
    • A. 

      Abstract

    • B. 

      Author

    • C. 

      Running head with title

    • D. 

      University

    • E. 

      Class name

    • F. 

      Class time

    • G. 

      Title

    • H. 

      Page number

  • 3. 
    Choose the correct format for the running head for the title page.  
    • A. 

      Running head; The Three Little Bears

    • B. 

      Running Head: The Three Little Bears

    • C. 

      Running head: THE THREE LITTLE BEARS

    • D. 

      Running Head: THE THREE LITTLE BEARS

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct format for the running head for page 2 and on.  
    • A. 

      Running head: THE THREE LITTLE BEARS

    • B. 

      The Three Little Bears

    • C. 

      THE THREE LITTLE BEARS

  • 5. 
    In an APA in-text citation, what should come right after an author’s name in a signal phrase?  According to Obama  _________________, Mitt Romney suffers from romnesia.
    • A. 

      Year of publication

    • B. 

      (year of publication)

    • C. 

      "year of publication"

    • D. 

      Page number

  • 6. 
    ______________ is one way you can use someone else's ideas and words? 
  • 7. 
    What lets a reading know that a direct quotation or paraphrase is about to follow?
    • A. 

      Signal Phrase

    • B. 

      Phrase Signal

    • C. 

      Signal Quotation

    • D. 

      Quotation Phrase

  • 8. 
    You need to have your list of sources in _________________ order.
  • 9. 
    Pretend that I wrote the article “My Life as a College Freshman” in 2012. Create an entry for a reference list, using this information. Please note you will not be able to create a complete entry for your reference list because you have incomplete information.  However, you have been provided with 3 key elements: the author’s name, the title of the publication, and the year of publication.  Work with these 3 things.  Remember your formatting rules for the author’s name, capitalization conventions for titles, the order each element is placed in an entry. ___________________________________
  • 10. 
    You do not number your sources on you reference page. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False