Capstone Final

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Capstone Quizzes & Trivia

This test will assess what you have learned about writing a research paper. Please answer all questions to the best of your ability. If you have a question, please raise your hand. Do not poke your neighbor and ask him/her. You must enter your first and last name as well as the password given to you by Ms. Park to begin. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rewrite this sentence: This school was built in the 1950’s, so it is getting very old and not getting the attention it sometimes needs for it to function in a way that is probably going to get it into the twenty first century any time soon.
  • 2. 
    When referring to an author or important person in your paper, you should use:
    • A. 

      Both first and last name the first time they are mentioned and only the last name after the first instance.

    • B. 

      Both first and last name the first time they are mentioned and only the first name after the first instance.

    • C. 

      Mr. or Ms. and the last name.

    • D. 

      "That one guy that did that thing"

  • 3. 
    ImWhich of the following are in correct APA format?
    • A. 

      In Encyclopædia Britannica online. Computers. (n.d.) Retrieved March 16, 2008, from http:// www.britannica.com

    • B. 

      From http:// www.britannica.com. Computers. (n.d.) In Encyclopædia Britannica online. Retrieved March 16, 2008,

    • C. 

      Computers. (n.d.) In Encyclopædia Britannica online. Retrieved March 16, 2008, from http:// www.britannica.com

    • D. 

      Retrieved March 16, 2008. Computers. (n.d.) In Encyclopædia Britannica online. , from http:// www.britannica.com

  • 4. 
    In formal writing, contractions should not be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When presenting the reader with information that you learned from research, you must cite that source:
    • A. 

      The first time you mention the information.

    • B. 

      Only at the end of the paper in the reference section.

    • C. 

      Every time you mention information that came from that source.

    • D. 

      When your teacher asks you to.

  • 6. 
    How many times can you use the words "you" and "I" in a research paper?
    • A. 

      Less than 5

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      As many times as you want

    • D. 

      3

  • 7. 
    How many of your sources do you need to include in your Bibliography?
    • A. 

      The most important

    • B. 

      Only the ones that you cited in your text

    • C. 

      All of them

    • D. 

      Your favorites

  • 8. 
    Your font should be:
    • A. 

      Simple and no larger than 12 pt. in size.

    • B. 

      In the coolest font and very big so your paper looks longer.

    • C. 

      Multicolored.

    • D. 

      It doesn't matter

  • 9. 
    The first paper of your research paper should always be:
  • 10. 
    The margins of your paper should be:
    • A. 

      1/2 inch

    • B. 

      1 inch

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      1.5 inches

  • 11. 
    What should be at the top right hand of every page of your paper?
    • A. 

      A smiley

    • B. 

      Your last name and the page number

    • C. 

      The name of the paper and the page number

    • D. 

      The page number