Citation Quiz

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Test your knowledge of citations!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is this Rose, B 1996, 'Feminism, women and the French Revolution', in The French Revolution in social and political perspective, ed P Jones, Arnold, London, pp. 253-268.a citation for:
    • A. 

      Journal article

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      DVD

    • D. 

      A book chapter

    • E. 

      Primary source

  • 2. 
    Remington, T 2008, Politics in Russia, 5th edn, Pearson Longman, New York.Is this a...
    • A. 

      Journal article

    • B. 

      Book chapter

    • C. 

      Book

    • D. 

      Newspaper article

  • 3. 
    Citations for journal articles commonly include...
    • A. 

      Publisher details

    • B. 

      Volume, issue and number details

    • C. 

      Editor details

  • 4. 
    In this citation for a journal articleShalev, M 2008, 'Class divisions among women', Politics & Society, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 421-444.what would you search for in the library catalogue to find the journal?
  • 5. 
    To find a republished primary source you would search for title of the _______ in the library catalogue?
  • 6. 
    My citation has no page numbers. Give 1 example of what it might be for.
  • 7. 
    What type of citations have no publisher information?
    • A. 

      Journal article

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Book chapter

    • D. 

      Primary source

  • 8. 
    To find this conference paper the library catalogueBrown, A. and Crowe, R., 2008. 'Taking Web 2.0 to Heart: a collaborative professional development program in a dispersed library service', in Fourth New Librarians Symposium : breaking barriers, ALIA, Canberra, pp 150-195. It is best I search for...
    • A. 

      Brown & Crowe

    • B. 

      ALIA, Canberra

    • C. 

      Taking Web 2.0 to Heart

    • D. 

      Fourth New Librarians Symposium

  • 9. 
    I have a citation but can't find the item is for. Should I...(hint: select more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Check that the citation is complete (no bits missing)

    • B. 

      Check with the source of the citation (Tutor, Lecturer, Readings, etc)

    • C. 

      Ask a librarian

    • D. 

      Give up on locating that citation

  • 10. 
    What of the following parts will you find in a citation for a Chapter? (hint: select more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Book title

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Page numbers

    • D. 

      Publisher

    • E. 

      Location

  • 11. 
    What of the following parts will you find in a citation for a Journal Article? (select more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Date

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Page numbers

    • D. 

      Publisher

    • E. 

      Location

  • 12. 
    How would you search for this reference? Oddo, A. R. (1997). The economics and ethics of casino gambling. Review of Business, 18(3), 4-9.
    • A. 

      Title - using: the economics and ethics of casino gambling

    • B. 

      Author - using: oddo, a

    • C. 

      Title - using: review of business

    • D. 

      Author and title - using: Oddo, a the economics and ethics of casino gambling