Citing Sources APA - Practice Questions 2

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the accurate book citation in APA style?  (Although it should be, the title of the book is not in italics.)
    • A. 

      Foer, Joshua. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything. New York: Penguin, 2011. Print.

    • B. 

      Foer, J. Moonwalking with Einstein: The art and science of remembering everything. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2011.

    • C. 

      Foer, J. (2011). Moonwalking with Einstein: The art and science of remembering everything. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

    • D. 

      Foer, J. (2011). Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

  • 2. 
    Which website citation is correct for APA style? (Although it should be, the website title is not in italics.)
    • A. 

      Smithsonian Latino Center. Day of the Dead: Dia de los Muertos. Retrieved from http://latino.si.edu/dayofthedead

    • B. 

      Smithsonian Latino Center. Day of the Dead: Dia de los Muertos. Smithsonian Institution, n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2011.

    • C. 

      Smithsonian Latino Center. (n.d.). Day of the Dead: Dia de los Muertos.

    • D. 

      Smithsonian Latino Center. (n.d.). Day of the Dead: Dia de los Muertos. Retrieved from http://latino.si.edu/dayofthedead

  • 3. 
    When citing an article found online or through a database, if available what information do you include at the end of the APA citation?
    • A. 

      The word "Web"

    • B. 

      DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

    • C. 

      Article URL

    • D. 

      Nothing

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