Citing Sources - Practice Questions 3

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following quotes are NOT cited correctly? (Check all the apply.) Author: J.D. Salinger  Page: 277
    • A. 

      "Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody," writes Salinger (277).

    • B. 

      At the end of The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caufield says, "Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody" (277).

    • C. 

      At the end of The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caufield says, "Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody" (Salinger 277).

    • D. 

      Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody, writes Salinger (277).

  • 2. 
    Which in-text citation is correct? Author: A.J. Jacobs  Page: 5
    • A. 

      "The Internet's about as reliable as publications sold next to Trident and Duracell at the supermarket checkout line" Jacobs 5.

    • B. 

      In The Know-It-All the author notes, "The Internet's about as reliable as publications sold next to Trident and Duracell at the supermarket checkout line" (5).

    • C. 

      Jacobs writes on page 5, "The Internet's about as reliable as publications sold next to Trident and Duracell at the supermarket checkout line."

    • D. 

      "The Internet's about as reliable as publications sold next to Trident and Duracell at the supermarket checkout line" (Jacobs 5).

  • 3. 
    You do not need to cite a paraphrase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    You are quoting an article that does not have an author.  What must you include in the in-text citation?
    • A. 

      The beginning of the article's title and the page number(s)

    • B. 

      The article's title and page number(s)

    • C. 

      Page number(s)

    • D. 

      The article's title

    • E. 

      None of the above

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