Quiz: How To Develop A Topic? Part- II

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Quiz: How To Develop A Topic? Part- II - Quiz

What we have here is the part 2 self-test quiz on how to develop a topic. Do you feel that based on your course so far you have what it takes to tackle it? Well, do give it a and see if you need more time to study and more so don’t forget to keep a lookout for part 3 of the quiz. All the best!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements is true about reference resources?
    • A. 

      They are good for providing background information, but are not usually cited in your paper.

    • B. 

      They provide the most up-to-date information about a topic.

    • C. 

      They are primary sources.

  • 2. 
    You narrow a topic by adding:
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


  • 3. 
    To get background information about an author, what kind of reference source would you use?
    • A. 

      A biographical source.

    • B. 

      An encyclopedia of literature.

    • C. 

      A bibliography.

  • 4. 
    To get information on geographical locations, what type of reference source would you use? 
    • A. 

      An encyclopedia of earth science.

    • B. 


    • C. 


  • 5. 
    A research topic should: 
    • A. 

      Be as broad as possible so that you have plenty to write about.

    • B. 

      Be as narrow as possible so that your reader is not overwhelmed with details.

    • C. 

      Be stated clearly enough that you can use it as a guide to selecting or rejecting possible research sources.

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