English Composition II Quiz

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English Composition II Quiz

You will have 1 hour to complete the quiz. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate with your score. You will have three options of sharing the certificate with your instructor. You will be able to print it. You will have an option of downloading and saving your certificate as a PDF file. Finally, the link to your certificate will be emailed to you, allowing you to forward it to your instructor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Keywords are words or phrases closely related to your research topic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Examples of secondary research documents include
    • A. 

      Biographies

    • B. 

      Articles that analyze the topic

    • C. 

      Reviews and critiques of works of drama or music

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A database search on your topic produced 1000 results. What course of action would be appropriate?
    • A. 

      Narrow search results by searching within “Subject Terms” field

    • B. 

      Expand your search by unchecking full-text limiter

  • 4. 
    An instructor asked you to find Peer Reviewed articles. You conducted a search using “Articles & E-Books Portal”. In order to limit your search results to peer reviewed articles you should
    • A. 

      Select “Scholarly Journals” checkbox

    • B. 

      Select “Magazines” checkbox

    • C. 

      Select “eBooks” checkbox

  • 5. 
    What types of sources are included in “Articles & E-Books Portal”?
    • A. 

      Scholarly articles

    • B. 

      Videos

    • C. 

      EBooks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which one of these search types looks at the largest portion of a library catalog record to find your terms?
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Keyword

    • D. 

      ISBN

  • 7. 
    George Washington was the first president of the United States. Does this information need to be cited?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    We cite our sources in order to:
    • A. 

      Avoid plagiarism

    • B. 

      Use information ethically by acknowledging other people’s ideas

    • C. 

      Strengthen our arguments by supporting them with credible evidence

    • D. 

      Provide our readers with sources that they can consult to explore the topic further

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Your professor wants you to include video in your final presentation about practical solutions for ending poverty in the United States. Which of the following video sources is the least appropriate?
    • A. 

      An online interview with the director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty

    • B. 

      A television news program’s investigative report of rural poverty in Colorado

    • C. 

      YouTube video that advocates dating only rich people so that they can pay for your needs

    • D. 

      Recordings of your own personal interviews with friends and neighbors who struggle to make ends meet

    • E. 

      A documentary film that explores how labor policies contribute to unemployment

  • 10. 
    You are writing a research paper on a recent discovery in the medical field. It will be appropriate to limit your search results to materials published during what time frame?
    • A. 

      Last 3 years

    • B. 

      Last 20 years

    • C. 

      Last week

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