MLA Documentation

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Documentation Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will help determine your readiness to write a research paper using the proper MLA format.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A paper’s title should both capture the reader’s attention and briefly indicate the paper’s focus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The paper’s title should
    • A. 

      Be in bold type

    • B. 

      Be in italics

    • C. 

      Be in type larger than the body of the paper

    • D. 

      Be enclosed in quotation marks

    • E. 

      Be underlined

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Page numbers should appear in the
    • A. 

      Top right corner of every page

    • B. 

      Top center of every page

    • C. 

      Bottom center of every page

  • 4. 
    Quotations should always be introduced (i.e., integrated into your writing), not simply dropped into your paragraphs as sentences with quotation marks around them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Quotations of three lines or more should be double indented and double spaced without quotation marks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Most great writers try to avoid long quotations.  In fact, quoting a word or phrase as part of your own sentence can be very effective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Sources used in the paper should appear 
    • A. 

      On a page entitled Bibliography;

    • B. 

      A page entitled Works Cited

    • C. 

      In alphabetical order by author

    • D. 

      A. and c. above

    • E. 

      Both on the page entitled Works Cited and in alphabetical order by author