Basic MLA Formatting Quiz Questions

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MLA Format Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What should be found in the upper right hand corner on the title page of your research paper?
    • A. 

      Page number

    • B. 

      Professor's Name and Page Number

    • C. 

      Author's Name and Page Number

    • D. 

      Author's Name Only

  • 2. 
    How far down should the header be from the top edge of the page?
    • A. 

      1/2"

    • B. 

      1"

    • C. 

      Double Spaced

    • D. 

      1.5"

  • 3. 
    Which lines are in the wrong place in the following heading:Jane SmithENG101Professor DunkinJune 16, 2014 
    • A. 

      Line 1 and 2

    • B. 

      Line 2 and 3

    • C. 

      Line 3 and 4

    • D. 

      Line 1 and 4

  • 4. 
    The title at the top of your page of sources should be called:
    • A. 

      References

    • B. 

      Sources Cited

    • C. 

      Bibliography

    • D. 

      Works Cited

  • 5. 
    Using full URL addresses is highly recommended by the MLA Handbook.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    On your works cited page, how many inches should you indent the second line of your sources?
    • A. 

      1"

    • B. 

      1/2"

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      3/4"

  • 7. 
    Your name does not have to appear in the header on the Works Cited page.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How many spaces should you place between the main title of your paper and the first line of your first paragraph?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    Margins on both sides of your paper should measure:
    • A. 

      1/2"

    • B. 

      1"

    • C. 

      1.5"

    • D. 

      2"

  • 10. 
    If you begin a sentence with the name of the author, you do NOT have to write the author's name in parentheses at the end of that sentence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False