Test Your Knowledge On MLA Format

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Test Your Knowledge On MLA Format - Quiz

This quiz contains true and false, multiple choice, and fill in the blanks. Answer all questions to the best of your knowledge and do your best for a perfect grade. There are 10 questions, and each question is worth 10 points. You have 15 minutes to complete the quiz. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The text size for MLA format is 14 point Times New Roman.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because according to MLA format guidelines, the recommended text size is 12 point Times New Roman.

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  • 2. 

    Each paper in MLA must have a title page.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    MLA (Modern Language Association) style does not require a separate title page. Instead, the information such as the student's name, instructor's name, course name, and date is usually placed on the first page of the paper, aligned to the left side. Therefore, the statement that each paper in MLA must have a title page is false.

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  • 3. 

    How many inches are the margins?

    • A.

      1.25 "

    • B.

      1"

    • C.

      1.5"

    Correct Answer
    B. 1"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1". This means that the margins are 1 inch in size.

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  • 4. 

    The only page that does not require a header is the _______ page.

    Correct Answer
    first
    Explanation
    The first page does not require a header because it is typically the cover page of a document or the title page of a book. It is common practice to exclude a header on this page to keep the design clean and uncluttered. The absence of a header on the first page helps draw attention to the title or main content of the document.

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  • 5. 

    How many spaces do you add between a period and the beginning of a new sentence?

    • A.

      1 space

    • B.

      2 spaces

    • C.

      3 spaces

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 space
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 space. When typing or writing, it is customary to add only one space after a period and before the beginning of a new sentence. This practice has become standard in modern typography and is widely accepted in various writing styles and formats. Adding more than one space can create unnecessary gaps and disrupt the flow and readability of the text.

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  • 6. 

    The works cited page is listed in _______ order.

    Correct Answer
    Alphabetical order
    Explanation
    The works cited page is listed in alphabetical order. This means that the sources are arranged in order of the authors' last names. It is a common practice in academic writing to organize the works cited page in this way, as it allows readers to easily locate and reference the sources used in the research. By arranging the sources alphabetically, it provides a clear and systematic structure to the works cited page.

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  • 7. 

    The works cited page does not require a header.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The works cited page does require a header. This is because the header provides important information about the document, such as the author's name, the title of the work, and the date it was published. Without a header, it would be difficult for readers to identify and locate the sources listed on the works cited page. Therefore, it is necessary to include a header on the works cited page.

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  • 8. 

    Please choose the correct answer. Is the header centered, justified to the left, or justified to the right?

    • A.

      Centered

    • B.

      Justified to the left

    • C.

      Justified to the right

    Correct Answer
    C. Justified to the right
    Explanation
    The header is justified to the right.

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  • 9. 

    A paper written in MLA format is always single spaced.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A paper written in MLA format is not always single spaced. According to the guidelines of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the preferred spacing for text in MLA format is double spacing. This is to ensure that there is enough space between lines for easy readability and to allow for annotations or comments to be added. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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