MLA Format Quiz Questions

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MLA Format Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The title of a paper must be
    • A. 

      Left justified

    • B. 

      Right justified

    • C. 

      Centered

    • D. 

      In bold

  • 2. 
    Pagination should be in the
    • A. 

      Lower right corner

    • B. 

      Upper right corner

    • C. 

      Lower left corner

    • D. 

      Upper left corner

  • 3. 
    For a direct quote, when do you not use the author's name in the citation?
    • A. 

      You must always place the author's name in the citation.

    • B. 

      When you have stated the author's name in an introductory clause before the quote.

    • C. 

      You never state the author's name with a direct quote.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is the spacing for the Works Cited page?
    • A. 

      Single-spaced

    • B. 

      Double-spaced

    • C. 

      Doesn't matter

  • 5. 
    MLA margins should be set at
    • A. 

      1/2 inch

    • B. 

      3/4 inch

    • C. 

      1 inch

    • D. 

      1 1/2 inch

  • 6. 
    The title of your paper should be underlined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Citations within a paper should contain
    • A. 

      Author's first and last name.

    • B. 

      Page number.

    • C. 

      Title.

    • D. 

      Author's last name and page number.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following accurately reflects the information needed on page one, in order?
    • A. 

      Student's name, date, instructor, class

    • B. 

      Student's name, instructor, class, date

    • C. 

      Student's name, class, instructor, date

    • D. 

      Student's name, date, class, instructor

  • 9. 
    Items on the Works Cited page should be
    • A. 

      In alpha order according to the title of the source.

    • B. 

      In order of appearance in paper.

    • C. 

      Numbered.

    • D. 

      Alpha order by author last name.

  • 10. 
    When citing a source in your paper, the ending punctuation is located
    • A. 

      Before the parenthesis

    • B. 

      In the parenthesis

    • C. 

      After the parenthesis

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 11. 
    Works cited page must be
    • A. 

      Single spaced, alphabetical order by title, numbered

    • B. 

      Double spaced, alphabetical order by author, numbered

    • C. 

      Double spaced, alphabetical order by author, marked with bullets

    • D. 

      Double spaced, alphabetical order by author