MLA Report Format Quiz: Trivia!

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MLA Report Format Quiz: Trivia!

MLA report format quiz: trivia! This Modern Language Association sets out a specific way for writing papers and citing the sources for the information used. One of the most commonly used fonts in these papers is the new times roman, and the margins are expected to be one inch on all sides. This quiz will test your understanding when it comes to the basics of this style of writing. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does MLA stand for?
    • A. 

      Mandatory Language Association

    • B. 

      Modern Learning Association

    • C. 

      Modern Language Association

  • 2. 
    What are the top, bottom, left, and right margins for an MLA report?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1.5

    • D. 

      2.5

  • 3. 
    What is the proper line spacing for an MLA report?
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Single and a half

    • C. 

      Double

    • D. 

      Double and one half

  • 4. 
    Which of the following will activate double spacing?
    • A. 

      Ctrl + S

    • B. 

      Ctrl + 2

    • C. 

      Ctrl + DS

  • 5. 
    What do you call the feature used to properly format the works cited page?
    • A. 

      Tabs

    • B. 

      Hanging line

    • C. 

      Hanging out

    • D. 

      Hanging indent

  • 6. 
    The works cited page are listed.
    • A. 

      Chronologically

    • B. 

      Alphabetically

    • C. 

      In order of appearance within the report

  • 7. 
    What information is contained in the header of an MLA report?
    • A. 

      First and last name and page number

    • B. 

      Just page number

    • C. 

      Just last name

    • D. 

      Page number and last name

    • E. 

      Last name and page number

  • 8. 
    What is the proper header alignment for an MLA report?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Centered

  • 9. 
    The report title is
    • A. 

      Left aligned in initial caps

    • B. 

      Horizontally centered in initial caps

    • C. 

      Right aligned in all caps

    • D. 

      Horizontally centered in all caps

  • 10. 
    How many inches is a long quote indented?
    • A. 

      1/2 inch

    • B. 

      1 inch

    • C. 

      1 1/2 inch

    • D. 

      2 inches

  • 11. 
    When is a quotation indented from the left margin?
    • A. 

      When it has four or less lines

    • B. 

      When it has five or less lines

    • C. 

      When it has 3 or more lines

    • D. 

      When it has four or more lines

  • 12. 
    In what order is the report identification?
    • A. 

      Course title, writer's name, instructor's name, date

    • B. 

      Writer's name, instructor's name, course title, date

    • C. 

      Instructor's name, writer's name, course title, date

    • D. 

      Writer's name, course title, instructor's name, date