Investigating Learning Environments - Optional Quiz

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By Lori Brown


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The abstract of an article should be(See APA 2.01-2.04.)
    • A. 

      A brief, comprehensive summary of the contents of the article.

    • B. 

      About 75 to 100 words long.

    • C. 

      Dense with information.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    The introduction section of a research report should(See APA 2.05-2.06.)
    • A. 

      Include a thorough historical review of the literature.

    • B. 

      Be clearly labeled.

    • C. 

      Present the importance of the problem to be explored and specify hypotheses and objectives.

  • 3. 
    Use abbreviations in general(See APA 4.22-4.30.)
    • A. 

      To encourage the reader to investigate the meaning.

    • B. 

      For all units of time.

    • C. 

      If the reader were more familiar with the abbreviation than with the complete word or words being used.

  • 4. 
    Capitalize(See APA 4.14-4.20.)
    • A. 

      Nouns that precede a variable.

    • B. 

      The word "factor" when it is followed by a number (e.g., Factor 6).

    • C. 

      Names of conditions or groups in an experiment.

  • 5. 
    Edit the following for the expression of numbers:Procedural errors occurred while 2 rats in the drug condition and 3 rats in the placebo condition were being tested.(See APA 4.31-4.38.)
    • A. 

      Procedural errors occurred while 2.0 rats in the drug condition and 3.0 rats in the placebo condition were being tested.

    • B. 

      Leave as is

    • C. 

      Procedural errors occurred while two rats in the drug condition and three rats in the placebo condition were being tested.

    • D. 

      Procedural errors occurred while two (2) rats in the drug condition and three (3) rats in the placebo condition were being tested.

  • 6. 
    Edit the following expression of numbers:There were twenty 6-year-olds, eighteen 10-year-olds, and twenty-four 14-year olds.(See APA 4.31-4.38.)
    • A. 

      Leave as is

    • B. 

      There were 20 6-year-olds, 18 10-year-olds, and 24 14-year olds.

    • C. 

      There were 20 six-year-olds, 18 ten-year-olds, and 24 fourteen-year olds.

    • D. 

      There were twenty six-year-olds, eighteen 10-year-olds, and twenty-four 14-year-olds.

  • 7. 
    Which part of a research report should not always begin on a new page?(See APA 8.03.)
    • A. 

      Abstract

    • B. 

      References

    • C. 

      Method

  • 8. 
    The title page includes the title, (See APA 8.03.)
    • A. 

      Author byline and abstract.

    • B. 

      Author byline, institutional affiliation, running head, and the page number 1.

    • C. 

      Author byline, institutional affiliation, running head, the page number 1, and author note.

    • D. 

      Author byline, institutional affiliation, and abstract.

  • 9. 
    Consider the following questions before writing the introduction section:(See APA 2.05-2.06)
    • A. 

      A. How do hypotheses and research design relate to one another?

    • B. 

      B. What are the theoretical and practical implications of the study?

    • C. 

      C. What statistical tests were used?

    • D. 

      D. all of the above.

    • E. 

      A and b.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the correct ordering of manuscript sections in a research report?(See 8.03)
    • A. 

      A. title page, abstract, introduction

    • B. 

      B. Method, Results, Discussion

    • C. 

      C. References, figures, tables

    • D. 

      D. a and b

  • 11. 
    A running head to be used in a research report should be (See APA 8.03.)
    • A. 

      Centered at the bottom of the title page in all uppercase letters.

    • B. 

      Flush left at the top of the title page in all uppercase letters.

    • C. 

      Centered at the bottom of the title page in uppercase and lowercase letters.

    • D. 

      Flush right at the bottom of the title page in all uppercase and lowercase letters.

  • 12. 
    When citing references in the introduction, (See 2.01-2.08.)
    • A. 

      A. include an exhaustive historical account.

    • B. 

      B. cite select studies pertinent to the issue under investigation.

    • C. 

      C. refer the reader to reviews if they are available.

    • D. 

      D. stick to print sources rather than electronic sources.

    • E. 

      E. b and c.

  • 13. 
    The abstract should be formatted as (See 2.01-2.04.)
    • A. 

      A single paragraph in block format.

    • B. 

      One or more paragraphs with the first line indented.

    • C. 

      A single paragraph with the first line indented.

    • D. 

      More than one paragraph with space between paragraphs.

  • 14. 
    A good abstract(See 2.04-2.05.)
    • A. 

      Needs to be dense with information.

    • B. 

      Should include information that does not appear in the body of the manuscript.

    • C. 

      Should be written in the present tense.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 15. 
    The general rule on expressing numbers is(See APA 4.31-4.38.)
    • A. 

      Use words to express all numbers.

    • B. 

      Use numerals to express all numbers.

    • C. 

      Use numerals to express numbers 10 and above and words to express numbers below 10.

    • D. 

      Use numerals to express numbers in tables and graphs and words to express numbers in the text.