Cuc100 Referencing And Plagiarism Quiz

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This is a brief quiz to test your referencing and plagiarism skills


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  • 1. 

    Plagiarism means

    • A.

      Stealing someone else’s idea’s

    • B.

      Not crediting your sources properly

    • C.

      Passing off someone else’s work as your own

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Plagiarism refers to the act of stealing someone else's ideas, not giving proper credit to sources, and presenting someone else's work as your own. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 2. 

    You need to consistently reference your sources

    • A.

      To support your arguments

    • B.

      To indicate you have read materials on your topic

    • C.

      To avoid plagiarism

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Consistently referencing sources is important because it shows that you have done research on your topic and have used credible information to support your arguments. It also helps to avoid plagiarism by giving credit to the original authors or sources of the information you have used. Therefore, all of the given options are correct as they highlight the importance of referencing sources in academic writing.

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  • 3. 

    Who can assist you with your referencing queries?

    • A.

      Your tutor

    • B.

      Your Liaison Librarian

    • C.

      ALLSP Study Skills Staff

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the options listed - your tutor, your Liaison Librarian, and ALLSP Study Skills Staff - can assist you with your referencing queries. This means that any of these individuals are available to provide guidance and support when it comes to referencing.

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  • 4. 

    You wish to summarise the ideas or arguments (without using direct quotes) from a chapter in the 2012 book by Judith Dwyer. Which of the following would be a correct use of the CDU APA 6th style?

    • A.

      Judith Dwyer, 2012, argued that...

    • B.

      Judith Dwyer (2012) argued that...

    • C.

      Dwyer, 2012, argued that....

    • D.

      Dwyer (2012) argued that...

    Correct Answer
    D. Dwyer (2012) argued that...
    Explanation
    The correct use of the CDU APA 6th style would be "Dwyer (2012) argued that..." This format follows the APA guidelines for in-text citations, which include the author's last name followed by the year of publication.

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  • 5. 

    You have cited the article by Laura Wray-Lake and Amy Syvertsen. Which is the correct format for the authors in your CDU APA reference list?

    • A.

      D. Wray-Lake and A. Syvertsen

    • B.

      Wray-Lake, L. and Syvertsen, A.

    • C.

      Wray-Lake, L and Syvertsen, A

    • D.

      Wray-Lake, L. & Syvertsen, A.

    Correct Answer
    D. Wray-Lake, L. & Syvertsen, A.
    Explanation
    The correct format for the authors in the CDU APA reference list is Wray-Lake, L. & Syvertsen, A. In APA style, when there are two authors, their names should be listed in the order they appear on the source, with an ampersand (&) separating the last two names. The first author's last name is followed by a comma and their initials, while the second author's last name is followed by their initials without a comma.

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  • 6. 

    You have cited the following journal article, Leadership and teamwork: the effects of leadership and job satisfaction on team citizenship.  Which of the following would be the correct format for the article title when including this in your reference list using CDU APA 6th?

    • A.

      Leadership and teamwork: the effects of leadership and job satisfaction on team citizenship.

    • B.

      "Leadership and teamwork: the effects of leadership and job satisfaction on team citizenship."

    • C.

      'Leadership and teamwork: the effects of leadership and job satisfaction on team citizenship'.

    • D.

      Leadership and teamwork: the effects of leadership and job satisfaction on team citizenship (italics)

    Correct Answer
    A. Leadership and teamwork: the effects of leadership and job satisfaction on team citizenship.
    Explanation
    The correct format for the article title when including it in the reference list using CDU APA 6th is "Leadership and teamwork: the effects of leadership and job satisfaction on team citizenship."

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  • 7. 

    If you wanted to reference a print journal article which section of the CDU APA Guide would you need to consult?

    • A.

      Multimedia and images

    • B.

      Journal article and conference papers

    • C.

      Books print and online

    • D.

      Web sources

    Correct Answer
    B. Journal article and conference papers
    Explanation
    To reference a print journal article, you would need to consult the "Journal article and conference papers" section of the CDU APA Guide. This section provides guidelines on how to format and cite journal articles and conference papers in APA style. It includes information on the required elements, such as author names, publication dates, article titles, journal titles, volume and issue numbers, and page ranges. It also provides examples of how to format in-text citations and reference list entries for print journal articles.

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  • 8. 

    The CDU APA 6th Guide is under the Style Guides Tab at http://libguides.cdu.edu.au/cdureferencing

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because the CDU APA 6th Guide can be found under the Style Guides Tab at the provided website. This indicates that the guide is available and accessible for users who need to reference sources using the APA 6th style.

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