APA Exercise Quiz

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Please test your understanding of some basic APA Style rules by completing this exercise with this APA style quiz. The main motive of this exercise is to assist students in knowing how to format a reference list in APA style. This exercise can be considered an in-class exercise or even an assessment. So, here are some questions on the APA exercise for you. We hope you answer them all correctly and get the best marks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the running head appear in an essay?
    • A. 

      In the bottom left footer

    • B. 

      In the top left header

    • C. 

      In the bottom right footer

    • D. 

      In the top right header

  • 2. 
    Where do page numbers appear in an essay?
    • A. 

      In the bottom left footer

    • B. 

      In the bottom right footer

    • C. 

      In the top left header

    • D. 

      In the top right header

  • 3. 
    Academic title pages usually do not display a page number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct formatting for a level 1 section heading:
    • A. 

      Flush left, boldface, lowercase text

    • B. 

      Centered, boldface, uppercase, and lowercase text

    • C. 

      Centered, uppercase, and lowercase text

    • D. 

      Flush left, uppercase, and lowercase text

  • 5. 
    Choose the correct in-text citation format for a direct quotation:
    • A. 

      (Johnson, 2013)

    • B. 

      (2013, p. 4)

    • C. 

      (p. 4, Johnson, 2013)

    • D. 

      (Johnson, 2013, p. 4)

  • 6. 
    In-text citations to paraphrased text must provide page/paragraph numbers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Choose the correct format for citing personal communication:
    • A. 

      (J. Johnson, email, September 3, 2013)

    • B. 

      (J. Johnson, personal communication, September 3, 2013)

    • C. 

      (Johnson, personal communication, September 3, 2013)

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    A digital object identifier (DOI) is:
    • A. 

      A unique number used by booksellers to identify books

    • B. 

      An alpha-numeric identifier, typically assigned to electronic resources

    • C. 

      A number used by the Library of Congress to catalog resources

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    "Adapting Historical Citations to APA Style" is a journal article by Donald Godfrey that was published in 2005 in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. The journal's volume number is 49, the issue number is 4, and the page range in the journal where the article can be found in pages 544-547. The DOI for the article is 01.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15. Please choose the correct reference for this resource:
    • A. 

      Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting Historical Citations to APA Style. Journal of broadcasting & electronic media, 49(4), 544-547. DOI: 01.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15.

    • B. 

      Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 49(4), 544-547. doi: 01.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15

    • C. 

      Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of broadcasting & electronic media, 49(4), 544-547. DOI: 01.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    "Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?" is a chapter written by Karen Rogers. The chapter was published in 2009 in International Handbook on Giftedness, which is an edited book. The chapter appeared on pages 633-645, the editor of the book was Larisa Shavinina, and the DOI for the chapter is 10.1007/978-1-4020-6162-2_31. The book's publisher was Springer, Netherlands, and the publisher's location was Houten, Netherlands. Please choose the correct reference for this resource:
    • A. 

      Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership giftedness: Is it innate, or can it be developed? In L. Shavinina (Ed.), International Handbook on Giftedness (pp. 633-645). Houten, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-6162-2_31

    • B. 

      Rogers, K. (2009). "Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?". In Shavinina, L. (Ed.), International Handbook on Giftedness (pp. 633-645). Houten, NL: Springer Netherlands. 

    • C. 

      Rogers, Karen. (2009). Leadership Giftedness: Is It Innate or Can It Be Developed? In L. Shavinina (Editor), International handbook on giftedness (pp. 633-645). Houten, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-6162-2_31

    • D. 

      None of these

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