Research Paper: Citing Sources Test

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Research Paper: Citing Sources Test

Are you preparing a research paper and don’t recall how you should cite your sources? If one does not cite where they removed their information from, they may be held responsible for plagiarism when one does an extensive look on the account. Take up this test and get an idea of what you should do with your paper. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you cite a source in the text of your papers, you must create an entry for that source in your bibliography (also called a “works cited” or “reference” list).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    We cite our sources in order to:
    • A. 

      Avoid plagiarism

    • B. 

      Use information ethically by acknowledging other people’s ideas

    • C. 

      Strengthen our arguments by supporting them with credible evidence

    • D. 

      Provide our readers with sources that they can consult to explore the topic further

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Although MLA and APA provide different guidelines, the main components of a bibliographic entry are similar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Example 1: According to Smith, students should pay attention to details when citing sources (9).  Example 2: Student should pay attention to details when citing sources (Smith 9) The two examples above represent different, but equally accurate, ways to cite information from page 9 of a work written by someone named Smith in MLA style.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Terms “Works Cited” and “References” refer to the list of sources used in a research paper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Did “Module 9: Citing Sources” provide helpful information for your research projects? (There is no wrong or right answer. This question will not be graded.)
    • A. 

      Helpful

    • B. 

      Not helpful

    • C. 

      Don't know yet

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