Paraphrasing Questions Trivia Test! Quiz

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Paraphrasing Quizzes & Trivia

There are a lot of people who have a hard time when it comes to understanding questions that are structured in a given way. Using this paraphrasing questions trivia test, you will not only get a chance to test out what you know about changing up a sentence so that a person can derive meaning from it but also remind you of the basics of paraphrasing. Give it a shot and see how well you do. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a paraphrase? 
    • A. 

      Restatement of an idea or phrase in a source. Always written in the writer’s own language.

    • B. 

      Exact language from a source used in an essay

    • C. 

      Some phrases that come from a source mixed in with a writer's own language

  • 2. 
    A paraphrase has quotation marks around it. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A paraphrase mimics the sentence structure of the original source. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A paraphrase uses the exact same language as a source but doesn't include quotation marks. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A paraphrase is always cited.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an appropriate paraphrase of this original language from a source?  Original Language: "Small dogs make more aggressive companions because they see themselves as personal protectors, while large dogs see the entire property as their domain." From an article titled "Why Your Dog is Yippy" by writer John Brown, published in Dog Magazine, on page 27. 
    • A. 

      According to John Brown, smaller dogs see themselves as bodyguards, devoted to an individual (27).

    • B. 

      John Brown says that small dogs see themselves as personal protectors, and not guards of the entire property (27).

    • C. 

      John Brown says that small dogs are aggressive because they see themselves as body guards, but large dogs see the entire property as their domain (27).

  • 7. 
    All paraphrases must be cited. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False