Parenthetical Citations And Endnotes/footnotes Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Where are parenthetical citations keyed?
    • A. 

      In paragraphs.

    • B. 

      On a "works cited" list.

    • C. 

      At the bottom of each page.

  • 2. 
    What is included in parenthetical citations?
    • A. 

      The authors name and publication date.

    • B. 

      The authors name, the publication date and Italicized.

    • C. 

      The authors name.

  • 3. 
    What is a parenthetical citation? 
    • A. 

      A note of text placed at the bottom of a page in a book or document. The note can provide an author's comments on the main text or citations of a reference work in support of the text.

    • B. 

      Is used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles.

    • C. 

      Is a citation style in which in-text citations must be enclosed within parentheses and embedded in the paragraph

  • 4. 
         Where are the complete references associated parenthetical citations keyed?
    • A. 

      On the citation page.

    • B. 

      At the end of each page.

    • C. 

      At the end of the last page.

  • 5. 
    Identify the correct parenthetical citation for this source:
    • A. 

      Tannen, Deborah. The Argument Culture. Toronto: Random House, 1998. Every issue we see discussed on television appears to be set up as an argument: “In the argument culture, criticism, attack, or opposition are the predominant if not the only ways of responding to people or ideas” (Tannen 7).

    • B. 

      Every issue we see discussed on television appears to be set up as an argument: “In the argument culture, criticism, attack, or opposition are the predominant if not the only ways of responding to people or ideas” (7).

    • C. 

      Every issue we see discussed on television appears to be set up as an argument: “In the argument culture, criticism, attack, or opposition are the predominant if not the only ways of responding to people or ideas” (Tannen, 1998, p. 7).

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements describes a footnote?
    • A. 

      Text reference appearing in the footer.

    • B. 

      Text reference appearing at the bottom of a page.

    • C. 

      Text reference appearing at the end of a report.

    • D. 

      Text reference appearing at the end of every paragraph.

  • 7. 
    Where is an endnote inserted?
    • A. 

      End of section.

    • B. 

      End of document.

    • C. 

      End of page.

    • D. 

      New page at end of document.

  • 8. 
    In which of these sentences are the footnote numbers correctly placed?
    • A. 

      In a recent piece of research, Neville has demonstrated that sausages are always best when cooked slowly in the Aga.2

    • B. 

      A BMA report published in 2004 described Neville as 'dangerously obsessed'6 by sausages.

    • C. 

      Neville's description of the perfect sausage3 - one that is 'crunchy but not crispy' - has become the basis for subsequent scholarship.

  • 9. 
    Where do you place the parenthetical citation?
    • A. 

      End of a sentence.

    • B. 

      End of a page

    • C. 

      Works Cited Page

  • 10. 
    Parenthetical Citations include......
    • A. 

      Quotation marks

    • B. 

      Parenthesis

    • C. 

      Italics

  • 11. 
    What is the difference between Endnotes & Footnotes?