Percival- ELA Research Terms Quiz

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Research Terms Quiz
Choose the best answer to define the research term


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  • 1. 

    Bibliography

    • A.

      List of books

    • B.

      List of source information

    • C.

      List of magazines

    • D.

      List of headings

    Correct Answer
    B. List of source information
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "list of source information" because a bibliography is a list of the sources used in a research project or paper. It includes books, articles, websites, and other materials that were consulted or referenced during the research process. This list of source information helps readers and researchers to locate and verify the information used in the project, and it demonstrates the author's credibility and thoroughness in conducting the research.

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  • 2. 

    Document

    • A.

      A primary document is used in all research

    • B.

      A document outlines what you are studying

    • C.

      Documents are filed in alphabetical order

    • D.

      Provide evidence or support for the statements made or used in the research paper

    Correct Answer
    D. Provide evidence or support for the statements made or used in the research paper
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "provide evidence or support for the statements made or used in the research paper." This answer is supported by the given information in the document. It states that a primary document is used in all research and that documents provide evidence or support for the statements made or used in the research paper. This indicates that documents play a crucial role in backing up the claims or arguments made in a research paper. The other statements in the document do not directly relate to the purpose of documents in research.

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  • 3. 

    Ellipsis (...)

    • A.

      Indicated the addition of words, phrases, or sentences

    • B.

      Indicated the use of a pause

    • C.

      Indicated the omision of words, phrases, or sentences

    • D.

      Indicated three or more items

    Correct Answer
    C. Indicated the omision of words, phrases, or sentences
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "indicated the omission of words, phrases, or sentences." Ellipsis is a punctuation mark (...) used to indicate the omission of words, phrases, or sentences in a text. It is commonly used to show that something has been intentionally left out or to create a pause in speech or writing.

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  • 4. 

    Note cards

    • A.

      Cards that send good wishes

    • B.

      Cards that list the website you visited

    • C.

      Cards that you write your outline on

    • D.

      Cards that record information collected from a source

    Correct Answer
    D. Cards that record information collected from a source
    Explanation
    The given answer is "cards that record information collected from a source". This answer is correct because it accurately describes the purpose of note cards. Note cards are commonly used to record important information, quotes, or references from a source during research or study. These cards serve as a way to organize and keep track of the information collected, making it easier to refer back to later when writing a paper or creating an outline.

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  • 5. 

    Outline

    • A.

      Serves as a guide to the ontents of the research paper

    • B.

      Serves as your rough draft

    • C.

      Serves as your topic sentence

    • D.

      Serves as your bibliography

    Correct Answer
    A. Serves as a guide to the ontents of the research paper
    Explanation
    An outline serves as a guide to the contents of the research paper. It helps the writer organize their thoughts and ideas, providing a structure for the paper. The outline outlines the main points and subpoints that will be discussed in the paper, giving a clear roadmap for the reader. It helps ensure that the paper is cohesive and logical, as well as making it easier for the writer to stay focused and on track. The outline is not the rough draft or topic sentence, and it is also not the bibliography, as those are separate elements in the writing process.

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  • 6. 

    Paraphrase

    • A.

      Break a paragraph into two parts

    • B.

      Restate facts or ideas in your own words

    • C.

      Make a list of sentences in the paragraph

    • D.

      Write your original ideas in paragraph form

    Correct Answer
    B. Restate facts or ideas in your own words
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "restate facts or ideas in your own words." This means that when you paraphrase, you take the information from a paragraph and express it using different words while keeping the same meaning. This helps you understand the content better and also allows you to use the information in your own work without plagiarizing.

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  • 7. 

    Parenthetical notation

    • A.

      Includes author's name and page number

    • B.

      Includes the name of the book

    • C.

      Includes the website

    • D.

      Includes the date of when you found the information

    Correct Answer
    A. Includes author's name and page number
    Explanation
    Parenthetical notation is a way of citing sources within the text of a document. It is used to give credit to the original author and provide specific information about the source. In this case, the correct answer is "includes author's name and page number." This means that when using parenthetical notation, the writer should include the name of the author and the page number where the information can be found in the cited source. This helps readers easily locate the original information and verify its accuracy.

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  • 8. 

    Periodical

    • A.

      A book that is published once a year

    • B.

      The Chester News and Reporter

    • C.

      A poetry collection

    • D.

      A magazine or journal

    Correct Answer
    D. A magazine or journal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a magazine or journal. A periodical refers to a publication that is released at regular intervals, such as weekly, monthly, or quarterly. It typically contains articles, essays, stories, or other written content on a specific subject. Magazines and journals are examples of periodicals as they are published periodically and cover various topics of interest to their readers.

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  • 9. 

    Plagiarism

    • A.

      The second part of the Pledge

    • B.

      Failing to acknowledge borrowed materials

    • C.

      Citing someone's work

    • D.

      Listing your ideas in your outline

    Correct Answer
    B. Failing to acknowledge borrowed materials
    Explanation
    The correct answer is failing to acknowledge borrowed materials. Plagiarism refers to the act of using someone else's work or ideas without giving them proper credit. It involves copying or paraphrasing someone else's work and presenting it as your own, without acknowledging the original source. This can include not citing sources in a research paper, not giving credit to the original author in a presentation, or even copying someone else's work and submitting it as your own. Failing to acknowledge borrowed materials is a form of plagiarism and is considered unethical and academically dishonest.

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  • 10. 

    Quotation

    • A.

      Using your words in exact order

    • B.

      Using paraphrased statements

    • C.

      Using the exact words of an author

    • D.

      Using a list of ideas

    Correct Answer
    C. Using the exact words of an author
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "using the exact words of an author." This means that when quoting, you are using the precise words that the author has written or spoken. This can be seen as a direct representation of the author's ideas and allows for accuracy in conveying their message. Quoting is often used to provide evidence or support for arguments and to give credit to the original source.

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  • 11. 

    An example of a primary source is

    • A.

      Speeches, diaries, oral history interviews, photographs

    • B.

      A history book written by a group of teachers

    • C.

      Today's newspaper with an article about women's right to vote

    • D.

      An interview with an actor from the movie "The Patriot"

    Correct Answer
    A. Speeches, diaries, oral history interviews, photographs
    Explanation
    Primary sources are original, first-hand accounts or artifacts that provide direct evidence of a historical event or time period. They are created by individuals who directly witnessed or experienced the event. Speeches, diaries, oral history interviews, and photographs are all examples of primary sources because they are created by individuals who were present during the time being studied. These sources offer valuable insights and perspectives that can help researchers gain a deeper understanding of historical events.

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  • 12. 

    Source card

    • A.

      Another name for a note card

    • B.

      Lists your ideas about what you read

    • C.

      Lists information written in MLA or APA format

    • D.

      Lists the magazines you used for your project

    Correct Answer
    C. Lists information written in MLA or APA format
    Explanation
    The given correct answer states that a source card lists information written in MLA or APA format. This means that a source card is a tool used to record the necessary details of a source in a specific citation style, such as MLA or APA. It helps in organizing and documenting the sources used in a research project, including the author's name, publication date, title, and other relevant information required for proper citation.

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  • 13. 

    Thesis Statement

    • A.

      The conclusion to your research paper

    • B.

      The first sentence in your research paper

    • C.

      The list of ideas that you will discuss when you write your research paper

    • D.

      A declarative sentence that gives the controlling purpose for the research paper

    Correct Answer
    D. A declarative sentence that gives the controlling purpose for the research paper
    Explanation
    The thesis statement is a declarative sentence that gives the controlling purpose for the research paper. It serves as a roadmap for the reader, clearly stating the main argument or point that will be explored and supported throughout the paper. It sets the tone and direction for the entire research paper, guiding the writer's thoughts and providing a focus for the discussion.

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  • 14. 

    Works cited

    • A.

      The note cards with the sources you used

    • B.

      The alphabetical list of sources actually cited in the research paper

    • C.

      The name of author and date used at the end of a paragraph

    • D.

      The list of webpages you looked at to get ideas

    Correct Answer
    B. The alphabetical list of sources actually cited in the research paper
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the alphabetical list of sources actually cited in the research paper." This answer refers to the works cited page, which is a list of all the sources that were referenced or cited in the research paper. It is important to include this list to give credit to the original authors and to allow readers to find and verify the sources used in the paper.

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