Know All About Citations And Referencing - Assignment Quiz

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Know All About Citations And Referencing - Assignment Quiz

The terms reference and citation are also often used to refer to the same thing although a citation tends to mean the part of the text within your assignment where you acknowledge the source; whilst a reference usually refers to the full bibliographic information at the end. Know All About Citations And Referencing in this Assignment Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False: If a quotation is more than 25 words, it should be included in a separate section without quotation marks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or false: In a citation for a quotation, you should include the author's last name, year, and page number where the quotation can be found.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or False: The reference list goes on a separate page.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which piece of information needs a citation?
    • A. 

      Calgary was originally founded in 1875.

    • B. 

      The current population of Calgary is 1.34 million.

    • C. 

      The Stampede Festival is held in Calgary each July.

    • D. 

      7.3% of people in Calgary can speak both English and French fluently.

  • 5. 
    What piece of information needs a citation?
    • A. 

      The first iPhone was introduced in 2007.

    • B. 

      Apple is considered to be the most trusted phone company in the world.

    • C. 

      The headquarters of Apple are in Cupertino, California.

    • D. 

      The current CEO of Apple is Tim Cook.

  • 6. 
    What is the correct in-text citation for a book with two authors?
    • A. 

      (Constantinescu and Lowry: 2016)

    • B. 

      (Constantinescu + Lowry, 2016)

    • C. 

      (Cristina C. & Jeff L., 2016)

    • D. 

      (Constantinescu & Lowry, 2016)

  • 7. 
    What is the correct in-text citation for a quotation?
    • A. 

      "Quotation" (Lowry, 2018, page 75).

    • B. 

      "Quotation." (Lowry, 2018, p. 75)

    • C. 

      "Quotation" (Lowry, 2018, p. 75).

    • D. 

      "Quotation," (Lowry, p. 75, 2018).

  • 8. 
    How should the reference list be ordered?
    • A. 

      Alphabetically by author's last name

    • B. 

      Alphabetically by author's first name

    • C. 

      By year of publication

    • D. 

      Any way you like!

  • 9. 
    Which reference is correct?
    • A. 

      John D. Bunting & Luciana Diniz & Randi Reppen. 2013. Grammar and beyond 4.

    • B. 

      Bunting, John D. & Diniz, Luciana, & Reppen, Randi. (2013). Grammar and beyond 4. Cambridge University Press.

    • C. 

      Bunting, J.D., Diniz, L., & Reppen, R. (2013). Grammar and beyond 4. Cambridge University Press.

    • D. 

      Bunting, J.D., Diniz, L., & Reppen, R. Grammar and beyond 4. Cambridge University Press. (2013).

  • 10. 
    An easy one to finish with!  What abbreviation do you use when you can't find a date of publication?
    • A. 

      N.d.f

    • B. 

      N.d.

    • C. 

      K.f.c.

    • D. 

      B.r.b.

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