Quick Quiz - Research Strategy (engl 1102)

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Take this quick quiz to see if you know about research strategy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a research paper planner?
    • A. 

      Someone who will plan your research paper for you

    • B. 

      A tool that will help you schedule your time for completing a research paper

    • C. 

      A notebook you use to write down possible search terms and sources

  • 2. 
    I need some scholarly literary criticism about a short story.  Which TWO of the following are my best bets?
    • A. 

      Books/e-books

    • B. 

      Scholarly journal articles

    • C. 

      Magazines

    • D. 

      Newspapers

    • E. 

      Websites

  • 3. 
    All of the following are true of scholarly journal articles EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Written by an expert in the field

    • B. 

      Usually contain a list of references

    • C. 

      Articles are chosen by peer-review

    • D. 

      Are intended to be understood by readers with little background on the topic.

  • 4. 
    I am interested in writing about the character named Daisy in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.  Which of the following are the best search terms as I begin my search?
    • A. 

      Daisy AND Fitzgerald AND Great Gatsby

    • B. 

      The character named Daisy in the Great Gatsby

    • C. 

      Daisy OR Great Gatsby

  • 5. 
    Which will get you the MOST results?
    • A. 

      Daisy AND Gatsby

    • B. 

      Daisy OR Gatsby

    • C. 

      Daisy NOT Gatsby

    • D. 

      It's all the same.