Quick Quiz: Writing Your Essay

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Quick Quiz: Writing Your Essay

This quiz will help you understand how to plan and write your essay.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What steps are involved in writing an essay?
    • A. 

      Analyse the question and define key terms

    • B. 

      Research the topic. Use academic materials, such as books, journals and online encyclopedias .

    • C. 

      Avoid relying on Wikipedia

    • D. 

      Take notes from what you have read - record pages numbers and all the publishing details for your bibliography.

    • E. 

      Write a first draft with an introduction, body, and conclusion.

    • F. 

      Re-read your essay and edit it

    • G. 

      Check your references and make sure your bibliography is accurate

  • 2. 
    Plagiarism is:
    • A. 

      Catching the Black Death while you are writing an essay

    • B. 

      Taking the work of others and claiming it as your own.

    • C. 

      Nothing to worry about

  • 3. 
    You can avoid plagiarism by:
    • A. 

      Making everything up yourself

    • B. 

      Cutting and pasting from Wikipedia

    • C. 

      Making sure you acknowledge where you have used the words, ideas, concepts, etc., of others in your writing, by acknowledging this in a citation.