Citing Sources - Practice Questions 1

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      References page

    • B. 

      Works Cited page

    • C. 

      Bibliography page

    • D. 

      Within the text of the paper

  • 2. 
    Why is it important to cite your sources? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Shows that you did research

    • B. 

      Avoids copyright infringement

    • C. 

      Gives credit to the authors for their work

    • D. 

      Avoids plagiarism

    • E. 

      Allows the reader to find the source for themself

    • F. 

      Is required by law

  • 3. 
    Which of the following needs to be cited?  (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      An image you found on Flickr

    • B. 

      An interview done through email

    • C. 

      A quote from a book

    • D. 

      A Blog post

    • E. 

      A database article

    • F. 

      A graph from a government website

    • G. 

      A tweet from a celebrity's Twitter account

    • H. 

      Your opinions

    • I. 

      A well-known quote

  • 4. 
    You create a bar graph using information found on a government website.  You include the graph in your paper.  What must you do next?
    • A. 

      Include an in-text citation with the website's url

    • B. 

      Create a full citation for the Works Cited page

    • C. 

      Nothing, you created the graph, so it doesn't need to be cited

    • D. 

      Create an in-text citation and a full citation

  • 5. 
    Since you're writing a research paper for an English class, you must use MLA style.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False