Research Guide Quiz DLC 1011 #1

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Please read through every page of the Pentucket Reg. H. S. Research Guide http://pths. Schoolloop. Com/researchguide carefully. Then take this quiz. Your name and grade will be reported to your teacher as evidence of participation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If doing a research paper, how should you begin.
    • A. 

      Choose a topic

    • B. 

      Review the Organization Page

    • C. 

      Get notecards

    • D. 

      Write the introductory paragraph

  • 2. 
    What is a criteria chart?
    • A. 

      A rubric

    • B. 

      A table of search terms and resources

    • C. 

      An editing sheet

    • D. 

      A checklist of activities that break-up or chuck the large project into smaller tasks.

  • 3. 
    On the Criteria Chart, what is your first step? 
    • A. 

      Take Notes

    • B. 

      Write the introductory paragraph

    • C. 

      Review your teacher's assignment

    • D. 

      Brainstorm search terms

  • 4. 
    After you have a topic and some background information on that topic, what should you do next?
    • A. 

      Go to the library and use the catalogue to find resources

    • B. 

      Write the introductory paragraph

    • C. 

      Print the criteria chart

    • D. 

      Brainstrom possible search terms and place them in a table with all possible resources.

  • 5. 
    Which order below exemplifies the most authoratative to least authoritative sources?
    • A. 

      Print (books), databases, internet

    • B. 

      Databases, internet, print (books)

    • C. 

      Internet, print (books), databases

  • 6. 
    Which of the following resources will you use to begin your formal research?
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      Databases

    • C. 

      Print (books)

  • 7. 
    What should every good research notes page have?
    • A. 

      Full bibliographic citation

    • B. 

      Page numbers from source in left margin of notes

    • C. 

      Good notes that distiguish between paraphrases and quotes.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Answers A and C only

  • 8. 
    Which of the following thesis statement is characteristic of a good thesis statement?
    • A. 

      George Washington was a major figure in the American War for Independence

    • B. 

      George Washington is considered a major revolutionary of the world.

    • C. 

      George Washington's economic interest propelled him to aid the American Colonies in their fight for independence.

    • D. 

      George Washington was the best general history has ever seen.

    • E. 

      A And B are both good

  • 9. 
    Introductory paragraphs in a history paper should have...
    • A. 

      Specific examples to prove thesis

    • B. 

      The thesis statement

    • C. 

      The date the event took place

    • D. 

      The place the event happened

    • E. 

      Answers B,C, & D only

  • 10. 
    When paraphrasing in the text of your paper, you must give credit to the author. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which style of bibliographic citations are used at Pentucket?
    • A. 

      APA: American Phychological Association

    • B. 

      Turabian: Chicago style

    • C. 

      MLA: Modern Language Association

    • D. 

      The Scientific Method

  • 12. 
    Which of the following quotes is cited using a footnote?
    • A. 

      He observed that while the medicine they practiced was correct, the quality of the medical treatment depended on the person’s position in the company. He laments, “as always the class spirit of the gringos can be seen (Anderson 119).”

    • B. 

      “How long this order of things based on an absurd sense of caste will continue is not within my means to answer, but it is time the that those who govern dedicate less to propagandizing the compassion of their regimes and more money, much more money, sponsoring works of social utility.”3

  • 13. 
    What action should you take to avoid plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Organize your research notes well

    • B. 

      Practice good time management

    • C. 

      Practice paraphrasing

    • D. 

      Cite soruces correctly

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What is a paraphrase?
    • A. 

      Using the author's exact words

    • B. 

      Summarizing the author's words

    • C. 

      Paraphrase is a fictional word

    • D. 

      Maintaining the author's ideas without using his/her words

    • E. 

      A and D only

  • 15. 
    What is wrong with this MLA bibliographic website citation? CSPAN staff. "American Presidents." American Presidents: Life Portraits. 1999. http://www.americanpresidents.org/
    • A. 

      No author & no search term

    • B. 

      Title not underlined & no retrieval date & missing punctuation

    • C. 

      No copyright date & title not underlined

    • D. 

      Missing punctuation & title not underlined & no URL

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    When finalizing your research paper, you should...
    • A. 

      You should have your paper edited by someone else

    • B. 

      You should create a title page

    • C. 

      Pass the paper in on time

    • D. 

      You should use the editing sheet and give it to other editors

    • E. 

      All of the above

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