Research Paper Handbook Quiz

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BPHS Writing for the Humanities Research Paper Packet Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. How long is the paper?
    • A. 

      5-7 pages

    • B. 

      10-12 pages

    • C. 

      6-9 pages

    • D. 

      4-6 pages

  • 2. 
    How many points will you lose per day for late papers?
    • A. 

      5 points

    • B. 

      10 points

    • C. 

      15 points

    • D. 

      20 points

  • 3. 
    How many sources do you need to include (minimum)?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 4. 
    How do you know if your research question is appropriate?
    • A. 

      It must be researchable.

    • B. 

      It must be specific.

    • C. 

      It must be debatable.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    The second and subsequent lines of each works cited entry must have a:
    • A. 

      Underlined portion

    • B. 

      Numbered entry

    • C. 

      Hanging indent

    • D. 

      Additional line

  • 6. 
    Works Cited entries must be:
    • A. 

      Underlined

    • B. 

      Numbered

    • C. 

      Alphabetized

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    How many long quotes should you have in your paper?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 8. 
    How many direct quotes must you have in your paper?
    • A. 

      5 from any source

    • B. 

      5 from 5 different sources

    • C. 

      7 from any source

    • D. 

      7 from five different sources

  • 9. 
    The MINIMUM number of direct quotes I can have in my paper is ____ and the MAXIMUM is ___.
    • A. 

      2; 5

    • B. 

      3; 6

    • C. 

      5; 7

    • D. 

      Unlimited, unless I don't cite.

  • 10. 
    _____________ must be identical to the original, using a narrow segment of the source. They must match the source document word for word and must be attributed to the orginal author.
    • A. 

      Quotations

    • B. 

      Paraphrasing

    • C. 

      Summarizing

    • D. 

      Plagiarizing

  • 11. 
    If your paper does not meet the required length, Ms. Findlay will deduct _______ points per missing page.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 12. 
    What grade will you receive if you are caught plagiarizing?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      Incomplete, until you fix your errors

    • C. 

      0%

    • D. 

      20% off original grade

  • 13. 
    What is the primary purpose of your paper?
    • A. 

      To inform

    • B. 

      To persuade

    • C. 

      To explore

    • D. 

      To explain

  • 14. 
    What is the primary purpose of in-text citation?
    • A. 

      To help the reader find the entry on the works cited page in order to find the original source

    • B. 

      To help explain that your paper is credible

    • C. 

      To show the reader that your point is supported

    • D. 

      To demonstrate MLA format

  • 15. 
    ______________ involved putting a passage from source material into your own words.
    • A. 

      Quoting

    • B. 

      Paraphrasing

    • C. 

      Summarizing

    • D. 

      Plagiarizing

  • 16. 
    _______________________ is the act of taking, using and presenting someone else's work or ideas as one's own rather than giving proper credit to the person who created the work.
    • A. 

      Quoting

    • B. 

      Paraphrasing

    • C. 

      Summarizing

    • D. 

      Plagiarizing

  • 17. 
    If you do NOT use a direct quote, you do NOT need an in-text citation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    You should include every source that you took notes from in the Writing Center on your Works Cited page, regardless of whether or not you used the information in your paper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The primary purpose of writing a report is to persuade the audience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    One of the best ways to test your research questipon is to conduct some preliminary web searches related to your research question.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    It is NOT possible to fail the paper if you complete it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    If you use exact words from a source, you must put them in quotation marks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    If you paraphrase a source, you do NOT need an in-text citation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    It is necessary to choose a method of organization when writing your research paper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Why are you required to partake in the research process in Writing for the Humanities?
    • A. 

      It prepares me for the rigors of college writing.

    • B. 

      It helps me learn to argue intelligently about controversial topics and support my arguments with evidence.

    • C. 

      Ms. Findlay secretly hates me and wants to torture me.

    • D. 

      A and B

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