Research Skills

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Research Quizzes & Trivia

Review some research basics about what needs to be cited and which sources are good.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these facts should have a source provided?  In other words, for which of these facts do you need to document where you got the information? Check all that apply. 
    • A. 

      The main US mint is in Washington DC.

    • B. 

      The face on the first dollar bill was Salmon Chase.

    • C. 

      It takes five cents to create a dollar bill.

    • D. 

      The uncapped pyramid was likely to show that our country was unfinished.

    • E. 

      The dollar bill is actually made out of fabric.

  • 2. 
    Which of these facts should have a source provided?  In other words, for which of these facts do you need to document where you got the information? Check all that apply. 
    • A. 

      In 1957, dollars were printed with "In God We Trust".

    • B. 

      The thirteen stars on the dollar send the message that we are coming together as one.

    • C. 

      A slightly modified seal of the United States appears on the dollar.

    • D. 

      The balancing seals on the dollar represent justice.

    • E. 

      The Bureau of Engraving and Printing produces 37 million notes a day.

  • 3. 
    Which of these phrases strike you as needing to be a direct quote?  Which of these would likely be better off as a quote, rather than just a general fact or allusion? Check all that apply. 
    • A. 

      When you look at our currency you can, and should, be reminded of the history of this country each time you look at a one dollar bill.

    • B. 

      The first dollar bill was released in 1862.

    • C. 

      To protect your hard-earned money, the U.S. government expects to redesign its currency every seven to 10 years.

    • D. 

      There is about $675 billion in cash in circulation

    • E. 

      The average life-span of a dollar is fairly short.