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  • 1. 

    An article about the benefits of being a vegetarian includes color photos, a couple of recipes, no references, and is written by a journalist. What type of publication would this be?

    • A.

      Scholarly

    • B.

      Popular

    • C.

      Trade

    Correct Answer
    B. Popular
    Explanation
    B. Popular Article. Characteristics to note: author is a journalist, for a general audience, color photos, recipes, and no references.

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  • 2. 

    An abstract is another term for

    • A.

      A study’s conclusion

    • B.

      A list of books and articles

    • C.

      A summary

    • D.

      A scholarly article

    Correct Answer
    C. A summary
    Explanation
    C. A Summary. It appears at the beginning of the article.

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  • 3. 

    An article with an abstract, introduction, description of the study, results, charts, conclusions, and references is most likely

    • A.

      Scholarly

    • B.

      Popular

    • C.

      Trade

    Correct Answer
    A. Scholarly
    Explanation
    A. Scholarly. Characteristics to note: abstract, description of the study, results, charts, conclusions, and references.

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  • 4. 

    Popular articles tend to be long, peer-reviewed, and have many references.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Popular articles are for general audiences, often short, and usually no references.

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  • 5. 

    When a professor with a PhD submits an article to a peer-reviewed journal,

    • A.

      The article is always published.

    • B.

      The article is sent to experts to be critiqued.

    Correct Answer
    B. The article is sent to experts to be critiqued.
    Explanation
    When a professor with a PhD submits an article to a peer-reviewed journal, the article goes through a rigorous process called peer review. This involves sending the article to experts in the field who assess the quality, validity, and significance of the research. These experts provide critiques and suggestions for improvement before the article can be considered for publication. Therefore, the correct answer is that the article is sent to experts to be critiqued.

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  • 6. 

    A drama teacher might subscribe to a publication that includes articles about teaching students tricks to memorize lines, how to stretch costume budgets, or publicizing your plays on Facebook. What type of publication would this be?

    • A.

      Scholarly

    • B.

      Popular

    • C.

      Trade

    Correct Answer
    C. Trade
    Explanation
    A drama teacher would likely subscribe to a trade publication because it would provide practical and specific information related to their profession. Trade publications are designed for professionals in a particular industry or field, providing them with industry news, trends, and practical advice. In this case, the publication would offer articles on teaching techniques, budgeting tips, and marketing strategies specifically tailored to drama teachers and their needs.

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  • 7. 

    A scholarly article typically

    • A.

      Includes an abstract

    • B.

      Contains complex language

    • C.

      Is written by an expert in the field

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A scholarly article typically includes an abstract, which provides a summary of the article's main points. It also tends to contain complex language, as it is intended for an audience of experts in the field who are familiar with the subject matter. Additionally, scholarly articles are typically written by experts in the field, ensuring that the information presented is accurate and reliable. Therefore, all of the given options are correct in describing a scholarly article.

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  • 8. 

    A publication that includes a number of colorful advertisements covering a wide range of products and services, would be what type of publication?

    • A.

      Scholarly

    • B.

      Popular

    • C.

      Trade

    Correct Answer
    B. Popular
    Explanation
    A publication that includes a number of colorful advertisements covering a wide range of products and services would be classified as popular. This is because popular publications are typically aimed at a general audience and focus on entertainment, lifestyle, and consumer interests. They often contain advertisements to generate revenue and appeal to a wide range of readers. Scholarly publications, on the other hand, are academic in nature and focus on research and specialized topics. Trade publications are targeted towards professionals in a specific industry and provide industry-related news and information.

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  • 9. 

    A professor who conducts a study on the impact of concussions on soccer players wants to write up and publish a scholarly article rather than a popular article, in order to

    • A.

      Add new knowledge to this field

    • B.

      Help solve problems that arise from concussions

    • C.

      Be seen as an expert in his/her discipline

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The professor wants to write and publish a scholarly article rather than a popular article in order to add new knowledge to the field of concussions in soccer players, help solve problems that arise from concussions, and be seen as an expert in his/her discipline. By publishing a scholarly article, the professor can contribute to the existing knowledge on concussions, potentially finding new insights or solutions to the problems faced by soccer players. Additionally, publishing in a scholarly journal enhances the professor's credibility and reputation within the academic community, establishing him/her as an expert in the field.

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  • 10. 

    The Portland Press Herald and The New York Times are examples of what type of publication?

    • A.

      Scholarly

    • B.

      Popular

    • C.

      Trade

    Correct Answer
    B. Popular
    Explanation
    The Portland Press Herald and The New York Times are examples of popular publications. This is because they are widely read and cater to a general audience, rather than a specific industry or academic field. These publications focus on current events, news, and feature stories that appeal to a broad range of readers. They are not scholarly publications, which typically contain academic research and are targeted towards experts in a specific field. Similarly, they are not trade publications, which are industry-specific and provide information and analysis for professionals within a particular sector.

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