How To Write Summary Writing?

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Summary Writing Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge after the instructor's lecture on summary writing. Let's play and learn more about it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following things are true about summaries? 
    • A. 

      Summaries are an overview of an entire work

    • B. 

      Summaries are shorter than paraphrases

    • C. 

      Summaries are more than 500 words long

    • D. 

      Summaries are broader in scope than paraphrases

  • 2. 
    Why do writers write summaries? 
    • A. 

      They help the writer clarify the meaning of a source, and they show the audience the quality of the author’s ethos.

    • B. 

      Because teachers assign them

    • C. 

      Because they help the writer needs to fill space and because it helps the reader follow the essay's flow

  • 3. 
    What happens first in a summary? 
    • A. 

      Introducing Rhetorical Circumstances of the Source

    • B. 

      Restatement of the Source’s Main ideas.

    • C. 

      Explanation of Evidence Used in the Source

    • D. 

      Explaining how the source fits into larger discourse on the topic.

  • 4. 
    —In academic writing, summaries are almost always used the first time a writer introduces a source as a way to prove credibility.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Summaries in academic writing are, by convention, all paraphrase.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Summaries are not cited. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False