Quiz : How Much You Know About Harvard Referencing

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Referencing and categorizing are essential in the research process. Are you well aware of it? How much do you know about Harvard referencing? Our quiz will check to see how well you know about the same. This short quiz will only take you a couple of minutes to complete. All the questions in the quiz are given in simple, easy-to-understand MCQ format; make sure to read all the questions carefully before answering. You are expected to attempt all the questions. We hope that you get to learn new things through our informational quiz. Have fun and keep learning!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's missing from this reference:    ILARI, A., 2011.  Gucci launches fashion ipad app.  WWD: Women's Wear Daily. 202 (21).

    • A.

      Authors name

    • B.

      Volume number

    • C.

      Year of publication

    • D.

      Page numbers

    Correct Answer
    D. Page numbers
    Explanation
    The page numbers should be given at the end of the reference. In this example, it should end with p.15.

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  • 2. 

    What's missing from this reference?    FLYNN, J.L., 2009.  Research Methods for the Fashion Industry.  Fairchild Publications.

    • A.

      Title

    • B.

      Publisher

    • C.

      Place of publication

    • D.

      Year of publication

    Correct Answer
    C. Place of publication
    Explanation
    Book references should always give the place of publication and publisher name. This should be New York: Fairchild Publications.

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  • 3. 

    What is this a reference for?    HADFIELD, R.B., NICHOLS, E.L, ERNEST, L., 1999.  Introduction to Supply Chain Management.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

    • A.

      Journal Article

    • B.

      Book

    • C.

      Webpage

    • D.

      Newspaper

    Correct Answer
    B. Book
    Explanation
    A reference for a whole book always includes author, date of publication, title, place of publication and publisher. You should also include edition before place of publication if it's a 2nd edition or later.

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  • 4. 

    What type of reference should you use if you're wanting to cite something from Mintel in your document?

    • A.

      Book

    • B.

      Website

    • C.

      Report

    • D.

      Journal Article

    Correct Answer
    C. Report
    Explanation
    You may think that you'd reference it as a website, but it's classed as a report.

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  • 5. 

    A list of references is the same as a bibligraphy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They are very similar, but it's not quite true. A bibliography is a list of everything that you've read while you've researched something, but references are just the items that you've referred to in the text of your report, essay or dissertation. You can have both, with references listing things you quote from or use in your work, and a bibliography listing other things you've read, but you've not used them in the main text of your document.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these is a journal article?

    • A.

      ASOS, 2011. We've launched our first ipod magazine app. [Twitter], 5 August. Available at: http://twitter.com/ASOS [Accessed 12 August 2011]

    • B.

      KEYNOTE, 2011. Clothing Retailing [online] Available via: Keynote [Accessed 12 August 2011]

    • C.

      CHIU-HAN, W., SEIJIN, H., 2011. Store attributes influencing relationship marketing: a , study of department stores. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management. 15 (3), pp.326-344

    Correct Answer
    C. CHIU-HAN, W., SEIJIN, H., 2011. Store attributes influencing relationship marketing: a , study of department stores. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management. 15 (3), pp.326-344
    Explanation
    With a journal article you always have two titles. The other two examples are a tweet, and a market report.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these would you NOT put into a book reference?

    • A.

      Number of pages

    • B.

      ISBN

    • C.

      Author

    • D.

      Year of publication

    Correct Answer
    A. Number of pages
    Explanation
    In a book reference, you would include the author's name, the year of publication, and the ISBN (International Standard Book Number) to uniquely identify the book. However, the number of pages is not typically included in a book reference as it is not necessary for identifying or citing the book.

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  • 8. 

    ___________ refers to the information or content from different sources related to the topic.

    • A.

      Methodology

    • B.

      Literature

    • C.

      References

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Literature
    Explanation
    Literature refers to the information or content from different sources related to the topic. It includes books, articles, journals, and other written materials that provide an in-depth understanding of the subject matter. Literature is often used as a basis for research and analysis, as it offers a comprehensive overview of existing knowledge and insights on a particular topic.

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  • 9. 

    __________ is the process of choosing samples from a population.

    • A.

      Sampling

    • B.

      Sample

    • C.

      Research

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Sampling
    Explanation
    Sampling is the process of choosing samples from a population. This involves selecting a subset of individuals or items from a larger group in order to make inferences or draw conclusions about the entire population. Sampling is an important technique used in research and data analysis, as it allows researchers to study a smaller, more manageable group that represents the larger population of interest. By selecting samples carefully, researchers can ensure that their findings are valid and applicable to the broader population.

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  • 10. 

    Recording, editing, and coding are part of ___________.

    • A.

      Sampling

    • B.

      Referencing

    • C.

      Data analysis

    • D.

      Data collection

    Correct Answer
    C. Data analysis
    Explanation
    Recording, editing, and coding are all activities that are typically performed during the process of data analysis. Recording involves capturing the data, editing involves reviewing and refining the data for accuracy and completeness, and coding involves assigning labels or categories to the data for further analysis. Therefore, data analysis is the most appropriate option that encompasses all these activities.

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