What Do You Know About Summaries?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following is the best definition of a summary?

    • A.

      A condensed version of an original text

    • B.

      A lengthier version of an original text

    • C.

      A direct quote from an original source

    • D.

      A detailed analysis of a situation

    Correct Answer
    A. A condensed version of an original text
    Explanation
    A summary is a condensed version of an original text, providing a brief overview of the main points and key details. It aims to capture the essence of the original text in a concise manner, allowing readers to quickly grasp the main ideas without having to read the entire text. It is not a lengthier version, direct quote, or detailed analysis of the original text.

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  • 2. 

    A summary should include all of the details and anecdotes from the original source.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given answer is "False" without any context or question provided. It is not possible to generate an explanation without knowing the question or the information being referred to.

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  • 3. 

    A summary contains the main ideas expressed in an original text.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A summary is a condensed version of the original text that captures the main ideas and key points. It provides a brief overview of the content without including unnecessary details. Therefore, the statement "A summary contains the main ideas expressed in an original text" is true.

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  • 4. 

    A summary should be roughly 1/4 the size of an original text.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "True." However, without any context or specific question provided, it is difficult to provide an explanation for why the answer is true. It is important to have more information or a clear question in order to provide a relevant explanation.

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  • 5. 

    The first line of a summary should include the name of the author and the title of the article/book being summarized.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the first line of a summary should indeed include the name of the author and the title of the article or book being summarized. This helps provide context and gives the reader a clear understanding of what they can expect from the summary.

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