What Do You Know About Summaries?

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  • 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

  • 2. 
    A summary should include all of the details and anecdotes from the original source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A summary contains the main ideas expressed in an original text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

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