APA Style Quizzes & Trivia

After you've watched the "Introduction to APA Style" video, please test your understanding of some basic APA Style rules by completing this exercise. If you are unsure of the correct answer, try searching...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 45127   |  Last updated: Dec 6, 2017
  • Sample Question
    Where does the running head appear in an essay?

In this citation quiz on tests examined by the American Psychological Association, we’ll be taking a look at your knowledge on the style and guidelines that go into both taking and analysing the results of one of these...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 11198   |  Last updated: Jan 16, 2019
  • Sample Question
    Students who owned computers scored 10 points higher than those who did not own computers.

Test your understanding of some basic APA Style formatting rules by working through this short exercise. Each question provides the correct answer, and you'll also be able to see all the correct answers at the end...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 8262   |  Last updated: Dec 5, 2017
  • Sample Question
    Page margins should be:

Quiz to test knowledge of APA style and citation formats. Based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition which is quite useful for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 7548   |  Last updated: Dec 24, 2019
  • Sample Question
    The Reference section should start on a separate page under the centered heading References, which does not use bold font. The reference entries should appear in alphabetical order by authors' surname (or by title if works do not list an author) regardless of the type of source (e.g., book, film, journal article, website).

This is a quiz to test your knowledge of APA format, citation, and referencing.

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 864   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
  • Sample Question
    Which of the following statements should be referenced?

APA Style Questions & Answers

Do you need to reference the following? A new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that nearly half (48%) of all uninsured children have not had...
A. Need to reference This is a data driven statement that could be wrong. The data of 48% and uninsured children should be verified by a reliable research paper with a reliable author. Also this could be an older research number, so it might be impo
Which of the following statements would need to be referenced?
B. Internet Explorer has a 96% browser market share as of June 2000. The percentage market share should be verified by a source that is credible. Since it is not common knowledge, there should be a credible reference to verify credibility.
Which is true? Students who owned computers scored 10 points higher than those who did not own computers.
Need to reference.This contains information which is too specific to be considered common knowledge--if youve included it, you must have retrieved it from an outside source. You must attribute the source from which the information came.
What should you do when quoting long sections of material?
B. Indent and use a block format without any quotation marks.