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1.
The primary purpose of research writing is to…
(Points : 5)

take a stand.


inform the reader.


document evidence.


pursue answers.



2. The single most important step in the research process is. . . (Points : 5)
finding sources.
selecting a path of inquiry.
writing a research paper.
browsing the library.


3. An example of a credible secondary source to be used for research is. . . (Points : 5)
original writing by an author.
editorial or peer review.
novels.
personal notes.


4. A good thesis. . . (Points : 5)
presents facts.
skews the paper in contrary directions.
expresses the focus of the paper.
is indirect.


5. What are the three main types of outlines? (Points : 5)
Title, subject, and practice.
Subject, paragraph, and essay.
Chronological, abstract, and concrete.
Topic, sentence, and paragraph.


6. Which statement is false? (Points : 5)
Research comes from the middle French word "rechercher" meaning "to seek out."
The research paper is a mini-classroom intended for your benefit.
The thesis-based research paper allows the writer to argue a proposition or point of view.
The research paper excludes information that does not support the writer's thesis.


7. As you read and analyze material, you can take notes using these three methods: (Points : 5)
Note cards, computer, and copy machine.
Skimming, formatting, copying and pasting.
Double-entry journal, research log, online research notebook.
Books, magazines, websites.


8. Research papers are written for all of the following reasons except: (Points : 5)
They force the writer to learn a great deal about a chosen topic.
They allow exclusion of information that contradicts the writer's thesis.
They teach the writer the conventions of scholarly writing, including the accepted styles of documentation and ethics of research.
They allow the writer a chance to become familiar with the library through the learning-by-doing method.


9. You should avoid all of the following topics except. . . (Points : 5)
Offer more than one avenue of investigation.
Rely on a single source of information.
Depend on breaking news for thesis support.
Demonstrate a bias toward one solution.


10. Which is NOT important when evaluating sources of evidence? (Points : 5)
The format of the sources
The point of view in sources
The date of the evidence
Your editorial judgement


11. The least authoritative resources can be located in which one of the following: (Points : 5)
Academic journals.
Trade books.
Government documents.
Encyclopedias.


12. The thesis statement is useful for all of the following reasons except: (Points : 5)
It limits the territory covered in the writing.
It pinpoints the action to be taken in the paper.
It gives the reader an idea of what to expect, which makes the paper easier to read.
It includes a series of two or threee sentences in the first paragraph of the paper.


13. What kind of process is research? (Points : 5)
Reformative.
Restrictive.
Recursive.
Reactionary.


14. There are three logical operators in Boolean logic that assist a researcher to define his or her search. Which of the following is not one of the them? (Points : 5)
but
and
or
not


15. An abstract should include all of the following except: (Points : 5)
a problem or thesis statement.
cited material.
the approach taken in the research.
the significant findings.


16. A proper APA style research paper will include… (Points : 5)
a title page, abstract, main paper, and reference page.
a title page, abstract, main paper, and bibliography page.
a title page, overview, main paper, and reference page.
a title page, overview, main paper, and bibliography page.


17. Which below is the correct APA citation for a quote? (Points : 5)
Birmingham (p. 12) found “that most students do not understand the memory process.”
Birmingham (2009) found “that most students do not understand the memory process.”
Birmingham (2009) found “that most student do not understand the memory process” (p. 12).
Birmingham (p. 12) found “that most student do not understand the memory process” (2009).


18. Which statement is true about personal communication according to the APA style? (Points : 5)
Personal communications are cited within the paper and o

Hello awayatt,

 

Your post got cut short at question #18. Could you please repost #18-20?

 

Thanks

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

18. Which statement is true about personal communication according to the APA style? (Points : 5)

Personal communications are cited within the paper and on the reference page.
Personal communications are cited within the paper but are not put on the reference page.
Personal communications are not cited in the paper or on the reference page.
Personal communications do not count as a reference that needs to be cited anywhere.

 

19. When a quote is more than _________ words long, it should be block formatted. (Points : 5)

25
30
35
40

 

20. An APA title page does NOT include... (Points : 5)

a page number.
the name of school.
the due date.
a running header.

 

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