COLL100 QUIZ 2

Topics: Citation, Academic dishonesty, Bibliography Pages: 8 (1479 words) Published: March 2, 2015
Question 1 of 20
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What is the location of the page number on any APA formatted page?

 A.Top right hand side of the paper and in the header.

 B.Top left hand side of the paper and in the header.

 C.Bottom right hand side of the paper and in the footer.

 D.Bottom left hand side of the paper and in the footer.

Question 2 of 20
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If the copyright date of a source is not provided then you should

 A.simply not include the date in either the reference or citation.

 B.omit the date in the citation but use the acronym n.d. (no date) in the reference page.

 C.use the acronym n.d. (no date) in both the citation and reference.

 D.bold the source.

Question 3 of 20
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Read this section of text from the APUS  Plagiarism Policy (2014, http://www.apus.edu/student-handbook/academic-dishonesty/index.htm) :  
The most frequently observed form of academic dishonesty is plagiarism. Plagiarism is the adoption or incorporation of another’s ideas without proper attribution of the source. It is more simply defined as taking the writings of another person or people and representing them to be one’s own.  

Considering this definition of plagiarism, is the passage below from a College 100 paper, concerning the APUS plagiarism policy, an example of plagiarism?  
A simple definition of plagiarism is taking the writings of another person and adopting or incorporating their ideas without proper source attribution.

 A.Yes, because this passage is a direct quote without the use of quotation marks.

 B.Yes, because this passage is a simple rearrangement of the author's words without giving credit to the author.

 C.No, because this passage is a paraphrase of the author's words.

 D.No, because this passage has been correctly cited.

Question 4 of 20
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Italicize the name of books, journals, and magazines, but do not italicize the name of an article.

 True
 False

Feedback: (answer located in the Citation and Plagiarism PowerPoint, APA Guide  from the APUS Library, and the Basics of APA Style Tutorial) 

Question 5 of 20
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A feature of academic writing is the research and analysis of others’ work. To give credit where credit is due and to avoid concerns of plagiarism students:

 A.need to learn about citations.

 B.should have a copy of the authors’ work in print.

 C.are to never directly quote another person's work.

 D.should not include any research in an academic writing assignment.

Question 6 of 20
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What statement is true about the title in the header of an APA formatted paper?

 A.Only include the first three words of the title.

 B.Use sentence case capitalization.

 C.Use the first three important words of the title in the header section of the paper.

 D.Should contain no more than 50 characters derived from the paper title.

Question 7 of 20
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Use a hanging indent for each reference listed on the reference page.

 True
 False

Feedback: (answer located in the YouTube Video – APA Format Citations – Sixth (6th) Edition and APA Guide from the APUS Library) 

Question 8 of 20
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Do not list a reference for which you do not have a citation in the body of the paper.

 True
 False

Feedback: (answer located in the Citation and Plagiarism PowerPoint and the Basics of APA Style Tutorial)

Question 9 of 20
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What statement is not true regarding typing the title in the text area (not the header) of the title page?

 A.Capitalize the significant words of the title. Do not capitalize words such as the, in, of, or, and, unless the word is the first word in the title.

 B.If the title contains two lines of text, double spacing between the lines is required.

 C.The title is already in the header therefore it does not need to be rewritten in the text area of the title page.

 D.The title...
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