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Study Questions: Chapter 12

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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Unintentional plagiarism is ________.
a) a forgivable accident
b) a serious academic crime
c) not considered as actual plagiarism
d) Both a and c

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2. ________ constitutes plagiarism.
a) Not using quotations around a direct quotation
b) Failing to cite a paraphrase
c) Failing to cite an idea
d) All the above

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3. ________ must be cited in an essay.
a) General knowledge
b) Direct quotations
c) Easily obtainable information
d) None of the above

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4. Secondary sources may be ________.
a) summarized
b) paraphrased
c) cited directly
d) All of the above

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5. When integrating secondary sources into an essay, the writer should use ________.
a) only one method
b) two methods
c) a variety of methods
d) None of the above

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6. Round brackets are called ________.
a) brackets
b) parentheses
c) block information
d) None of the above

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7. When quoting four or more consecutive lines, a writer should use ________ format.
a) block quotation
b) direct quotation
c) APA
d) None of the above

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8. ________ alert the reader to exactly where a reference begins.
a) Quotation marks
b) Signal verbs
c) Signal phrases
d) Brackets

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9. A writer can indicate that text has been omitted from a direct quotation by using ________.
a) ellipses
b) brackets
c) block format
d) None of the above

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10. A writer may indicate an alteration or addition to a direct quotation by using ________.
a) ellipses
b) brackets
c) block format
d) All of the above

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Short Answer Questions

1. If a writer uses a source without proper acknowledgement, he or she is guilty of ________.

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2. A writer may not need to cite information that falls under the category of ________ knowledge.

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3. General knowledge can vary according to________.

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4. By using secondary sources, a writer can demonstrate ________ with the source material.

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5. Signal phrases include the source’s name and a signal ________.

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6. A writer should try to avoid using ________ quotations unless they serve a compelling purpose.

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7. When including a direct quotation that is four or more lines in length, the writer should use ________ format.

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8. To alert the reader to the beginning of a direct quotation, the writer may use a ________ phrase.

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9. To remove part of a direct quotation, the writer should insert ________.

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10. To indicate a change in a direct quotation, the writer can use ________.

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