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Plagiarism is defined as only the intentional use of someone else’s words or ideas without documentation.
false
In MLA format, how should the following parenthetical citation for the newspaper article, “Decorating on a Dime,” appear if the article does not have an author and you do not use a signal phrase?
(“Decorating on a Dime” C7)
Which is the correct way to quote a phrase from a source and cite it parenthetically in MLA format?
Many scientists argue about “the multi-faceted options today’s medical therapies provide” (Rockler 109).
Other research shows that “children watch an average of three to five hours of television a day” (Faleen and Brown 6).
correct
During the competition for the title of Miss America 1961, five finalists were given two questions to answer. First they were asked what they would do if “you were walking down the runway in the swimsuit competition, and a hell come off one of your shoes?” The second question, however, was a bit more esoteric: “Are American women usurping males in the world, and are they too dominant?”

Taken from p. 281 of the essay “Pink Think” by Lynn Peril, published in Everything’s an Argument (edited by Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters) on pp. 280-283.

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Which one of the following would be the correct way to document a quotation from the above passage in MLA format?

The writer continues, “The second question, however, was a bit more esoteric: ‘Are American women usurping males in the world, and are they too dominant?'” (Peril 281).
Which one of the following pieces of information would require you to use a parenthetical citation to indicate that you took the information from an outside source?
“For the past ten years, the television sitcom has been on the decline.”
Research claims that “10% of parents watch evening television with their children” (Childs, p. 12).
incorrect
In research essays, brackets [ ] are used by writers to demonstrate when
small changes have been made within exact quotations
Before using material from the Internet, one should check to see if the teacher allows it, if it is dated, and if the author or organization is listed.
true
Which is the correct way to quote a phrase from a source and cite it parenthetically in MLA format?
An article in The New York Times states, “Voter turnout has never been so low” (Hughes A4).
When you indent a long quotation, you no longer need quotation marks.
correct
The data shows that above age 42, you have to be incredibly lucky to get pregnant with your own egg, says Norbert Glei-cher, founder of the Center for Human Reproduction in Chicago? (Klein 15).The mistake in the above documentation is that:
quotes-within-a quote (“‘aaa'”) are needed to make it clear what Glei-cher said that Klein quoted and what Klein wrote that the student is quoting
Other research shows that “children watch an average of three to five hours of television a day” (Faleen and Brown, p. 6).
incorrect
Seminole’s Academic Integrity policy gives instructors the ability to fail a student for the entire course after only one instance of plagiarism.
true
In MLA format, how should the following parenthetical citation for a book written by a single author appear?
(Foster 62)
Which of the following makes best use of a signal phrase and parenthetical citation?
Hira Bhagtani writes, “The initial results of the new medication are positive” (637).
In MLA format, how should the following parenthetical citation for a selection from an anthology appear if you do not list the author’s name to introduce your quotation?
(Prothrow-Stith 15).
Which one of the following pieces of information would require you to use a parenthetical citation to indicate that you took the information from an outside source?
“On film or videotape violence begins and ends in a moment.”
“Integrating quotations” is just another way to refer to documentation.
false
Which one of the following pieces of information would require you to use a parenthetical citation to indicate that you took the information from an outside source?
“Celine Deon’s musical influences can be traced to classical roots.”
Which of the following entries on a Works Cited page would be correct for a selection from an anthology according to MLA format?
Shumaker, Conrad. “‘Too Terribly Good to be Printed’: Charlotte Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper.'” American Literature, edited by Annette Coleman, Duke UP, 1985. pp. 99-127.
In MLA documentation, which one of the following would be the correct Works Cited entry for this passage that is from a work in an anthology?
Peril, Lynn. “Pink Think.” Everything’s an Argument. 5th ed., edited by Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters, Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010. pp. 280-283.
What does MLA stand for?
Modern Language Association
Where should you look to find the Works Cited information for a printed book?
book’s cover
book’s spine
title page/ copyright page
All of the above
What does DOI stand for?
digital object identifier
Match the type of source with the information required in its Works Cited entry.
look at title
URLs should appear as hyperlinks in Works Cited entry.
False
Which of the following entries on a Works Cited page would be correct for an article accessed through a database according to MLA format?
Shumaker, Conrad. “‘Too Terribly Good to be Printed’: Charlotte Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper.'” American Literature vol. 37, no. 3, 1985, pp. 99-127. Academic Search Complete. web.a.ebscohost.com.db26.linccweb.org. Accessed 22 Sep. 2014.
In MLA format, a Works Cited entry for a book by a single author should look like which of

the following?

Sanders, Edgar. Live and Let Live. Random House, 1999.
In MLA format, which of the following website entries for a Works Cited page is correct?
“Aerobics: Frequently Asked Questions.” Aerobics, YMCA, 23 Oct. 2015. www.ymca.org/aerobics/FAQ. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.
Research claims that “10% of parents watch evening television with their children” (Childs 12).
correct
It must be acknowledged, however, that “many television programs are educational” (Owens, Habib, and Jones 349).
incorrect
“Children watch an average of three to five hours of television a day” (Rana Faleen and Martin Brown 6).
incorrect
In MLA format, the entries on a Works Cited page are
alphabetized
Other research shows that “children watch an average of three to five hours of television a day. (Faleen and Brown 6)”
incorrect
It is wise to use Seminole State’s full-text electronic databases because
they are collections of previously published periodical articles
it is easier to search in a collection of articles since you don’t have to sort through the whole Internet for a source
the articles are usually screened in advance for credible content
all of the above
During the competition for the title of Miss America 1961, five finalists were given two questions to answer. First they were asked what they would do if “you were walking down the runway in the swimsuit competition, and a hell come off one of your shoes?” The second question, however, was a bit more esoteric: “Are American women usurping males in the world, and are they too dominant?”

Taken from p. 281 of the essay “Pink Think” by Lynn Peril, published in Everything’s an Argument (edited by Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters) on pp. 280-283.

According to MLA documentation, which one of the following would be the correct way to parenthetically cite the above passage in your paper if you do not use the author’s name to introduce your quotation?

(Peril 281).
Most superintendents agree that “schools need more resources to deal with the growing issue of bullying” (“Helping Boys be Good Men” 1)
correct if the source has no author
During the competition for the title of Miss America 1961, five finalists were given two questions to answer. First they were asked what they would do if “you were walking down the runway in the swimsuit competition, and a hell come off one of your shoes?” The second question, however, was a bit more esoteric: “Are American women usurping males in the world, and are they too dominant?”

Taken from p. 281 of the essay “Pink Think” by Lynn Peril, published in Everything’s an Argument (edited by Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters) on pp. 280-283.

Which one of the following pieces of information would require use of a parenthetical citation to indicate information was taken from an outside source?

“During the competition for the title of Miss America 1961, five finalists were given two questions to answer.”
In MLA format, how should the parenthetical citation for a book written by two authors appear?
(Bleu and Li 256)
Rana Faleen and Martin Brown, researchers for The Children of Tomorrow Foundation, reveal that “Children watch an average of three to five hours of television a day” (6).
correct
The second step to integrate a quotation is to reference the source on your Works Cited.
false
Which of the following entries on a Works Cited page would be correct for an article from an online journal according to MLA format?
Shumaker, Conrad. “‘Too Terribly Good to be Printed’: Charlotte Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper.'” American Literature, vol. 37, no. 3, 1985, pp. 99-127. gilmansoc.org/publication. Accessed 22 Sep. 2014.
In MLA, we include http:// in URL.
False
Which of the following entries on a Works Cited page would be correct for a book by a single author according to MLA format?
Shumaker, Conrad. American Literature. Duke UP, 1985.
Using a quotation in your research paper requires
an introduction of the quotation
proper documentation of the quotation
an explanation of the quotation
In MLA documentation, to signify a quotation within a quotation, writers must
use single quotation marks: “The witness replied, ‘I saw them leave together'” (Rivera C14).
Paraphrasing simply means changing the vocabulary in a quotation, so quotation marks are no longer needed.
false
In MLA format, how should the following parenthetical citation for a book written by a single author appear?
(Rubin 197).
In MLA format, website addresses or URL entries should always be underlined.
false
It must be acknowledged, however, that “many television programs are educational” (Owens, Habib and Jones, p. 349).
incorrect
There are four basic steps to integrate a quotation into your essay.
true
During the competition for the title of Miss America 1961, five finalists were given two questions to answer. First they were asked what they would do if “you were walking down the runway in the swimsuit competition, and a hell come off one of your shoes?” The second question, however, was a bit more esoteric: “Are American women usurping males in the world, and are they too dominant?”

Taken from p. 281 of the essay “Pink Think” by Lynn Peril, published in Everything’s an Argument (edited by Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters) on pp. 280-283.

Which one of the following would be the correct way to document a quotation from the above passage in MLA format?

The writer continues, “The second question, however, was a bit more esoteric: ‘Are American women usurping males in the world, and are they too dominant?'” (Peril 281).
You find an excellent quote in a medical journal to support your argument paper on the dangers of anorexia. The quotation you want to cite seems to be too long so you
paraphrase it, give an identification tag as to who said it, put the page number in the parentheses and include an entry on your Works Cited
Which of the following pieces of information would NOT need to be documented in an essay?
Men can usually lose weight more quickly than women.
According to MLA format, if a quotation is more than four typed lines, the quotation should be
indented one inch from the left margin, double spaced and without quotation marks
Which of the following correctly descibes what a writer should do with a quotation that is longer than four lines?
The writer should indent the quotation, take off the quotation marks, and put the period before the parenthetical notation.
In MLA documentation, to signify a quotation within a quotation, writers must
use single quotation marks: “The physician stated, ‘Malpractice insurance is too high'” (Almed 9).
Using a quotation in your research paper requires
an introduction of the quotation
proper documentation of the quotation
an explanation of the quotation
all of the above
Most superintendents agree that “schools need more resources to deal with the growing issue of bullying” (“Helping Boys be Good Men” 1).
correct if the source has no author
Which one of the following must you do when paraphrasing from a passage?
Restate the content in your own words.
Indicate any exact wording in quotation marks.
Clearly identify your sources.
all of the above
Plagiarism is defined as
the intentional use of others’ words or ideas without documentation
the unintentional use of others’ words or ideas without documentation
claiming others’ words or ideas as your own without documentation
all of the above
Any material taken from a source, whether you quote it or paraphrase it, must be documented. The one exception is
legitimate common knowledge
Ellipses enable writers to omit an unnecessary portion of a quotation.
true
Which one of the following must you do when paraphrasing from a passage?
Restate the content in your own words.
Indicate any exact wording in quotation marks.
Clearly identify your sources.
all of the above