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APA 6TH EDITION PRACTICE QUIZ

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Answer the following questions: 1. Title Page Written assignments require a separate title page with the following information double-spaced and centered on the page: a. Title of the paper, students first and last name, and date submitted b. Title of the paper, student's first and last name, course title, instructor's name, and date submitted c. Title of the paper, student's first and last name, course title, and date submitted d. Title of the paper, students last name, course title, instructor's name, and date submitted 2. Abstract Length Per APA 6th Edition, the acceptable length of an abstract is a. between 150 and 200 words b. between 100 and 120 words c. between 200 and 250 words d. between 75 and 100 words 3. Running Head/Page Header/Page Number Which of the following statements indicates correct usage of a running head and header? a. The words "Running head" appear on every page, with the header and page number being listed in the right margin of the title page only. b. The words "Running head" are no longer required, but the header and page number are listed in the left margin of every page. c. The words "Running head" appear on the title page only, with the header and page number being listed in the right margin of every page. d. The words "Running head" appear on the title page only, with the header being listed in the left margin and the page number being listed in the right margin of every page. 4. Paragraph Headings APA 6th Edition uses a bold font for paragraph headings. a. True b. False 5. Space after Sentence Ending Punctuation Within the body of the text, writers may use one or two spaces after sentence ending punctuation; however, spacing must be consistent throughout the document. a. True

b. False 6. Citations are used within the body of your paper to indicate information that has come from another source. Select the answer that best describes which information must always be cited within the text. a. Quotations from a video, blog, website, or journal article b. Written or media content that you have paraphrased or summarized c. Personal opinions and ideas written in your own words d. Quotations, paraphrased and summarized content 7. Citations: Essential Elements for Paraphrased and Summarized Content For all paraphrased and summarized content, the citation must include a. author(s)' last name(s) and the page or paragraph number b. the date of publication and page or paragraph number c. author(s)' last name(s) and the date of publication d. title of the document and the author(s)' last name(s) 8. Citations: Essential Elements for Direct Quotations. For all quoted material, the citation must include a. author(s)' last name(s), date of publication, and page or paragraph number b. author(s)' last name(s), title of book or website, and page or paragraph number c. author(s)' last name(s), dates of publication, and the title of the source d. author(s)' last name(s), the page or paragraph number, and the section title 9. Citations: Within the Sentence for Summarized or Paraphrased Content Select the sample below that best demonstrates how to incorporate a citation directly within a sentence, for information that has been summarized or paraphrased. a. ABC Corporation (Jones, 2001) was operating on a significantly reduced budget... b. After running for office, Peters (2010) indicated his dislike for... (Peters, p. 34). c. Smith implied the assumptions of the research indicated a problem... (Smith, 2004). d. Jones (2006) stated the results of the study directly correlate with the challenges... 10. Citations: Within the Sentence for Quoted Material Select the sample below that best demonstrates how to incorporate a citation directly within a sentence for quoted material. a. Matthews said, "The research study results were inconclusive" (para. 4). b. Smith (2005) stated, "The rules and regulations clearly mandate..." (p. 67). c. Alex (1999) said, "After all this time, I find it hard to believe the theory of...". d. Dobson stated, in his persuasive documentary, "We will contribute to..." (p. 78). 11. Citations: At the End of a Sentence for Paraphrased/Summarized Content

Select the sample below that best demonstrates how to incorporate a citation directly within a sentence for information that has been summarized or paraphrased. a. Adult students are frequently motivated to return to school... (Alex, Marks, & Jones, 2005). b. After returning from war (Smith, Peters & Ali, 2007), disabled veterans typically face... c. Masters indicated there are no more strategies to be considered for... (1997). d. In examining the philosophies of education, the challenges associated with... (Carter & Glick). 12. Citations: At the End of a Sentence for Quoted Material Select the sample below that best demonstrates how to incorporate a citation directly within a sentence for quoted material. a. Bill (2004) spent time camping "under the great blanket of a starry sky" (Williams, para. 9). b. "After running for political office, it was deemed appropriate that we..." (1997, pg. 128) c. "The emphasis on philosophical discourse is related..." (Williams & Snode, 2005, p. 45). d. Johns stated "the placement of the photographs is not conducive..." (Photo Journal, para. 3) 13. Citations: Exceptions and Exclusions Select the item that is true for APA formatted citations. a. Include the title of the resource and the author's name within the parenthetical citation. b. Always include the author's first name or initials in the parenthetical citation. c. If no author is listed, then a citation does not need to be included in your paper. d. In the absence of a date of publication, write n.d. to indicate no date was provided. 14. References: General Information Select the answer that best describes the function of the reference page. Question Reference Link: http://www.apastyle.org/ a. Sources cited in the paper must appear on the reference page in alphabetical order. b. Books and articles read, but not cited in the paper, should be included in the reference page. c. Videos and blogs should be cited in the paper, but not included on the reference page. d. Sources listed on the reference page do not need to be cited within the paper. 15. Reference Sample: Book with two authors Below is a reference page listing for a book with two authors. How should the title of the book be formatted? Giorgis, C., & Glazer, J. I. (2009). Literature for young children: Supporting emergent literacy, ages 0 - 8 (6th ed). Boston, MA: Pearson Education. Question Reference Link: http://www.apastyle.org/ a. The book title should be in quotations. b. The book title should be in italics. c. The book title should be listed without special formatting. d. The book title should be bolded.

16. Reference Sample: Journal article published online and in print Select the answer that provides the correct reference page format for a journal article published online and in print. Question Reference Link: http://www.apastyle.org/ a. Recent work on epistemic value. American Philosophical Quarterly, 44 (2), 85-110. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20464361 b. Pritchard (2007). Recent work on epistemic value. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20464361 c. Pritchard, D. (2007, April). Recent work on epistemic value. American Philosophical Quarterly, 44 (2), 85-110. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20464361 d. Pritchard, D. (2007, April). American Philosophical Quarterly, 44 (2), 85-110. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20464361 17. Reference Sample: Constellation eBook Select the answer that provides the correct reference page format for a book only available electronically (online). a. Witt & Mossler (2010). Adult Development. Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/books/4 b. Witt, G.A., & Mossler, R.A. (2010). Adult Development. Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/books/4 c. Adult Development. Retrieved August 6, 2010 from https://content.ashford.edu/books/4 d. Witt, G.A., & Mossler, R.A. (2010) https://content.ashford.edu/books/4 18. Reference Sample: Article or document from a web page Select the answer that provides the correct reference page format for an article or document from a web page. Question Reference Link: http://www.apastyle.org/ a. Nevins, J. (n.d.). The andragogic approach. Retrieved from http://www.jnevins.com/andragogy.htm b. The andragogic approach. Retrieved from http://www.jnevins.com/andragogy.htm c. http://www.jnevins.com/andragogy.htm d. Nevins, J. The andragogic approach. Retrieved from http://www.jnevins.com/andragogy.htm 19. Reference Sample: Journal Article Retrieved from an Electronic Database In the following example of a reference page listing of a journal article retrieved from an electronic database, which item(s) of information are missing? Florian. (2010). Challenges for interactivist-constructivist robotics. New Ideas in Psychology. 350-353. doi: 10.1016/j.newideapsych.2009.09.009 Question Reference Link: http://www.apastyle.org/ a. The DOI b. The author's initials and the page number c. The author's initials, the journal volume and issue number d. The journal title, volume, and issue number 20. References: Work discussed in an indirect (secondary) source

If the document you are researching includes research from another source, and you include this information in your paper, how would you cite the source? Question Reference Link: http://www.apastyle.org/ a. Use the phrase "indirect source" followed by the secondary source citation. b. Include the name and title of the original research, but not the secondary source. c. Do not use quotes or research from indirect or secondary sources. d. Use the phrase "as cited in..." followed by the secondary source citation.