UMUC WRTG293 QUIZ 1 LATEST 2016 JULY

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Quiz 1

Question 1 1 / 1 point

Academic integrity is defined as

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a) the most straightforward pursuit of knowledge.

b) the dishonest pursuit of knowledge

c) the honest and responsible pursuit of knowledge

d) the honest and responsible pursuit of a career

Question 2 1 / 1 point

Plagiarism occurs when you

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a) present another person’s ideas as his or her own

b) present another person’s ideas only intentionally as your own

c) present another person’s ideas only unintentionally as your own

d) present another person’s ideas, intentionally or unintentionally, as your own

Question 3 1 / 1 point

Which of the following is not plagiarism?

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a) Offering information from one’s personal experience

b) Using ideas from a source without citing the source

c) Quoting from a source without citing the source

d) Using information from a website that most readers know about, such as CNN, without citing the source

Question 4 1 / 1 point

Not providing quotation marks around a direct quotation is

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a) bad writing, but not plagiarism. One should never use quotation marks.

b) plagiarism because it leads to the false assumption that the words are your own.

c) acceptable as long as you put the source in parentheses after the sentence.

d) the best way to cite a source because you are sure to get the author’s exact meaning.

Question 5 1 / 1 point

Imagine you encounter a piece of text that is 30 words long from page 110 of an article. You would like to use this text in your paper. What should you do?

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a) Put the text word-for-word in your paper without using quotation marks. Then include the source in your list of references at the end of the paper.

b) Quote the text word-for-word in your paper. If you do this and do not use quotation marks, you can avoid including it in your list of references at the end of the paper.

c) Quote the text word-for-word in your paper using quotation marks and the page number. If you do this, you don’t include the source in your list of references at the end of the paper.

d) Put the text word-for-word in your paper, but make sure to put quotations around the text and cite the source. Note that it came from page 110. Then include the source in your list of references at the end of the paper.

Question 6 1 / 1 point

A rubric is

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a) is an argument that is supported by research and strong evidence.

b) describes the criteria that must be met for an assignment to be successful

c) begins with the ability to identify when additional information is needed.

d) is a game in cube form that children and adults play

Question 7 1 / 1 point

A database is

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a) a collection of logically stored information

b) anything stored in the cloud

c) a collection of baseball facts

d) a mathematical principle

Question 8 1 / 1 point

US News & World Report would be an example of

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a) an academic journal

b) a trade journal

c) a popular journal

d) a scholarly journal

Question 9 1 / 1 point

If you are writing a paper on the poetry of Eminem, an example of a primary source would be

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a) an article that analyzes Eminem’s lyrics.

b) lyrics from a song that you wrote that features lyrics similar to Eminem’s lyrics.

c) an encyclopedia entry on Eminem.

d) lyrics from one of Eminem’s songs.

Question 10 1 / 1 point

Coverage refers to

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the way a source investigates, discusses, and handles a topic

sources that are well documented and grounded in scholarly or credible research, data, or both.

whether the author of the source is well-versed, established, and perhaps even well-known on the topic.

the date the article was published.

Question 11 1 / 1 point

Currency refers to

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a) the way a source investigates, discusses, and handles a topic

b) the date the article was published.

c) whether the author of the source is well versed, established, and perhaps even well-known on the topic.

d) the cost of the article and what country it is to be purchased from

Question 12 0 / 1 point

Reliability refers to

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a) the way a source investigates, discusses, and handles a topic.

b) sources that are well documented and grounded in scholarly or credible research, data, or both.

c) whether the author of the source is well-versed, established, and perhaps even well-known on the topic.

d) the date the article was published.

Question 13 1 / 1 point

When you are incorporating quotations, paraphrases, or summaries,

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they should not be connected to your words or ideas. If they are, the reader will not know what your ideas are and what the source’s ideas are.

they need to be connected to your words or ideas. This helps you to be sure the author’s words and ideas are supporting what you think and not replacing what you think.

they should contradict your ideas. This strategy shows that you are acknowledging the counter argument for your topic.

they should be put into the last half of the paper. This arrangement allows you to state your ideas first and then bring other ideas into the analysis.

Question 14 1 / 1 point

Three well-known citation/documentation styles are

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a) Chicago, Washington, and Dallas

b) EPA, MLA, and APA

c) Chicago, Turabian, and Moravian

d) MLA, APA, and Chicago

Question 15 1 / 1 point

Which of the following is not a vital characteristic of academic integrity?

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a) completing academic assignments in an honest manner

b) having school and departmental policies that are exactly alike

c) properly incorporating and acknowledging sources

d) presenting accurate and truthful data and research information

 

 

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