Week 1 Quiz (All correct)
Which of the following statements indicates correct usage of a running head and header?
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.
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.
The words “Running head” are no longer required, but the header and page number are listed in the left margin of every page.
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.
Which font is required by APA 6th edition?
Times New Roman
Which is incorrect when creating a References list?
Every line should be double spaced
Alphabetize entries by authors’ last names
The word “References” should be centered at the top of the new page and bolded
Create a hanging indent for every line after the first in your citation
Select the sample below that best demonstrates how to incorporate a citation directly within a sentence for information that has been summarized or paraphrased.
In examining the philosophies of education, the challenges associated with… (Carter & Glick).
Masters indicated there are no more strategies to be considered for… (1997).
After returning from war (Smith, Peters & Ali, 2007), disabled veterans typically face…
Adult students are frequently motivated to return to school… (Alex, Marks, & Jones, 2005).
When is a summary useful?
To add more content into the assignment
When trying to avoid citations
When a brief synopsis is not available from the text to use
When you want to give an overview of a source’s main ideas/points
Per APA 6th Edition, the acceptable length of an abstract is:
At least 100 words
At least 200 words
Between 100 and 150 words
Between 150 and 250 words
Select the sample below that best demonstrates how to incorporate a citation directly within a sentence, for information that has been summarized or paraphrased.
Smith implied the assumptions of the research indicated a problem… (Smith, 2004).
After completing her research, Mary (2010) indicated her dislike for… (Peters, p. 34).
Peters (2010) stated the results of the study directly correlated with current economic issues…
ABC Corporation (Smith, 2013) was operating on a significantly reduced budget…
Within the body of the text, how many spaces follow a sentence ending punctuation?
May use one, two, or three spaces; however, spacing must be consistent throughout the document.
Every integrated quotation should have the following:
The authors exact words followed by location of where quote was found
Authors last name and date of publication
A signal phrase, the quotation, parenthetical citation
Authors last name, quotation marks, exact date of quote
Select the sample below that best demonstrates how to incorporate a citation directly within a sentence for quoted material.
Vasquez said in his persuasive documentary, “We will contribute to…” (p. 78).
Marsha (2006) stated, “The financial crisis was a result of bad leadership…”.
Smith (2005) stated, “The rules and regulations clearly mandate…” (p. 67).
John said, “The research study results were inconclusive” (para. 4).
The title page required by Ashford University is a modified version of APA title pages.
What kind of documents do not usually need headings?
Short papers that are often read from beginning to end.
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