APA formatting and citation questions

1.Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Book, edition other than the first.

Kloby, J. (2004). Inequality, power, and development: Issues in political sociology (Second edition) Amherst, NY: Humanity.

a.

(2nd ed).

b.

(2nd Ed.).

c.

(2nd ed.).

d.

no change

2. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Film

Levinson, B. , (1982). Diner [Motion picture]. United States: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

a.

Levinson, B. (Director).

b.

Levinson, B. (Dir.)

c.

Levinson, B. (director).

d.

no change

3. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Online journal article without Digital Object Indentifier (DOI).

Otto, H.-U., & Ziegler, H. (2006). Capabilities and education. Social Work & Society, 4(2). Retrieved November 8, 2014 from http://www.socwork.net

a.

Retrieved Nov. 8, 2014,

b.

Retrieved

c.

Retrieved November 8, 2014,

d.

no change

4. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Article with one author (not named in signal phrase).

In recent years, developers have learned to perserve some key features that nature provides in order to help sell a home (Feagans, 2004).

a.

(2004).

b.

(Feagans).

c.

(2004, Feagans)

d.

no change

5. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: E-mail.

At the debriefing for the 2006 Invasive Plant Survey, one participant said, “There wer many invasivesalong and near the roadways, but deep into the woods, there were only occasional patches.” (B. Thaler, E-mail, July 9, 2009).

a.

(B. Thaler, personal communication, July 8, 2009).

b.

(B. Thaler, E-mail July 8, 2009).

c.

(Thaler, B., personal communication, July 8, 2009).

d.

no change

6. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Magazine article.

Demos, T. (2006, April 3). The Sleeping Giant Goes on the Offensive: Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft. Fortune, 153, 29.

a.

“The sleeping giant goes on the offensive: Steve Balmer, CEO of Microsoft.”

b.

“The sleeping giant goes on the offensive: Steve Balmer, CEO of Microsoft”.

c.

The sleeping giant goes on the offensive: Steve Balmer, CEO of Microsoft.

d.

no change

7. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Online article with DOI.

Roberts, A. (2008). Explaining differences in homicide clearance rates between Japan and the United States. Homicide Studies, 12, 136-145. doi:10.1177/1088767907310863.

a.

DOI: 10.1177/1088767907310863

b.

doi:10.1177/1088767907310863

c.

doi: 10.1177/1088767907310863. Retrieved form http://hsx.sagepub.com

d.

no change

8. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Book with one author.

Fooner, M. (1973). Interpol: The inside story of the international crime-fighting organization. Chicago: Henry Regnery.

a.

“Interpol: The inside story of the international crime-fighting organization.”

b.

Interpol: The inside story of the international crime-fighting organization.

c.

Interpol: The Inside Story of the International Crime-Fighting Organization.

d.

no change

9. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Government document.

U.S. Library of Congress, Copyright Office. (2003). Copyright law of the United States of America and related laws contained in Title 17 of the United States Code, June 2003. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

a.

Washington, DC, Government Printing Office.

b.

Government Printing Office: Washington, DC.

c.

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office

d.

no change

10. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Journal article iwth multiple authors.

Richmond, R.H., Rongo, T., Golbuu, Y., Victor, S. Idechong, N. Davis, G., Kostka, W., Neth, L. Hamnett, M., and Wolanski, E. (2007. Watersheds and coral reefs: Conservation science, policy and implementation. Bioscience, 57, 598-607. doi:10.1641/B570710

a.

Richmond, R.H., Rongo, T., Golbuu, Y., Victor, S. Idechong, N. Davis, G., . . . Wolanski, E.

b.

Richmond, R.H., Rongo, T., Golbuu, Y., Victor, S. Idechong, N. Davis, G., Kostka, W., Neth, L. Hamnett, M., & Wolanski, E.

c.

Richmond, R.H., Rongo, T., Golbuu, Y., Victor, S. Idechong, N. Davis, G., Kostka, W., . . . & Wolanski, E.

d.

no change

11. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Dissertation retrieved from database.

Kazarian, W.H. (2008). A case study of the utilization of adjunct faculty in a private university (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 331876)

a.

Retrieved September 16, 2008, from ProQuest Dissertation and Theses database (AAT 331876).

b.

Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 331876)

c.

(AAT3311876). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database.

d.

no change

12. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Selection in an edited book or anthology.

Baron, Reuben M. (1995). An ecological view of stereotype accuracy. In Y. Lee, L.J. Jussim & C.R. McCauley (Eds.), Stereotype accuracy: Towards appreciating group differences. (115-140). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

a.

(p. 115-140).

b.

(pp. 115-140).

c.

(115-40).

d.

no change

13. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Unpublished conference presentation.

Becker, H.J. (2001, April). How are teachers using computers in instruction? Paper presented at the 2001 Meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

a.

How are teachers using computers in instruction?

b.

How are Teachers Using Computers in Instruction?

c.

How are teachers using computers in instruction?

d.

no change

14. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Book with one author (named in signal phrase).

According to Platt (1978), in the 14th century, it took many years for anyone to achieve high social status.

a.

According to Platt, (1978),

b.

According to Platt, C., (1978),

c.

According to Platt, 1978,

d.

no change

15. Choose the correct way of citing the portion in bold. If the original portion is correct, choose “no change.”

Type of source: Journal article.

Bryan, L. (1998). Drug testing in the workplace. Professional Safety, 43(10) 28-33.

a.

43(10), 28-33.

b.

43 (10) 28-33

c.

43(10), 28-33.

d.

no change

16. Choose the correct citation for the described source.

With an in-text citation, you referred to a book titled Swimming and Water Safety by an organization, the American Red Cross. The book was published by Stay Well Press in 2004 in Yardley, PA. Which of the following citation formats is correct:

a.

The more informed you are about the water environment in which you are swimming, including its potential hazards, the better you will be prepared for dangerous situations (Swimming and water safety, 2004).

b.

The more informed you are about the water environment in which you are swimming, including its potential hazards, the better you will be prepared for dangerous situations (American Red Cross).

c.

The more informed you are about the water environment in which you are swimming, including its potential hazards, the better you will be prepared for dangerous situations, (American Red Cross, 2004).

d.

The more informed you are about the water environment in which you are swimming, including its potential hazards, the better you will be prepared for dangerous situations (American Red Cross, 2004).

17. Choose the correct citation for the described source.

You used a book titled East Asia: Tradition and Transformation, published in 1973 by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, and written by John K. Fairbanks, Edwin O. Reischauer, and Albert M. Craig. Which of the following give the correct entry in the list of references/

a.

Fairbank J.K., Reischauer, E.O., & Craig, A.M. (1973). East Asia: Tradition and transformation. Boston, MA: Houghton.

b.

Fairbank J.K., Reischauer, E.O., & Craig, A.M. (1973). East Asia: Tradition and transformation. Boston, MA: Houghton.

c.

Fairbank J.K., Reischauer, E.O., & Craig, A.M. (1973). East Asia: Tradition and transformation. Boston, MA: Houghton, 1973.

d.

Fairbank, Reischauer, & Craig. (1973). East Asia: Tradition and transformation. Boston, MA.

18. Choose the correct citation for the described source.

With an in-text citation, you referred to two journal articles: (1) an article titled “Medicaid and Family Wealth Transfer” on pages 8 through 14 in Volume 46, Issue 1, dated February, 2006, of The Gerontologist, and authored by Jinkook Lee, Hyungsoo Kim, and Sandra Tanenbaum; and (2) an article in Health Affairs by David C. Grabowski, Joseph J. Angelelli, and Vincent Mor, titled “Medicaid Payment and Risk-Adjusted Nursing Home Quality Measures,” on pages 243 through 254 of Volume 23, Issue 5, dated September/October, 2004. What is the correct format for the citation?

a.

As some states freeze or reduce Medicaid rates, the quality of nursing home care may suffer, but many legislators are instead focusing on limiting familial wealth transfers prior to Medicaid eligibility, a measure with little probable effectiveness (Grabowski, Angelelli, & Mor, 2004 and Lee, Kim, & Tanenbaum, 2006).

b.

As some states freeze or reduce Medicaid rates, the quality of nursing home care may suffer, but many legislators are instead focusing on limiting familial wealth transfers prior to Medicaid eligibility, a measure with little probable effectiveness (Lee, Kim, & Tanenbaum, 2006; Grabowski, Angelelli, & Mor, 2004).

c.

As some states freeze or reduce Medicaid rates, the quality of nursing home care may suffer, but many legislators are instead focusing on limiting familial wealth transfers prior to Medicaid eligibility, a measure with little probable effectiveness (Grabowski, Angelelli, & Mor, 2004; Lee, Kim, & Tanenbaum, 2006).

d.

As some states freeze or reduce Medicaid rates, the quality of nursing home care may suffer, but many legislators are instead focusing on limiting familial wealth transfers prior to Medicaid eligibility, a measure with little probable effectiveness (Grabowski, Angelelli, & Mor, 2004); (Lee, Kim, & Tanenbaum, 2006).

19. Choose the correct citation for the described source.

On January 23, 2010, you retrieved from the online version of the journal Remedial and Special Education an article titled “Charter Schools and Students with Disabilities,” by Cheryl M. Lange and Camilla A. Lehr. Its Digital Object Identifier is 10.1177/074193250002100303. The article was previously published in print on pages 141 through 152 of Volume 21, Issue 3, dated May/June 2000. Which of the following gives the correct entry in the list of references?

a.

Lange, C. M., & Lehr, C. A. (2000). Charter schools and students with disabilities. Remedial and Special Education, 21(3), 141–152. doi:10.1177/074193250002100303

b.

Lange, C. M., & Lehr, C. A. (2000). doi:10.1177/074193250002100303. Charter schools and students with disabilities [Electronic version]. Remedial and Special Education, 21(3), 141–152.

c.

Lange, C. M., & Lehr, C. A. (2000). Charter schools and students with disabilities [Electronic version]. Remedial and Special Education, 21(3), 141–152. doi:10.1177/074193250002100303

d.

Lange, C. M., & Lehr, C. A. (2000). Charter schools and students with disabilities. doi:10.1177/074193250002100303. Remedial and Special Education, 21(3), 141-152.

20. Choose the correct citation for the described source.

You referred to an untitled review by Steven G. Gilbert of the book Doubt Is Their Product: How Industry’s Assault on Science Threatens Your Health. The book is authored by David Michaels. The review appeared in Volume 117, Issue 5 of the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, dated May 2009. Which of the following gives the correct entry in the list of references?

a.

Gilbert, S. G. (May 2009). Review of the book Doubt is their product: How industry’s assault on science threatens your health, by D. Michaels. Environmental Health Perspectives,117(5), A218.

b.

Gilbert, S. G. (2009, May). [Review of the book Doubt is their product: How industry’s assault on science threatens your health, by D. Michaels]. Environmental Health Perspectives,117(5), A218.

c.

Gilbert, S. G. (2009, May). [Review of the book Doubt is their product: How industry’s assault on science threatens your health by D. Michaels]. Environmental health perspectives,117(5), A218.

d.

Gilbert, S. G. (2009, May). Review of D. Michaels, Doubt is their product: How industry’s assault on science threatens your health. Environmental Health Perspectives,117(5), A218.

21. What is the acceptable length of an abstract?

a.

between 150 and 200 words

b.

between 100 and 120 words

c.

between 200 and 250 words

d.

between 75 and 100 words

22. 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 every page.

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, wiht 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.

23. 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 paragraphy number

c.

author(s)’ last name(s) and the date of publication

d.

24. 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…

25. Select the answer that best describes the function of the reference page.

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.


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