APA quiz part 2: sections 6.03 to 8.07

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This quiz goes over the sections 6.03 to 8.07 in the APA, combining SWaC test paper MCQs with original questions from the manual.
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Question 1

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Direct quotations
Answer
  • Must follow the wording, spelling, and interior punctuation of the original source even if incorrect. Errors in the original source and indicated with [sic].
  • Must follow the wording and interior punctuation of the original source, but any spelling errors should be corrected
  • Should follow the original source but minor changes in wording, spelling, and interior punctuation are permissible.
  • None of the answers

Question 2

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Edit the following direct quotation: Interpreting these results, Robbins et al. (2003) suggested that the "therapists in dropout cases may have inadvertently validated parental negativity about the adolescents without adequately responding to the adolescent's needs or concerns" (p. 541), contributing to an overall climate of negativity.
Answer
  • Interpreting these results, Robbins et al. (2003) suggested that the "therapists in dropout cases may have inadvertently validated parental negativity about the adolescents without adequately responding to the adolescent's needs or concerns.", contributing to an overall climate of negativity (p. 541).
  • Leave as is
  • Interpreting these results, "therapists in dropout cases may have inadvertently validated parental negativity about the adolescents without adequately responding to the adolescent's needs or concerns", contributing to an overall climate of negativity (Robbins et al., 2003 p.541).
  • Interpreting these results, it has been suggested that the "therapists in dropout cases may have inadvertently validated parental negativity about the adolescents without adequately responding to the adolescent's needs or concerns" (Robbins et al.), contributing to an overall climate of negativity.

Question 3

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When citing a direct quotation from a source, be sure to give
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  • The authors' names
  • The year of publication
  • The page number or other locator, such as paragraph number
  • All of the answers

Question 4

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When citing direct quotations from online materials without pagination
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  • If paragraph numbers are visible, use them in place of page numbers. Use the abbreviation para (e.g., para. 4)
  • If the document includes neither page numbers nor paragraph numbers, but does include headings, cite the heading and the number of the paragraph following it (e.g., Discussion section, para 1).
  • If a heading is too unwieldy to cite in full, use a short title enclosed in quotation marks for the parenthetical citation (e.g., Author, Author, and Author 2007, "Mandatory Labelling Has Targeted," para, 4.).
  • All of the answers.

Question 5

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When is it NOT appropriate to change or alter a direct quotation
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  • Where words are outdated
  • Where there is incorrect spelling, punctuation, or grammar, highlighted with the word sic, italicised and bracketed immediately after the error.
  • When changing the first letter of the word word in a quote or the punctuation at the end. Single quotation marks may be changed to double quotations or vice versa.
  • Where the original author has included citations embedded within the original material you are quoting.

Question 6

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Edit the following for the citation of a reference in text: The acquisition of knowledge about human behaviour and the development and continued use of relational skills have the potential to enhance functioning in personal and family lives (e.g., Guy, 1987; Nocross & Aboyoun, 1994).
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  • Leave as is
  • The acquisition of knowledge about human behaviour and the development and continued use of relational skills have the potential to enhance functioning in personal and family lives (e.g., Guy, 1987, Nocross & Aboyoun, 1994).
  • The acquisition of knowledge about human behaviour and the development and continued use of relational skills have the potential to enhance functioning in personal and family lives (e.g., Nocross & Aboyoun, 1994; Guy, 1987)
  • The acquisition of knowledge about human behaviour and the development and continued use of relational skills have the potential to enhance functioning in personal and family lives (e.g., Guy: 1987; Nocross & Aboyoun: 1994).

Question 7

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Edit the following for the citation of a reference in text: In three studies with college students, self-esteem was not longitudinally related to depression (Butler, A. C., et al., 1994; Lakey, B, 1998; Roberts, J. E., & Gotlib, 1997), and in a study of adolescents, self-esteem at age 14 did not predict depression at age 18 (Block, J. H., Gjerde, P. F., & Block, J. H., 1991).
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  • Leave as is
  • In three studies with college students, self-esteem was not longitudinally related to depression (Butler, et al., 1994; Lakey, 1998; J. E. Roberts & Gotlib, 1997), and in a study of adolescents, self-esteem at age 14 did not predict depression at age 18 (Block, Gjerde, & Block, 1991).
  • In three studies with college students, self-esteem was not longitudinally related to depression (Butler, et al., 1994; Lakey, 1998; J. E. Roberts and Gotlib, 1997), and in a study of adolescents, self-esteem at age 14 did not predict depression at age 18 (Block, Gjerde, and Block, 1991).
  • In three studies with college students, self-esteem was not longitudinally related to depression (J. E. Roberts & Gotlib, 1997; Butler, et al., 1994; Lakey, 1998), and in a study of adolescents, self-esteem at age 14 did not predict depression at age 18 (Block, Gjerde, & Block, 1991).

Question 8

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Chose the correct citation
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  • (Birman et al., 2005; Falicov, 1998; Hondagneu-Sotelo & Avila, 1997; Perez Foster, 2001)
  • (Greenleaf, 1997/2002)
  • Hondagneu-Sotelo & Avila, 1997; Falicov, 1998)
  • Both (Birman et al., 2005; Falicov, 1998; Hondagneu-Sotelo & Avila, 1997; Perez Foster, 2001) AND (Greenleaf, 1997/2002)
  • None of the answers

Question 9

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Edit the following for the citation of references in text: As humans we have an emotional need to experience "belongingness" or "relatedness" (Beaumeister & Leary, 1985; see also Reis & Collins, 2000; Burleson, Albrecht, & Sarason, 1994).
Answer
  • As humans we have an emotional need to experience "belongingness" or "relatedness" (Beaumeister & Leary, 1985; Burleson, Albrecht, & Sarason, 1994; see also Reis & Collins, 2000).
  • As humans we have an emotional need to experience "belongingness" or "relatedness" (Beaumeister and Leary, 1985; Burleson, Albrecht, and Sarason, 1994; see also Reis and Collins, 2000).
  • Leave as is
  • As humans we have an emotional need to experience "belongingness" or "relatedness" (Beaumeister & Leary, 1985, Burleson, Albrecht, & Sarason, 1994, see also Reis & Collins, 2000).

Question 10

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If no author is given for a source, put the source in the correct order in the reference list by
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  • Moving the title to the author position and alphabetizing by the first significant word of the title.
  • Beginning the entry with the word Anonymous and alphabetizing as if this were the author's name.
  • Moving the journal title or publishing house to the author position and alphabetizing by the first significant word of the name.
  • Doing none of these.

Question 11

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In a reference list, when ordering several works by the same first author
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  • Order them alphabetically by the name of the journal
  • Place single-author entries before multiple-author entries
  • Write "Ibid." for the first author's name after the first entry
  • All of the answers

Question 12

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Edit the following APA style reference order entries (focussing for this question on surnames and not full references): Abraham, J., & Johnson, P. (2007). Abraham, J. (2007). Abraham, J. (2008). Abraham, J., Webb. S. K., Cain. S. A., & Johnson, P. (2007). Johnson, P. (2007).
Answer
  • Leave as is
  • Abraham, J. (2007). Abraham, J. (2008). Abraham, J., & Johnson, P. (2007). Abraham, J., Webb. S. K., Cain. S. A., & Johnson, P. (2007). Johnson, P. (2007).
  • Johnson, P. (2007). Abraham, J., & Johnson, P. (2007). Abraham, J. (2007). Abraham, J. (2007). Abraham, J., Webb. S. K., Cain. S. A., & Johnson, P. (2007).
  • Abraham, J. (2007). Abraham, J., Webb. S. K., Cain. S. A., & Johnson, P. (2007). Abraham, J., & Johnson, P. (2007). Johnson, P. (2007). Abraham, J. (2007).

Question 13

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Edit the following for the application of APA reference style: Herbst-Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology [italicized], 24 [italicized], 225-229. DOI: 10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225
Answer
  • Leave as is
  • Herbst-Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology [italicized], 24 [italicized], 225-229. doi: 10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225
  • Herbst-Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology [italicized], 24 [italicized], 225-229. 10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225
  • Herbst-Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology [italicized], 24 [italicized], 225-229. [doi 10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225]

Question 14

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Edit the following for the application of APA reference style: Lamour, J.-B. (2007) Introduction to psychoanalysis for students. Paris, France: Penguin
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  • Lamour, J.-B. (2007). Introduction to psychoanalysis for students. Paris, France: Penguin
  • Leave as is
  • Lamour, J.-B. (2007) Introduction to psychoanalysis for students. Penguin: Paris, France
  • Lamour, J. B. (2007). Introduction to psychoanalysis for students. Paris, France: Penguin

Question 15

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When a reference list includes different authors with the same surname and first initial researchers should
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  • Do nothing. Leave the surnames and first initials as they are, the title or the paper will differentiate them.
  • Include the authors full first names in brackets (e.g., Janet, P. [Paul]. (1985) vs. Janet, P. [Pierre]. (1985)
  • Include the full first name of the author following the surname, separated by a comma and finished with a period after the first names (e.g., Janet, Paul. vs. Janet, Pierre.).
  • Use a lower case letter such as a, b, or c to differenciate authors (e.g., Janet, Pa.

Question 16

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Edit the following for the application of APA reference style: Bulatao, E. (with Winford, C. A.).
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  • Leave as is
  • Bulatao, E., & Winford, C. A.
  • Bulatao, E. [with Winford, C. A.].
  • Bulatao, E. (2000). Precision teaching as a method of evaluating musical talent. Journal of precision teaching, 24, 230-270. (with Winford, C. A.)

Question 17

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Which of the following do researchers NOT italicise in application of APA style referencing
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  • None of the answers
  • Journal titles
  • Nonperiodical title
  • Article or chapter title

Question 18

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Edit the following for the application of APA reference style: Author, A. (2016). Title of book. London: Penguin
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  • Leave as is
  • Author, A. (2016). Title of book. London, England: Penguin
  • Author, A. (2016). Title of book. England: Penguin
  • Author, A. (2016). Title of book. Penguin: London, England

Question 19

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A digital object identifier does NOT
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  • Begin with the Arabic numeral 10
  • Contain a prefix and a suffix separated by a slash.
  • Contain the name of the publication
  • None of the answers

Question 20

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Edit the following for the application of APA reference style: Laplace, P.S. (1951/1814). A philosophical essay on probabilities [italics] (F.W. Trustcott & F. L. Emory. Trans.). New York, NY: Dover. (Original work published 1814).
Answer
  • Leave as is.
  • Laplace, P.S. (1951). A philosophical essay on probabilities [italics] (F.W. Trustcott & F. L. Emory. Trans.). New York, NY: Dover. (Original work published 1814).
  • Laplace, P.S. (1951/1814). [A philosophical essay on probabilities] (F.W. Trustcott & F. L. Emory. Trans.). New York, NY: Dover. (Original work published 1814).
  • Laplace, P.S. (1951/1814). A philosophical essay on probabilities [italics] (F.W. Trustcott & F. L. Emory. Trans.). (Original work published 1814). New York, NY: Dover.

Question 21

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Edit the following for the application of APA reference style: Katz, I., Gabayan, K., & Aghajan, H. (2007). A Multi-touch Surface Using Multiple Cameras. In J. Blanc-Talon, W. Phillips, D. Popescu, & P. Scheunders (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Vol. 4678. Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision systems (pp. 97-108). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlad. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74607-2_9
Answer
  • Leave as is
  • Katz, I., Gabayan, K., & Aghajan, H. (2007). A multi-touch surface using multiple cameras. In J. Blanc-Talon, W. Phillips, D. Popescu, & P. Scheunders (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Vol. 4678. Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision systems (pp. 97-108). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlad. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74607-2_9
  • Katz, Gabayan, & Aghajan. (2007). A Multi-touch Surface Using Multiple Cameras. In J. Blanc-Talon, W. Phillips, D. Popescu, & P. Scheunders (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Vol. 4678. Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision systems (pp. 97-108). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlad. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74607-2_9
  • Katz, I., Gabayan, K., & Aghajan, H. (2007, December). A Multi-touch Surface Using Multiple Cameras. In J. Blanc-Talon, W. Phillips, D. Popescu, & P. Scheunders (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Vol. 4678. Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision systems (pp. 97-108). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlad. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74607-2_9

Question 22

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Which is true for the application of APA reference style of meetings and symposia
Answer
  • Meetings and symposia can be published in book of periodical form
  • To cite published proceedings from a book, use the same format as for a book or book chapter
  • To cite proceedings that are published regularly, use the same format as for a periodical
  • All of the answers

Question 23

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Which is true for the application of APA reference style of technical and research reports
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  • Format references to technical and research reports as you would a book
  • If the issuing organisation assigned a number to the report, researchers should give that number in parentheses immediately after the title
  • When reports are retrieved online, identify the publisher as part of the retrieval statement unless the publisher has been identified
  • All of the answers

Question 24

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Generally the format of a doctoral dissertation/masters thesis that is published looks like
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  • Lastname, F. N. (Year). Title of dissertation (Doctoral dissertation or masters thesis). Retrieved from Name of database. (Accession or Order Number)
  • Lastname, F. N. (Year). Title of dissertation. Retrieved from Name of database. (Doctoral dissertation or masters thesis), (Accession or Order Number)
  • Lastname, F. N. (Year). (Doctoral dissertation or masters thesis), Title of dissertation. Retrieved from Name of database. , (Accession or Order Number)
  • None of the above

Question 25

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Generally the format of an unpublished doctoral dissertation or masters thesis looks like
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  • Lastname, F. N. (Year). (Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master's thesis). Title of dissertation. Name of Institution, Location.
  • Lastname, F. N. (Year). Title of dissertation. Name of Institution, Location. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master's thesis).
  • Lastname, F. N. (Year). Title of dissertation (Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master's thesis). Name of Institution, Location.
  • All of these

Question 26

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Generally which application of APA reference style is most appropriate for reviews and peer commentary, such as book reviews, DVD reviews, and reviews of video games
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  • Schatz, B. R. (2000, November 17). Learning by text or context? [Review of the book The social life of information, by J. S. Brown &P. Duguis]. Science, 290, 1304. doi 10.1126/science.290.5495.1304
  • Axelman, A., & Sharpiro, J. l. (2007). Does the solution warrant the problem? [Review of the DVD Brief therapy with adolescents, produced by the American Psychological Association, 2007]. PsychCRITIQUES, 52(51). doi. 10.1037/a0009036
  • [Review of the video game BioShock, produced by 2K gAMES, 2007]. (n.d). Retrieved from http://www.whattheyplay.com/products.bioshock-for-xbox-360/?fm=3&ob+1&t-0#166
  • All of the answers

Question 27

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Edit the following for the application of APA reference style: Van Nuys, D. (Producer). (2007, December 19). Shrink rape radio [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://www.shrinkrapradio.com/
Answer
  • Van Nuys, D. (2007, December 19). Shrink rape radio [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://www.shrinkrapradio.com/
  • Van Nuys, D. (Producer). (2007, December 19). Shrink rape radio Audio podcast. Retrieved from http://www.shrinkrapradio.com/
  • Van Nuys, D. (Producer). (December 19). Shrink rape radio [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://www.shrinkrapradio.com/
  • Leave as is

Question 28

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When referencing data sets, software, measurement instruments and apparatus, researchers must
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  • Not italicise the names of software, programs, languages or title of data set.
  • Reference an individuals name if they have propriety rights to the software.
  • Identify the source program, language, software and so forth in brackets immediately after the title or version number, without a period between the title and the bracketed material
  • All of the answers

Question 29

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Generally unpublished and informally published works should
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  • Follow: Author, A. A. (year). Title of manuscript [italics]. Unpublished manuscript [or "Manuscript submitted for publication," or "Manuscript in preparation"].
  • Not include the name of the journal or publisher to which the manuscript has been submitted
  • be written as 'in-press', when it has been accepted for publication but not yet published
  • All of the answers

Question 30

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The general format of a reference for archival documents and collections is
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  • Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of material [italics] [description of material]. Name of Collection (Call number, Box number, File name or number etc.). Name of Repository, Location.
  • Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of material [italics]. Name of Collection (Call number, Box number, File name or number etc.). Name of Repository, Location. [description of material]
  • Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of material [italics] [description of material]. Name of Repository, Location. Name of Collection (Call number, Box number, File name or number etc.).
  • Name of Repository, Location. Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of material [italics] [description of material]. Name of Collection (Call number, Box number, File name or number etc.).

Question 31

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When referencing Internet message boards, electronic mailing lists, and other online communities, researchers should
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  • Include the authors full name (surname followed by initials- or screen name)
  • Follow the exact date of the posting, with the subject line of the posting and full description of the message in brackets, do not italicise.
  • Include the information 'Retrieved from' followed by the URL
  • All of the above

Question 32

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A digital objective identifier is generally located
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  • On the first page of the electronic or print version of an article, near the copy right notice
  • In a footnote on the first page of an electronic or print version of an article
  • On the data base landing page for the article
  • On both the first page near the copy right notice and the data base landing page

Question 33

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What kind of typeface can be used in figures and text
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  • Serif (e.g., Times New Roman)
  • Sans serif (e.g., Arial)
  • Both serif and sans serif
  • None of the answers

Question 34

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Which kind of spacing should not be used anywhere in a manuscript
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  • Single-spacing
  • Double-spacing
  • Triple-spacing
  • All of the answers

Question 35

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The right margin should
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  • Have divided words to achieve an even margin
  • Not have divided words and may be uneven
  • Have a 1-inch (2.54cm) space rather than a 2-in. (5.08cm) space
  • Have divided or undivided words to achieve a clean line

Question 36

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Generally line length and alignment should be
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  • No more than 6.5in. (16.51cm) in length and flushed-right
  • No more than 6.5in. (16.51cm) in length and flush-left
  • No more than 6.5in. (16.51cm) in length and centre justified
  • None of the above

Question 37

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Generally paragraphs should
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  • Have an indented first line on every paragraph
  • Have an indented first line on every paragraph except the first paragraph
  • Have an indented first line on every paragraph, with exception of (a) the abstract, (b) block quotations, (c) titles and headings, (d) table titles and notes, and (e) figure captions
  • Not be used in manuscripts, only bullet points.

Question 38

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The correct order of manuscript pages is
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  • Abstract, text, tables, figures, references, appendices
  • Text, references, tables, figures, abstract appendices
  • Abstract, text, references, tables, figures, appendices
  • Abstract, text, appendices, references, tables, figures

Question 39

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When research is verbally presented, it follows what format
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  • None of the answers
  • Title slide, abstract, method, introduction, results, discussion, reference slide (optional)
  • Abstract (usually circulated before talk), introduction, title slide, method, results, discussion, reference slide (optional)
  • Abstract (usually circulated before talk), title slide, introduction, method, results, discussion, reference slide (optional)

Question 40

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What isn't a reseason an abstract is used
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  • It is a capsule summary of entire research
  • It highlights important findings
  • It piques curiosity (marketing tool)
  • It allows the researchers to summarise implications and then not explain them in the research
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