EN102 English Composition II Chapter 17

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To organize his ideas, Alec writes his main points and lists his supporting details and examples. What is he doing?
a \”CORRECT\”. creating an outline
b. gathering supporting information
c. writing a thesis statement
d. writing a topic sentence
e. writing an introduction
Michele asks herself the following questions about the newspaper article she wants to use as evidence to support her research essay: Will the information support the point that I want to make? Is the information current? When was the last update? What is she doing?
a\”CORRECT\”. evaluating her source
b. exploring her source
c. finding new sources
d. prewriting
e. generating supporting ideas
Nadia has to write a three-to-five-page research paper for her English class, and she picks the topic of global warming. What is wrong with this topic?
a\”CORRECT\”. It’s too broad for a three-to-five-page essay
b. It’s too vague for a three-to-five-page essay
c. It is not debatable.
d. It expresses an opinion.
e. It is a strong topic.
Lee puts the search term \”Capital Punishment\” in Google. What technique is he using to search the Internet?
a. choosing keywords with care Incorrect
b. using bookmarks
c. using academic search engines
d\”CORRECT\”. using quotation marks to limit the search
e. using online periodicals
As you research your topic, it is acceptable to rely on your memory to remember where you found your source information.
a. TRUE
b\”CORRECT\”. FALSE
What is wrong with the following citation? Banor, Elizabeth, and Tull, John. The Expectation of Business. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2010. Print.
a. The date should be omitted.
b. The first author’s name should be written first name first.
c\”CORRECT\”. The second author’s name should be written first name first.
d. The name of the book should be italicized.
e. The word Print should be omitted.
Conducting research means looking for information that will help you better understand a subject.
a\”CORRECT\”. TRUE
b. FALSE
Your last name and page number should be placed in the top right corner of each page of the final draft of your research essay.
a\”CORRECT\”. TRUE
b. FALSE
Craig reviews his guiding research question in order to rework it into a statement that expresses the topic and the controlling idea of his essay. What is he doing?
a. creating an outline
b. gathering supporting information
c\”CORRECT\”. writing a thesis statement
d. writing a topic sentence
e. writing an introduction
Visuals such as charts, maps, graphs, photos, or diagrams can help to clarify, summarize, emphasize, or illustrate certain concepts in research essays; however, they should be used sparingly.
a\”CORRECT\”. TRUE
b. FALSE
The final draft of your research essay should be double-spaced throughout the body of the essay.
a\”CORRECT\”TRUE
b. FALSE
To avoid plagiarism, you should ensure that the notes you take on your research contain detailed and clear source information.
a\”CORRECT\”. TRUE
b. FALSE
What is wrong with the following sentence? Dr. Hystra states, \”Blueberries are packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants\” (Hystra 35).
a. No quotation is needed before Blueberries.
b\”CORRECT\”. Because the source is cited in the sentence, it shouldn’t be cited in the parenthesis.
c. No quotation marks are needed after antioxidants.
d. A comma is needed after antioxidants.
e. The period should be placed after antioxidants.
What does the URL ending .com mean?
a\”CORRECT\”. company
b. educational institution
c. government
d. organization
e. business
The word Print should be omitted.
a. The publisher’s name should be included.
b. The title of the book should be italicized. Incorrect
c\”CORRECT\”. The citation is correct.

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