English multiple choice

Mar 9th, 2015
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QUESTION 1

  1. You are researching ways to live with the smallest carbon footprint. You find a source that compiled data from over 100 other sources to create a list of how much energy is consumed from using an electric toothbrush to heating a home with solar power. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 2

  1. You are researching the pros and cons of music sharing over the net. You find a government report with a graph showing averages of professional musicians' incomes from the sale of recordings from 1950 through 1990. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 3

  1. You are researching differing theories about the stages of child development. You find a blog written by a professor who interviewed moms who described observations of their children at different ages. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 4

  1. You are researching reasons for legalizing marijuana. You find a source that calculates the amount of money that the government could collect from taxing the drug in the same way they tax alcohol. It was published by Mellow Gold, a company that sells cannabis seeds. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 5

  1. You are researching the care and husbandry of boa constrictors. You score an interview with the owner of an exotic pet shop who owns and breeds these snakes. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 6

  1. You are researching the care and husbandry of boa constrictors. You score an interview with the owner of an exotic pet shop who owns and breeds these snakes. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 7

  1. You are researching the conspiracy theory of the Kennedy assassination. You find a biography published in 2000 about Lee Harvey Oswald by a respected history professor at Princeton University. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 8

  1. You are researching the evolution of the telephone. You find a forum on the web from random English teachers who login with pseudonyms to rant about how texting is ruining this generation's written communication skills. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 9

  1. You are researching the effectiveness of treatments for ADHD. You find a case study from a drug trial done in 2007 for Aderol that was published by the drug company who sells the drug. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 10

  1. You are researching reasons for legalizing marijuana. You find a source that calculates the amount of money that the government could collect from taxing the drug in the same way they tax alcohol. It was published by Mellow Gold, a company that sells cannabis seeds. This source is:

3 points  

QUESTION 11

  1. Wikis are of questionable reliability and should not be cited in research.

     

     

2 points  

QUESTION 12

  1. You can use personal experience in a research paper.

     

     

2 points  

QUESTION 13

  1. It is not really important to know anything about the author of a piece if it is published in/by a reputable source.

     

     

2 points  

QUESTION 14

  1. When you are conducting research, you should use any source you can find on your topic.

     

     

2 points  

QUESTION 15

  1. You should always look up the documentation (sources of your sources).

     

     

2 points  

QUESTION 16

  1. Which source would give you the most firsthand information about the Battle of Gettysburg?

    the diary of a general who fought in the Battle

    an encyclopedia article about the battle

    a magazine article about the battle

    a book about the importance of the battle

3 points  

QUESTION 17

  1. Which source would give you the reliable evaluation of the importance of the Battle of Gettysburg?

    the diary of a general who fought in the Battle

    a newspaper account of the battle written by an eyewitness

    a recent book written by an expert on American history

    a letter written by a soldier immediately after the battle

3 points  


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