ENGLISH 24 FINAL EXAM--CITATION FORMAT

Directions: Answer the questions based on appropriate MLA citation format. Enter your answer directly onto the computer screen. When you are finished, click on the button that says "SUBMIT." This exercise will count for 10 points on your final exam.

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  1. What do the following citations represent in a Works Cited list?
    Mumford, Lewis. The Highway and the City. New York: Harcourt Brace and World, 1963.
    - -. Highways Around the World. New York: Prentice, 1967.

    MLA format for separate works by the same author.
    The writer forgot to type in the author's name in the second citation
    Chicago Manual of Style citation format

  2. Which of these citations for online material is(are) written in acceptable MLA format?
    1. Burka, Lauren P. "A Hypertext History of Multi-User Dimensions." MUD History. URL: http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/lpb/mud-history.html (5 Dec. 1994).
    2. Anderson, J. "Keats in Harlem." New Republic 204.14 (8 Apr. 1991): n. pag. Online. EBSCO. 29 Dec. 1996.
    3. Landsburg, Steven E. "Who Shall Inherit the Earth?" Slate 1 May 1997. 1 Oct. 1999 .

    #1
    #2
    #3
    #1 and #2
    #1 and #3
    #2 and #3
    All three citations are written in acceptable MLA format.
    None of the three citations is written in acceptable MLA format

  3. Which of the following citations represents correct MLA format for an essay in an anthology:

    Hennessy, M.C. Listening to the secret mother: Reading J. E. Wideman's Brothers and Keepers. in M. Culley, Ed., American Women's Autobiography: Fea(s)ts of Memory Madison, WI: U. Wisconsin Press, 1992. 302-314.
    Hennessy, Margot C. "Listening to the Secret Mother: Reading J.E. Wideman's Brothers and Keepers." American Women's Autobiography: Fea(s)ts of Memory. Ed. Margo Culley. Madison, WI: U. Wisconsin Press, 1992. 302-314.
    Neither is correct
    Both are correct

  4. What do the dates mean in the following citation?

    Stuber, Irene. "April 26, 1996: Episode 638." Women of Achievement and Herstory: A Frequently-Appearing Newsletter.
    3 May 1996. 11 Dec. 1997 .

    3 May 1996 represents the date the page was first published and 11 Dec. 1997 represents the date the page was updated by the author.
    3 May 1996 represents the date the page was first published and 11 Dec. 1997 represents the date you found the page on the Web.
    3 May 1996 represents the date you first found the page on the web nd 11 Dec. 1997 represents the date the page was updated.

  5. Type the answers to Question 5 in the box below.
    BE SURE TO LABEL YOUR ANSWERS FROM A-E.

      In the following citation, which refers to an article published in a book:
    Pepino, Ronald E. "Ode to Saint Joan." The Saints of Diminished Capacity: Selected Poems, 1972-2000. By Charles Darling. Hartford: Capital Press, 1997. 135-138.

    1. Who is the author of the book itself?
    2. What is the title of the book?
    3. What is the title of the piece that is cited?
    4. Who is the author of the piece that is cited?
    5. On which pages can you find the piece that is cited within the book?

  6. Write the correct MLA citation for the BOOK mentioned in the previous question:

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