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You Didn't Take High School English If You Can't Pass This MLA Format Quiz

A citation-maker won't help you here.

  1. When you're citing a book in MLA format, which piece of information do you put first?

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    The author's last name!

  2. Do citations in MLA-formatted bibliographies get indented?

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    Yes, they get a hanging indent!

  3. If you were to cite a website in MLA format, what would you do with the web address?

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    You would put it at the end of the citation with a period after it!

    The only exception is if you're including the date the website was accessed. In that case, the access date would go after the web address.

  4. How should you order citations in an MLA-formatted bibliography?

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    Alphabetically by first letter in the citation!

  5. If you were citing page 17 of a book written by Mickey Mouse and published in 1978, what would a proper in-text citation look like in MLA format?

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    (Mouse 17)!

    You wouldn't need to put the publication date in at all.

  6. If you were to cite an original documentary you saw on Netflix in MLA format, would you include Netflix in your citation?

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    You sure would!

    It would go in italics after the release date.

  7. If you referenced all of the following in an essay, which would be unnecessary to cite in an MLA-formatted bibliography?

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    None of the above!

    All of these sources would be necessary to cite.

  8. Sources in an MLA-formatted "Works Cited" page should be:

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    Left aligned and double spaced!

  9. Which of the following pieces of information would be unnecessary if you cited a book in MLA format?

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    The ISBN is not required!

  10. Finally, what does MLA stand for?

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    It stands for Modern Language Association!

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