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MLA Citation Diagnostic 1

There are twenty items in this diagnostic test. Each item references a book, periodical or electronic source. Select the answer correctly cites the source in MLA format.

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
Marilynne Robinson's novel Gilead was published in 2004 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York.

 
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Question 2.
Edwin Burrows and Mike Wallace wrote Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. It was published by Oxford University Press in New York in 1999.

 
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Question 3.
University of California Press in Berkeley published in 1996 a book called Drug War Politics: The Price of Denial by Eva Bertram, Morris Blachman, Kenneth Sharpe, and Peter Andreas.

 
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Question 4.
Kiki Gounaridou edited a book called Staging Nationalism: Essays on Theatre and National Identity. It was published by McFarland & Company in Jefferson, North Carolina, in 2005.

 
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Question 5.
Teresa Medeiros' essay called "My Darling Mr. Darcy" can be found on pages 107-112 of a book called Flirting with Pride and Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives on the Original Chick-Lit Masterpiece. This book was edited by Jennifer Crusie and published by BenBella Books in Dallas in 2005.

 
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Question 6.
Khaled Hosseini wrote the novel The Kite Runner. It was published in 2003 by Riverhead Books in New York.

 
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Question 7.
Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn wrote 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers. It was published by Times Books in 2006 in New York.

 
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Question 8.
In 2005 Maria Beach wrote the article "Staging the War: American Drama and World War II." It was published in Theatre Journal in volume 57 on pages 532-533.

 
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Question 9.
Paula Durbin wrote "In the Embrace of the Tango" for Dance Magazine in 2006. It appeared in volume 80, issue 2, on pages 17-18.

 
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Question 10.
In 2003, World & I published an article by Carol Cujec called "Caramel-Coated Truths and Telenovela Lives." It appeared in the March issue on pages 228-233.

 
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Question 11.
The New Yorker published an article called "The Saintly Sinner" by Joan Acocella in 2006. It appeared in the February 13 issue on pages 140-149.

 
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Question 12.
On September 8, 2004, Amy Dockser Marcus published an article in The Wall Street Journal called "A Wife's Struggle With Cancer Takes an Unexpected Toll." It appeared on page A1.

 
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Question 13.
On January 1, 2006, an article was published on page 1 of The Wall Street Journal called "Charges in Probe of Ohio Nuclear Plant Damage." No author was named.

 
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Question 14.
On September 12, 2004, The Sacramento Bee published an editorial entitled "Addiction Explained: What Yosemite Purifies, S.F. Drinks." It appeared on page E4.

 
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Question 15.

John Quelch wrote an article called "A New Agenda for Business Schools" for The Chronicle of Higher Education. It was published in the December 2, 2005, issue on page B19. You accessed the article online on January 19, 2006. The URL for the database is <http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink>
 
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Question 16.

Ryan Kim wrote an article called "Gaming in Transition: Sony to Offer Online Play, Competing with Microsoft" for the March 23, 2006, issue of The San Francisco Chronicle. You accessed the article at the newspaper's Web site on April 11, 2006, at the following URL: <http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/03/23/BUG7PHSF5P1.DTL&type=business>.
 
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Question 17.
Warren Buffett wrote an article called "Cut Your Gains!" for Fortune. It was published in the March 20, 2006, issue on pages 35-38. You accessed the article online on January 19, 2006, at the following URL: <http://money.cnn.com/2006/03/05/news/newsmakers/buffett_fortune/index.htm>.

 
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Question 18.

Kamal Al-Solaylee wrote the article "Lord of the Rings: Sets Shine But This Is No Jewel" for the March 23, 2006, issue of The Globe and Mail. You accessed it at the newspaper's Web site on April 17, 2006, at the following URL: <http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20060323.lord24nat/BNStory/Entertainment/home>.
 
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Question 19.

You would like to quote from a Web site called UC Atlas of Global Inequality sponsored by the University of California Santa Cruz. No author is named. The page was last updated on March 3, 2003. You accessed the site on January 11, 2006, at the following URL: <http://ucatlas.ucsc.edu/sen.php>.
 
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Question 20.
You would like to quote from a Web site called Redefining Progress. No author is named. The page was last updated on November 17, 2004. You accessed the site on March 11, 2005, at the following URL: <http://www.rprogress.org/newprojects/ecolFoot/concepts/sustainability.html>.

 
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