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  1. MLA Showdown

  2. MLA JEOPARDY Format In-text Citations Bibliography You’re Telling Me Other 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 30 30 30 30 30 40 40 40 40 40 50 50 50 50 50

  3. Does MLA require a cover page? 10 Points

  4. Does MLA require an abstract? =20 Points

  5. What is the bibliography page’s title? = 30 Points

  6. What is pagination and where does it appear? = 40 Points

  7. What 2 format requirements apply to graphics (photos, pie charts, tables, graphs, maps, etc.)?= 50 Points

  8. A basic citation in the body of the paper is called a:P______ R_________ =10 Points

  9. What is the minimum number of elements in an in-body citation? =20 Points

  10. A typical length quote in the body of the paper is how long? = 30 Points

  11. How long does a quote have to be in order to become used as a block-indent quote?– 40 Points

  12. How do you cite in your paper an article from a web page or periodical source on the web when the author is known and you’ve given the title of it as an attributive tag?? =50 Points

  13. How do you organize your sources on your MLA bibliography? A: By when they appeared or when used in the paper B: By alphabetical order by author’s last name or title if no author stated C: By date of publication, most recent date listed first – 10 Points

  14. What does the abbreviation UP stand for in a bibliographic source entry? =20 Points

  15. What 2 dates are required when citing a source from the Internet? =30 Points

  16. What 3 elements are required when citing an interview on your MLA bibliography? = 40 Points

  17. What is a “signal phrase” and how is it a substitute for an in-text citation? = 50 Points

  18. What is another word for “quote” or repeating something word for word, which begins with a “V”?– 10 Points

  19. Define a paraphrase– 20 Points

  20. Generally how big is a summary of information on a typical page? As long as the original quote Longer than the original Shorter than the original– 30 Points

  21. Can endnotes or footnotes be used in an MLA formatted paper? – 40 Points

  22. Does MLA require the use of headings?– 50 Points

  23. What does the abbreviation MLA stand for?– 10 Points

  24. In citing a source in the body of the text/paper, define the term: et al.and explain why you would use it. – 20 Points Note: Red color above is only used to emphasize this term. You wouldn’t use red normally.

  25. What information goes in the header on the first page of an MLA document, and where is this information placed on the page?– 30 Points

  26. What are the required margins for an MLA paper?– 40 Points

  27. Why is a creative & descriptive title important to include in every essay?– 50 Points