Formatting Indirect Quotations Properly in MLA Format Worksheet

MLA Guide

Test your knowledge with this Indirect Quotations in MLA Format Worksheet to prepare for writing under the MLA Guide. Ten exercises require you to identify incorrect formatting, correct it and note instances of correct formatting.

Formatting Indirect Quotations Properly in MLA Format

Instructions

In each of the exercises below, circle and fix any formatting for the indirect quotations that is incorrect. If the indirect quotation is correct, circle the exercise.

  • In his book, Kampman argued that the cause of the economic downturn largely falls onto the shoulders of Wall Street and the greed of executives in the banking industry. (34)

  • Kampman argued that the cause of the economic downturn largely falls onto the shoulders of Wall Street and the greed of executives in the banking industry (34).

  • Kampman argued that the cause of the economic downturn largely falls onto the shoulders of Wall Street and the greed of executives in the banking industry. (34)

  • The cause of the economic downturn largely falls onto the shoulders of Wall Street and the greed of executives in the banking industry ( Kampman, 34).

  • The cause of the economic downturn largely falls onto the shoulders of Wall Street and the greed of executives in the banking industry (Kampman 34).

  • On top of the dangOn top of the dangers of rapid weight loss, individuals who lose weight too quickly have a much higher chance of regaining the weight they lost, and in some cases, gaining even more (Partinen, 28).ers of rapid weight loss, individuals who lose weight too quickly have a much higher chance of regaining the weight they lost, and in some cases, gaining even more. (Partinen 28)

  • Partinen found that on top of the dangers of rapid weight loss, individuals who lose weight too quickly have a much higher chance of regaining the weight they lost, and in some cases, gaining even more (28).

  • On top of the dangers of rapid weight loss, individuals who lose weight too quickly have a much higher chance of regaining the weight they lost, and in some cases, gaining even more (Partinen, 28).

  • On top of the dangers of rapid weight loss, individuals who lose weight too quickly have a much higher chance of regaining the weight they lost, and in some cases, gaining even more, according to Partinen. (Partinen 28).

  • On top of the dangers of rapid weight loss, individuals who lose weight too quickly have a much higher chance of regaining the weight they lost, and in some cases, gaining even more. (Partinen 28)