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Quiz for non-science stream

Welcome to your p3r Quiz for Non Science Stream.  Test your proficiency for research writing.

1. What’s wrong in the sentence below?

A professor should correct his students' papers according to a set of predetermined guidelines.
2. You are an expert in Environmental Economics. In addition to your work you also review research papers prior to their publications. Which of the following activities are ethically acceptable in your work?
3. Peer review can best be summarized as:
4. Which of the following is true when a graph is presented in scientific paper?
5. Which of the following actions will help you to avoid plagiarism?
6. Which of the following two sentences is grammatically incorrect?
7. Which of the following statements is true when writing the methods section?
8. An independent clause has a subject ,a verb and ....(fill in the blank with right choice(s) from below)
9. Which of the sentences below need an improvement in their punctuation?
10. Which is correct ?
11. One of the reasons for including a "Materials and Methods" section in a scientific paper is to:
12. Weight of solids removed from the muddy water for each sample was sample (A) 2.5 kg, sample (B) 3.6 kg and sample (C) 0.25 kg. For this data, which statement below is a result rather than a conclusion?
13. How will you change this sentence to increase its readability for a global audience?

“ In past few years, it has been sadly observed that the number of beautiful mangrove trees has unfortunately decreased to a great extent.”
14. Which of the following activities can be considered as a FINAL step in determining if your manuscript is ready for publication?
15. Choose the sentence with correct comma usage from the set of sentences given below:

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