College Composition CLEP Prep Practice Exam

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What is the purpose of APA citation style?

To provide an authoritative source for referencing

APA citation style serves as a standardized format for citing and referencing sources in academic writing. It allows the reader to easily locate and verify the information used by the writer and also ensures that proper credit is given to the original sources. While options B and C may indirectly apply to the purpose of APA citation style, they are not the main reasons for its implementation. Option D is incorrect as it refers to the use of a cover page or back page, which is not specific to APA citation style.

To add credibility to the writer's argument

To improve the writer's argument

To signal the end of a document