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Copyright and Plagiarism

Quiz by Christine Lumsden

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15 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the best definition for copyright?
    When you copy a book or website word-for-word and pretend it is your own thinking.
    The legal right to use an original piece of work.
    When a person uses someone else’s work and then sells it for money.
    The right to copy anyone’s music, pictures, words, artwork, etc.
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  • Q2
    Which of the following is a creative work that is protected by copyright law?
    An idea for a new invention
    The name of your pet
    A picture you took while you were on vacation
    A list of all zip codes in the U.S.
    30s
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  • Q3
    If one of your sources does not have an author listed, what should you do?
    Pretend that you wrote the information and cite nothing.
    Leave the author's name out of your citation.
    Don't cite the source in your bibliography.
    Invent a name for the author of the source.
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  • Q4
    What MUST be included in an MLA8 Internet citation?
    The name of your Internet server
    The location of the computer from which you accessed the page
    The e-mail address of the author
    The URL or web address
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  • Q5
    What is the best definition of plagiarism?
    The legal right to make copies of an original work you created.
    Using another person's words or ideas without giving them credit.
    Making a bibliography of all of the resources you used for your research.
    Using only a small amount of a creative work in your project.
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  • Q6
    Who does copyright protect?
    Copyright protects the user of a creative work.
    Copyright protects the copier of a creative work.
    Copyright protects the creator of a creative work.
    Copyright protects the buyer of a creative work.
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  • Q7
    When do you own the copyright for something you created?
    You own the copyright once you create it.
    You own the copyright as soon as you sell it.
    You own the copyright the minute you sign legal papers that say you own it.
    You own the copyright as soon as you have the idea for it.
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  • Q8
    If you use information from a website for your research project, which of the following is true?
    You can copy and paste the text, but not the images into your project.
    You can use the information from the website as long as you cite it properly.
    You don't have to cite your source if you use quotation marks around what you copied.
    You should never use information you find online.
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  • Q9
    When a creative work enters the PUBLIC DOMAIN, then
    anyone must pay for it before it can be used
    anyone can use it
    anyone must get permission from the creator to use it
    it cannot be used
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  • Q10
    Which of the following is an example of plagiarism?
    paraphrasing the author of a published book and citing your source
    citing an online resource when you write a research paper
    omitting quotation marks around a quote
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  • Q11
    How might you classify copying and pasting a paragraph from a website into a school assignment? Choose the best answer.
    borrowing
    cheating
    giving
    paraphrasing
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  • Q12
    Identify the title in this citation:
    Question Image
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    2014
    Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World
    Work Cited
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  • Q13
    Identify the publisher in this citation:
    Question Image
    Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World.
    2014
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Jenkins, Steve
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  • Q14
    Identify the author in this citation:
    Question Image
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
    Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World.
    Jenkins, Steve
    Work Cited
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  • Q15
    When is it okay to use someone else's work?
    When it's Fair Use or Public Domain
    When you are friends
    When you need information
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