Plagiarism, Fair Use, And Paraphrasing

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  • 1. 
    What are the three ways to paraphrase information you find while doing research?
    • A. 

      Direct Quote, Primary Source, Works Cited

    • B. 

      Direct Quote, Indirect Quote, Copyright

    • C. 

      Summary, Change Words, Direct Quote

    • D. 

      Summary, Direct Quote, Primary Source

  • 2. 
    It is not necessary to cite my source as long as I put it in my own words.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Downloading your favorite song from a file sharing website to play at your birthday party

    • B. 

      Using a Dr. Seuss poem in a narrative story you write at school

    • C. 

      Playing a Justin Timberlake CD for your friends at soccer practice

    • D. 

      Listening to Pandora Internet Radio from your iPad at home

  • 4. 
    "Hi Mr. Obama," is a good way to start a letter to President Obama.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What goes at the very top of the page when writing or typing a formal letter?
    • A. 

      Date

    • B. 

      Salutation

    • C. 

      Valediction

    • D. 

      Signature

  • 6. 
    How long does copyright protection last?
    • A. 

      At leas 7years

    • B. 

      At least 70 years

    • C. 

      Until the creator dies

    • D. 

      Forever

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would not be considered fair use?
    • A. 

      Reading a book loaned to you by a friend

    • B. 

      Reading an article from national geographic photocopied and assigned by your teacher

    • C. 

      Photocopying an article from your Sports Illustrated Magazine about the best cleats for football and handing it out to your teammates

    • D. 

      Handing out copies of a page from The Cat In The Hat to do a presentation about rhyme scheme in your language arts class

  • 8. 
    Which works are protected by copyright?
    • A. 

      Books, song lyrics, book titles

    • B. 

      Song lyrics, song titles, sheet music

    • C. 

      Paintings, movies, poems

    • D. 

      Calendars, movies, sculptures

  • 9. 
    Who owns the copyright in a work?
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Creator

    • C. 

      Public

    • D. 

      Schools

  • 10. 
    It is okay to use someone else's work, as long as you put it in bold print so the reader knows it isn't an original idea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False