True And False Plagiarism Quiz

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Plagiarism Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    True or False: You change a few words in a passage and replace them with your own, and for that reason, you need not cite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or false: You use a few sentences word for word from an article and blend those sentences in with your own words and do not cite the author.  This procedure is unacceptable as it is plagiarism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or False: You significantly changed the language and sentence structure of a  passage, explain it in more detail, and do not cite your source.  This procedure is acceptable. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    True or False: You cite the wrong author when giving credit to the source.   This situation is plagiarism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    True or False: You purchase and submit a paper to your professor.  It is not plagiarism because all the works are cited appropriately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or False: You change the meaning of the author’s original message to support a point in your paper but still cite the author.  It is plagiarism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False:  You are in a hurry and to submit your paper on time, and to avoid a late penalty, you copy/paste large portions of text from the internet, but you do cite author and date thoroughly throughout the work. This work is plagiarism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False:  You copy a significant amount of your own information from a couple of prior papers, cite all other authors clearly and appropriately in APA style, and then, submit.  This work is not plagiarism.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False