Can You Recognize Plagiarism?

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Plagiarism Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If I reword the original text into my own words, I don’t need to cite the author.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Handing in a paper I originally did for a different class is OK as long as I wrote it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Common knowledge, like George Washington was the first US president, does not need to be cited.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Plagiarism is punishable by failing the assignment, but I cannot get expelled from school.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    I need to keep citing the author throughout my paper whenever I use his or her ideas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Proverbs such as “Look before you Leap” need to be cited.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Information on the web is common knowledge, so I can use it without citing it. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    My friend rewrote a part of my paper to make it sound better. This kind of help is OK.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Photos, graphics, charts, tables and statistics all need to be cited.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    I only have to cite sources in written papers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False